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Moments of Comfort

Embracing the Joy in Life's Simple Pleasures

Hasson, Gill


1. Edition October 2021
160 Pages, Hardcover
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ISBN: 978-0-85708-920-5
John Wiley & Sons

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Slow down and enjoy life's special moments!

Moments of Comfort: Embracing the Joy in Life's Simple Pleasures is a beautifully illustrated book that delivers the little moments of warmth, reassurance, hope, and optimism that every so often, is just what you need to get through the day.

The perfect antidote to a difficult day or a long week, Moments of Comfort explains why the small pleasures and shots of joy are so important and offers advice, perspectives, insights, and ideas into how you can include them in your everyday life.

In this book, you'll get:
* Practical ideas and insights into how you can take advantage of more of life's simple pleasures
* Guidance on how you can find more peace, encouragement, and connection in the world around you
* Advice on finding the strength to keep going through the difficulties, challenges and tough times in life

Ideal for anyone looking for some encouragement and enjoyment in their life, Moments of Comfort is a perfect gift for someone you know who might need some support and reassurance, inspiration and hope right now. And of course, that someone could be you!

Introduction x

Understanding Sadness 2

Accepting What Has Happened 4

Talking to Others 6

Finding the Good in Each Day 8

Coping with Being Unwell 10

Managing Worry and Anxiety 14

Getting Out in Nature 16

Taking the Pressure Off 18

Having Routines 20

Breathe in. Breathe out. 24

Seek Out and Appreciate Beauty 26

Asking For and Accepting Help 30

Bringing the Outside In 32

Spending Time Pottering 34

Dealing with Rudeness 36

The Tiny Frogs 38

Finding a Way to Forgive 40

Walking Meditations 42

Holidays and Short Breaks 44

Tea Ritual 46

Having the Right Words 48

Music and Song 50

Warming Comfort 52

Overcoming Loneliness 54

Spending Time with Your Dog 56

Finding Spirituality 58

Feeling Good About Yourself 60

Be Inspired by Other People 62

Having Patience 64

Gaining Perspective 66

To Everything, a Season 68

The Chinese Farmer's Tale 69

Reading Positive News 70

Managing Stress 72

Comforting Food 74

Five Senses Meditation 76

Indulging in Small Pleasures 78

Getting to Sleep 82

Reminiscing and Nostalgising 84

Laughing More 86

Finding Flow 88

Managing Disappointment 90

Accepting that All Things Come and Go 92

Beginning Again 94

Building Your Courage 96

Saying Affirmations 98

Being in Awe 102

The Power of Poetry 104

Creating Hope and Moving On 108

Easing Back into Life After an Illness 110

Managing Setbacks 112

Creating a Comfort Box 113

Journalling 114

Coping with Grief 116

Further Support and Advice 118

More Quotes for Comfort 120

My Notes 125

About the Author 139

About the Illustrator 141

Also by Gill Hasson 143
GILL HASSON is a bestselling personal development author and delivers training for educational, voluntary, and business organisations. She has 20 years' experience sharing her insights on mental health, wellbeing, resilience, communication, and mindfulness in her collection of Capstone books.

ELIZA TODD is an experienced author and licensed illustrator and artist. Creator of the popular brand A Peace of Werk, she brings her love of art, desire to inspire, and support of well-being to her work, providing beautiful, uplifting designs that encourage the soul.

G. Hasson, University of Sussex, UK