Meditation offers deep and lasting benefits for mental functioning and emotional health, as well as for physical health and well-being. These 24 detailed lectures teach you the principles and techniques of sitting meditation, the related practice of walking meditation, and the highly beneficial use of meditative awareness in many important activities, including eating and driving. You will also learn how to use the skills of meditation in working with thoughts and emotional states.
"Very good lectures on mindfulness!"
A modern practice with ancient roots, mindfulness is widely recognized for its calming, healing, and restorative effects. Mindfulness and meditation can help you relieve stress, regulate your emotions, achieve focus and clarity, strengthen your communication skills, and cultivate an appreciation for what is most important to you.
"Excellent introduction to Mindfulness Meditation"
With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people listen to, love, and share - a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again.
Motivational Hypnotherapy's Joel Thielke is a world-renowned hypnotherapist and author who has helped millions of people worldwide. This powerful hypnosis program is designed specifically to remove negative energy, self-doubt, and limiting beliefs and guide you through spiritual cleansing. It's a safe, gentle way to get rid of negative energy and revitalize your body and soul. You'll feel incredible and fueled with positive, healing energy.
"A good short read and meditation"
Find out all about mysterious Buddhism, its origins, its secrets, and its answers to the challenges of modern life. This book contains a basic overview of Buddhism, including the life of Buddha and the various kinds of Buddhism that have developed. It takes a look at all the key concepts and most important teachings, methods, and insights in a way that is easy to understand. Filled with a wealth of common sense and other worldly wisdom, the path to enlightenment is considered.
"In Case You Ever Wondered . . ."
Andy Puddicombe, a former Buddhist monk, the Voice of Headspace, and the UK's foremost mindfulness expert, is on a mission: to get people to take 10 minutes out of their day to sit in the here and now. Like his readers and students, Andy began his own meditation practice as a normal, busy person with everyday concerns, and he has since designed a program of mindfulness and guided meditation that fits neatly into a jam-packed daily routine - proving that just 10 minutes a day can make a world of difference.
"The best book on mindfulness."
Motivational Hypnotherapy's Joel Thielke is a world-renowned hypnotherapist and author who has helped millions of people worldwide. This powerful hypnosis program is designed specifically to remove bad habits, old cravings, and ways of living that don't serve you anymore. Today is the day you break the cycle and create ways to naturally lose weight faster than ever.
"Better Than Expected"
Let’s be real for a sec. Most of us don’t have time for an hour of yoga or 30 minutes of meditation every day. We’re overwhelmed as it is. Our spiritual practice shouldn’t add to that. That’s why I’ve handpicked 108 simple techniques to combat our most common problems - stress, burnout, frustration, jealousy, resentment. The stuff we have to deal with on a daily basis. This audiobook is designed so that you can achieve peace and experience miracles now. Inspired by some of the greatest spiritual teachings, Miracles Now uses practical, moment-to-moment tools to help you eliminate blocks and live with more ease.
"I thought it seemed forced"
Thousands of years prove it, and Western science backs it: Meditation sharpens focus. Meditation lowers blood pressure, relieves chronic pain, reduces stress. Meditation helps us experience greater calm. Meditation connects us to our inner-most feelings and challenges our habits of self-judgment. Meditation helps protect the brain against aging and improves our capacity for learning new things. Meditation opens the door to real and accessible happiness. There is no better person to show a beginner how to harness the power of meditation than Sharon Salzberg....
"Beautifully written and read by the author."
Have you ever found yourself thinking your way into a tangle of fret, frustration, or gloom? And then something small - a few kind words, the sun glancing through the clouds, a warm cup of tea - gave you a welcome pause from all your inner chatter? With Making Friends with Your Mind, that's what Pema Chödrön helps us to do, not by chance but with our full intention: to stop fighting with our thoughts and reopen ourselves to wonder as naturally as we breathe.
"I alway enjoy Pema Chodron"
Everyday life is so frantic and full of troubles that we have largely forgotten how to live a joyful existence. We try so hard to be happy that we often end up missing the most important parts of our lives. In Mindfulness, Oxford professor Mark Williams and award-winning journalist Danny Penman reveal the secrets to living a happier and less anxious, stressful, and exhausting life.
"Missing a written outline for the 8 week program"
Learning to meditate can be as easy as pressing play. This meditation bundle guides you through easy meditations that will leave you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and more at peace. They can be used during any part of the day and are each about 15 to 20 minutes long.
"excellent meditations that are easy and intuitive"
Early Google engineer and personal growth pioneer Chade-Meng Tan first designed Search Inside Yourself as a popular course at Google, intended to transform the work and lives of the best and brightest behind one of the most innovative, successful, and profitable businesses in the world... and now it can do the same for you. Meng has distilled emotional intelligence into a set of practical and proven tools and skills that anyone can learn and develop.
"The narration is intolerable"
In Eastern Body, Western Mind, chakra authority Anodea Judith has brought a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra system, adapting it to the Western framework of Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and metaphysics. Illuminated with personal anecdotes and case studies, Eastern Body, Western Mind seamlessly merges the East and West, science and philosophy, and psychology and spirituality into a compelling interpretation of the chakra system and its relevance for Westerners today.
"Great book. Very thorough. "
On this longer 56-minute disc, Dr. Joe walks you through Meditation 1: Changing Two Beliefs and Perceptions. After introducing the open-focus technique, he then moves you into the practice of finding the present moment. When you discover the sweet spot of the present moment and you forget about yourself as the personality you have always been, you have access to other possibilities that already exist in the quantum field.
Wheels of Life takes you on a powerful journey through progressively transcendent levels of consciousness. View this ancient metaphysical system through the light of new metaphors, ranging from quantum physics to child development. Learn how to explore and balance your own chakras using poetic meditations and simple yoga movements - along with gaining spiritual wisdom, you'll experience better health, more energy, enhanced creativity, and the ability to manifest your dreams.
"spirituality and psychology ✌❤😊"
The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this best-selling mindfulness guide - it has sold more than three million copies in Korea, where it was a number-one best-seller for 41 weeks and received multiple best book of the year awards - Haemin Sunim (which means "spontaneous wisdom"), a renowned Buddhist meditation teacher born in Korea and educated in the United States, illuminates a path to inner peace and balance amid the overwhelming demands of everyday life.
>Marianne Williamson is one of millions of people whose lives have been transformed by A Course in Miracles, a self-study program of spiritual psychotherapy. For over 30 years, she has given regular talks and seminars based on course principles. Her first book, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles, has introduced millions of people to its concepts. Now, in this special program, Inspiring Teachings on A Course in Miracles, you'll hear six of her finest live lectures on the course.
Could you help your body to get healthy and heal acute or chronic diseases? Could your body return to its ideal shape on its own? Imagine your life inside a healthy body. No doctor's appointments. No health limitations. Imagine your body to return into shape that is healthiest for it. Otakara Klettke shares in her book Hear Your Body Whisper, How to Unlock Your Self-Healing Mechanism how she has learned to communicate with her body.
"So informative and eye opening!"
A lack of quality sleep can hinder your alertness and quality of life while awake, as anyone with sleeping issues already knows. Suffering through sleepless nights does not have to be your reality. Instead you can fall asleep fast and get quality sleep tonight and every night. Hypnosis has been used for centuries to cure many ailments, including the inability to get better sleep. You can help yourself improve the quality of your life with hypnotherapy.
Mindfulness is a modern concept, which describes the adoption of a new mindset, which can measurably alter one's outlook and mood, and is used as an empowering tool in the self-management of anxiety and stress. Mindfulness is the practice of being aware in every possible moment while keeping a non-judgmental outlook and at the same time observing your own bodily and emotional responses.
Clear Mind Before Bed Time; Stop Worrying and Have Peace is a way to declutter your thoughts on a self-help basis. This mindful meditation assists anyone who would like to eliminate worrying. This meditation is an ancient way to eliminate stress and anxiety.
Meditation is a relaxing practice that helps you to let go of stress and refocus your mind. There are many different forms of meditation and they all can have a slightly different effect and result, depending on the type of practice you follow. The main goal when meditating is to quieten or still the mind. This is because the mind can generate stressful or anxious feelings and meditation can help to reduce a lot of nervous energy and anxiety.
More Relaxations for Sleep contains two new 30-minute guided relaxation sessions created to deeply relax your body and mind at the end of the day. They will clear your mind, relax your whole body and lead you into a fantastic deep, refreshing sleep. The More Relaxations for Sleep sessions are devised and guided by Sue Fuller and were recorded in a professional sound studio.
Use the Law of Attraction to bring love and romance into your life with affirmations! These affirmations are highly effective and a wonderful way to help you attract the love you've always wanted, open yourself to love, and attract a healthy relationship that will fulfill you.
Do you struggle with depression? Are you already getting help, but want something a little more? With the help of Motivational Hypnotherapy and world-renowned hypnotherapist Rachael Meddows, you can build your self-worth and self-esteem, create healing energy, and learn how to overcome depression and anxiety.
Get diet help and create healthy habits for weight loss with affirmations! Diets can be hard to stick too, but these affirmations can help. These affirmations are highly effective and a wonderful way to help you stick to your diet plan, help you eat healthier, and help you lose weight faster.
Would you like to eat smaller portions and still feel full? Ready to train your brain to lose weight? With the help of Motivational Hypnotherapy and world-renowned hypnotherapist Rachael Meddows, you can train your brain for portion control, learn how to control urges for unhealthy foods, and stay healthy and fit by eating right.
Untethered Mind Meditation is a guided meditation that helps people regain focus and find a purpose for a more fulfilling life. Achieve more, have more, consciousness and thoughtfulness through listening to this book. Eat a balanced diet, drink plenty of water exercise daily, and meditate often.
This Immunity Boost sleep learning program was designed to assist the listener in gaining self-thoughts related to enhancing the overall health of the body, emotions, and mind and boosting the immune system. Sleep learning can benefit a listener in powerful ways. The mind stays active even while we are sleeping.
This "Powerful Calm" program was designed to assist the listener in establishing a peaceful, calm state of mind. With thoughts related to an increase in stress resilience, flexibility, and relaxation as well as an enhanced sense of safety, peace, and wellbeing. Empowering thoughts create an empowered you! Narrated by Anna Thompson, MA MHP LMHC, advanced clinical hypnotherapist.
Whether you're a Fortune 500 CEO or busy stay-at-home mom, the secret to being more effective and living a happier, healthier life is to hurry up and slow down, or unplug. As Anne Lamott said, "Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you." Contrary to what every Type-A person thinks, studies show that you can actually be more effective by doing less, by unplugging from the chaos of your life for just minutes a day.
For thousands of years, people have tried to tap in to the stillness and silence within to discover their deeper selves. With his thoughtful and insightful guide, internationally renowned meditation teacher and author davidji demystifies the practice of meditation and leads you deeper into your consciousness. The author shares his own meditative path to awakening and explores the positive impact meditation can have on your physical health, relationships, emotional well-being, and spiritual life.
Unplug is the modern minimalist guide to meditation for busy people. Whether you're a Fortune 500 CEO or someone bogged down with a never-ending to-do list, Suze Yalof-Schwartz shows that you can get more done - and do it better - by consciously unplugging for just a few minutes each day. This revolutionary book brilliantly simplifies the art of meditation and reveals the life-changing benefits you will experience, from improved memory and a more positive outlook to a reduction in anxiety and stress.
Going beyond a basic overview to explain how and why meditation works, this user-friendly guide provides clear instruction on how to create a daily meditation practice, emphasizing how important it is - especially for Westerners who are not used to being still - to sit correctly. By using contemporary examples from his own practice and more than 30 years of teaching various meditation techniques, the information is presented in a modern way that is easy to understand, fun, and attainable.
Use the power of your mind to naturally heal yourself and bring healing energy into your life. You can harness ESP for healing with this powerful guided meditation program from the Sleep Learning System and world-renowned hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. Your mind is a powerful tool, and now is the time to learn how to use it to feel healthy and strong.
Master the art of living in the now and embracing each moment! Be present and learn how to get the most out of life with this powerful guided meditation program from the Sleep Learning System and world-renowned hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. It's time to carpe diem!
What is meditation? Meditation heals and sharpens your focus. It is an effective alternate therapy against high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic pain. It is one of the most lethal weapons for combating stress, anxiety, depression, nervousness, and panic. In You're All You Need, we have it all decoded for your benefit. This book contains some super soothing, relaxing and positivity-infusing guided meditation sessions ranging from five minutes to 30 minutes.
"The Power Of Meditation."
In The Courage to Love, Jeff Foster invites us to embrace all the heart knows, to courageously "meet ourselves - and everything else - right now, just as we are". With warmth and compassion, Foster guides us through four progressive meditations, each accompanied by an insightful teaching. Guided practices include meditating with the breath, opening to sound, a body-scan practice, and a meditation for awakening completely to the present moment.
Learn how to be happier with meditation If you are looking to bring peace and happiness into your life, look no further. Within this book, you will be granted a comprehensive guide to learn how to meditate and increase your happiness in life mindfully. You will be learning all about the benefits of meditation, the importance of mindfulness, as well as the many different types of meditation that you may not have known even existed.
This classic teaching by a Tibetan master continues to inspire both beginners and long-time practitioners of Buddhist meditation. Chgyam Trungpa Rinpoche shows that meditation extends beyond the formal practice of sitting to build the foundation for compassion, awareness, and creativity in all aspects of life. He explores the six activities associated with meditation in action - generosity, discipline, patience, energy, clarity, and wisdom - revealing that through simple, direct experience, one can attain real wisdom.
"Learn what to do with your life's manure"
The Art of Vinyasa takes a unique look at Ashtanga yoga as meditation in motion that produces profound inner change. Two of the most well-respected teachers of the Ashtanga style of yoga, Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor, explore this rigorous practice not as a gymnastic feat but as a meditative form.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama provides intimate details on an advanced meditation practice called Dzogchen using a visionary poem by the 19th-century saint Patrul Rinpoche, author of the Buddhist classic Words of My Perfect Teacher. The Dalai Lama deftly connects how training the mind in compassion for other beings is directly related to - and in fact a prerequisite for - the very pinnacle of Buddhist meditation.
"Too complex to be useful"
In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond, self-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas - a core part of the Buddha's original meditation teaching. Never before has this material been approached in such an empowering way, by a teacher of such authority and popularity. Full of surprises, delightfully goofy humor, and entertaining stories that inspire, instruct, and illuminate, Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond will encourage those new to meditation, and give a shot in the arm to more experienced practitioners as well.
"one in a thousand"
Have you ever driven several miles without noticing anything on the road or read a page in a book without registering any of it? Do the day's worries and disappointments crowd your mind as you're trying to fall asleep at night? Do you feel stressed much of the time and aren't sure how to find peace? In this book Amit Sood, MD, MSc, a Mayo Clinic specialist in stress and resiliency, reveals how the mind's instinctive restlessness and shortsightedness generate stress and anxiety and presents strategies for living a more peaceful life.
"In a word..."INSPIRING""
Countless people worldwide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and best-selling classic in almost a dozen languages. Now, after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level - helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. In the same warm, clear, and friendly style, Bhante introduces the listener to what have been known for centuries as the jhanas - deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation.
In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the listener to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. With specific, practical advice, Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy, and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all encounter in meditation.
"The only book you will ever need."
Believe what you've heard about meditation: it'll focus your mind, open your heart, and sometimes surprise you with insight. And it's not complicated to learn. In fact, everything you need to get started is contained in this audiobook. Lodro Rinzler begins by challenging you to ask yourself why you want to meditate in the first place. (Good news: there's no wrong answer!)
"Light and inspiring"
We already know from scientific research that mindfulness practices enhance mental health and improve clarity and focus. Finding the Space to Lead shows how this training has specific value for leaders. This is not a new leadership system to add to the burden of already overworked people. It brings the concepts of mindfulness into the everyday life of anyone in a leadership role, through specific exercises that address practical issues.
"Meant for those wanting to be "good" leaders"
In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares the Buddha's teachings on mindfulness and how we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals. Based on the classic Satipatthana Sutta, one of the most succinct yet rich explanations of meditation, Bhante's presentation is nonetheless thoroughly modern.
With practical teachings and detailed instructions, Ken Wilber introduces Integral Mindfulness, a new way of practicing the widely popular meditation. Integral Mindfulness applies many of the leading-edge insights of Ken Wilber's Integral Theory - the first system to combine Eastern teachings on the five stages of awakening with the eight major Western models of human development, thus portraying the complete path of human evolution.
"Filled a gap"
If you thought leading a team or organization meant simply creating and implementing a financial plan, delegating responsibility, and watching the bottom line, well, you're only partly right. True leadership comes from within, a place of deep calm and focus, that allows you to respond to any situation as it arises. In Mindful Leadership, you'll learn how to draw on those inner reserves through Mindfulness Meditation, a tool you can use to achieve focus and clarity, reduce stress, and develop the presence of mind to meet any number of challenges.
In the late 1990s, shortly after arriving in the United States, it became clear to Dza Kilung Rinpoche that his Western students were unable to progress in meditation, as well as his students had back in Asia - and he realized that was because the pace of Western life made it difficult for them to relax. The Relaxed Mind contains instructions for the seven-phase meditation practice Dza Kilung Rinpoche developed for Westerners. It's very traditional but adapted to help those of us who live in a culture of distraction.
The modern lifestyle with its excesses and worldly desires, the constant need to be connected, and the rapid development in technology, has made stress and lifestyle-related diseases the norm. The need for meditation, thus, is more acute. Meditation calms the mind, brings focus and enhances the senses, resulting in a better quality of life and work. And with the right Mantras, meditation becomes a highly effective tool in unleashing the immense potential within oneself.
"essential for all aspirants on the path"
Best-selling author Kathleen Dowling Singh (The Grace in Dying) presents an opportunity to view and reflect upon our lives in a new way - as an already unfolding awakening. Kathleen Dowling Singh invites us to enter into an awakened relationship with our lives by exploring our own spiritual biography. Her thoughtful reflections and exercises guide us through the process, step-by-step, of recognizing the ever-presence of grace in our lives and learning to trust it and live from it.
What is meditation? Why practice it? Which techniques are best? How do I do it? The answers to these often-asked questions are contained in this down-to-earth book, making it of enormous value for anyone who wishes to begin and maintain a meditation practice. Written by a Western Buddhist nun with solid experience in both the practice and teaching of meditation, How to Meditate contains a wealth of practical advice on a variety of authentic techniques.
A new, four-stage approach to the popular Buddhist practice known as loving-kindness meditation, with the aim of finding unconditional love in our own hearts, in our relationships, and in our perception of the world around us. The unconditional love that we all long for - in our own lives and in the world around us - can be awakened effectively with this unique approach to the Tibetan Buddhist practice of loving-kindness meditation.
This book is an invitation to awaken the healing power of mind through inspiring images and sounds, mindful movements, positive perceptions, soothing feelings, trusting confidence, and the realization of openness. The healing principle on which these exercises are based is the universal nature and omnipresent power envisioned in Mahayana Buddhism. Yet for healing, we don't have to be believers in any particular faith.
Breath Perception is your companion to understanding the power of breath and using it as a tool to improve your physical and mental health. Partly because we take breath for granted and do not work with it, we are somewhat unaware of the potential it holds to reduce stress, change metabolism, and increase our supply of energy. Breath Perception presents 261 simple exercises - one for every Monday through Friday - for using breath to attain greater well-being.