The Way of the Hammock: Designing Calm for a Busy Life
By: Marga Odahowski (author)Paperback
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It may seem counterintuitive in our busy world that taking time to relax will help us to be productive. The truth is that when we practise active relaxation - whether we do it in a hammock or not - we are changing our neural pathways and creating a calmer mind. That's why mindfulness expert Marga Odahowski proclaims, 'Hammocking is a verb.' In this book, Marga draws on design methods, including visualization, to provide busy people with practical ways to cultivate calm and enhance creativity. Designers know that a playful attitude and joyful mind-set are essential for insight and innovation - and why should they have all the fun? Supported by engaging stories, Marga emphasizes the value of relaxation, mindful living and positivity in strengthening decision-making and achieving greater peace and wellbeing. With her simple, straightforward techniques, you will learn to: -Change your relationship to stress -Make confident decisions with one easy practice -Shift your mind-set to support your goals This book will become your own well-worn tool for transformation from 'crazy busy' to calm and creative!
Marga Odahowski is a wellness and mindfulness trainer, speaker and coach. She has served on the faculty of the University of Virginia for over 20 years, working with students to reduce stress and build habits to increase calmness, creativity and connection. Marga has taught in several departments, including the MBA for Executives programme in the Darden School of Business. In addition, she has developed programmes and courses that support all aspects of health, including the most powerful and least taught: mindfulness. www.marga.com
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