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.
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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Expert instructor, Michael Chaskalson, who teaches on an acclaimed university-based mindfulness programme, brings new ease to practising the art of Mindfulness in his do-it-yourself, step-by-step guide - Mindfulness in Eight Weeks. Praised by the UK's National Institute for Health and Excellence and prescribed by the NHS, Mindfulness is fast becoming a revered and popular method used by healthcare professionals and lay people alike to help alleviate anxiety, depression and stress.
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.
Andy Puddicombe, founder of the much publicised Headspace, is on a mission: to get people to take 10 minutes out of their day to sit in the here and now. Here he shares his simple to learn, but highly effective techniques of meditation. Accessible and portable, these powerful techniques promise amazing results. Quiet the mind, feel less stressed, less tired and achieve a new level of calm and fulfillment. By following the daily exercises you will start to experience literally life changing results.
Mindfulness Meditation is about learning to experience life fully as it unfolds - moment by moment. One popular misconception about meditation is that it is a way to make your mind blank so you can escape from what you are feeling. However, author Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn wants you to understand that meditation is an invitation to wake up, experience the fullness of your life, and transform your relationship with your problems, your fears, and any pain and stress in your life.
Sandy Newbigging's Mind Calm technique is the modern-day meditation technique that you've been looking for. With Mind Calm you will learn how to let go of the constant chatter in your mind, gain clarity, perform at your best, worry less, heal faster, sleep better, improve relationships and feel more calm, confident and content in daily life. This collection of meditations is perfect for first time and experienced meditators, and those who have previously benefited from Sandy's original Mind Calm book.
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.
A total of 175 species are heard on this download, ranging from the familiar tawny owl to the very rare call of the bittern. The authoritative guide to all British birds likely to be encountered by the average birdwatcher and the ideal gift for anyone wishing to learn the sounds of the great variety of birds that can be seen and heard throughout the seasons. A perennial best seller.
This powerful meditation recording by best-selling self-help author Glenn Harrold has been designed to help you heal your spiritual energy body of imprints and blocks. Each and every one of us has an invisible energy field that surrounds us and which is alive with information. Trained visionaries, psychics and Shaman can see this subtle energy field which holds lots of information about you, both from this lifetime and your past lifetimes. Within this energetic field there can be blockages and imprints that hold you back and prevent you from reaching your potential.
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Created specifically to address the questions and needs of first-time students, here is Buddhism's vast spiritual legacy, presented by one of America's leading meditation teachers.
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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."
"Transformed the way I see myself and the others."
This powerful hypnosis recording by best-selling self-help author Glenn Harrold has been designed to help you overcome anxiety and feel much more calm and in control of your stress levels. The recording has a very warm feel to it and will guide you into a deeply relaxed and safe space. From this inner place you will be guided to release the causes of your anxiety in a safe way. You are then guided to create an anchor to help you feel calm and composed when you are faced with stressful situations in your everyday life.
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In How to Meditate with Pema Chodron, the American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and best-selling author presents her first complete spoken-word course for those new to meditation. Through traditional insights and her personal guidance in 12 sitting sessions, Pema Chodron will help you honestly meet with, and compassionately relate to, your mind.
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.
On this meditative audio program, Doreen Virtue, Ph.D., guides you through spirit releasement and angelic healing therapy, which clears your energy chakra centers and activates your inborn healing and psychic power.
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.
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Bodhipaksa and Sunada combine forces to bring you a complete guide to mantra meditation. Here, you'll find everything you need to get started with a mantra chanting practice, including: The "magical" background and history of mantras.
This superb high quality hypnotherapy program by the UK's best-selling hypnotherapist, Glenn Harrold, combines powerful clinical hypnotherapy techniques with state of the art digital recording technology. Designed to guide the listener into a wonderful deep state of complete mental and physical relaxation. You will also learn valuable techniques to help you combat stress remain more relaxed in your daily life.
Jon Kabat-Zinn makes it clear that the essence of meditative practice lies in how one lives one's life from moment to moment, in all its aspects and relationships, and not merely in formal meditative practices. This program offers an experience of mindfulness that is entirely congruent with our lives in the 21st Century: It is effective, portable, and easily adopted - a perfect antidote to life in the fast lane.
This audiobook contains proven steps and strategies to make meditation a part of your life. We will be discussing what meditation is and how even those previously unfamiliar with meditative techniques can reap the benefits of a more focused mind. The first chapter provides an overview, while the following chapters are focused on different types of meditation, along with handy tips and tricks to guide you along the wonder of this natural process.
Some say that we are the sum total of what we surround ourselves with. For example, what we choose to watch on television or listen to on the radio, who we choose to surround ourselves with, and even the thoughts we think all have effects on our overall perceptions and thought patterns. Just like the foods that we eat, over time, create our bodies, our thoughts shape who we are and ultimately what types of situations we manifest in our lives.
Some say that we are the sum total of what we surround ourselves with. For example, what we choose to watch on television, listen to on the radio, who we choose to surround ourselves with and even the thoughts we think all have an effect on our overall perceptions and thought patterns. Just like the foods that we eat, over time, create our bodies, our thoughts shape who we are, and ultimately what types of situations we manifest in our lives.
This Like and Love Yourself sleep learning program was designed to assist the listener in releasing self-criticism and self-judgment as well as to enhance self-esteem and confidence from an unconditional yet practical sense of positive regard for the self.
This Love Attraction sleep learning program was designed to assist the listener in gaining beliefs and behaviors related to becoming more attractive to potential romantic partners.
This audiobook is going to help you discover your hidden energy system, explore your subtle body, and build a connection with your soul that will help you reach a level of spirituality. This audiobook will help you realize the importance of chakras for your body and how they affect your mortal form, in addition to your immortal one. This audiobook also provides guidance on the origin of chakras, their types, and the significance of these energy wheels for our bodies.
In the Buddhist tradition, Vipassana means "insight into the true nature of reality". It is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation and courses in the technique are offered around the world. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes his experiences at one such course, providing a thorough account of the pros and cons involved. This audiobook will help you decide if a course in Vipassana is right for you, and includes information on taking a course yourself.
This Money Management sleep learning program was designed to assist the listener in gaining beliefs and behaviors related to excellent money management, increased abundance, and debt elimination.
This guided mediation system gives you positive suggestions that will help you quiet your mind and melt away stress, leaving your body deeply relaxed for a great night's sleep. While you're sleeping, the program will help you remove unhealthy habits that trigger your emotional eating, and help you stop the cycle so you can lose weight and feel amazing in your body.
Now is the time to replenish your soul and bring back positive energy and rejuvenating zest into your life. If you feel bogged down by stress and worry and past baggage, this program is incredibly helpful. Cleanse your energy and feel renewed with this soothing hypnosis program from The Sleep Learning System and world-renowned hypnotherapist, Rachael Meddows.
Relieve stress - change your life! As a society we are constantly on the go, and many times this causes added stress. We may hate our jobs, not get along with our friends or family, struggle to pay the bills, or any number of other things. The list can go on and on. This stress can potentially do a lot of physical and mental harm. This audiobook discusses many ideas to help relieve some stress, including changes to your environment, meditation, positive thinking tips, and more.
This guided mediation system gives you positive suggestions that will help you quiet your mind and melt away stress, leaving your body deeply relaxed for a great night's sleep. While you're sleeping, the program will help you remove blocks from your past and embrace positive, confident thinking about your body. You will create empowering beliefs about your body with this incredible program.
Sleep learning can benefit listeners in powerful ways. The mind stays active even while we are sleeping. This Deep Sleep, Total Relaxation sleep learning script was designed to assist the listener in gaining and maintaining a deeply relaxed state of mind through suggestions related to deep relaxation, releasing worries, and confident empowerment. In addition to therapeutic hypnotic techniques and meditative affirmations, this program is further enhanced by the use of brainwave entrainment.
Learning how to meditate can be as easy as pressing "play" on this audiobook. This guided meditation walks you through a calming, peaceful, and spiritually healing meditation session. This mindfulness meditation harnesses the powers of energy healing, positive thinking, and mindfulness to bring you more joy and peace of mind. Learn how to use spiritual healing to your benefit.
This guided meditation audiobook is for beginners who wish to learn how to relieve stress and practice mindful meditation. The audiobook takes you through meditation techniques for relieving stress via breathing techniques and other practical ways to relax the body. Life can be a hectic experience, which is why it is important to take care of your mental, physical, and emotional health. The meditation techniques within this session can be used any time you need to relieve stress or reduce anxiety.
Reiki healing is a way to channel your own energy to heal your body. This method uses guided meditation and guided imagery to help you feel more relaxed, balanced, centered, peaceful, and happy. The benefits of meditation, particularly reiki healing, include lowered blood pressure, lowered stress hormones, reduced stress, and an improved mood. This audiobook takes you through a basic reiki therapy session, which will help you feel more relaxed and at peace.
Binaural Deep Sleep Hypnosis uses brainwave entrainment binaural beats and Glenn's highly acclaimed hypnotherapy techniques to guide you into a deep, relaxing sleep every time. The binaural beats have been carefully blended with Glenn's vocal and the background soundscapes. They start at 14hz and slow down through the beta, alpha, theta and delta states to settle at 1.05hz, the ideal delta state for nourishing sleep.
If you have sleeping problems, then you know how frustrating it can be to get a good night's sleep. Slowing down your thoughts, finding peace of mind, and learning how to relax are all necessary for better sleep. This guided sleep meditation is meant to help you relax, fall asleep faster, and sleep better.
Binaural Cosmic Ordering Affirmations features brainwave entrainment binaural beats, hypnosis and cosmic ordering affirmations to help you attract into your life anything you desire. Like all of Glenn's recordings, this title combines powerful hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art recording technology. The binaural beats lasting the full length of this recording have been carefully blended with Glenn's vocal and the background sound effects that are recorded in certain keys and frequencies.
Binaural Lucid Dreams Hypnosis uses brainwave entrainment binaural beats and Glenn's highly acclaimed hypnotherapy techniques to guide you into a deep, dreamy, relaxing sleep every time. Lucid Dreams is a binaural hypnotherapy session that will induce a restful night's sleep and can help overcome sleeplessness and bad dreams as well as guiding you to find solutions to any problems through your dreams.
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.
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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!)
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This wide-ranging anthology brings together pioneering Tibetan Buddhist teachers, scientific researchers, and health professionals to offer fascinating perspectives on the mind and emotions, new studies, and firsthand accounts of how meditation is being applied to great effect in health and social care today. Sogyal Rinpoche and Jetsn Khandro Rinpoche on how meditation unlocks the mind's healing power. Jon Kabat-Zinn on the benefits of mindfulness in mainstream health care.
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.
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.
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.
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.