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How Downtime will Save You

Do you ever feel overwhelmed at work or at home?

Before you answer that, know that you’re living and breathing (or perhaps hyperventilating) through one of the most overwhelmed eras of our time.

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Self Care in a Disrupted America: How Personal Ritual Will Keep You Sane

Show of hands — how many of you check your email first thing in the morning, before even getting out of bed? How many of you scroll through your Facebook feeds just before falling asleep?

My guess is, most of you.

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Emptying the Cup: 3 Steps to Help You Meditate Today

While meditation is an ancient science that’s survived for thousands of years, the practice itself is surprisingly simple. 

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Choosing Nonviolence: Transforming Your Anger into Growth

Yoga Sutra, ch. 2, v. 35:

When one perseveres in non-violence, hostility vanishes in their presence.

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Finding Focus: Waking Up Your Body and Mind

This short practice activates your body and brings resilience and flexibility to your mind.

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Buy Bija's Books

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Emotional Yoga: How the Body Can Heal the Mind

By Bija Bennett (Simon and Schuster, 2002)
Photographs by Lois Greenfield

 

Explore the field of your emotions wtith "Emotional Yoga." 

Develop the skills of emotional intelligence:  self-awareness, confidence, self-control, and the ability to communicate your feelings and thoughts.

 

"There exists within everyone a place of balanced awareness. In this book, Bija Bennett provides you with the tools to find this place, and create deeper states of emotional and physical well-being. 

       — Deepak Chopra, from the Foreword of Emotional Yoga

"A brilliant design for emotional and spiritual stability. Bija is—simply put—a powerful, dynamic teacher."
       — Wayne W. Dyer, author

"Training both the mind and body is the key to reaching your peak. In "Emotional Yoga," Bija takes you to the next fitness level — strengthening your emotional muscles."
       —Tom Terwilliger, Mr. America 1986, Bodybuilding Champion

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Breathing into Life: Recovering Wholeness Through Body, Mind & Breath

By Bija Bennett (Balboa Press, 2015; HarperCollins, 1993)

Research into the respiratory process confirms that the quality of your breathing has dramatic physical effects on both your body and mind. 

Learn how to utilize the power of your breath for total well-being.

 

"Exhilarating, refreshing, and rejuvenating...Breathing into Life will liberate you from your old hurts and traumas and release you into the joy of life."

     — Deepak Chopra

"Bija's energy comes through on every page. She's a one-of-a-kind genius."
      — Wayne, W. Dyer

"With a fascinating blend of Western artistry and Eastern science, Bija Bennett explains how our breathing, like our emotions, bridges the gulf between mind and body.
      — Candace B. Pert, Ph.D., Author, Molecules of Emotion

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The Breathing Breakthrough

Everything You Need to Know to Sharpen Your Focus, Worry Less, and Live Longer 


By Bija Bennett (Balboa Press, 2016)

Evidence-based research strongly shows that by adding mind-body and self-care techniques, you can significantly create an impact on a diverse range of health responses — from energy, aging, brain and immune strength, to sleep, happiness, family, intimacy, even sex.

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Get Your Free e-Book!

Meditations for the Five Senses

FREE e-Book By Bija Bennett

 

There are many types of meditation. Keeping your mind on your breath is one. Reflecting on an idea, or quietly observing an emotion, is another. In meditation, you can have various starting points, distinct levels on the springboard from which you can dive. 

In this beautiful eBook, Bija shows you ways to meditate using your own sensory experiences.

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