Instant Relaxation by Sarah Brewer

Exercises and Guidance for Everyday Wellness

Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale Date: August 2018
Price US: $8.95 / CAN $10.95
ISBN: 9781786781345
Watkins Publishing

A practical, concise guide to relieving the stress of everyday life specially devised by one of the UK’s leading health writers.

We all need some tranquillity in our lives. Without any long explanations or complicated asides, in Instant Relaxation, Dr Sarah Brewer teaches us how to understand the manifestations and effects of stress on the body and mind. Drawn from traditions of both East and West, 12 step-by-step exercises – from simple meditations to gentle stretches, from visualizations to breathing techniques – show you how to put relaxation into practice simply and effectively for immediate stress relief, without making dramatic changes to your current lifestyle.

Punctuated by profound and evocative quotations, helping you to draw a sense of calm from some of the world’s key thinkers, both ancient and modern, this practical and inspiring book is filled with gems of relaxation wisdom that bring wellbeing and fulfillment within easy reach of us all.


Dr Sarah Brewer studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University and went on to qualify as a medical doctor at the university’s Clinical School. She continued her medical training at the prestigious Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, before becoming a General Practitioner.

The recipient of several writing awards, Sarah Brewer has written a self-help course for stressed executives, and contributed a health column to the Daily Telegraph newspaper. Her books include Simply Relax and the Natural Health Guru series. She also runs several relaxation seminars and was named the UK’s Health Journalist of the Year in 2002.