Real World Mindfulness for Beginners

Navigate Daily Life One Practice at a Time

by Brenda Salgado

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  • 9781943451418

Real-World Mindfulness for Beginners offers practical mindfulness techniques from a range of wise voices on everyday topics like difficult emotions and painful habit patterns.”
―SHARON SALZBERG, New York Times bestselling author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness

Major changes are a part of life, yet dealing with them can be overwhelming. Mindfulness is a simple way to navigate the difficulties you face with more clarity and courage. Real-World Mindfulness for Beginners was written particularly for those who are new to mindfulness and are having trouble with the ups and downs of daily life.

In Real-World Mindfulness for Beginners you'll find:

  • Simple mindfulness techniques that take only minutes or seconds to work into your busy day
  • Expert guidance from 10 of the most trusted mindfulness teachers in the country for dealing with anxiety and stress, anger and hurt, grief and loss, and more
  • Chapters organized by common challenges to find and apply helpful mindfulness practices where you need them most

Edited by Brenda Salgado, mindfulness advocate and founder of The Nepantla Center for Healing and Renewal, this curated collection of mindfulness practices will help you unearth the inner strength to handle life’s curve balls as they come, wherever you may be.

“This is a self-help book, written to help others learn, understand, and start applying "mindfulness" to their everyday lives—but it's also much more than that. It discusses a number of different aspects of mindfulness, including what it is, common myths, and steps to take to implement mindfulness in different situations.”—Emily L., Amazon customer


  • Arcas Publishing; November 2016
  • ISBN: 9781943451418
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Real World Mindfulness for Beginners
  • Author: Brenda Salgado (ed.)
  • Imprint: Sonoma Press
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In The Press

For so many of us, the key question is, ‘How can I bring clarity and openheartedness into the challenging parts of daily living?’ In response, this gem of a book offers powerful yet simple teachings and mindfulness practices that will guide you in living a more mindful, happy, and compassion-filled life.
—Tara Brach, Ph.D., author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

Real World Mindfulness is a wonderful compendium of applied mindfulness resources. Editor Brenda Salgado has brought together a wonderful range of wise, contemporary voices on timeless topics like how to handle difficult emotions and how to change painful habit patterns. The guidance offered here will benefit anyone seeking practical mindfulness techniques for everyday contemporary living.
—Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness

Full of practical advice and accessible mindfulness practices, this book presents step-by-step guidance that can help you now.
—James Gimian, publisher of Mindful magazine

New to mindfulness and looking to live a mindful life? This is the place to begin. Salgado has gathered exceptional teachers, direct wisdom, and helpful advice. I recommend this book to you, right now!
—Roshi Enkyo O’Hara, Abbot and founder of Village Zendo, NYC

"In a world of increasing tension and confusion, this book is so timely and needed. Each of the authors brings a valuable and needed component of mindfulness to serve and support a whole and complete life. As the title indicates, the offerings map a path for all our lives in a 'real world,' whether one is just beginning or has already established a mindfulness practice."
—Larry Yang, Founder of Insight Community of the Desert Meditation Center, Core Teacher at East Bay Meditation Center, and Member of Spirit Rock Teachers Council

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  • 9781943451418