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Five Good Minutes in Your Body: 100 Mindful Practices to Help You Accept Yourself & Feel at Home in Your Body (Five Good Minutes)

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Five Good Minutes in Your Body offers simple yet effective activities to help us restore and recharge our relationships with our bodies. With these tools we can create a life that is more fulfilling-a life in which we are no longer at the mercy of the stress of our day. The practices can transform the mundane into the extraordinary, and renew our sense of vitality and passion for life.

Learning to be mindful of our bodies can be hard in this fast-paced, stressful world. Some of us live from the neck up, forgetting to nourish and appreciate-or even be comfortable in-our bodies. In the western world we often live nearly entirely in the mind. Through mindful practices, this book will help bring us back into our bodies and help us reduce stress, breathe again, and actually enjoy our bodies. We're also incredibly self-critical of our bodies. Who among us hasn't wished they were just a little skinnier, more muscular, taller, had a narrower foot, darker hair, lighter eyes… the list of our inadequacies is endless. We are very self-critical of our bodies and often have distorted perceptions of ourselves. We needlessly compare ourselves to some unattainable-and airbrushed-ideal. This often leads to feeling cut off from our bodies and, ultimately, disembodied. We then end up making unhealthy choices, such as eating foods that don't make us feel good, drinking too much, or even over-exercising, all in an effort to try to feel better about ourselves.

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Learning to be mindful of our bodies can be hard in this fast-paced, stressful world. Most people live from the neck up, forgetting to nourish and appreciate--or even be comfortable in--their bodies. Almost everyone has wished they were just a little skinnier, more muscular, taller, had a narrower foot, darker hair, lighter eyes... the list of inadequacies is endless. Through mindful practices, this book will help bring the reader back into his or her body to reduce stress and leave feelings of inadequacy behind. This series of short, simple practices helps the reader to reconnect with his or her body and find the peace that comes with total self-acceptance.

Synopsis:

In Five Good Minutes in Your Body the authors provide 100 simple, fun activities, mindfulness exercises, and visualizations that you can do in just five minutes to learn to love, accept, and feel a renewed sense of appreciation for your body.

About the Author

Jeffrey Brantley, MD, is a consulting associate in the department of psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University, and the founder and director of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at Duke Integrative Medicine. He has done multiple radio, television, and print media interviews regarding the MBSR program at Duke. He is author of Calming Your Anxious Mind and coauthor of Daily Meditations for Calming Your Anxious Mind, Five Good Minutes, Five Good Minutes in the Evening, Five Good Minutes at Work, Five Good Minutes with the One You Love, and Five Good Minutes in Your Body.
 

 

Wendy Millstine, NC, is a freelance writer and certified holistic nutrition consultant who specializes in diet and stress reduction. With Jeffrey Brantley, she is coauthor of the Five Good Minutes® series, Daily Meditations for Calming Your Anxious Mind, and True Belonging. Millstine is also coauthor of Calming the Rush of Panic. She lives in Santa Rosa, CA.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781572245969
Subtitle:
100 Mindful Practices to Help You Accept Yourself and Feel at Home in Your Body
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Author:
Brantley, Jeffrey
Author:
Millstine, Wendy
Subject:
Personal Growth - Happiness
Subject:
Stress Management
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Mind and body
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Human Body.
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Happiness
Subject:
transform the mundane, mindful practices, this book will help bring us back into our bodies
Subject:
transform the mundane, mindful practices, t
Subject:
his book will help bring us back into our bodies
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Five Good Minutes Series
Publication Date:
20090101
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
6 x 6 in

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Five Good Minutes in Your Body: 100 Mindful Practices to Help You Accept Yourself & Feel at Home in Your Body (Five Good Minutes)
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"Synopsis" by , Learning to be mindful of our bodies can be hard in this fast-paced, stressful world. Most people live from the neck up, forgetting to nourish and appreciate--or even be comfortable in--their bodies. Almost everyone has wished they were just a little skinnier, more muscular, taller, had a narrower foot, darker hair, lighter eyes... the list of inadequacies is endless. Through mindful practices, this book will help bring the reader back into his or her body to reduce stress and leave feelings of inadequacy behind. This series of short, simple practices helps the reader to reconnect with his or her body and find the peace that comes with total self-acceptance.
"Synopsis" by ,
In Five Good Minutes in Your Body the authors provide 100 simple, fun activities, mindfulness exercises, and visualizations that you can do in just five minutes to learn to love, accept, and feel a renewed sense of appreciation for your body.
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