Meditation

Get a Grip! Overcoming Stress and Thriving in the Workplace

By Bob Losyk

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"Quick and easy tactics for relaxing and reviving the mind, body, and spirit. Stress expert Bob Losyk gives you the tools to identify the causes of stress in your life and shows you which stress-busting techniques best fit your lifestyle and schedule. Based on a wide range of influences--including nutrition and diet, meditation and breathing techniques, and relaxation exercises--you'll develop your own effective, personalized stress-fighting regimen."

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Everyday Calm: Relaxing Rituals for Busy People

By Darrin Zeer

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"...offers 50 fun ideas to relieve daily stress, such as the Yoga Yawn, Instant Coffee Bend, Tumble Dry Meditation and Line-Up Loosening. Use yoga, breathing techniques, meditation and even spa-type treats to stay serene in traffic, while fighting crowds at the mall or even while out for dinner and a movie."

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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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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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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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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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Why Meditate?

By Clint Willis

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Editor Clint Willis has gathered twenty-five pieces, each of which answers the question "Why meditate?" from a different perspective. These include work (with a selection by Lewis Richmond), children (Jon Kabat Zinn), service (Ram Dass), death (Sogyal Rinpoche), fear (Pema Chodron), compassion (Thich Nat Hanh), and kindness (Sharon Salzberg). Other authors explore themes of happiness, success, failure, romance, marriage, illness, worry, fun, and therapy. Also included are writers such as Annie Dillard, Thomas Merton, and Rainer Maria Rilke whose work, although not explicitly about meditation, teach lessons about mindfulness and other related themes. This book is written for those who have only heard of meditation and want to know more, as well as beginning and experienced meditators who wish to deepen and broaden their practice. –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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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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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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