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Simple, Everyday Meditations from Thich Nhat Hanh

 by Bennett Gordon

Tags: simplicity, mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh, Beliefnet,

Mindful Movements by Thich Nhat HanhSometimes, the best way to achieve a mindful life is by keeping it simple. Renowned Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh recently published the book Mindful Movements: 10 Exercises for Well-Being (Parallax Press), offering simple activities designed to help anyone reduce stress and achieve more physical and emotional calm. The movement descriptions, accompanied by endearing illustrations by Wietske Vriezen, encourage readers to smile, relax, and enjoy the experience. Beliefnet is featuring an excerpt from the book with seven of the exercises, to give readers one movement to perform each day for a week.