Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace (Paperback)

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It's about focus, clarity, creativity, and connection, and how mindfulness can help us live healthier, more productive and peaceful lives with less stress and more calm awareness. It's about living in the present moment by doing short meditations leading to emotional balance. It's about taking ten mindful breaths or going outside in the sun during the work day to come back to present awareness. It's about the path to real happiness in the workplace.Sharon Salzberg teaches how one deep meditative breath can settle the mind and shares many other practices to overcome workplace suffering. Sound good? Give it a try

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Bring the profound benefits of meditation into the workplace

And discover how to improve all the positives of working life—such as accomplishment, creativity, teamwork—and mitigate the negatives, including stress, exhaustion, and the feeling of being overwhelmed and underappreciated.

Created by Sharon Salzberg, one of the foremost meditation teachers in the world, here is expert, easy-to-use guidance for cultivating mindfulness, compassion, and awareness at work. Follow her suggestions and discover how to be committed without being consumed; competitive without being cruel; and how to manage time and emotions to counterbalance stress and frustration.

Includes specific meditations designed for workplace issues, "steal meditations that take moments to do and are invisible to office mates, and dozens of exercises, plus helpful Q&As. Includes free downloadable guided meditations.

 

About the Author


Sharon Salzberg is a pioneer in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher, and New York Times bestselling author. She has played a pivotal role in bringing meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture since 1974. Sharon is cofounder of The Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and has authored 10 books, including the New York Times bestseller Real Happiness. Acclaimed for her down-to-earth and relatable teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. Her writing can be found on Medium, On Being, the Maria Shriver blog, and Huffington Post. Sharon is also the host of her own podcast The Metta Hour, with 100+ episodes featuring interviews with the top leaders and voices in the meditation and mindfulness movement. Learn more at www.sharonsalzberg.com.
 

Praise For…


“This wise guide offers hope that employees can find meaning in even the most mundane jobs, learn to start over, and have a positive impact, however small. Among the many books that apply Buddhism to everyday life, this is a standout.”  –Publishers Weekly

"The best book I have ever read about managing stress at work and being creative, fulfilled, and successful along the way. It's a masterpiece."  –Rick Hanson, Ph.D., author of Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence



“This wise guide offers hope that employees can find meaning in even the most mundane jobs, learn to start over, and have a positive impact, however small. Among the many books that apply Buddhism to everyday life, this is a standout.”


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Product Details
ISBN: 9780761168997
ISBN-10: 0761168990
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
Publication Date: December 31st, 2013
Pages: 272
Language: English