MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released the the self-help mindfulness book How to Achieve Peace of Mind – A Practical Guide by Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis.
About the Book:
Stressed out? Losing your temper or sedating yourself may offer short-term relief but will ultimately backfire. Instead, look within. You have the power to change your life.
How to Achieve Peace of Mind contains over 140 ways to help you find this power. With it you can learn to calm yourself, relax at will, improve your outlook and your relationships with others, and even add years to your life. If you want to acquire these skills, this book is for you.
The authors have studied and practiced hundreds of methods for attaining inner peace and have collected, in one volume, the most effective, practical, and easy-to-use methods. The techniques vary from bodywork to meditation, visualizing to breathing, humor to prayer, and many more in between. Regardless of the source of your stress, there is a technique here that will work for you.
Achieving peace of mind leads to a more abundant life. By incorporating these techniques into your day-to-day life, you too can attain a true sense of calm.
PART ONE: PHYSICAL PEACE
Chapter 1: Our Bodies in Motion
Celebrating the Body
Moving to a Beat
Slow Motion Movement
Kneading the Body
Acupuncture for Inner Calm
Balancing and Movement Techniques
From Outer Motion to Inner Peace
Chapter 2: Our Bodies at Rest
The Music of the Breath
Creating a Peaceful Environment
Chapter 3: Nourishing Our Bodies
Foods that Promote Peace of Mind
Thankfulness for Your Food
PART TWO: MENTAL PEACE
Chapter 4: Freeing Yourself from Thought
You Are Not What You Think
Watching the Breath
Life as a Movie
Chapter 5: Involving Yourself in Thought
Affirming Personal Peace
Awakening the Memory
Claiming Your Presence
The Juggling Act of the Universe
Chapter 6: Using Your Senses to Deepen Serenity
From Soundfulness to Inner Peace
See the World Afresh
Shifting Focus: From the Outside In
Chapter 7: Time
Boom Is the Shock of Each New Instant
When Time Doesn’t Matter
Becoming One with Change
Recalling a Pleasant Moment
PART THREE: EMOTIONAL PEACE
Chapter 8: Making Connections
Sensing with the Heart
The Song of Yourself
The Ever-Living Presence of the Cosmos
Imagine Embracing Everyone You Meet
Emanate Peace with Others
The Creative Touch
Finding Peace through Work
Chapter 9: Breaking Connections
Starting to Stop
Dropping Negative Desires
Dropping into Silence
Letting Yourself Go Crazy
Just Say No to the Media
Breaking Your Cultural Conditioning
Chapter 10: Humor
Are You Missing the Greatest Comedy in Life?
Chapter 11: Love
Opening the Heart
Allowing Love to Enter
From Self to Others
PART FOUR: SPIRITUAL PEACE
Chapter 12: Connecting with God
Finding Your Own Personal God
God with a Face
God Without a Face
Chapter 13: Sex
Your Lover as the Beloved
Become the Energy
Chapter 14: Acceptance
Accepting the World as It Is
Accepting Death in Life
Saying Yes to Life
Chapter 15: Gratitude
Thankfulness for Life
About the Authors:
Jerry Dorsman is a mental health and addictions counselor who works in Maryland. His first book, How to Quit Drinking Without AA, is a recovery bestseller, having sold more than 125,000 copies. He is also the author of How to Quit Drugs for Good and the contributing author of Live Longer while Feeling Younger: A Guide to Health and Happiness as We Age.
An expert on addiction treatment and stress-management techniques, Jerry has appeared on more than 130 radio shows in the U.S. and Canada and on seven TV shows. His numerous articles on stress management, addiction treatment, and mental health topics have appeared in local newspapers and various magazines with national circulations. Positive reviews of his books as well as articles about his addiction treatment program have appeared in USA Today, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Your Healthmagazine (cover story), and Natural Health magazine.
Bob Davis, M.A., has taught yoga in north Delaware since 1971. He has worked as a stress management therapist with chronically mentally ill adults and sexually abused teenagers.
Bob has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, and received three Delaware Division of the Arts grants for his writing. He was a fiction semifinalist in the William Faulkner Creative Writing Contest in 2002 and 2012, and a creative nonfiction winner in 2013. His writing has appeared in Yoga Journal, The Sun, Santa Monica Review, and elsewhere. Bob helps direct the Delaware Literary Connection, a nonprofit serving writers in Delaware and surrounding areas. He is a member of the Delaware Artist Roster, and has given writing workshops and readings in the Mid-Atlantic States. Bob was the editor of the first edition of How to Quit Drinking Without AA.
How to Achieve Peace of Mind: A Practical Guide
Authored by Jerry Dorsman and Bob Davis
List Price: $16.95
5.5″ x 8.5″ (13.97 x 21.59 cm)
Black & White on White paper
Sunbury Press, Inc.
BISAC: Body, Mind & Spirit / Mindfulness & Meditation
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