Bend Without Breaking: Meditation for Health and Stress Relief

Beat Stress With Meditation

By Naomi Ozaniec

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[This book] [p]rovides a practical, step-by-step introduction to meditating with guide and progressive exercises throughout, and is suitable even if you have never meditated before. –Catalog summary
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Finding the Quiet: Four Simple Steps to Peace and Contentment, Without Spending Your Life on a Mountaintop by Paul Wilson.

By Paul Wilson

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From the man known as the guru of calm comes a powerful book to help readers move from chaos into tranquillity, from stress into joy. This work also includes "A Piece of the Quiet," which provides fast and easy highlights for when a quick moment of calm is in order. –Catalog summary
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How Meditation Heals: A Scientific Explanation

By Eric Harrison

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Combining Eastern wisdom with Western medical and scientific evidence, How Meditation Heals explains how and why meditation improves the functioning of all systems of the body. More than a guide to understanding the power of the practice, the book offers specific applications of meditation for healing both physical and emotional problems. –Catalog summary
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How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends With Your Mind

By Pema Chodron

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An introductory audio course on meditation presented by a Tibetan Buddhist nun, emphasizing: the practice of mindfulness; the importance of gentleness, patience, and humor; Shamantha (or calm abiding), the art of stabilizing the mind to remain present under any conditions; thoughts and emotions as "sheer delight" in meditation. –Catalog summary
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Inner and Outer Peace Through Meditation

By Rajinder Singh

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Whether you are already meditating or a complete beginner, young or old, Rajinder Singh’s easy-to-read manual will help you achieve personal transformation. –From the book description.
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Meditation: Searching For the Real You

By Dada Jyotirupananda

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This book will provide you with tools that can help you to meditate and will help you gain a stronger commitment to regular meditation practice. Learn about how to meditate, about yoga exercises and related practices. Learn how to be healthy through your own efforts and how to adopt a code of conduct that will see you through life's difficulties, and will help guide you to the deepest [fulfillment.] –Catalog summary
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Mind in the Balance: Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

By B. Alan Wallace

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By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern philosophy and science, B. Alan Wallace reveals the theoretical similarities underlying these disparate disciplines and their unified approach to making sense of the objective world. –Catalog Summary
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Quiet Mind: A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

By Susan Piver

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This unique book-and-audio program brings together some of the country's most beloved meditation teachers. Each contributor presents a short written teaching along with an audio recording of a guided practice. –Catalog summary
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Simply Meditation

By Lynne Lauren

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In this hectic world, we all need a moment to calm and re-center our minds and bodies. Meditation provides a natural way to do just that, and to open ourselves to the positive influences that surround us each day. This [book] takes beginners through the various steps of meditation, from choosing a location and focusing your mind to the various mediation methods, symbols, and psychic and religious connections. Many of the meditations are quick and easy, and some can even be done on the go. Beautiful illustrations and tip boxes throughout guide readers down the serene path as they de-stress and balance the flow of the mind. –Catalog summary
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The Blooming of a Lotus: Guided Meditation Exercises for Healing and Transformation

By Thich Nhat Hanh

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Based in the practices of conscious breathing and mindfulness, the thirty-four guided exercises in this new meditation manual bring beginning and experienced practitioners alike into closer touch with the state of our physical bodies, our inner selves, and the elements of the world around us. –Catalog summary
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