Mindfulness has turned into a buzzword recently. Everybody is speaking about being mindful, calmer and happier. But it is easier said than done. Here are our recommended reads on how to bring more self-awareness, peace, and calm into your life.
1. Little Book of Mindfulness: 10 minutes a day to less stress, more peace
Start with this simple and concise guide on how to let go of stress and learn to be in the moment. The book written by Patricia Collard presents simple 5-and 10-minute practices that might be useful for beginners who want to manage the daily tensions and train the mind.
2. The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
This bestselling book has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 30 foreign languages. There should be a reason for that.The author Eckhart Tolle introduces readers to enlightenment and what prevents them to achieve it. The ultimate goal of this mindful journey is living in the present moment that is the antidote to pain and the confinements of our minds.
3. Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life
Meditation is a spiritual art that can be learned just anything else. The bestselling author Jon Kabat-Zinn gives readers the chance to learn step-by-step meditation practices that be applied to their daily lives. As you may have expected, the aim is to learn how to live in the present acknowledging and valuing the beauty of where you are right now. The book is also available in audio forms and boasts 34,4K reads on platforms like Blinkist.
The list we offer is by no means extensive. Browse through more recommendations here and here. And most importantly, learn to listen to your inner voice. It is the only reliable guide that can show you what feels good. Observe the sensations in your body and mind and learn to embrace them with an open mind. In this way, you can let go of what no longer serves you and invite positivity in your life. Start the journey of self-exploration. It can lead you to a beautiful place – the present moment.
Sometimes the book that we want to read is in different language, but there is translation companies, that can help you and translate it for you.
Remember, these books are useful in many ways. If you are about to travel by plane and do not like to fly, or you are about to see an angiologist / vascular diagnosis the books will be useful here. Books for rehabilitation, too. Try to keep your inner peace 🙂
It is important to find your way, you can start to think about your next steps – music courses, astrology courses, or improvisation courses 🙂