Shortcuts to Inner Peace (Paperback)

70 Simple Paths to Everyday Serenity

By Ashley Davis Bush

Berkley, 9780425243244, 272pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2011

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Description

Finding serenity every day...in the everyday things we do.

It can be a challenge to reach a calm and relaxed mindset, especially in our modern world. But in Shortcuts to Inner Peace, Ashley Davis Bush helps readers learn how to hit the pause button amidst the chaos with a spirit of mindfulness-linking fast, easy, and restorative respites to ordinary everyday activities.

Once people begin to integrate these shortcuts into their daily lives, they begin to happen automatically. And when that happens, inner peace will no longer be a brief state of mind, but a way of life.



About the Author

Ashley Davis Bush is a licensed psychotherapist and grief counselor in private practice. She lives in New Hampshire.


Praise For Shortcuts to Inner Peace: 70 Simple Paths to Everyday Serenity

"Shortcuts to Inner Peace mines mindfulness techniques in a delightful, easy to apply way. Following the exercises would change anyone's day for the better." — Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness and Lovingkindness

"The peace we seek is right inside us. Ashley Davis Bush's 'shortcuts' are simple yet powerful techniques that train the mind and heart to more naturally access this inner peace." — James Baraz, co-author of Awakening Joy, founder of Spirit Rock Meditat

"Ashley Davis Bush helps you take do-able steps that are truly shortcuts to happiness and inner strength. I love this down-to-earth, honest, and useful book." — Rick Hanson, Ph.D., co-author of Buddha's Brain

"If your life is too busy to meditate, this book is for you. It's a treasure trove of elegant strategies for freeing the mind from its own devices." — Christopher K. Germer, PhD, author of The Mindful Path to Self- Compassion

"I'd recommend this to anyone who wants to live a richer more peaceful life." — Elisha Goldstein, PhD, co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Wo

"Practicing just one of these shortcuts could well transform your life - this book is truly a delight." — Martin Boroson, author of One-Moment Meditation: Stillness for People on th

"Ashley Davis Bush is a virtuoso at creatively sneaking mindfulness into daily activities." — Bodhipaksa, author of Living As a River

"We highly recommend this book to inspire a calmer and more peaceful life." — C. Alexander Simpkins, PhD & Annellen M. Simpkins, PhD , authors of Zen Med

"Shortcuts to Inner Peace should be required reading for anyone living in the twenty-first century." — Shawn Talbott, PhD, author of The Secret of Vigor

"Ashley Davis Bush's Shortcuts to Inner Peace is a treasure chest of simple and effective ways to quiet your mind and body." — Dr. Fred Gallo, Energy Psychology pioneer and author of Energy Tapping for

"Ashley Davis Bush offers an imaginative array of tools, redirecting readers' awareness toward mindful, peaceful responses to everyday stress triggers." — Susie Mantell, author of Your Present: A Half-Hour of Peace

"These 'shortcuts' are powerful tools for reconnecting with calm, finding balance, and choosing joy." — Michelle May, M.D., author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat

"Shortcuts is practical and transformative." — Allan Lokos, author of Pocket Peace

"Easy to read, easy to do; you won't be disappointed." — Dawn Huebner, PhD, author of What to Do When You Worry Too Much