‘This book can catapult you into living fully the life that is yours to live while you have the chance’ Jon Kabat-Zinn
‘A must-read for our distracted times’ Dan Goleman
‘A must-have guide to experiencing every moment of our lives’ Goldie Hawn
‘A treasure trove of insights and exercises to enrich our lives’ Dan Siegel
Stop for a moment. Are you here right now?
Is your focus on the words in front of you? Or is it roaming elsewhere, to the past or future, to a worry, to your to-do list, or to your phone?
The good news: There’s nothing wrong with you – your brain isn’t broken. The human brain was built to be distractible.
The even better news: You can train your brain to pay attention more effectively.
Acclaimed neuroscientist Dr Amishi Jha has dedicated her life’s work to understanding the science of attention at every level – from brain imaging studies in the lab to field testing soldiers, firefighters and athletes. Her mission has been to scientifically determine how we can harness the full power of our attention to better meet all that life demands. In Peak Mind, Dr Jha expertly guides readers through fascinating research, debunking common assumptions about focus and attention, and offers remarkably easy-to-adapt flexible twelve minute-a-day exercises to lift the mental fog, declutter the mind, and strengthen focus so that you can experience more of your life.