Mindfulness. Schmindfulness. It’s everyone’s favorite buzzword these days. But what does it really mean for us non-monks who don’t have the luxury of a serene home and a fancy meditation mat? How can we ordinary folks apply mindfulness to our overscheduled, over-stuffed lives? And why would we even want to?
Running on Empty is business coach/trainer Shelley Pernot’s irreverent take on the sometimes convoluted world of mindfulness. Written for the professional struggling with work/life balance or wondering if this is all there is, Running on Empty takes a practical and provocative stance that busts through the myths about mindfulness.
• Discover the one little sentence that can change your life
• Liberate yourself from judgment once and for all
• Transform technology from mindless foe to mindful friend
About the Author:
Shelley Pernot is a business coach and leadership development trainer based in Austin. Clients include the University of Texas Center for Professional Education, NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development, and global learning consultancy Hemsley Fraser.
what people are saying:
By following the simple techniques found within this book, the reader will have the tools to once again enjoy their lives and live consciously. – Readers’ Favorite
Let Shelley be your guide out of the mindless rat-race and in to the mindful world of happiness, focus, and success. She demystifies the often over used term, mindfulness and provides an entertaining, easy to understand, and easy to use process to untangle our thoughts and give us clarity on our daily and long term goals. This book is a must read for any one who is serious about taking back their life. –Michael Houlihan & Bonnie Harvey, New York Times Bestselling Authors, The Barefoot Spirit, The Entrepreneurial Culture
At some point in life, we all board the self-discovery train to make sense of this often chaotic world filled with endless tasks and expectations and embedded with frustration and self-doubt. Shelley’s work offers a fresh, funny and actionable perspective on mindfulness to help re-PURPOSE our lives while giving insight into us finding our own authentic path forward. The path starts with mindfulness and a genuine sense of humor! –Liliya A. Spinazzola, Director of the University of Texas at Austin Center for Professional Education
Shelley Pernot walks her talk, and has used mindfulness to create a life and career filled with passion and purpose. Her book is full of practical advice and encouragement for folks who want to stop living their version of groundhog day and start living big. –Katie Mehnert, CEO & Founder, Pink Petro
Download an excerpt here: Running On Empty Excerpt