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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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"
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 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"
Dr. Joe Dispenza has created two meditation CDs - featuring different music - to accompany his book You Are the Placebo. On this shorter 48-minute disc, Dr. Joe walks you through Meditation 2: Changing One Belief and Perception. After introducing the open-focus technique, he then moves you into the practice of finding the present moment.
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.
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.
"Great Information with a little Cheese!"
Recorded during an intimate family retreat, The Art of Mindful Living presents Thich Nhat Hanh's practical, traditional gathas (teachings) that join ancient meditation practice with the challenges of the modern world. It includes step-by-step guides to meditation, breathing exercises, contemplation, and communication, opening our hearts and minds to the joyous wonder of tranquility and love.
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.
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?
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. This recording resonates to a frequency of 852hz and is associated with the colour of indigo and the element of light. Glenn Harrold's acclaimed vocal delivery and guided meditation combined with Ali Calderwood's deep and moving soundscapes tuned to 852hz combine to create a powerful meditation recording.
"So very good..."
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.
It's time to stop negative self-talk and self-doubt and boost your confidence and self-esteem 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.
Cleanse, balance, and heal your chakras and feel more aligned today 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.
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.
The practice of meditation cannot, should not, and will not interfere with - nor complicate - your current beliefs. The reason is simple: mediation is not about believing anything. It's simply a practice. It's a practice of just being. (It's not about believing or even thinking, really...as you'll soon find out in this book.) Most of our life is such that it only involves the 'human' part of who we are.
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.
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.
Daily Core Yoga consists of five different 15 minute guided yoga sessions that are suitable for those with and without previous yoga experience. Each session contains a different selection of yoga postures and techniques that will develop and maintain your core strength. The core muscles respond well to slow controlled movements, so these sessions are the perfect way to increase core strength and stability. The Daily Core Yoga sessions are accompanied by a free PDF guide booklet.
There are a lot of wonderful benefits to meditation and yoga. These two forms of exercise work well together. Here are just a few benefits: Your respiratory rate decreases. You have more energy and vitality. You can better manage stress levels and limit anxiety attacks. You build muscle strength, flexibility, and tone while decreasing muscle tension. It builds balance and supports superior relaxation. It promotes weight loss and restores self confidence.
The stress factor seems to be a have a common and consistent place in most people's lives today. This is also a common and often used excuse for almost everyone undergoing some form of crisisin the daily life. However recent studies have shown that a lot of this "stress" can be reversed into positive energy rather than the current connotations tagged to it. Get all the info you need here
The Eightfold Path of the Urban Samurai is a book about eight guideposts that one can use to bring more joy and fulfillment into their daily lives, and to seek to serve a higher purpose. The book takes a practical and less is more approach to spirituality, by articulating that these steps can be helpful to you if you choose to use them, but are non-dogmatic.
This Cutting Cords Guided Self-Hypnosis program was designed to assist the listener in identifying, cleansing, and releasing toxic ties, life patterns, and relationships as well as protecting one's energetic space.
Meditation focuses your thoughts and helps prevent overthinking and rumination on multiple topics. Because such rumination often exacerbates depression, stress, and anxiety, meditation helps combat these mental states. Meditation practices can also be applied at night if you have trouble sleeping and find your thoughts racing. Some studies have also shown that mediation improves the immune system.
Its sound is unmistakable: soothing, mysterious, primal. According to music therapist and recording artist Kimba Arem, the Australian Aborigines believe the didjeridu re-creates creation through its all-enveloping tone, insuring the cycles of life on earth will continue. With The Healing Didjeridu, Kimba Arem invites you to experience for yourself the remarkable gifts of this 40,000-year-old tool for wellness.
Start living your life to the fullest! Pack it with adventure, fun, and a fulfilling mindset for opportunity with this guided meditation and relaxation program, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. It's as easy as turning on the tracks and falling asleep! The Sleep Learning System is specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle.
Turn your dream into a reality and start taking charge of your future today with this soothing guided meditation program from hypnotherapist Joel Thielke. It's as easy as turning on the tracks and falling asleep! The Sleep Learning System is specially designed to work with your subconscious mind during your sleep cycle. The guided meditation and soothing background music will deeply relax your body and mind for the perfect night's sleep, while allowing you to access the deepest parts of your mind.
In part A of this step-by-step guide, Betty Johnson begins by introducing us to the concept of meditation, common misconceptions, and then walks us through how to prepare ourselves and our environment for meditation. Then, the author cautions us about (and tells us how to overcome) hindrances to meditation and the reasons why a lot of people give up on meditation before they can reap the benefits. In Part B, Betty offers a step-by-step guide to meditation techniques.
Now includes "Deep Sleep" as a Bonus Track!Be more competitive, embrace your winning mindset and start being the winner you were meant to be with this motivating guided meditation and relaxation program, from certified hypnotherapist, Joel Thielke. It's as easy as turning on the tracks and falling asleep!
This "made for home" "Medit-Action" session will allow you to eliminate your stress and develop your own anti-stress resources and potential: breathing, concentration, creativity, self-esteem.
Wake up your soul with psychic development tools from psychic Darrin W. Owens as he takes you into the energetic world of consciousness, energy, and self-diagnoses. Take a step into the innate world of energy anatomy and learn about the two levels of energetic vocabulary - that of the intuitive nature (the soul) and the psychic dynamics of the higher self.
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!)