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Mindfulness Pocketbook: Little Exercises for a Calmer Life

Mindfulness Pocketbook: Little Exercises for a Calmer Life

Author: Gill Hasson
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Description

Follow-up to the bestselling Mindfulness: Be Mindful. Live in the Moment.


Gill Hasson, author of the bestselling Mindfulness is back and this time you can fit her advice in your pocket! This little book is packed with over 100 quick exercises, each dealing with a different situation, to help you get calm, collected, and balanced. So whenever you start to feel the stress mounting, reach for your Mindfulness Pocketbook, find the relevant exercise and instantly make life better!


So if you feel like life is moving too fast and you're struggling to keep up with constant demands and commitments, don't let anxiety and worry get the better of you integrate these mindfulness exercises, practices, and reflections into your daily life and get in control and feel more confident, calm, and present. By progressing through the pocketbook, you will develop mindful ways of thinking and doing that will benefit a wide range of situations in your personal, social, and work life.


Slow down, take a deep breath, and take that step toward an easier and more manageable life. The Mindfulness Pocketbook will help you: * Move in the direction of greater calm, balance, and wellbeing * Increase your insight and awareness * Break free from unhelpful thoughts and thinking patterns, feel more confident, and have better self-esteem * Be more able to manage other people's demands, stress, anxiety, and worry


Experts increasingly recognise that developing mindfulness skills is an effective way to improve performance, reduce stress, enhance emotional intelligence, increase life satisfaction, and develop leadership skills. A mindful person consciously brings awareness to the here-and-now with openness, interest, and receptiveness. Mindfulness Pocketbook is the take-with-you guide to receptive, constructive thinking.

Author description

Gill Hasson works with people from a diverse backgrounds and situations. Her key motivation is her belief in the ability of people to positively change their way of thinking - about life, other people, and themselves. She works in adult education, is an associate tutor at the University of Sussex, and delivers training for QA, one of the UK's largest training providers, and Mumsnet, the UK's largest website for parents. She is a freelance journalist and writes articles on personal development and relationships for a variety of magazines, including Psychologies and Take A Break, and for a number of websites.

Table of contents

Introduction 1


1. Creating a Mindfulness Habit 4


2. Bringing Out Your Confidence 6


3. Carrying Yourself With Confidence 8


4. Developing Your Ability to Read Others 10


5. Keeping on Top When the Pressure Is On 12


6. Using Your Breath 14


7. Managing Interruptions 16


8. Being Spiritually Aware 18


9. Listening Instead of Just Hearing 20


10. Having a Beginner s Mind 22


11. Slowing Down 24


12. Gaining a Sense of Perspective 26


13. Finding a Way to Forgive 28


14. Taking Mouthfuls of Mindfulness 30


15. Acknowledging and Being Aware 32


16. Optimizing Your Time 34


17. Falling Asleep 36


18. Being Generous 38


19. Focusing Your Multi-Tasking 40


20. Tuning into Your Intuition 42


21. Asserting Yourself and Saying No 44


22. Accepting This is What It Is 46


23. Overcoming Cravings 48


24. Problem Solving with Creative Thinking 50


25. Letting Go of Worry and Anxiety 52


26. Making Small Talk 54


27. Making Balanced Decisions 56


28. Putting Jealousy Behind You 58


29. Spending Time with Positive People 60


30. Holding Back from Overeating 62


31. Being Non-Judgemental 64


32. Doing Work that Matches Your Values 66


33. Building Your Courage 68


34. Being Persuasive 70


35. Commuting: Taking It in Your Stride 72


36. Taking Control of Anger 74


37. Dealing with Rudeness 76


38. Understanding Where Your Food Comes From 78


39. Understanding That All Things Come and Go 80


40. Switching Off the Engine of Your Mind 82


41. Building Up Your Willpower 84


42. Practising Compassion 86


43. Meeting Deadlines 88


44. Having Patience in the Unfolding of Events 90


45. Managing Distractions 92


46. Being Thankful 94


47. Giving Compliments 96


48. Cooking and Connecting With Food 98


49. Banishing Boredom 100


50. Managing Moments of Loneliness 102


51. Performing Spontaneous Acts of Kindness 104


52. Focusing and Engaging Your Attention 106


53. Managing Change 108


54. Knowing When to Start Over 110


Conclusion 112


About the Author 113

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780857085894
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : February 2015
  • : 177mm X 126mm X 12mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gill Hasson
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 158.1
  • : 128
  • : black & white illustrations