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Book - Soft Cover
235 pages
5.5" x 6.5"
PESI Publishing & Media
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Donald Altman, MA, LPC, is a psychotherapist, award-winning author, and former Buddhist monk. Featured in The Mindfulness Movie and profiled in the Living Spiritual Teacher’s Project, he has written over 15 books that teach how to incorporate mindfulness into daily life. Award-winning books include: The Mindfulness Toolbox - winner of two Gold IBPA Benjamin Franklin™ Awards as best book in the “Psychology” and “Body-Mind-Spirit” categories, Clearing Emotional Clutter - selected “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2016” and The Mindfulness Code - chosen “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2010.”

Donald has reached out to the community by serving as vice president of The Center for Mindful Eating and as an adjunct professor in Portland State University’s Interpersonal Neurology Certificate Program. He travels internationally, spreading seeds of mindfulness as a health and business consultant, keynote speaker, and mindfulness workshop leader. He lives in Portland, OR, where he enjoys mindfully riding his motorcycle through Oregon’s natural beauty. For more, visit
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This is a book to use every day, but especially on those days when you need help with changing your outlook on life and your relationships. Each section begins with a poetic reflection, followed by three ways to investigate that reflection in your life. You are inspired to be present with each sensation, person, and event in your life, and to let go of what blocks the joy and satisfaction that Presence can reveal. My personal favorite is, “What is one worry you could release with the next out-breath?”
Jan Chozen Bays, MD and Zen Roshi, author of Mindful Eating

This book is a masterpiece. It is bound to become a classic for those of us who are serious about the business of true awakening. It is also a breath of fresh air. Donald Altman knows how to formulate the deepest wisdom with such an easy, tender and compassionate touch. And a wildly funny remark is never far away! I love this book already and know that it will inspire me for years to come. With tremendous craft Altman is able to awake the reader to the brilliancy of this moment. As he puts it, “The mind is like a wild mustang that will kick you unless trained.” This is the clearest, most poetic and most practical book on mindfulness I have seen in years. A lasting gift!
Frank Coppieters, PhD, author and international meditation teacher

Reflect skillfully combines wisdom and humor, and I found myself not only reflecting but laughing at times, which drives the point home really well! The profound insights are accessible to everyone. I loved this book.
David Nez, artist and author of The Tree of Visions

Donald’s wonderful book Reflect offers insightful and mindful “reflections” on the most important aspects of our lives. In our relationships, we should see partners, friends, and relatives with fresh eyes. Love involves the mindful deepening to the richness and subtleties of our connectedness. We should lighten up and enjoy laughter and humor so that we can truly open up to the here and now.
John B. Arden, PhD, author of Mind-Brain-Gene

In a series of poetic aphorisms, Donald Altman caresses the topics of simplicity, peace, love, and bliss to illuminate the stuck places in our psyche and bring us home to our deeper selves. Reflect is truly magical.
John Nelson, author of A Guide to Energetic Healing

Serenity is closer than we think, no further from us than the pages of this gem of a book. Every reflection within is an opportunity for heightened awareness, an open invitation to embrace life’s journey without mindless distraction, reveling in those spaces between thoughts, where we are inspired to receive the light of discovery and can reflect on the blessings of our truest, most pure and profound nature.
Randall Fitzgerald, author and journalist

Reflection is a process of taking stock of yourself and where you stand in the world. As simple as it may sound it takes practice to develop the habit of practicing reflection. Fortunately, Donald Altman’s newest book, Reflect, provides insights into how you can make reflection a habit. Doing so will energize yourself as well as make you more aware of how you deliver your best to others.
John Baldoni, author of Grace: A Leader’s Guide to a Better Us