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Breathe Mama Breathe

Author : Shonda Moralis
ISBN : 9781615193578
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A “Mom Must-Read”—Parents A National Parenting Product Award (NAPPA) Winner Easy-to-follow practices that will help moms find quick, daily opportunities to reset and refocus with mindfulness Moms can feel as if they are sprinting through life, crashing onto the pillow at day’s end only to start again the next morning. In Breathe, Mama, Breathe, psychotherapist Shonda Moralis outlines the benefits of daily meditation and shows moms how to do it—in just five minutes! Plus, she shares over 60 “mindful breaks” that will help moms tune into their own well-being (along with everyone else’s): Eat a mindful breakfast—with no phone, TV, or newspaper! Cuddle your child and take three deep breaths together. Give yourself a mindful-mommy high five—because moms can use positive reinforcement, too. Every mom—whether caring for a new baby, an overscheduled grade-schooler, or an angsty teen—can become a mindful mama!
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Breathe Empower Achieve

Author : Shonda Moralis
ISBN : 161519584X
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Between pursuing a career, maintaining a personal life, and curating the perfect image, women often find themselves asking: what work-life balance? The modern woman is hardworking, fast-paced, and whip smart, but still grapples with never-ending busyness, burnout, and workplace inequality. In the quest to do it all, she is more stressed and overwhelmed than ever. In Breathe, Empower, Achieve: 5-Minute Mindfulness for Busy Women, psychotherapist Shonda Moralis teaches women that they’re not superheroes—and that’s okay. Rooted in personal experience as a business owner and working mom, Moralis coaches readers through sixty “mindful breaks,” and shares how to: Breathe to promote calm and awareness with meditation. For example, while waiting—at the grocery store or while your computer is loading, every time you reach for your phone, even if subconsciously, try redirecting your attention to your breath. Notice when your attention wanders. Empower yourself to improve assertiveness and self-confidence. For example, while getting dressed—appearance does matter, and so does comfort. Do your clothes encourage you to feel self-assured? Think about what is most appealing about your outfit to feel powerful and encourage confidence. Achieve your dreams by setting—and conquering—goals. For example, when held back by fear, envision an ability to help you achieve your goal. Think of the micro-steps using your new ability to get there. Are there any steps you can start with today? Armed with mindfulness techniques and advice from interviews with empowered women, anyone can achieve balance in just five minutes a day!
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Mindful Mom To Be

Author : Lori Bregman
ISBN : 9781623363017
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Strengthening your own foundation is one of the very best beginnings you can give your child. In The Mindful Mom-to-Be, doula and pregnancy coach Lori Bregman guides you in your journey toward motherhood by empowering you to find what works best for you and your baby. In addition to concrete, prescriptive health information, including nutritional advice, natural remedies, developmental milestones, and techniques for labor, she offers simple and enjoyable spiritual and emotional exercises to help you prepare for motherhood. As Lori explains, you're not just birthing a baby; you're birthing yourself as a mom, too. With month-by-month advice, comprehensive checklists, and customizable birth plans, this is your indispensible, holistic companion for pregnancy, birth, and beyond.
Category: Family & Relationships

Working Mom S Survival Guide

Author : Paula Peters
ISBN : 9781440519918
Genre : Family & Relationships
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More women than ever before are going back to work soon after having a baby. And no matter what their job, making the transition from home to work can be really challenging. Whether dealing with day-to-day dilemmas like spitup on their power suits or big-picture problems like the cost of child care, new moms need relief! Written in a friendly and encouraging tone, this guide is all a stressed-out mother needs to organize her life so everyoneÆs happyùincluding herself! From prebaby planning to after-baby adjustments, this book covers it all, including: FMLA and maternity leave Temporary schedules and career planning Job changes Child care Responsibilities at home Caring for yourself Considering a new job Choosing to quit Dealing with unexpected or special challenges With this book by their side, new mothers can have their careersùand be great moms, too!
Category: Family & Relationships

Working Mother

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The magazine that helps career moms balance their personal and professional lives.
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Twenty First Century Psychotherapies

Author : Jay Lebow
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132281549
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 71.67 MB
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Praise for Twenty-First Century Psychotherapies "Jay Lebow has done a masterful job in presenting a lucid overview of the leading theories of psychotherapy, strategies of change, and intervention techniques at the forefront of the field. This outstanding volume is a must-read for seasoned clinicians and trainees alike." —Froma Walsh, Mose & Sylvia Firestone Professor in the School of Social Service Administration, Professor of Psychiatry in the Pritzker School of Medicine, and Codirector of Center for Family Health, The University of Chicago "This book provides a well-written, up-to-date survey of the theories and practices of psychotherapy that have stood the test of time and seem to be here to stay. A great strength is the chapter authors' inclusion of the evidence for each approach, since Evidence-Based Practice truly is a hallmark of the twenty-first century. This outstanding resource will enable readers to both understand and implement therapy." —Ronald F. Levant, EdD, ABPP, Dean and Professor of Psychology, University of Akron, and 2005 President, American Psychological Association "Twenty-First Century Psychotherapies offers a remarkably comprehensive, up-to-date, and scholarly examination of the dominant approaches to therapy. Written by leading and articulate experts in each intervention model, this book draws together the most forward-thinking perspectives in individual, group, and couples/family therapy. This will be a treasured reference to novice and experienced clinicians alike, and I expect it to be a much-consulted companion to professionals for many years to come." —Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, Professor and Chief Psychologist, Emory University School of Medicine at Grady Health System Twenty-First Century Psychotherapies provides thorough coverage of the methods of psychotherapy now held in the highest regard, both for the quality of the research evidence behind them and for their effectiveness with a variety of treatment populations and treatment settings.
Category: Psychology

Breathing Space For New Mothers

Author : Alison Rogers
ISBN : 9781623173432
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A humorous and gentle approach to becoming a new mom, with space to breathe, do yoga, and be "good enough," even if it's only through a one-minute yoga pose at a time. In twelve humorous, practical, and compassion-filled chapters, yoga instructor Alison Rogers and co-author Erin White forge a new path through contemporary motherhood with their collection of gentle and generous suggestions for beginning and deepening a home yoga practice for new mothers; their treasury of authentic and honest stories of motherhood; and their original tools and metrics to synthesize their key messages. Organized around the first year of a baby's life and focusing on the keystones of a yoga class--but taking only one minute from a busy mom's schedule for a given exercise--readers go from a warm-up through the art of balancing and building core strength to the deep and rejuvenating rest of savasana, chapter by chapter. Through the sometimes awkwardly funny stories and "we've been there too" insights, the authors offer mothers a singular message: Your wellbeing matters as much as your baby's. Each chapter ends with a one-minute yoga pose, which can be done in a sequence (listed at the end of the book), to create a relaxing and balancing support for the incredibly demanding first year with a baby and to help mothers know that they are "good enough."
Category: Family & Relationships

Starting To Wander

Author : Stephen Arthurs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121586791
Genre : Travel
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Secrets Of Successful Pranayama

Author : T. Abrehamson
ISBN : 0615635253
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What is "Pranayama?" "Pranayama" is yogic breathing, a great variety of practices. "Prana" refers to a Vital Energy, an Energy not yet often recognized by Western science but which some Eastern thinking believes to be pervasive. "Life-Force" might be one acceptable interpretation. Thus to think of Pranayama as merely "yogic breathing exercises" is an oversimplification that omits the most important aspects of the practice. With Pranayama you may harness Universal Energy by regulating your breath. This is of course an extremely important assertion. You can test its validity. Why Should You Practice Pranayama? On one level: Pranayama can make you Feel Great: utterly calm and quiet, light yet grounded, and confident and empowered, and it is a wonderful lead-in to Meditation. It opens the body for improved progress in Yoga poses. This is all nice, yes - but relatively minor. On a higher level: Pranayama is Life-Transforming. It links you up with the Universe. You trend in the right direction. Things start to knit together, to slot into place more easily. Your day and your life can flow more smoothly. You can become open to becoming more purpose-full. At first hearing all this can sound incredibly mystical, otherworldly. But Tom Abrehamson's personal experiences are in harmony with those of others, over the centuries. With Persistent PracticeYour life will change for the better.Spontaneously, effortlessly and permanently.You are becoming whole. Becoming what you should be.You are forging an instrument of Will. The Big Question Why is "just" working with our breath so hugely spiritual? Because it Enables us To Connect. To Yoke Up ("Yoga"). How does it do that? It strips away intervening blockages.It Purifies us.It allows Connection and Flow. Breath is a Key that Unlocks us. Your Study Manual Secrets of Successful Pranayama is not a quick-fix handbook. It is not an executive summary with bullet points. It is not "Yoga-Lite." It is a study manual. It is a reference book you can chew on productively for years. Pranayama is not about instant gratification. It is not like a pill you pop for an instant fix. It is like a cream that you rub into your skin each day for long-term self-betterment. The book consists of four helpful sections: The FIRST section introduces you to Pranayama and to the Guidebook. The SECOND tells you how to set up your own practice. The THIRD tells you what to do during your practice. The FOURTH tells you some benefits to expect. A Living Teacher or a Guidebook? There are a myriad of cautions about progressing into Pranayama without being instructed in it by a living teacher. Tom agrees, in large part. More important, to his mind, however, is the question: Why should the wonderful benefits of Pranayama be available only to those fortunate enough to live close enough to an experienced teacher? The aim of the Guidebook is to make Pranayama accessible to anyone, anywhere.Give someone a Yoga Class, feed their Day.Give someone a Yoga Guidebook, feed their Life. Everything you need to know to practice beginning Pranayama is set out here. (And in coming years you will find guidance for Intermediate and Advanced practices in Volumes II and III.) That said, Tom is firmly convinced, from experience with the students in his classes, workshops and private lessons, that instruction from a living instructor is the very best way to insure you are on the right track. And, with that in mind, he has tried to make the Guidebook as crystal clear as possible. There is a tremendous amount of gobbledygook out there. Your Teacher should be able to answer with clarity two questions: What are we doing? and Why are we doing it? Namaste.
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