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Author Moralis, Shonda, author.
Title Breathe, mama, breathe : 5-minute mindfulness for busy moms / Shonda Moralis, MSW, LCSW.
Pub Info New York : The Experiment, [2017]
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Descript 270 pages ; 19 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-267).
Contents Introduction: The breathe, mama, breathe plan. Mindfulness for Mom in five minutes a day ; What's the difference between mindfulness and meditation? ; The power of shared success stories ; Setting up your daily five-minute meditation ; Including partners ; Family practices ; When to take your stripped-down (yet incredibly powerful) mindful breaks -- Foundational mindful breaks. Triangle of awareness ; Step out of autopilot ; The powerful pause ; Body scan ; SNAP break -- Starting your day. Waking with gratitude ; Coffee ; Showering ; Breakfast ; Brushing teeth ; The to-do list ; The bus stop -- Connecting with your family during the day. The three-breath hug ; Your teen driver ; Bottle- or breast-feeding ; Lunch ; Just dance ; Pleasant moments ; Pillow fight! ; Chores: part I ; Hit the floor ; After-school snack ; Homework ; Sports and performing ; STOP the teen 'tude ; Dinner ; Sibling strife ; This, too, is passing ; Look into their eyes ; The live-in zen master ; Prepping to launch -- Connecting with yourself during the day. Wonder woman ; Driving ; Nap time ; Waiting ; Chores: part II ; Self-massage ; Turn your head ; Sit ; Stretch ; The laundry ; Yoga ; Cooking ; Got muilt? ; Mommy high fives ; Sick days ; Your little slice of heaven ; After the meltdown (yours) ; Holidays -- Connecting with the world. Gratitude ; Unpleasant moments ; Delighting in the senses ; Good enough ; Don't know ; The in-between moments -- Ending the day. Wine ; Dishes ; Bath time ; Reading ; Recap the day ; Partner time ; Waiting up ; Prepping for tomorrow ; Progressive muscle relaxation ; 2 AM wake-up calls.
Summary "Between feeding infants, sending kids off to school, helping with homework, getting little ones ready for bed, and countless other activities, it may seem impossible to find a few moments to restore your ever-subsiding sanity. Shonda Moralis has been there. A psychotherapist, she once devoted a half hour each day to meditation. Then she became a busy mama who needed the benefits of her mindfulness practice more than ever: perspective, calm, and the ability to be present for her family. Now, Moralis shares 65 strategies to help you turn everyday moments into your own mindful breaks: over coffee, while bottle- or breast-feeding, in the car, after a meltdown (yours or theirs!), or anytime you need a "Three-Breath Hug" or a reminder that "This, Too, Is Passing.", "--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Awareness.
Self-consciousness (Awareness)
Mindfulness (Psychology)
Related To Online version: Moralis, Shonda, author. Breathe, mama, breathe. New York : Experiment, [2017] 9781615193578 (DLC) 2016044066
ISBN 9781615193561 (pbk.)
1615193561 (pbk.)
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