How to Train a Wild Elephant
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

How to Train a Wild Elephant


  • Author : Jan Chozen Bays
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0834827468


How to Train a Wild Elephant Book Description :

A growing body of research is showing that mindfulness can reduce stress, improve physical health, and improve one’s overall quality of life. Jan Chozen Bays, MD—physician and Zen teacher—has developed a series of simple practices to help us cultivate mindfulness as we go about our ordinary, daily lives. Exercises include: taking three deep breaths before answering the phone, noticing and adjusting your posture throughout the day, eating mindfully, and leaving no trace of yourself after using the kitchen or bathroom. Each exercise is presented with tips on how to remind yourself and a short life lesson connected with it....

How to Train a Wild Elephant
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

How to Train a Wild Elephant


  • Author : Jan Chozen Bays
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1590308174


How to Train a Wild Elephant Book Description :

Presents exercises to help cultivate mindfulness, reduce stress, and increase one's quality of life....

Hills Like White Elephants
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Hills Like White Elephants


  • Author : Ernest Hemingway
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443423274


Hills Like White Elephants Book Description :

A man and his girlfriend wait for a train to Madrid at station in rural Spain, the almost casual nature of their conversation evading the true emotional depth of what’s happening between the two of them. “Hills Like White Elephants” is considered to be among Ernest Hemingway’s best short fiction, showcasing the author’s powerful ability to strip writing down to its bare bones and allow the reader’s imagination to fill in the subtext. One of America’s foremost journalists and authors, Ernest Hemingway as also a master of the short story genre, penning more than fifty short stories during his career, many of which featured one of his most popular prose characters, Nick Adams. The most popular of Hemingway’s short stories include “Hill...

Modoc
Score: 3.5
From 29 Ratings

Modoc


  • Author : Ralph Helfer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0061748285


Modoc Book Description :

Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last their entire lives, and would be tested time and again; through a near-fatal shipwreck in the Indian Ocean, an apprenticeship with the legendary Mahout elephant trainers in the Indian teak forests, and their eventual rise to circus stardom in 1940s New York City. Modoc is a captivating true story of loyalty, friendship, and high adventure, to be treasured by animal lovers everywhere....

Fully Present

Fully Present


  • Author : Susan L. Smalley
  • Publisher : Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • Release Date : 2010-07-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780738213248


Fully Present Book Description :

Explores the practical art and science of mindfulness as it relates to the traditions of Buddhism with a helpful guide to improving a mindful stance and an awareness of life experiences in any situation or circumstance....

Mindfulness on the Go
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Mindfulness on the Go


  • Author : Jan Chozen Bays
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780834841024


Mindfulness on the Go Book Description :

If you’ve heard about the many benefits of mindfulness practice but think you don’t have time for it in your busy life, prepare to be proven delightfully wrong. Mindfulness is available every moment, including right now, as Zen teacher Jan Chozen Bays shows with these twenty-five mindfulness exercises that can be done anywhere. Use them to cultivate the gratitude and insight that come from paying attention with body, heart, and mind to life’s many small moments. This is an abridged edition of How to Train a Wild Elephant....

The Elephant Girl

The Elephant Girl


  • Author : Chitta Ranjan
  • Publisher : One Point Six Technology Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2019-10-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789388942591


The Elephant Girl Book Description :

The forests of Eastern India, during the late years of the British Raj, were rife with stories about a mythical maiden riding a wild pachyderm. On a train ride through these deep jungles, a series of strange events unfold to pique the curiosity of Raj Narayan, the crown prince of Paschim Behar. Two attempts on Raj’s life as well as the murder of his father, the Maharajah and his favourite brother in the Royal Palace seem to be linked to a conspiracy to shroud the legend of the elephant girl in secrecy. What starts as a short trip soon hurtles crown prince Raj into a rollercoaster ride of adventure as he becomes obsessed to get to the bottom of the mystery of the elephant girl. Torn between his urge to seek out the mysterious maiden notwithstanding ...

An Elephant in the Garden
Score: 4
From 18 Ratings

An Elephant in the Garden


  • Author : Simon Reade
  • Publisher : Oberon Books
  • Release Date : 2014-10-15
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783196739


An Elephant in the Garden Book Description :

1945. Dresden, Germany. Lizzie, her mother – and an elephant from the zoo, flee the Allied fire-bombing in the end-game of the Second World War. Escaping the Allies’ advance from the West – and also the advancing Russian armies from the East – this extraordinary trio of refugees meet: a downed RAF officer, cowering in a barn; a homeless school choir on the run and their Countess saviour, harbouring them from the Nazis; and the mechanised American cavalry, appearing over the horizon. It is Lizzie’s story – but Marlene, the elephant, is the heroine. Plodding, obdurate, opportunistic, load-bearing, indestructible, cheering – Marlene embodies the stubbornness of the human will and how it will do everything to survive....

Handbook of Mindfulness and Self Regulation

Handbook of Mindfulness and Self Regulation


  • Author : Brian D. Ostafin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493922635


Handbook of Mindfulness and Self Regulation Book Description :

This empirically robust resource examines multiple ways mindfulness can be harnessed to support self-regulation, in part as a real-world component of therapy. Its authoritative coverage approaches complex mind/brain connections from neuroscience, cognitive, personality, social, clinical, and Buddhist perspectives, both within and outside traditional meditation practice. In domains such as letting go of harmful habits and addictions, dealing with depression and anxiety, regulating emotions, and training cognitive function, contributors show how mindfulness-based interventions encourage and inspire change. In addition to scientific coverage, experts translate their methods and findings on mindfulness mechanisms in terms that are accessible to students ...