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The mindful day : practical ways to find focus, calm, and joy from morning to evening

Author: Laurie Cameron
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2018.
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"For overscheduled professionals looking to incorporate mindfulness into their daily lives, this step-by-step guide draws on contemplative traditions, modern neuroscience, and leading psychology to bring peace and focus to the home, in the workplace, and beyond. At the pinnacle of the digital age, it's hard to imagine packing one more thing into our overwhelmed lives. But new research shows that simple daily  Read more...
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Cameron, Laurie.
Mindful day.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2018
(DLC) 2017042264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Cameron
ISBN: 9781426218378 1426218370
OCLC Number: 1007497705
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; A Note to the Reader; Contents; Introduction; Foundations of Mindfulness; Home: Start the Day; Wake up to joy; Sit still and breathe for five minutes; Strengthen a positive outlook; Set intentions; Reflect in writing; Meditate through exercise; Shower with awareness; Listen to nature's symphony; Connect at breakfast; Create a morning routine; Wave goodbye; Work: Seize the Day; Transform your commute; Greet colleagues with presence; Focus your wandering mind; Remember your purpose; Listen mindfully; Lead mindful meetings; Email and text mindfully Keep an open mindBanish multitasking; Face difficult emotions; Create space when overwhelmed; Prepare for a tough conversation; Reframe challenging situations; Calm your inner critic; End the workday with ease; Play: Enjoy the Day; Take pictures; Use music; Go for a walk; Create something; Engage with your children; Get outside; Visit a museum; Travel with curiosity and wonder; Love: Enrich the Day; Welcome one another; Love yourself; See your loved ones with fresh eyes; Forgive from the heart; Choose generosity; Touch with presence; Gather your posse; Be open to grief; Home: End the Day Transition peacefully from day to eveningClear your home for calm and joy; Cultivate hygge at home; Cook with your senses; Savor eating; Sip evening tea; Create a bedtime routine; Ease into sleep; Afterword; Recommended Resources; Acknowledgments; Selected Sources; Index
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Combining contemplative traditions and psychology, this book is the ultimate guide for adults looking to bring peace to their lives.  Read more...

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Ranked #2 on Washington Post bestseller list November 10, 2019 "A great resource for anyone that is looking to put a little more peace in their lives (aren't we all looking for that )." - A Bookish Read more...

 
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I love this book! Laurie has curated the best practices of mindfulness from her 20 years of practice and study. Organized into sections on home, work, play, and love, Laurie's book shows us what it looks like to be mindfully present in all the activities in our day. Laurie includes personal stories...
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