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Real Meditation in Minutes a Day

Enhancing Your Performance, Relationships, Spirituality, and Health

Foreword by Dalai Lama
Published by Wisdom Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

Got a few minutes? You can:
  • Reduce your stress, even when under pressure
  • Sleep better
  • Get re-energized
  • Think more clearly, and more creatively
  • Reconnect with the people who count on you
  • Learn to recognize and encourage the best in yourself

You know that meditation would probably be good for you, just like you know that you should floss your teeth. First, though, you need the motivation to make it happen. This book, with its jargon--free tone and incredibly simple exercises-little but effective things you can do in just a minute at work, in the car, wherever-will make you want to meditate. You'll realize: it's just a good thing to do. Like flossing--only for your mind.

Real Meditation in Minutes a Day is an easygoing, always-encouraging mental workout buddy, ready to teach and train you. Throughout the book, composite everypersons ""Maria"" and ""Brian"" recount their efforts, reinforcing the basics, answering FAQs, and removing common obstacles and quandaries.

With its clear language and exercises that even the busiest of us can find time for, Real Meditation in Minutes a Day can help anyone to make meditation's very real benefits part of everyday life.

About The Authors

Joseph Arpaia, MD, is a psychiatrist in private practice and the medical director of RainRock, a residential facility specializing in the treatment of eating disorders in Eugene, Oregon.

Lobssang Rapgay, PhD, is Director of UCLA's Classical Mindfulness-based Integrative Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Anxiety-related Psychosomatic Disorders program.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Wisdom Publications (May 28, 2008)
  • Length: 244 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780861715565

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Raves and Reviews

"A readable, engaging, and practical synthesis of Tibetan and Western approaches that alleviate the harmful effects of modern stress."

– Herbert Benson, author of The Relaxation Reponse

"This book is readable and intelligent, presenting marvelous ways to bring about peace and healing to one's life. I recommend it highly."

– Jeanne Achterberg, author of Rituals of Healing

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