17/04/20202 min read

5 Incredible books to help you refresh, relax & regain.

Right now, everything is stressful. These books are a good place to start if you’re looking to ground yourself.  Now that it’s become clear that life we once knew will not be “ normal “ anytime soon, we should prioritize our physical health and mental health.

There are many ways to cut down on your anxiety, reading books is definitely one that will help you get your mind off problems and helps freshen up your mind and spirit. 

HOW TO RELAX, BY THÍCH NHẤT HẠNH

The Vietnamese Buddhist discusses the importance of daily relaxation to promote positive well-being. He points to relaxation’s ability to provide a grounding force and fight the distorted views readers may have about themselves. 

DECLUTTER YOUR MIND BY S.J. SCOTT AND BARRIE DAVENPORT

The short read provides tips for people who feel overwhelmed by the requirements of modern society. The authors point the readers to mindfulness variable benefits, including increasing longevity, kindness for others, and improvements to your overall quality of life.

THE BUDDHIST ON DEATH ROW BY DAVID SHEFF

A convicted murderer waiting on death row stumbles upon unlikely enlightenment. Author of Beautiful Boy David Sheff weaves together a compelling story on Jarvis Jay Masters, an inmate at San Quentin since age 19, who embraced a mindful and nonviolent lifestyle through Buddhist teachings. This is one of the best read yet.

INSTANT CALM BY KAREN SALMANSOHN

Through meditations that can take less than the time to make a cup of tea, you can bring down stress levels, sleep better, and improve your productivity. Salmansohn creates a more well-rounded experience by sharing meditation tips for all five senses.

MEDITATION FOR FIDGETY SKEPTICS BY DAN HARRIS, CARLYE ADLER, AND JEFFREY WARREN

In this self-discovery book, Dan Harris discusses how he overcame his general restlessness. The book includes tips toward mindfulness naysayers and more sceptical individuals, who may find themselves surprised by an increased sense of calm and order in their lives.