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Summary

The secret to living mindfully. Just don't breathe a word of it....

You breathe 22,000 times every day. How many are you really aware of?

International best-selling and award-winning author Dr. Danny Penman provides a concise guide to letting go and finding peace in a messy world, simply by taking the time to breathe.

Known side effects: you will start to smile more. You will worry less. Life won't bother you so much. Dissolve anxiety, stress and unhappiness; enhance your mind; and unleash your creativity with these simple exercises. And with each little moment of mindfulness, discover a happier, calmer you. It really is as easy as breathing.

©2016 Dr Danny Penman (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

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"This book is inspiring. Against a backdrop of beautiful art, Danny Penman's gentle words explain clearly how breathing, known since ancient times as the foundation for living mindfully, can become, for any of us, a way to reclaim our lives." (Mark Williams, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford)

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A journey with someone who knows the way.

Loved it. Doable and not intimadating. Meditations at the end a bonus. Complements the book.

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Excellent!

A short book which I found extremely helpful.

There are many books claiming to help with breathing or mindfulness, I have tried many. But this is the only one that I have found to be helpful with calming and focusing on my breath.

Recommend for sure.

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Mike Winsborrow

I loved the audio book Danny. I've been listening to it as I go to bed. I rarely make 15 minutes before your very soothing voice tips me into sleep. I think I will need to listen many many times to hear the entire book. Great bedtime listening.

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excellent mindful breathing book.

loved it. the guided breathing exercises at the end are great. great exploration of something we do every day. worth it.

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A brilliant introduction to mindfulness

Mindfulness gives me the opportunity to take a step back, clear my head of unhelpful thoughts, and emerge with composure and, given time, insight. This book is an excellent introduction and I recommend it wholeheartedly.

This author was recommended to me by my therapist and I can see why. This book is well written and accessible, without being patronising

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no bells no fuss very good intro to meditation nice soothing voice .able to use different meditations for different situations short one's and longer one's. perfect thank you

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Life Changing!

I will listen to this audio book regularly because the simple teachings can literally make you more mindful and less stressed. I have begun observing people around me and realised how unhappy so many are. Returning to a natural, healthy state of breathing a few times per day can have dramatic effects on your health & wellbeing.