There are numerous self-help books on relaxation, managing stress and mindfulness. Below is a short list of helpful books.

How to Relax is part of a series of books from Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, exploring the essential foundations of mindful meditation and practise.

This book guides us in achieving deep relaxation, controlling stress, and renewing mental clarity. With sections on healing, relief from non-stop thinking, transforming unpleasant sounds, solitude, and more, How to Relax will help you achieve the benefits of relaxation no matter where you are.

Thich Nhat Hanh was born in Hue, Vietnam, Thich Nhat Hanh was a Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar and human rights activist. In 1967, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King. He founded the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon, the School of Youth and Social Service and the Plum Village Buddhist community

Guided Relaxation: Your essential guide to creating calm by Katie Brown – Step inside the pages of this book to discover a world of tranquility and calm. You will be guided on an internal journey to quieten the mind, release tension, and create peace and well-being. This book is an ideal resource for yoga teachers and health professionals, but also anyone who wants to enjoy the benefits of deep relaxation – particularly those in stressful professions and work environments. It includes: over 30 guided relaxation scripts; an easy to follow guide to conscious relaxation; soothing breathing techniques; and a clear explanation of the benefits you’ll experience.
Integrating ideas from wisdom traditions such as yoga, Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine with contemporary thinking, the author’s depth of knowledge and experience shine through the pages, yet the tone is always friendly and accessible. A powerful tool to manage stress or mild anxiety and depression, dive in to start looking after yourself now.

Straightforward, easy to read and practical, How to Deal with Stress, 3rd edition will put you back in charge of your life. Written by two internationally-recognized experts in the field of stress management, Prof Cary Cooper and Prof Stephen Palmer provide a thorough understanding of the psychological causes of stress and the resulting physical effects, enabling you to build your own personal plan, improve well-being and enhance your performance at work. Full of insight and examples from real people, a brand new chapter provides a practical worksheet to help you develop your problem solving skills and reduce stress day-to-day. Crammed full of techniques on how to deal with stressed employees and colleagues, How to Deal with Stress will help you achieve the ultimate long term goal.


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