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.
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.
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.
In the words of the Buddha, the four foundations of mindfulness (the four satipatthanas) are "the direct path for the purification of beings, for the surmounting of sorrow and lamentation, for the disappearance of dukkha (suffering) and discontent, for acquiring the true method, for the realization of Nibbana." Within the quintessential discourse called the Satipatthana Sutta, we find the Buddha's seminal teachings about the practice of meditation.
"Beyond the cheesy-grin type of self-help book"
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"
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.
A superb high quality hypnosis program by Glenn Harrold that utilizes skilled Hypnotherapy techniques to help guide the listener in to a deep relaxing sleep. The audio also helps the listener find solutions to any problems through your dreams.
"I can't stay awake till the end!"
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.
Scientifically grounded practices for healing and transformation. Modern neuroscience shows that what we do and think can change the physical structure of the brain - yet often this occurs unconsciously, when we habitually react to stress in unhealthy ways. Lisa Wimberger created Neurosculpting® as a complete approach for consciously reshaping our brains for greater happiness, health, creativity, and compassion.
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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In the words of the Buddha, the four foundations of mindfulness (the four sadhipatthanas) are " the direct path for the purification of beings, for the surmounting of sorrow and lamentation, for the disapperance of dukkha (suffering) and discontent, for the acquiring of the true method, for the rea;ization of Nibbahna." Within the quinitessential discourse called the Satipatthana Sutta, we find the Buddha's seminal teachings on the practice of meditation.
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 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.
This is one of a series of meditation recordings by Glenn Harrold and Ali Calderwood, which are based upon the ancient solfeggio musical scale. Each note in this scale has specific healing properties, and this recording resonates to a frequency of 741hz which is associated with the colour blue and the element of ether. Glenn Harrold's acclaimed vocal delivery and guided meditation combined with Ali Calderwood's deep and moving soundscapes tuned to 741hz combine to create an amazingly powerful meditation recording
"Exquisite, deeply relaxing and nurturing "
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.
"The Power of The Mind"
Caution Spiritual Seekers: You Might Just Find What You're Looking For! Underneath the turmoil of thought, emotion, and personal will, there is a flow. If you're reading these words, you've probably felt it - the natural movement of life, the truth that beckons below the surface of things. What would happen if you were to stop avoiding this universal energy, and instead completely embrace it?
Sleep is the most wonderful, precious, healing processes. "When was the last time you had a great night's sleep?" Discover The Ultimate Hypnotic Sleep Download for people with insomnia and sleep difficulties from top Harley Street London Sleep Clinic Specialist Max Kirsten.
"The best night's sleep I've had in years!"
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.
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"
Peter Mt. Shasta leads you through meditation instruction that even a child can follow with ease. He also gives various methods he learned from the Masters, and which he only gave previously in retreats. Listening to Peter read these affirmations from his home in Mount Shasta, will raise you into the awareness of your own source, and help you experience the Ascended Master dimension of light. This is the audio version of the best-selling book on self-mastery.
This companion audio program - created to be equally rewarding as a stand-alone guide - gives listeners an immersive resource to learn contemplative prayer, step by step and in the moment. With clarity and compassionate presence, Frenette explains the essential principles of this contemplative practice for both new and seasoned practitioners, and then guides us experientially through core prayers and meditations.
Most people think meditation is a technique to empty the mind. But it can do much, much more than that. Based on the meditation techniques and mental exercises of some of the greatest thinkers of all time, Focused Mind, Powerful Mind is an advanced mind-development program that doesn't just teach you how to set aside time to do different meditation techniques.
Visualization has helped millions of people achieve goals. And it can be the most powerful tool for achievement you have ever used. It gives you the power to identify the obliterate roadblocks to progress. It makes your path to success so real that you can almost feel it, hear it, smell it, as well as see it in the mind's eye.
Journey into an incredible spiritual terrain unknown to all but the most adventurous seekers. In The Journey Beyond Enlightenment, internationally-acclaimed author and "spiritual warrior" Stuart Wilde will show you how to access and enter what he calls the Mirror World - a hyperdimensional reality that exists beyond the constraints of time, space, and intellect.
Instantly remove the obstacles to your inner peace, happiness and health! Imagine being able to summon clarity, wisdom, insight, happiness, or peace instantly, exactly when you need it. Sitting in a meeting. Standing in your kitchen. Driving in traffic. That kind of instantaneous change is possible, through a flash of intuitive insight known as satori.
In this program the Barefoot Doctor will teach you about the Tao. Within these teachings you will learn about why we are here. The Tao will make you unstoppable in everything you do, because it gives you the power to access the source of existence itself.
You can live each day in a state of calm and serenity, accepting love and allowing yourself to be in harmony with the energies of the universe. And it's easy. All that's required is giving yourself permission to tap into the inner strength and understanding that may have gotten lost amid the demands of your daily life. Through the techniques you'll learn with Dr. Gerald Jampolsky and Dr. Diane Cirincione, you can quickly and easily achieve the peace of a Quiet Mind.
By using specific sound frequencies along with a layering of corresponding verbal, energetic, and vibrational technologies, this treatment affects your body at the cellular level. These combined technologies create powerful biochemical messengers that enable you to literally access your DNA healing codes - increasing your ability to heal psychologically, physically, spiritually, and emotionally.
Current research has proven that all matter is composed of energy - energy that never dies, only transforms. If we were able to perceive the full spectrum of energy around us, scientists say that we would discover entire new worlds, including alternate realities and parallel universes... where, some speculate, events of our lives that we have yet to experience have already taken place!
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.
In order for you to develop a greater appreciation for meditation, you will first have to overcome the "I don't have time" dilemma. Did you know there are simple ways and complex ways to meditate, what is important is the knowledge of how to meditate. What really is the real purpose of meditation, is it to reduce mental noise and to achieve inner dialogue? You will then be introduced to the simplest and easiest ways of meditating. Find out how long you should meditate and what is the best time to meditate.
This book is a guide for discovering powerful keys for greater peace, relaxation, and spiritual awareness through meditation.
Meditation Guide: How to Meditate and Free Your Mind is a text that introduces the listener to the practice of meditation. It explains what meditation really is, highlights all of the benefits, and dispels a lot of the myths that are associated with the practice. For centuries, persons have been using meditation as a way to free their mind of the stress that they have accumulated throughout the day. It has come to the fore once again as persons seek some form of peaceful escape from the fast-paced society that we live in.
This book will teach you the meaning and functioning of the main 7 chakras. You will understand where they are located in the body, the colors that are related to each chakra, what they mean and how they relate to your physical and spiritual well-being.
Lucid Dreaming Guided Self-Hypnosis was designed to assist the listener in attaining lucid dream states, navigating within the dream, and gaining expanded states of consciousness through dream-state self-exploration. The Induction section features isochronic tones which are a form of brainwave entrainment to help achieve deeper relaxation.
Harness your iron willpower and self-discipline with this soothing program from the world-renowned Sleep Learning System, narrated by best selling hypnotherapist, Rachael Meddows. Just turn on the tracks, relax, and let your subconscious mind do the work for you. The Sleep Learning Systemis specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle.
"Within each of us is one who walks in beauty and balance - the one with access to unlimited knowledge, power, and tranquility," says Dr. José Luis Stevens. "I call this true self the Inner Shaman." Now this internationally respected shamanic expert presents three sessions of teachings and practices for living from your spiritual core with Meditations for the Inner Shaman.
If you eat for emotional reasons, use food as a barrier to negative feelings, and feel distressed about ever achieving your ideal body, Patricia Bacall has created Food Addicts2: Relax and Heal with Vivation to help you.
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.
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"
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.
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.