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Here’s A List Of Books To Achieve Mindfulness

Here’s A List Of Books To Achieve Mindfulness

In today’s time, staying in the moment can be overwhelming for many, simply because there’s always something else to do. There’s always another work-related task to complete, always another place to be at. This constant need to indulge in another activity has left us mentally worn out. And in some extreme cases, the induced stress has even led to ailments such as high blood pressure, anxiety attacks, irregular sleeping patterns, and so forth. 

Mindfulness thus becomes a significant activity to integrate within our lifestyle to lead a fulfilling life. Additionally, research suggests that mindfulness leads to a higher level of happiness and stimulates a sense of relaxation in an individual. 

Keeping in mind the need of the hour, we’ve put together some essential books on mindfulness in this article. These are a few of the best mindfulness books that elaborate on various mindfulness techniques you can practice. 

5 Best Books Related To Mindfulness That You Must Read Today  

We’ve put together some of the best-selling mindfulness books for stress and anxiety in no particular order. These mindfulness meditation books provide significant insights into how we’re missing out on the wonders of life by always regretting our past and worrying about the future. 

Book 1: ‘Wherever You Go, There You Are’ by Jon Kabat-Zinn

If you’re new to mindfulness, then this book provides you with the perfect starting resource. It goes through how to achieve mindfulness and apply the various mindfulness techniques in your daily life. These techniques will help you feel more ‘present in the now’. Additionally, this book talks about the fundamentals of concentration that can elevate one’s mental and physical well-being. 

Book 2: 'The Miracle of Mindfulness' by Thich Nhat Hanh

Here’s a question for you to consider. Do you think activities like washing your utensils, cooking, or doing laundry add no value to our lives? Are you someone who believes indulging in household chores is a waste of your time? In this book, the author explains how it’s during activities like these that one becomes more aware of their surroundings. With the help of such everyday examples, the book provides insights into mindfulness. This one is indeed a great introductory resource for you if you feel called to transform your life.

Book 3: 'Practicing Mindfulness' by Matthew Sockolov

Did you know that there’s no particular way to practice mindfulness? For some, mindfulness meditation may arise from listening to soothing music, while others chant a mantra repeatedly to empty all other fleeting thoughts. This book provides you with 75 mindfulness exercises. All of the exercises are the most practical and will help integrate mindfulness into your everyday life. These activities span 10-15 minutes to help you build sustainable mindfulness routines and elevate your mental well-being. 

Book 4: 'Self-Compassion' by Kristin Neff

Have you ever considered why you’re always so hard on yourself? And especially why are you harder on yourself than you’re on others? Why can’t we just be more appreciative of who we are in the present and savour the day to the fullest? This book compels you into such musings and offers mindfulness activities to help you deal with routine issues. Through this book, you’ll also learn to be more mindful of your surrounding. And ultimately become more compassionate and grateful. 

Book 5: 'Unf^ck Your Brain' by Faith G. Harper

If you’re taking up mindfulness meditation as another to-do item on your list, then you’ll always be in a state of anxiety. Instead of the activity serving as a therapeutic experience, mindfulness meditation may trigger a stress-induced response. This book goes over how you can effectively de-clutter your brain by addressing things at their very fundamental. Such a mindset will help you be more appreciative of your surroundings, more grateful for your social relationships, and more ‘present’ in the now. 

Final thoughts

Stringent lockdown measures amidst the covid pandemic have reiterated the importance of our mental well-being. Being cooped up in the house for days on end and not interacting with anyone else takes a mental toll on an individual. To cope with such demanding situations, one has to appreciate their surroundings and be grateful for their health. During times like these, one understands the importance of practising mindfulness. The mentioned books will help you get started with mindfulness meditation and ultimately introduce ease into your life. 

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