How to Meditate: A Guide to Self Discovery

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Little, Brown, Oct 3, 2017 - Self-Help - 240 pages
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This bestselling guide offers a realistic and straightforward approach to achieving inner peace, stress relief and increased self-knowledge.
 

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User Review  - CenterPointMN - LibraryThing

With his simple, straightforward approach, Lawrence LeShandemystifies meditation. No matter what you do or how busy you are, his brief, realistic guide lets you explore the many apths to meditation. His specific programs and exercises provide practical tools for you to begin your own journey. Read full review

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User Review  - kerowackie - LibraryThing

Great intro still in print since early 70s. Like everything else worth doing in this life, Meditation is often difficult, but rewards are limitless. Worth finding time for, like physical exercise which is often neglected in favor of more mundane, though necessary pursuits. Happy Destiny! Read full review

Contents

Why We Meditate
How a Meditation Feels
The Physiological Effects of Meditation
Structured and Unstructured Meditations
The How of Meditation
Alluring Traps in Meditation and Mysticism
A Set of Guidelines
The Social Significance of Meditation

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Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha's Brain, Just One Thing, Mother Nurture, and Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness. Hanson is the founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. He is on the Advisory Board of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

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