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What's a typical weeknight like for you? Do you leave your workplace, endure the evening commute, putter around the house, race through dinner, and collapse into bed-only to discover that it's time to go to work again? That's no way to live! You can leave tension at the office and the traffic on the highway. Just five good minutes stand between a stressful workday and a restorative evening of calm, serenity, and joy.
Five Good Minutes® in the Evening offers 100 engaging practices that lead you out of a hectic day and into a peaceful night. From the authors of Five Good Minutes, this collection of mindfulness exercises, positive visualizations, and affirmations can become a powerful force for change in your life. In no time at all, the five good minutes you give yourself in the evening can help you transform the mundane into the extraordinary and renew your vitality and passion for life.
Five Good Minutes is a trademark of New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
“This is good advice. Anybody can find five minutes most evenings for dropping to the present moment and touching what is deepest and best in oneself. If you do it lovingly and regularly, those five minutes will be good and good for you in more ways than you can imagine.”
—Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Coming to Our Senses
This book offers 100 engaging practices that can help readers unwind from their busy day and make the most of their night. These mindfulness exercises, positive visualizations, and affirmations can turn five minutes each evening into a powerful force for change in every reader's life.
From the authors of the best-selling Five Good Minutes®with more than 50,000 copies in printthis little book offers 100 mindfulness exercises, visualizations, and affirmations to calm down and transition from the workday into an enjoyable and restful evening.
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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