How to Achieve Peace of Mind: A Practical Guide
ISBN: 1620065290
EAN13: 9781620065297
Language: English
Pages: 216
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

How to Achieve Peace of Mind: A Practical Guide

Book Overview
Stressed out? Losing your temper or sedating yourself may offer short-term relief but will ultimately backfire. Instead, look within. You have the power to change your life. How to Achieve Peace of Mind contains over 140 ways to help you find this power. With it you can learn to calm yourself, relax at will, improve your outlook and your relationships with others, and even add years to your life. If you want to acquire these skills, this book is for you. The authors have studied and practiced hundreds of methods for attaining inner peace and have collected, in one volume, the most effective, practical, and easy-to-use methods. The techniques vary from bodywork to meditation, visualizing to breathing, humor to prayer, and many more in between. Regardless of the source of your stress, there is a technique here that will work for you. Achieving peace of mind leads to a more abundant life. By incorporating these techniques into your day-to-day life, you too can attain a true sense of calm. CONTENTS PART ONE: PHYSICAL PEACE Chapter 1: Our Bodies in Motion Celebrating the Body Moving to a Beat Slow Motion Movement Kneading the Body Acupuncture for Inner Calm Balancing and Movement Techniques From Outer Motion to Inner Peace Chapter 2: Our Bodies at Rest The Music of the Breath Letting Go Creating a Peaceful Environment Chapter 3: Nourishing Our Bodies Eating Consciously Foods that Promote Peace of Mind Herbal Peace Thankfulness for Your Food PART TWO: MENTAL PEACE Chapter 4: Freeing Yourself from Thought You Are Not What You Think Watching the Breath Life as a Movie Witnessing Technology-Assisted Peace Breaking Logic Chapter 5: Involving Yourself in Thought Affirming Personal Peace Visualizing Serenity Sensing Wholeness Awakening the Memory Claiming Your Presence The Juggling Act of the Universe Chapter 6: Using Your Senses to Deepen Serenity Listening From Soundfulness to Inner Peace See the World Afresh Gazing Shifting Focus: From the Outside In Chapter 7: Time Boom Is the Shock of Each New Instant When Time Doesn't Matter Becoming One with Change Recalling a Pleasant Moment PART THREE: EMOTIONAL PEACE Chapter 8: Making Connections Asserting Yourself Sensing with the Heart The Song of Yourself The Ever-Living Presence of the Cosmos Imagine Embracing Everyone You Meet Emanate Peace with Others The Creative Touch Finding Peace through Work Chapter 9: Breaking Connections Starting to Stop Detachment Dropping Negative Desires Dropping into Silence Letting Yourself Go Crazy Just Say No to the Media Breaking Your Cultural Conditioning Chapter 10: Humor Are You Missing the Greatest Comedy in Life? Smiling Chapter 11: Love Opening the Heart Allowing Love to Enter From Self to Others PART FOUR: SPIRITUAL PEACE Chapter 12: Connecting with God Heaven Within Finding Your Own Personal God God with a Face God Without a Face Chapter 13: Sex Your Lover as the Beloved Become the Energy Chapter 14: Acceptance Accepting the World as It Is Accepting Death in Life Saying Yes to Life Compassion Chapter 15: Gratitude Prayer Praise Thankfulness for Life