Life can be relentless, frantic and exhausting - but it doesn’t have to be this way. This is an introduction to Mindfulness, which reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion. Mindfulness is based on mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), which is recommended by the UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence and is as effective as drugs for preventing depression.
"Great for beginners looking to begin being mindful"
Why does it feel so natural to be compassionate and kind to those we care about - yet so hard to treat ourselves the same way? "Our culture teaches us to use self-criticism for motivation and to build self-esteem by constantly measuring ourselves against everyone else," says Dr. Kristin Neff. "We need to re-learn the essential skill of being genuinely nurturing and supportive toward ourselves."
"Fantastic book, lovely to hear author reading."
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.
The structure of your brain changes constantly, in a dynamic, unfolding process that you yourself can direct to create the life you want. This is the exciting premise of Meditations to Change Your Brain, a breakthrough program from psychologist Rick Hanso, Ph.D. and neurologist Rick Mendius, M.D.
This is the classic introduction to Vipassana meditation: a full-length study of the teaching of S. N. Goenka, prepared under his guidance and with his approval. Useful for meditators and non-meditators alike. This was the first book to appear in English that accurately describes the practice of Vipassana at length for the general reader. It includes stories by Goenkaji as well as answers to students’ questions that convey a vivid sense of his teaching.
Pain, suffering, and stress can be intolerable - but it doesn't have to be this way. Mindfulness for Health reveals a set of simple practices that you can incorporate into daily life to relieve chronic pain, suffering and stress. Clinical trials show that mindfulness meditation is at least as effective as the most commonly prescribed painkillers and can be more powerful than morphine. Mindfulness can also significantly reduce the anxiety, depression, irritability, exhaustion and insomnia that can arise from chronic pain and illness.
"I'm so glad they did this"
Sogyal Rinpoche presents a radically new vision of living and dying. He shows how to go beyond our fear and denial of death to discover what it is in us that survives death and is changeless. Rinpoche explains simple yet powerful practices that listeners can use to transform their, prepare for death, and help the dying.
"Perfect accompaniment to the book."
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.
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Since 2012 the energy on our planet has changed considerably, and we are now in a transitional period into a new Golden Age. The Archangels are offering new high-frequency information to assist you on your journey. Diana Cooper and Tim Whild guide you through six powerful visualizations to raise your energy and ascend your frequency to the fifth dimension and beyond. You will learn to anchor your 12 fifth-dimensional chakras and your fifth-dimensional merkabah.
'And breathe...' With meditation and relaxation, without stress, anxiety or fear - you have control within that moment of breath.... With 'and breathe...', you’ll uncover the true value in that moment of conscious breath. With mindfulness meditation proving to benefit thousands of people around the world, 'and breathe...' is your solution to less stress and a happier life.
"Not what I was expecting."
Buddhism for Mothers explores the potential to be with your children in the all-important present moment; to gain the most joy out of being with them. How can this be done calmly and with a minimum of anger, worry and negative thinking? How can mothers negotiate the changed conditions of their relationships with partners, family and even with friends? Using Buddhist practices, Sarah Napthali offers ways of coping with the day-to-day challenges of motherhood.
"Brilliant, inspirational, down to earth."
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.
When your body and mind work together as one, you are fully and naturally present in the moment. This is the essence of mindfulness practice - allowing us to touch the wonders of life in the here and now. Body and Mind Are One is at once a practical teaching series covering fundamental Buddhist principles for a joyful life and a living transmission of insight from beloved Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, who has practiced, shared, and lived this profound wisdom for over seven decades.
"Uplifting and insightful."
If you've ever struggled with depression or know someone who has, take heart: Mindfulness practice is a simple, powerful way to naturally break depression's self-perpetuating cycle. With The Mindful Way Through Depression, four leading researchers present insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern meditative traditions and cognitive therapy about how to triumph over this illness - and, more importantly, how to prevent it from striking again.
Anita Moorjani had lymphoma, which had spread throughout her body, and her organs were beginning to shut down. As she slipped into a coma, doctors were resigned to the fact that she was in her last hours of life. Yet Anita experienced what has been termed a near-death experience (NDE), and within 24 hours of coming out of the coma, she had a newfound knowing about her own life. Subsequently, her body healed very rapidly, and within weeks doctors found no traces of cancer. This audiobook was inspired by what Anita experienced during her own journey to healing.
"Peaceful and positive"
Create confidence for running, strengthen your mind and body, and boost your energy for weight loss, all while sleeping!....The Sleep Learning System is specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle. The guided meditation and soothing background music will deeply relax your body and mind for the perfect night's sleep, while helping increase your confidence and removing negative thinking or emotional blocks that are getting in the way of your health and weight loss routines.
"So many of us hold a deep belief that we were born unworthy," reflects Adyashanti, "inadequate, unlovable, and alone." But what if, in truth, we weren't put here to pay penance, change our karma, or "fix" ourselves? What if we chose to be here because we so loved the world that we poured ourselves into it - to make it whole again, to restore "the hidden divinity amid the disaster"? With Healing the Core Wound of Unworthiness, we're invited to entertain that possibility.
With Somatic Descent, you are invited to tune in to the natural wisdom of your body, refine and amplify it, and explore it fully. In this program pioneering teacher Dr. Reggie Ray presents a fascinating audio program on this rich dimension of Tibetan Buddhism: how to go beyond the veil of the thinking mind to tap the wondrous yet wholly trustworthy domain of your body.
This book is your complete guide on how uncover the full richness life has to offer by increasing your conscious awareness. The key to living a relaxed, content life is in your power. The advantages of mindfulness meditation remain numerous. It is not only a fantastic concentration exercise, but the healing effects of mindfulness meditation on stress and anxieties are well-documented.
Dr. Joe Dispenza has created two meditation CDs - featuring different music - to accompany his book You Are the Placebo. On this shorter 48-minute disc, Dr. Joe walks you through Meditation 2: Changing One Belief and Perception. After introducing the open-focus technique, he then moves you into the practice of finding the present moment.
This little book will help listeners use meditation and tap in to their superpowers, allowing them to take charge of their minds, their creative powers, and their inner guidance systems. While most meditation books focus on gaining clarity, focus, efficiency, and easing stress, Your 3 Best Superpowers offers a unique way to learn about intuition and the self, from an esteemed spiritual teacher and visionary guide.
People all over the world have been practicing meditation for many centuries. Meditation can help you get your mental, physical and emotional selves into sync. Whether you are looking for a great way to relax, or you want an improved focus with day-to-day tasks, meditation offers a very useful tool to achieve the results.
Listen to this book if you would like to discover "focalizing", an evolutionary healing technique that transcends talk-therapy as we have known it. Focalizing is a no-shame, no-blame, right-here, right-now approach that is inspired from recent discoveries in the realms of energy psychology, somatic healing, and neuroscience. Focalizing guides us to connect with our bodies in a simple yet powerful approach to healing.
Guided Meditation for Eating Healthy is a fantastic way to start eating healthier.
Interest in meditation and mindfulness has skyrocketed in recent years, thanks largely to neuroimaging and the body of scientific research that has validated the many benefits of these practices. Sadly, the legal community has for the most part been left out, even though lawyers would clearly benefit from mindfulness. Many lawyers feel hesitant to try meditation, which can seem alien and inaccessible from the vantage point of a professional culture that places great value on logic and reason.
Want a faster way to lose weight? Affirmations have been proven to be highly effective and a fast way to boost confidence, help you lose weight, and transform your life. In this audiobook, six soothing nature sounds help your body and mind deeply relax, so that you can get the most out of your affirmations. These positive affirmations are approximately 20-30 minutes, with six different nature sound backgrounds you can choose from to create a unique listening experience.
Rewire your mind for positive thinking! Affirmations have been proven to be highly effective and are a fast way to create empowering thinking, inspire relaxation, and promote overall wellness. In this audiobook, six soothing nature sounds settings help your body and mind deeply relax so that you can get the most out of your affirmations. These positive affirmations are approximately 20-30 minutes, with six different nature sound backgrounds to choose from to create a unique listening experience.
Fight anxiety naturally! Two audiobooks in one: Mindfulness for Beginners and Holistic Relaxation. This simple guide will show you how you can utilize very simple techniques that are natural, free, and effective. You will finally embrace natural and holistic therapies that get to the root of the problem instead of just masking the anxiety symptoms. What are you waiting for? Take positive and purposeful action today. Success and happiness start with a peaceful lifestyle.
The law of attraction is based on the idea that everything in the universe has a polarity, meaning that everything contains either a positive or a negative kind of energy. When you focus on negative stuff, then more negative stuff will happen to you. On the other hand, when you focus on positive stuff, then more positive stuff will happen to you. Fortunately, there is a way to manipulate the law of attraction and make it work for you: by changing your beliefs using the power of positive affirmation.
In The Meditation Summit: Volume II, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with 10 leading meditation teachers about their personal understanding of this practice - each with a complete guided meditation. Practitioners of all levels will benefit from the abundance of insight and guidance provided by these diverse voices.
In The Meditation Summit: Volume I, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with 10 leading meditation teachers about their personal understanding of this practice - each with a complete guided meditation. Practitioners of all levels will benefit from the abundance of insight and guidance provided by these diverse voices.
Dialectic behavior therapy, applied behavior analysis, cognitive behavior therapy, and self-esteem building through affirmation and mediation. This is the conglomeration of three different guides relating to three different types of interventions. This is the ultimate self-help book.
Guided Meditation for Kids is the perfect gateway for kids to begin to experience mindful meditation. This guided meditation attempts to help children to become calmer and more focused.
A flowery meadow in the mountains, away from the worries of everyday life - a spectacular and glorious sight. What if you could be very tiny and carry out an expedition to observe the wonderful nature and feel its healing power? On our imagined trip, you can dive deep into the exuberant vitality of a summer meadow, a feast for the senses in a sea of colors and aromas. After a hard day of work or in a phase of depression, this is ideal to feel vitalized again, to mobilize your strength and self-confidence with optimism.
Curiosity and circumstance often propel individuals beyond the confines of their upbringing, dumping them into unfamiliar, unexpected life situations. Thus was JJ Semple transported into a trial-and-error process of self-discovery, a path that took him from the East Coast Brahman establishment, to France, to a meeting with Gopi Krishna in India, and back to the United States. What he found along the way was Kundalini, the biological basis of both science and religion.
Strip away the worries of everyday life and leave them behind. Set off and recharge with new strength on a beautiful island: Who would not? The guided imagery "Dream Island of Relaxation" leads to a sunny, peaceful island in the sea. There you experience nature and relaxation and make a surprising discovery. And who knows, maybe you will bring a valuable gift from your dream island?
In their second in-depth mantra meditation course, the celebrated musical duo shares a new collection of empowering traditional chants. To be enjoyed on their own or as a complement to the first volume, the focus here is practical and targeted, featuring mantras that they have found most relevant to common life challenges. Day by day, Deva Premal & Miten introduce us to a new mantra, clarify its meaning and purpose, guide us in preparatory meditations, and then lead us in an inspiring chant session.
This book opens the door to a new way to be. The practical mindfulness meditative techniques described in this book, will help you get more done in less time. You will discover how to generate ideas off the top of your head and how to be lucky in life and business. Many people discover mindfulness as a way to deal with anxiety, depression, illness or stress. Some people use it to seek answers to the meaning to life, the universe and everything!
Are you tired? Are you stressed? Do you constantly find yourself filled with worry and anxiety? Are you consumed with everything you must get done, everything that is happening, and everything that has happened? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then you are ready to take on a life of mindfulness. Whether you decide to totally transform your life to one of mindfulness and peace, or you simply want to add a few mindful moments into your day, you will see an improvement.