A Moment's Peace
A Mom's Guide to Creating Calm Amidst Chaos
Bright Sky Press
Designed for those who may only have 10 minutes a day to call their own, this guide provides busy moms with the needed skills and techniques to create their own sense of peace and face daily challenges from a calm and grounded place. Maintaining that well-being comes from the inside, the guide teaches mothers to look at life with fresh eyes and to empower themselves to change the way they respond to their often chaotic and stressful environments. The step-by-step plans incorporate a series of relaxation techniques, hints for developing meaningful family rituals, instructions for gentle but powerful breathing, and body awareness skills that lay the groundwork for the development of peaceful moments that eventually lead to a life of steady, grounded calm.
Elizabeth Irvine is an ICU nurse, mother of three, yoga instructor and author, she believes we can create a healthier, happier way of being from the inside out and raise families who care--about themselves, about each other, and about the world around them.With twenty-five years' experience as a health care professional, she also has deep, first-hand knowledge of complementary medicine--such as ayurveda, acupuncture, and homeopathy. In her approach to wellness, she fuses modern technology with thousands of years of natural wisdom to reach beyond the use of conventional medicine as a quick fix and reclaim the healing wisdom in our own bodies. Helping mothers to build their emotional and physical capacity and nurture their connection to the world, she empowers them to create a healthier, happier life from the inside out.As spokesperson for healthy living, educational partner for Andrew Weil's weilbaby.com and through elizabethirvine.com she reaches out to millions of readers. The author of Healthy Mother Healthy Child: Creating Whole Families from the Inside Out and A Moment's Peace: A Mom's Guide to Creating Calm Amidst Chaos, she lives with her family in Houston, Texas.