Modern Mindfulness (Paperback)

How to Be More Relaxed, Focused, and Kind While Living in a Fast, Digital, Always-On World

By Rohan Gunatillake

St. Martin's Griffin, 9781250116413, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 24, 2017

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Description

Switching off is the last thinkg we need to do to be more mindul, calm, and happy. Modern Mindfulness gives you the ideas, principles, and techniques you you need to bring awareness, composure, and kindness to whatever you are doing. Filled with more than sixty practical exercises, the author’s approach brings the benefits of meditation to even the busiest of lives.

Ideas from Modern Mindfulness:
- Adopt mindfulness techniques throughout the day (and night)
- Use your phone mindfully (yes, it’s possible!)
- Make mobility part of mindfulness (we’re always on the move!)
- Use technology for good instead of evil (no need to do a digital detox).
- “Whack-a-thought” and stay centered



About the Author

ROHAN GUNATILLAKE is the creator of the buddhify app. Rohan is a trustee of the British Council, and, in 2012, Wired named him in their Smart List of 50 people who will change the world. He studied chemistry at Oxford. He lives in Glasgow with his wife and son.


Praise For Modern Mindfulness: How to Be More Relaxed, Focused, and Kind While Living in a Fast, Digital, Always-On World

"Anyone intrigued by mindfulness, but allergic to incense or too busy to take a course should read this book. Like his app Buddhify, Modern Mindfulness is clean, elegant and useful. It's perfectly suited to our hurried, global, digital existence – and yet also a perfect antidote to it." - Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, author of The Distraction Addiction and Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Do Less