Yoga Mind, Peaceful Mind: Simple Meditations for Overcoming Anxiety

Yoga Mind, Peaceful Mind: Simple Meditations for Overcoming Anxiety

by Mary NurrieStearns, Rick NurrieStearns

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Yoga Mind, Peaceful Mind: Simple Meditations for Overcoming Anxiety by Mary NurrieStearns, Rick NurrieStearns

What is a “yoga mind?” And how can it help calm anxiety, heal painful thoughts, soothe stress, and bring a lasting sense of well-being?

If you’ve heard of the many health benefits of practicing yoga, but are unsure of the physical demands commonly associated with postures, this book is the perfect answer. In Yoga Mind, Peaceful Mind, two seasoned yoga teachers present gentle meditations to help you overcome anxiety and stress so you can live a more enjoyable life. Furthermore, the book’s emphasis on yoga’s contemplativetradition, rather than postures (or, asanas), makes it perfect for people from all walks of life, including those with physical disabilities.  

In the book, you’ll find 160 powerful, daily meditations that are filled with thoughtful, touching insights. Each of the meditations provides an inspirational quote, a discussion of teachings and instructions from the yoga tradition, and affirmations to remember and live by every day. If you are ready to overcome anxiety and stress and take back your life, the simple practices in this book will help you achieve true peace of mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626250963
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 04/01/2015
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 633,935
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Mary NurrieStearns, LCSW, RYT, is a psychotherapist and yoga teacher with a counseling practice in Tulsa, OK. She is author of numerous articles on psychospiritual growth, coeditor of the book Soulful Living, coauthor of the books Yoga for Anxiety and Yoga for Emotional Trauma, and has produced DVDs on yoga for anxiety, depression, and emotional trauma. She leads transformational meditation and yoga retreats and teaches seminars across the United States.

Rick NurrieStearns is a meditation teacher, coeditor of the book Soulful Living, and coauthor of the books Yoga for Anxiety and Yoga for Emotional Trauma. For ten years he was the publisher of Personal Transformation, a magazine focusing on psychospiritual growth. He has been immersed in consciousness studies and yoga practices for nearly four decades. In 2009 he survived a near-fatal airplane crash that resulted in chronic pain. He credits the practice of meditation with helping him navigate through extreme pain and the journey of recovery.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Introduction 1

1 True Self, False Self 5

2 Root Chakra 27

3 Sacral Chakra 49

4 Solar Plexus Chakra 71

5 Heart Chakra 93

6 Throat Chakra 115

7 Third Eye Chakra 137

8 Crown Chakra 159

Bibliography 181

Interviews


The NurrieStearns reside in Tulsa, OK.

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