This book place it's focus on a few of the more popular forms of meditation and the effect that they have on the overall well-being of an individual. It starts out with a concise definition of meditation and also highlights the benefits of practicing meditation. It then goes on to focus on Zen Meditation, Mindfulness Meditation, and Yoga and the different ways in which they can help to improve the health of the individuals who practice them. Everything is laid out in a manner that is easy to follow and understand. For those who may not be familiar with the practices a definition and a bit of history is given for each before the health benefits are examined.