'A marvellously beautiful and sensitive book.’ Jon Kabat-Zinn
‘Inspiring.’ Professor Mark Williams, author of Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world
The secret to living mindfully. Just don’t breathe a word of it…
You breathe 22,000 times every day. How many are you really aware of?
International bestselling and award-winning author Dr Danny Penman provides a concise guide to letting go and finding peace in a messy world, simply by taking the time to breathe.
Known side effects: You will start to smile more. You will worry less. Life won’t bother you so much.
Dissolve anxiety, stress and unhappiness, enhance your mind and unleash your creativity with these simple exercises. And with each little moment of mindfulness, discover a happier, calmer you.
It really is as easy as breathing…
Now translated into nine languages.
‘This book is inspiring. Against a backdrop of beautiful art, Danny Penman’s gentle words explain clearly how breathing, known since ancient times as the foundation for living mindfully, can become, for any of us, a way to reclaim our lives’. (Mark Williams, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford)
‘The prettiest, most accessible and most beautifully laid-out book on mindfulness I’ve ever seen. A true delight for the mind and the sense, this is my gift book of 2016.’ (Victoria Woodhall, Deputy Editor of Get The Gloss)
‘Simple exercises are portrayed with creative use of space and beautiful graphics, inviting the reader to approach life with compassion, acceptance, and a sense of curiosity and fun. The Art of Breathing is a breath of fresh air.’ (Rosemary Byfield, The Epoch Times)
About the author
Dr Danny Penman is a qualified meditation teacher and an award winning writer and journalist. He is co-author of the international bestseller Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World. Danny’s books have been translated into 30 languages. His journalism has appeared in the Daily Mail, New Scientist, The Independent, The Guardian, and The Daily Telegraph. He trained to teach mindfulness with the acclaimed Breathworks.