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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
"The best audiobook I have bought so far"
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.
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 powerful hypnosis recording by best-selling self-help author Glenn Harrold has been designed to help you overcome procrastination and to become so much more creative, motivated and spontaneous. Overcome Procrastination is a special hypnotherapy recording that will help you connect with your potential and become much more motivated and determined in all areas of your life. This audio book includes a 10-minute daytime bonus track called Feel Alive which you can listen to when you are awake and active.
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.
The way we talk to ourselves is often unkind and filled with self-judgments. These overly harsh self-criticisms can make us feel unworthy and incomplete. What if what you really need is not higher standards for yourself, but greater self-compassion? In Living with Your Heart Wide Open, you'll discover how mindfulness and self-compassion can free you from the thoughts and beliefs that create feelings of inadequacy.
This audio is designed to help children relax and will enhance feelings of happiness and contentment. It can be used at home with your children or as a teaching resource.
Created for teenagers, this high quality download has ten tracks ranging in length from three to eight minutes. Christiane's soothing voice leads you through various relaxation techniques and visualisations designed to promote a sense of calm and wellbeing and to help teenagers deal with stress.
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.
"Amazing and Powerful"
Can you remember what it was like to sleep as a child - waking up completely refreshed and rested? Adults tend to get stuck in their own particular way of getting to sleep. This will help you break those habits with a little help from your imagination.
"Brilliant on CD but not great on Audible"
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.
How do you start and end your day? Research shows your mind is most receptive during your first and last five minutes of the day, while in alpha state. Making the most of these most important minutes of your day changes everything in between. Ironically, most people wake up with the buzzer and watch the news before bed. Now you can wake UP happy and sleep well every night!
This guided meditation session is meant to help you stay in the present moment, relieve stress, boost happiness, find peace, and feel centered. It is a natural and easy way to feel more peace of mind throughout your day or evening.
Discover how to quiet your mind in one minute or less with a variety of proven meditation techniques. From mindfulness in everyday life to breath awareness and visualization, the practices in this book are designed to give anyone with one minute to spare a taste of inner peace.
Becoming Mentally Tougher in Soccer by Using Meditation is one of the best ways to prepare to reach your true potential. Eating right and training are two of the pieces of the puzzle, but you need the third piece to see great results. The third piece is mental toughness, and that can be obtained through meditation.
In order to do your best you must accept that the body and the mind are what will make you complete. Meditation helps to strengthen your mind as you would strengthen your body through consistently evolving as you practice it. Physical conditioning, good nutrition, and meditation are the three keys to achieve a state of optimal performance. Most gymnasts don't pay as much attention to meditation as they should because they are mostly worried about appearance.
In order to do your best you must accept that the body and the mind are what will make you complete. Meditation helps to strengthen your mind as you would strengthen your body through consistently evolving as you practice it. Physical conditioning, good nutrition, and meditation are the three keys to achieve a state of optimal performance. Most athletes don't pay as much attention to meditation as they should because they are mostly worried about appearance.
This guided meditation audiobook is great for those who would like to appreciate the present moment, gain more clarity, and feel more relaxed. It takes beginners and veterans through the meditation for mindfulness and clarity via soft-spoken instructions throughout the audiobook. Enjoy the benefits of living mindfully and in the moment. Learn how to focus your attention, calm the mind, and relax the body with this meditation.
In order to do your best you must accept that the body and the mind are what will make you complete. Meditation helps to strengthen your mind as you would strengthen your body through consistently evolving as you practice it. Physical conditioning, good nutrition, and meditation are the three keys to achieve a state of optimal performance. Most boxers don't pay as much attention to meditation as they should because they are mostly worried about appearance.
In order to do your best you must accept that the body and the mind are what will make you complete. Meditation helps to strengthen your mind as you would strengthen your body through consistently evolving as you practice it. Physical conditioning, good nutrition, and meditation are the three keys to achieve a state of optimal performance. Most cyclists don't pay as much attention to meditation as they should because they are mostly worried about appearance.
The Woman's Book of Courage is a little audiobook with a big message - we can take charge of our lives, stop trying to please all of the (other) people all of the time, and live happily with ourselves and others right now. Since it was first published, The Woman's Book of Courage has touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of women.
It can be difficult to squeeze meditation classes into a busy schedule, leaving many would-be meditators without an instructor to guide them through the process. The audiobook is intended to replace meditation classes. Now, you can have a guided meditation session whenever it is most convenient for you.
Dr. Pulos has worked with dozens of world-class athletes in different sports. They have provided him with the best suggestions and imagery, which he shares on this powerful sports training audio.
Based upon Dr. Pulos' extensive experience in utilizing hypnosis for reducing pain and discomfort, this audio program will incorporate imagery and suggestions for gaining greater control of mind over body. In addition, you will be guided to utilize imagery and belief statements to become less aware of discomfort and to reduce stress and muscle spasms where indicated.
Many salespersons will run into their personal walls of resistance in terms of sustaining motivation to follow through with clients. This self-talk audiobook program provides several alternatives for overcoming resistance hurdles.
Diets generally don't work. Be guided into a deeper, more relaxed hypnotic state. Suggestions for creating and maintaining a healthy body image - along with affirmations for reinforcing self-esteem - are the essence of this program for change.
Dr. Lee Pulos is a leader in the field of mind/body/spirit. Let him show you how visualization, a mental technique that uses the imagination, can lead to success and make your dreams and goals come true. Benefit from his short hypnosis, self-talk, and subliminal programs to achieve results quickly in any area.
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!)
"Brilliant starter guide to meditation"
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.
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.
"Practical and thoughtful"
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 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.
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.