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Julia

Evanston, IL, United States | Member Since 2009

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  • Guided Meditations for Stress Reduction

    • UNABRIDGED (55 mins)
    • By Bodhipaksa
    • Narrated By Bodhipaksa
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    Mindfulness has been shown in clinical trials to be an effective way of reducing stress. It is a form of focused awareness that helps to prevent the runaway thinking that gives rise to physical and emotional hyper-arousal. The two meditations in this audiobook help us to develop this transformative quality of mindfulness and to practice acceptance of our present-moment experience in a non-judgmental way - in particular, with their emphasis is on learning to "be comfortable with discomfort".

    Julia says: "Very relaxing except for the very end"
    "Very relaxing except for the very end"
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    The content and the presentation are very good. Just at the end, Audible added a sponsor message that is very startling in its tone. This could have been added with a pause and more subdued voice so as to not upset the calm you just managed to achieve.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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