Discover a calmer way of life with secrets drawn from cultures around the world. From ancient meditative practices to simple self-care philosophies, throughout history and around the world people have sought ways to live a more balanced life. In our busy, modern lives we are constantly seeking a deeper state of balance and calmness of mind, such as that evoked by the the Sanskrit upeksa. Whether you find peacefulness in an afternoon siesta, prefer a calmingvolta or simply like to grab a beer with mates to unwind as described by the Norwegian utepils, the words in this book will inspire you with new ways to find calm in everyday life. Positive psychologist Megan C Hayes reveals the true meaning of each term and show you how to bring a little more serenity to every area of life.
Making untranslatable words and concepts understandable, the book brings the flavors of faraway lands to practices and activities designed to enhance peacefulness, happiness, and bonding. * Foreword Reviews *