Meditation

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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The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh.

By Thich Nhat Hanh

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In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness--being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work toward greater self-understanding and peacefulness. –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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Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life

By Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Re-released on its tenth anniversary of publication, this book presents meditation as a natural activity that can be practiced anytime and anywhere, without props or trappings. –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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