Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety: 100 Simple Practices to Find Peace Right Now
Publisher: Althea Press
ISBN 10: 1641524847
ISBN 13: 978-1641524841
Ease your anxiety and calm your mind―any time of the day.
Anxiety can throw off your day in a matter of minutes. Bring yourself back into balance with Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety. These 100 practical meditations equip you to handle your physical and mental responses, no matter when fight-or-flight feelings strike.
Reduce nervousness and fear with a variety of breathing and mindfulness exercises, designed by a licensed psychologist and meditation instructor. Develop the ability to target specific types of anxiety, whether they involve time of day, physical circumstances, or stressors like insomnia. Every exercise lists how long it takes; there are even chapters devoted to 5-minute and “do-anywhere” meditations―so you can find one for any occasion.
Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety includes:
- Meditation basics―Get started with an intro to mindfulness as an anxiety treatment, then follow the 6 meditations that lay the foundation for the book’s exercises.
- 100 simple practices―Helpful exercises include Traffic Light Meditation, Feel Your Body and Breathe, Get Back to Sleep, Quiet the Inner Critic, and more.
- Inspiring words―Contemplative quotes about consciousness, meditation, and mindfulness help expand your understanding and lift your spirits.
Stop anxiety and start your day again with Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety.
“In Mindfulness Meditations for Anxiety, Michael Smith, PhD, presents 100 simple practices/meditations that can be done anywhere, anytime, to help us overcome anxiety and find peace within ourselves.”―Bonnie C.
“Taking mindful approaches to anxiety is consistently the only technique that has worked for me. Through the strategies in this book, I have been relieved of plenty of suffering and pain. Although not a cure-all solution, if you put in the work required, you will see its benefits.”―Madison B.
“This is an extensive resource written by a clinical psychologist for people addressing anxiety to calm their body, mind, and emotions in nearly any situation: mindful eating, test-taking, illness/injury, fearful situations, starting the day, forgiving, mindful driving, and more. Each meditation is broken down into specific steps, categorized by situation, and has a preface explaining and introducing the exercise.”―Stellar M.
About the Author
MICHAEL SMITH, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with a doctorate in Transpersonal Psychology and certifications in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing as well as Somatic Psychology. Michael has practiced multiple forms of meditation since the late 1960s, including Dzogchen Tibetan Buddhism, and teaches mindfulness-based meditation and psychotherapy. Learn more at www.drmichaelsmith.org.