One of the best available introductions to the wisdom and beauty of meditation practice.
It's a straight, beautiful series of meditations to wash away one's anxieties, starting with the most basic step in meditation: Be conscious of one's breathing. Focus on the act of breathing. Focus on any act one's doing and enjoy it
I was in desperate need of an effective form of handling life's stressors. This book did that and more. I have become more aware of myself, my surroundings, my physical, spiritual, and emotional needs, and have learned how to meet those needs
Very practical advice. My stress has gone down considerably since working mindfulness into my life although I understand it is a lifelong practice.
This is the book that allowed me to understand what mindfulness and meditation practices are all about. Instead of tuning out, open yourself up to that one thing you can focus on and appreciate it for what it is whether it's the sound of your breath or a drive in the country.
In a relatable and humorous style, the author shares tips from the world of improvisation, mindfulness, and beyond to help you become more present in the world and more compassionate as a human. Whether you're looking to improve as an improviser, become more mindful, or explore the intersection of the two, this book is a fantastic
If you're wondering if this book helps with improv, mindfulness, or becoming a better human, the answer is yes. Like one of its listed inspirations, Improv Wisdom, this book applies the concepts of improv (and mediation) to life in general.
I found mindfulness and creativity heroism here and my work as a teacher, husband and father are more grounded for it. If you want a gentle path toward nurturing your soul,