Meditation For Dummies

Meditation For Dummies

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by Stephan Bodian
     
 

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Take an inward journey for a happier, healthier life

Research has proven that meditation relaxes the body, calms the mind, reduces stress, and enhances overall health and well-being. Whether you're new to meditation or a seasoned practitioner coming back for a refresher course, this comprehensive book provides a wealth of tips and techniques, and the

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Take an inward journey for a happier, healthier life

Research has proven that meditation relaxes the body, calms the mind, reduces stress, and enhances overall health and well-being. Whether you're new to meditation or a seasoned practitioner coming back for a refresher course, this comprehensive book provides a wealth of tips and techniques, and the accompanying CD offers ten guided meditations.

  • Meditation 101 — discover what meditation is, what science has learned about it, and how you can use it to reduce stress, improve your health, and achieve lasting peace and well-being
  • Get started — find easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for sitting down and working with your mind to meditate successfully
  • Now and zen — learn how to prepare your body for meditation, focus your awareness, and open to the present moment
  • Perfect your practice — get tips for dealing with distractions during meditation, such as recurring thoughts, restlessness, self-judgment, and more

"A useful guidebook filled with clear instructions and helpful hints to get you started and keep you on track." – Deepak Chopra

Bonus CD Includes

Ten essential author-guided meditations that will help you relax and destress

Open the book and find:

  • Where to sit, what to wear, and other practical stuff
  • How to cultivate mindful, present-moment awareness
  • Guidance in working with challenging emotions and habitual patterns
  • Practices for opening your heart to love and compassion
  • Tips for extending the benefits of meditation to every area of your life
  • How to create and fine-tune a meditation practice that works for you

Learn to:

  • Explore effective meditation techniques
  • Develop your own meditation practice
  • Meditate for stress reduction, spiritual growth, and enhanced health and well-being

Bonus audio CD includes over an hour of guided meditations

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“…For a no-nonsense introduction and how-to instructions, pick up a copy of Meditation For Dummies by Stephan Bodian…” (Red, 1st September 2005)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118291443
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
168,448
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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