Being fully in each moment leads to peace and well-being but it's harder than it sounds, especially in a world with constant demands on our time and attention. How do you practice mindfulness when you re faced with difficult coworkers, overwhelming schedules, or stubborn kids? In this book, Donald Altman brings the benefits of mindfulness down to earth and into everyday life. With fifty exercises and practices to build awareness and center attention, you will discover how to savor routine pleasures, build fulfillment in your work, enhance and heal relationships, change unhealthy habits, and connect to peace even in the midst of chaos or uncertainty.
About the Author
Donald Altman, MA, LPC, is a practicing psychotherapist, former Buddhist monk, award-winning writer, and board member of The Center for Mindful Eating. The author of Meal by Meal and other books, he teaches at Lewis and Clark College Graduate School and in the interpersonal neurobiology program at Portland State University. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Engage your heart. Engage your mind. Engage your spirit. You have heard all this before, but now Donald Altman can show you how in One-Minute Mindfulness. This book is chock-full of insightful nuggets that will stimulate your mind and stir your heart.” — John Baldoni, author of Lead with Purpose
Donald Altman’s One-Minute Mindfulness is loaded with wisdom and includes practical exercises for tapping into the power of the here and now. Mindfulness is much more than just a spiritual practice. It awakens us to the joy of life. In the present moment, the whole world sparkles with beauty.” — Tobin Blake, author of The Power of Stillness
Too much of the time we’re running on automatic. In One-Minute Mindfulness, Donald Altman gently guides our focus of attention in directions that wake up the senses, nurture the soul, and uplift the spirit — in just sixty seconds! This book helps us make each new minute a potential encounter with life itself; the world very much needs this pragmatic spiritual book...right now.” — John Selby, author of Quiet Your Mind and Expand This Moment