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.
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.
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"
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.
Join the thousands of people who have overcome their sleep disorders and insomnia by using this superb, high quality hypnosis CD and MP3 download by Glenn Harrold - the UK's best-selling self-help audio author. Insomnia and other sleep problems are often caused by stress, anxiety and a busy mind at bedtime. Glenn's highly acclaimed hypnotherapy techniques and audio production will help you overcome these problems in a completely safe and natural way.
"I can't stay awake till the end!"
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our shadow side, teaches Robert Augustus Masters, contains the emotions and desires we've disowned, neglected, or hidden from ourselves. If not skillfully worked with, it can easily direct our lives on every level. With Knowing Your Shadow, this acclaimed psychotherapist and author shows us how to illuminate and wisely engage with the endarkened aspects of who we are. Join him to explore in depth the areas where shadow work can most benefit us.
Lose that stubborn weight, eat healthier, and create habits for weight loss that will last with this guided meditation program designed especially for women, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. With this program, get the motivation and inspiration you need to lose weight and feel healthy and confident. While you're sleeping, the program will help you remove negative thinking and bad habits that are stopping you from losing weight, and will motivate you to eat healthier, exercise more, and develop new habits that will help you lose weight and keep it off.
This calming and healing program allows you to open up to the miraculous healing power of the angels. Doreen Virtue leads you through a powerful healing journey, and then reads heart-opening affirmative messages from these heavenly beings.
"Too long and with no discernable benefits"
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.
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."
Train your brain to remember more details clarity, and increase your focus and concentration with the Sleep Learning System's Photographic Memory, Focus & Clarity, Guided Meditation and Affirmations, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke.
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"
In Sea Shore Glow, respected spiritual healer Angela Day takes you on a magical healing journey inspired by Mother Nature and recorded live on a beautiful beach in Cornwall England. This gentle and spacious has been created to support and strengthen your belief in yourself. It was recorded on Marazion Beach, opposite St Michael's Mount, Cornwall in order to capture the natural healing energy of the area.
In sanskrit Shakti literally means "who is capable of anything". Awakening the inner shakti is about connecting to the life force; the dynamic, creative power within. Yoga for Women will guide you through and allow you to explore postures, breathing practices, relaxation, and meditation techniques and sanskrit chanting specific to a woman's body and mind. Yoga for Women will allow you to experience the immediate benefits of relaxation and enhanced energy.
Tantric Meditations - Seeds of Creation offers different methods to experience and explore transformative power of the seed sounds combined with postures, a vibrational pranayama and two unique meditations. Tantric Meditations - Seeds of Creation is suitable for practitioners who have practical yoga and meditation experience and a basic knowledge of the chakra locations.
Yoga 4 Kidz by Kidz contains a variety of guided yoga sessions that offer children and teens a practical and enjoyable entry point into yoga and the many benefits that it brings. The fantastic Yoga 4 Kidz features yoga postures, breathing techniques, relaxations, and songs guided by 12-year-old Atma Sundari.
Tantric Meditations - Evolving through the Chakras contains guided Chakra Shuddhi and Yoga Nidra sessions that will awaken a deeper awareness of the Chakras and begin the purification and opening process of these powerful energy centres.
Yoga Solutions for Life has been created to help establish and develop a well-balanced and consistent home practice for those with little yoga experience. Yoga Solutions for Life includes yoga stretches, breathing practices, and a short meditation. There is a complete 27-minute short daily practice plus options to progressively deepen and extend the practice according to needs, ability, and available time.
In Heart Glow, respected spiritual healer Angela Day will take you on a beautiful healing journey inspired by Mother Nature and recorded at a sacred well in Cornwall, England. This gentle and spacious meditation uses the beauty of nature to focus the mind and guide you safely to your heart centre to release negativity and emotional burdens. It was recorded at the sacred well at Madron Celtic Chapel, Cornwall, England where St Madron once lived and performed miraculous healing on many people.
Tantric Meditations - Steps to Freedom contains guided Yoga Nidra and Ajapajapa sessions that provide an easy and powerful step into deep relaxation on the muscular, mental and emotional levels which brings many benefits. Tantric Meditations - Steps to Freedom is suitable for complete beginners and more advanced practitioners.
If there was a way that in 20 minutes you could lower your stress, deeply relax your body, and learn how to use a "mental trigger" to instantly stimulate peace of mind - would you be interested? Dr. Iverson has successfully used this process with thousands of people over the last 30 years. This proven strategy quickly relaxes you and gives you greater mental control.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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"
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.