In times of intense stress and anxiety, you need instant relief. Breathe In Calm offers powerful neuroscience-based strategies grounded in mindfulness and yogic breathing to help you find the peace you deserve.
Anxiety affects all aspects of life—including career, family, and relationships. And if you have anxiety, you may feel helpless against your symptoms, and a victim to their impact. But nothing could be further from the truth. You are stronger than your anxiety, and you have all the resources you need to manage it. You just need to learn how to use them. This practical guide will empower you to take charge of your anxiety, so you can take charge of your life.
In Breathe in Calm, a neuroscientist and yoga expert offers powerful tips to help you identify when anxiety is rising, so you can stop feeling helpless and start being proactive. You’ll find calming tools—including yogic breathing, mindfulness, and acceptance—to actively soothe your nervous system and regulate your physical and emotional state. You’ll also learn ways to stay calm in the moment, develop confidence, and courageously move forward in pursuing the life you desire.
This anti-anxiety tool kit includes:
• Yogic breathing practices and easy postures to soothe the body and mind
• Mindfulness and acceptance tools to help you stay grounded and focused on what matters
• Tools to help you gain awareness of the habits driving your anxiety
• Kindness and compassion tools for self-care
• Tons of downloadable guided meditations and songs
Anxiety doesn’t have to run your life. If you’re ready to breathe in calm, and breathe out stress, worry, and anxiety—this book will show you how to get started right away.
“Breathe in Calm is a wise, kind, and beautiful offering. This book provides practical, user-friendly methods to live better with anxiety for a lifetime.”
—Bob Stahl, PhD, coauthor of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Living with Your Heart Wide Open, Calming the Rush of Panic, A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook for Anxiety, MBSR Every Day, and A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Card Deck
“Breathe in Calm is a lifesaver for anyone that has ever experienced anxiety. The simple yet powerful tools and practices are explained in a clear, practical, and easy-to-follow manner. The book reflects Domonick Wegesin’s years of experience helping people navigate anxiety through his deep mastery of science, yoga, and mindfulness.”
—Ashley Sharp, longtime yoga and meditation teacher, author of Mindfulness for Beginners, and founder of Refuge at Pudding Creek—a retreat center in Northern California
“Breathe in Calm is a timely and significant book; a vital antidote to the increased anxiety in our lives. Wegesin lives and writes with the integrity garnered from experience. The mindfulness toolbox of compassionate practices cultivates the healing power of the breath, a ‘self-psychology’ that is always effective and available to us. I look forward to enthusiastically recommending this book to both colleagues and clients!”
—Preston Parsons, LCSW, psychotherapist, consultant, and mindfulness practitioner
“Breathe in Calm is a breath of fresh air for anyone who experiences anxiety on any level, which means all of us. Wegesin’s evidence-based approach is both accessible and affirming. Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with the potent sharing of various students/clients who have successfully integrated these practices into their lives, this guide is as groundbreaking as it is grounding. Equal parts wisdom and wit, this book is bound to change your life.”
—Ken Breniman, LCSW, somatic psychotherapist, certified yoga therapist, thanatologist, and psychedelic and plant medicine integration specialist
About the Author:
Domonick Wegesin, PhD, conducted cognitive neuroscience research on the aging brain as a professor of neuropsychology in Columbia University’s department of neurology. He transitioned from academics into mind-body medicine, studying mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) with Jon Kabat-Zinn and other senior teachers at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He currently teaches anxiety-reduction yoga classes and workshops in California.