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A Field Guide to Now: Notes on Mindfulness and Life in the Present Tense
by Christina Rosalie Details
With this book, talented blogger and artist Christina Rosalie combines narrative with original illustrations and field notes that spark inspiration. Within these pages she leads readers to rediscover how the small, mundane aspects of daily life can--through a shift in focus--become a springboard for the profound.
Evolving Dharma : Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment
by Jay Michaelson Details
Evolving Dharma is the definitive guide to the meditation revolution. Fearless, unorthodox, and irreverent scholar and activist Jay Michaelson shows how meditation and mindfulness have moved from ashrams and self-help groups to classrooms and hospitals, and offers unusually straight talk about the "Big E"-- enlightenment. Michaelson introduces us to maverick brainhackers, postmodern Buddhist monks, and cutting-edge neuroscientists and shares his own stories of months-long silent retreats, powerful mystical experiences, and many pitfalls along the way. Evolving Dharma is a must-read for the next-generation meditator, the spiritually cynical, and the curious adventurer in all of us.
Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness
by Susan L. Smalley Details
Provides both a scientific explanation for how mindfulness positively and powerfully affects the brain and the body as well as practical guidance to develop both a practice and mindfulness in daily living, not only through meditation but also during daily experiences, such as waiting in line at the supermarket, exercising, or facing difficult news.
Kundalini Meditation: The Path to Personal Transformation and Creativity
by Kathryn McCusker Details
Kundalini meditation unleashes the life force that exists in us all, allowing it to flow through each of the seven chakras. It's a practice that awakens our inspiration and insight; allays destructive anxieties and doubts; and helps us feel at one with the divine. This enlightening guide shows, in guided stages, how to become aware of the energy channels running along the spinal cord and which purification rituals, poses, positions, and breathing exercises open you up. Special guided meditations target common problems such as depression and anger.
Living with Your Heart Wide Open: How Mindfulness & Compassion Can Free You From Unworthiness, Inadequacy & Shame
by Steve Flowers Details
Discover how mindfulness and self-compassion can free you from the thoughts and beliefs that create feelings of inadequacy and learn to open your heart to the loving-kindness within you and in the world around you.
Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment--and Your Life
by Jon Kabat-Zinn Details
Here, the teacher, scientist, and clinician who first demonstrated the benefits of mindfulness within mainstream Western medicine offers a book that you can use in three unique ways; as a collection of reflections and practices to be opened and explored at random; as an illuminating and engaging start-to-finish read; or as an unfolding 'lesson-a-day' primer on mindfulness practice.
Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator's Handbook
by  Ajahn Brahm Details
A complete, stem-to-stern guide to the subject of meditation, with precise step-by-step instructions for traversing the stages of practice and overcoming obstacles.
Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World
by Mark Williams Details
A set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and exhaustion
Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind
by Sakyong Mipham Details
A unique fitness program from a highly respected spiritual leader that blends physical and spiritual practice for everyone - regardless of age, spiritual background, or ability - to great benefits for both body and soul.
Sitting Still Like A Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (And Their Parents)
by Eline Snel Details
Simple mindfulness practices to help your child deal with anxiety, improve concentration, and handle difficult emotions. Includes a 60-minute audio CD of guided exercises read by Myla Kabat-Zinn.
The Meditation Handbook: The Practical Guide to Eastern and Western Meditation Techniques
by David Fontana Details
Meditation balances psychological well being and physical health to promote inner peace. The Meditation Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of both modern and traditional techniques used to arrive at this state of personal harmony. Written in accessible language, this practical guide covers it all: relaxation and dealing with daily stress; attaining greater concentration and awareness; achieving self-discovery and self-acceptance; and spiritual development. A final chapter discusses the nature of enlightenment and the mysteries of life and death. Whether you're just curious or looking to expand your established routine, here you will find the essential details necessary to continue your quest.
The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems
by Ronald D. Siegel Details
From a trusted therapist and mindfulness expert, this book blends psychological savvy with powerful tools for attaining a more balanced life.
Will Yoga & Meditation Really Change My Life?: Personal Stories from 25 of North America's Leading Teachers
by Stephen Cope Details
Stephen Cope asked 25 yoga and meditation teachers to share their "tales from the path"--their thoughts on how the long-term practice of yoga and meditation has changed their lives. The result is a unique collection of stories offering insight and inspiration for everyone seeking a more satisfying life.
Updated 06/23/2014
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