There are a million little moments of stress in your day.
Now you can quickly transform them into calm and confidence – in just two minutes – with a range of fun and simple sensory meditations!
Instant Calm offers quick suggestions for how to incorporate meditation into your everyday life.
It’s amazing for people who can’t find the time to meditate.
The tools are based on using your 5 senses (sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste) – and help you to quickly feel more calm and grounded.
In Instant Calm, Karen Salmansohn (a bestselling happiness researcher and meditation teacher) reveals dozens of quick and simple stress-reducing meditations. Each one offers the power to snap you right out of your anxious mindset and into a state of relaxed mindfulness.
Instant Calm is great for beginners to meditation – as well as advanced meditators – because there’s something for everyone.
Discover specific calming essential oils to use with empowering mantras and meditative sayings.
Learn specific music, mantras, and affirmations – which have been shown in MRI’s to lower stress.
Relax by focusing on a dot in the middle of a unique design – called a “me-dot-ation”
Focus your thoughts on yummy teas and foods – which are known for their relaxing nutrients.
Learn how to use touch, tapping and chakra points to breathe out negativity and inhale calm.
Each of these 2 minute sensory meditations are simple and fun – plus researched to be effective at reducing stress and improving focus, clarity, productivity and sleep!
Soon you’ll be swapping your aarghs for ahhhs!
Karen Salmansohn is a big brain in high heels.
“Instant Calm” is a unique and pioneering book for meditation and mindfulness. Karen shares how to use our five senses as a method to be more fully present in the moment. She highlights cutting edge research to explain why her sensory meditations are effective at promoting relaxation and balance. I highly recommend this book!
Self-help needs help. It can be tedious. It can be preachy. It can be dull and holier than thou. Its an embarrassing part of the book store to be caught in. Unless you're with Karen Salmansohn. She is a former copywriter (in fact she named the Burger King Croissanwich®) and she has great knack for reducing wisdom to memorable words.
Karen’s book “Instant Calm” can help anyone redefine and expand their meditation practices. She shares a range of unique sensory meditations – which tap into all 5 senses – and offer a quick, fun approach to reset your mind and refocus your energy. I personally have begun to use these mini meditations whenever I just want to feel a mental boost throughout my day. I love the illustrations and Karen’s fun and lighthearted writer’s voice. I highly recommend this book as a helpful guide to decompress from life‘s challenges.
Karen Salmansohn is a delightful, innovative guide to transformation and meditation. She will lift your spirits at the same time she focuses your path in the truths, challenges and opportunities found in everyday life.
Karen Salmansohn is wildly creative and highly innovative – a creative genius of sorts.
Karen Salmansohn is a creative force of nature. I love her insights and relentless commitment to helping people live happy and successful lives. Her smart sense of humor and unusual metaphors make changing your life not only do-able but, totally fun. I simply adore her!
If you’re feeling stressed and looking for ways to relax and feel focused (and pretty much everybody in today’s world is!) well...then...this book is a game-changer for you. It makes doing meditation feel so easy and fun. It’s great for beginners to meditation – and also helpful for advanced meditators – because there’s something for everyone. What I especially love about this book is the wide range of sensory meditations Karen offers. Open up the book anywhere – and you will find a useful fun 2-minute tool you can use to relax and feel grounded again. Plus the illustrations are gorgeous.
Karen Salmansohn's writing is bold, playful, insightful with powerful metaphors that provoke and inspire. In The Bounce Back Book, her kinetic images amplify her message and take the book to a new level of literary experience.
Studies have shown that meditation helps to sharpen focus, release tension, and strengthen inner connection. With Instant Calm, Karen offers a range of simple, enriching two-minute meditations for each of your five senses – perfect daily practices for finding balance in the face of stress, locating energy in times of fatigue, and welcoming rest when it’s time to sleep. Grateful for this potent guidebook to Instant Calm.
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