One-Moment Meditation

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eBookIt.com, Jul 10, 2012 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 200 pages
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Think of all the moments you "lose" stuck in traffic, standing in line, waiting for a download. And think of all the moments you "waste" working when you're not focused, or fiddling with your phone. What if each of these moments offered you an extraordinary opportunity?
In One-Moment Meditation, now published in eight languages, Martin Boroson distills the philosophy of time into a simple form of meditation that you can do anywhere, anytime. It begins with an exercise that takes just one minute per day. With practice, this takes less and less time, until it only takes a moment. Then each and every moment gives you a chance to reduce stress, refresh your mind, and open yourself to new possibilities.
This unique approach to meditation was featured as a thirty-day series for stress reduction on Oprah.com. Playful, profound, and above all, practical, One-Moment Meditation teaches you that inner peace is not a distant goal reserved for saints and sages, and it doesn't take a lot of time: it only takes a moment.
"It's hard to overestimate how helpful this technique could be." - Psychologies magazine
"This gem of a book is a marvelous launching pad for anyone who wants to rest in the now, the only time there is." - Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Reinventing Medicine
"Martin Boroson's fantastic book ... is all about learning to condense the practice of meditation into these fleeting moments. And about how, from a certain perspective, a sequence of fleeting moments are all we ever really have anyway." - Oliver Burkeman, The Guardian
 

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Contents

Introduction
Basic Training
The Portable Minute
The Surprise Minute
The Perception of Time
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About the author (2012)

Martin Boroson is an imaginative new voice in the next wave of meditation teachers. With a background that includes management, psychology, and Zen practice, he distills knowledge from many wisdom traditions into simple powerful techniques for transformation. Martin studied philosophy at Yale, earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management, and has worked as a psychotherapist and organizational consultant. He has taught his playful, radical new approach to meditation in leadership seminars, hospitals, public workshops, and the media, enabling tens of thousands of people to get started meditating and integrate meditation into their busy lives. He also consults to organizations on the applications of a meditative mind for leadership, decision-making and stress-relief. Martin provides meditation training in a variety of formats through his website, onemomentmeditation [dot] com, including OMM365, an e-training that delivers a whole year of momentary meditations.

Christopher Thomas holds a doctor of philosophy degree (Ph.D.) from Tufts University and is Professor of Math at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. His research centered on Geometric Group Theory, exploring places where algebra and geometry meet. He is the author of "Calculus Success in 20 minutes a Day" (2006) and "Trigonometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day" (2007).

Barnett Rich (deceased) held a doctor of philosophy degree (Ph.D.) from Columbia University and a doctor of jurisprudence (J.D.) from New York University. He began his professional career at Townsend Harris Hall High School of New York City and was one of the prominent organizers of the High School of Music and Art where he served as the Administrative Assistant. Later he taught at CUNY and Columbia University and held the post of Chairman of Mathematics at Brooklyn Technical High School for 14 years. Among his many achievements are the six degrees he earned and the 23 books that he wrote, among them "Schaum's Outlines of Elementary Algebra", "Modern Algebra", and "Review of Elementary Algebra".