A Moment for Me
52 Simple Mindfulness Practices to Slow Down, Relieve Stress, and Nourish the Spirit
Published by: New Harbinger Publications
Imprint: Reveal Press
If you could do one thing for yourself today, why not do a quick mindfulness ritual?
In our busy, high-stress lives, sometimes we all need to slow down, breathe, and just be. But, as easy as that sounds, many of us are intimidated by the practice of meditation. Fortunately, you don’t have to experience a divine awakening or reach profound enlightenment to take advantage of this ancient practice. The simple rituals in this take-anywhere guide can help you get started—right now!
In A Moment for Me, you’ll learn to create a personal and well-rounded mindfulness practice to last you all year long. Featuring 52 satisfying and easy rituals, you’ll find quick inspiration to help you make mindfulness a regular part of your routine. The best part? You can use this book as a weekly dose of spiritual insight, or use each chapter as a standalone ritual. Whatever feels comfortable and meaningful to you!
So, why not get started today? Mindfulness meditation has never been so simple.
“Mindfulness can often feel beyond our reach, as if it is one more thing we have to do. Catherine Orzech has an unparalleled ability to go to the heart of mindfulness and make it accessible, clear, and approachable. Catherine’s style reflects respect for the depth of the topic, but in the tone of a dear friend with warmth, compassion, and humor. An outstanding companion for anyone seeking peace, ease, and clarity.~Steven D. Hickman, PsyD
—Steven D. Hickman, PsyD, clinical psychologist, executive director of the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion, and founding director of the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness
“In your hands, you hold a beautiful and nuanced guide to living in deep harmony with your true, wise, compassionate, perfectly imperfect, and ever-loveable self. Catherine Polan Orzech offers a fresh look at wisdom teachings, inviting us to look through a new lens at our lives, and see ourselves and others with deep compassion and forgiveness.”~Doris Ferleger PhD
—Doris Ferleger PhD, mindfulness-based psychologist, and award-winning poet and author
“A Moment for Me is a like a smorgasbord that you digest slowly in small, delicious pieces over the course of a full year. Catherine’s inviting language has a sense of lightness and poetry to it that gently leads you to weekly practices that can have deep, transformative effects. Little by little, this book expands our sense of ourselves, and our ability to live from love and see that we are all connected in the web of life.”~Martin Wikfalk
—Martin Wikfalk, founder and CEO of The Mindfulness App
“A Moment for Me is a true treasure; a shining light full of wise, heartful reflections and mindfulness practices that will nourish your body, mind, and spirit. May you savor the gifts of care, kindness, and compassion offered in this beautiful book.”~Diane Reibel, PhD
—Diane Reibel, PhD, director of the Myrna Brind Center for Mindfulness at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, coauthor of Teaching Mindfulness, and coeditor of Resources for Teaching Mindfulness
“These mindfulness rituals open us to the beauty, goodness, and potential for awakening that is available every day of our lives.”~Tara Brach
—Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance and Radical Compassion
“With clarity and heart, Catherine Orzech has offered a practical, accessible guide to mindfulness practice. Weaving poignant stories with experiential practice, she’s created a beautiful road map that highlights the best of contemporary teachings. These are grounded, well-earned insights that will surely serve you in your practice.”~David Treleaven, PhD
—David Treleaven, PhD, author of Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness