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A Daily Dose of Mindful Moments: Applying the Science of Mindfulness and Happiness

Author: Barbara Larrivee

Publisher: Shoreline Publications

ISBN 10: 0965178005
ISBN 13: 978-0965178006

“This tremendous book offers a thorough summary of current research on mindfulness and a highly practical program for developing greater mindfulness in daily life. Sensible, balanced, and so clearly written, readers will gain a deep understanding of why to be mindful as well as how to do it." -Rick Hanson, author of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

“A rigorously-researched book which sorts through all the hype to tell us what a mindfulness meditation practice does and doesn’t do.” -Mark Waldman, Executive MBA Faculty, Loyola Marymount University and author of NeuroWisdom: The New Brain Science of Money, Happiness, and Success

What does it mean to live a mindful life? It may surprise you to learn that it takes more than a meditation practice to act mindfully – you need to develop skills and strategies to intentionally practice what matters most to you. A daily dose of mindful moments is pausing regularly to take mindful action for yourself or others. The good news is it’s easy and takes little time to weave mindfulness into your day.

In this ground-breaking book, Barbara Larrivee blends the science of mindfulness and happiness and offers a wealth of brief, evidence-based strategies drawn from decades of research in positive, cognitive and social psychology and neuroscience. You’ll find more than 100 options for mindful moments to help you stay balanced despite life’s challenges.

With a daily dose of mindful moments you can:
• Bring mindfulness into every day
• Develop the skills needed to make mindfulness a way of life
• Tailor your practice to uphold your highest values
• Add endless variety to your daily mindfulness practice