We are at times surrounded by negativity and bad energy that really weighs our lives down.
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by what is happening around you? Does stress and anxiety creep through your mind?
You need to know that all these issues at most times are as a result of what happens in the subconscious mind. And for that reason, the issue can definitely be resolved.
Things that are held by the subconscious mind are as a result of constantly worrying about the future or what will happen next.
So what can you do about it? How can you solve this problem once and for all?
You need to start being mindful.
Mindfulness is something that will help you enjoy not only happiness but also inner peace. To help you get started on this journey to mindfulness, you simply want to read the book, “10 Minute Mindfulness Book” which makes a great guide for this path.
Within this 10 minute mindfulness book review, I will be helping you understand the most essential areas of the book like the gist of it, some more meat of the book, comparison with another great book on this topic, the pro’s and con’s, customer reviews, video reviews on it, who the book is for, where best to buy it and my final thoughts on the book.
Without taking any more of your time, let’s get right into it.
Name: 10-Minute Mindfulness – 71 Habits for Living in the Present Moment
Author: S.J. Scott and Barrie Davenport
Best Place to Buy: www.amazon.com
Genre: Self Help Book
Publisher: Oldtown Publishing LLC
Publication Date: May 21, 2017
The Gist Of The Book
This is a book that is meant to help you develop your state of mindfulness through a number of exercises that you can use on a daily basis.
From the book, you will discover the true meaning of mindfulness and the great benefits that are dragged along with it as far as inner peace and harmony are concerned.
You will also learn the 71 mindfulness habits you should immerse yourself into to keep this state growing within you in order to elevate your mind, body and soul.
The exercises can be performed from morning to evening thus helping you to remain mindful throughout the day and also allows for planning for it to fit in your schedule.
Lets get to know more about the authors.
The authors of this helpful book are S.J. Scott and Baren Davenport.
S.J. Scott is an author who publishes books that provide daily action “hacks” for essential areas in your life such as personal relationships, health, work and fitness. His advice in these books is something you can trust to actually work.
He was born and raised in New Jersey and has gotten a degree in psychology so he is one experienced guy in the mental health field.
Apart from writing, he also loves to loves to travel, read and exercise.
Barrie Davenport on the other hand, like Scott, writes books that help people make positive changes in their lives such as better relationships, mindfulness, stronger confidence and so much more.
She is an online teacher, certified coach and also a blogger. Apart from writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, mountain biking, hiking and reading.
Some More Meat of The Book
In this section, allow me to let you in on some of the interesting parts of the book and just a few things I feel you will take away with you from the book.
The book explains in a really good way that is easy to understand how the concept of mindfulness works and how it goes on to help you reduce stress and the overwhelming feeling.
You will also get to learn how to take control of your mind and thoughts through the technique, which actually converts pretty well for you if you are serious about it.
The authors have also described how to get your morning take a good start and end the day on a high positive note. There are a list of rewarding habits that will change the way you do things and view life, and they have a huge effect in the long run.
Smiling may be underestimated but it carries great power in our lives, and you will get to know how this happens in the book.
Other sections I found pretty useful in terms of the way they have been broken down and addressed are the aspects of gratefulness, focus and the power of sticking to routine that aims at boosting your mindfulness.
Awesome stuff here!
I have left out quite some juicy parts of the book so that I can give you the chance to read the book yourself and get to see the kind of value I am telling you about.
Who is The Book For?
This is a book for anyone that feels the need to improve their focus, happiness, productivity and inner happiness.
And frankly speaking, who doesn’t want this?
So the book is pretty much for everyone out there.
Pro’s And Con’s
* The book is a great way to get started on mindfulness. It take you through the basics easily and also gives you examples for each idea explained in the book for your best understanding.
* The book’s ideas have been organized in a good arrangement. This makes it easy to follow through the ideas in it.
* The book is really helpful. This is because it provides lots of links and references to get all the information you need on mindfulness in case you want to get even deeper on certain aspects discussed in there.
* The book is quite valuable in today’s living. People are going through a lot of things nowadays and learning how to get involved in mindfulness even when you are working is a good way to keep you healthy and mentally strong.
* The author of the book is a meditation expert. So you are getting advice and tips from someone who’s already walked the path and knows what it entails.
* Some people have said that the book requires a lot of time to read because the content is much.
Personally, I feel like the more the content, the more the explanation of concepts and the easier it will be for you to understand the perspectives of the authors.
* It will require time to incorporate the ideas in your life and make them your habits.
* The book also has very basic information on mindfulness something that proves the book not so helpful to a person seeking to expand their knowledge on mindfulness.
However, the links and references provided will help you get more information on the aspects you need to increase your knowledge on.
10 Minute Mindfulness Vs Fast Focus by Damon Zahariades
Fast Focus is a book that helps you master your attention and ignore distractions.
From the book you will learn important things such as:
* The best type of music to use so as to get in the zone
* How to know if you got a focus problem
* How to avoid meetings that hinder your focus
* 10 distractions that hinder your focus
* 5 secrets to help you maintain focus
* And so much more
The book is slightly different from 10 minute mindfulness book but both books have a lot to offer when it comes to being mindful and maintaining your focus.
So I do recommend you get them both.
Customer Reviews Trend
I had time to look through the reviews of most people on the book and I found that the people who’ve read it have found quite some insightful advice from the book that has changed their lives.
The first reader I saw said that the book is most useful to other readers that are getting started on mindfulness. He also loved how things have been simplified for you as far as the things you need to do each day.
Another reader said that the book has advice that is easy to apply and use no matter how busy you are.
Another one also shared his experience with it and the difficulties he had before actually using the book. He really expressed how the book has been really helpful to overcome the issues he struggled with there before.
I would love to bring to your attention that despite all this positive opinions from readers there were some that expressed their issues with the book as I mentioned in the con’s.
Video Reviews of the Book
I also gathered a few opinions from video reviewers to get a glimpse of what they were saying about the book and this is what I came to learn.
Generally reviewers had a lot to say but most of what they said was positive. One reviewer actually said the book was awesome and has explained some crucial bits of the book. Here is the video.
Where Best to Order Your Copy
To get yourself a copy of this extremely helpful book, I encourage you to go to www.amazon.com. I find buying from the store to have so many benefits because you get:
* Free access to prime reading
* Free shipping for print book
* No extra cost once you get one kindle first ebook a month
* Free access to audible channels and so much more
As I conclude this review I would like you to remember that from the book you will be learning about:
1. The whole idea of mindfulness
2. The essence of doing it in the morning and evening
3. Exercises to help you get there
4. And a whole lot more
My Final Thoughts on the Book
This book is more useful to readers that are new to mindfulness. The author definitely did a great job of laying out practical examples in the book thus making the book relatable for its readers.
The book is also well organized in such a way that he takes the readers through content in the book successfully through the use of mindfulness techniques.
And that is all about this book.
I recommend the book to anyone that would love to get started on becoming mindful.
Another book I would encourage you to read is The universe has your back. Really great book.
I would love to hear what you think about the book so don’t forget to leave your thoughts in the comments section.
If you have any questions about the book that you would want help with, or mindfulness in general, please feel free to drop them below and I will shoot right back immediately I see them.
Happy mindfulness learning! 🙂