A Concise Guide To Meditation: Practical Techniques to Clear, Focus and Calm the Mind

A Concise Guide To Meditation: Practical Techniques to Clear, Focus and Calm the Mind

by John Hudson

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Overview

A fully illustrated introduction to the healing powers of meditation, Detailed photography sequences describe relaxation exercises, breathing techniques, and specific postures, Contains innovative visualization and affirmation exercises, as well as useful advice on achieving the meditative state, including deep breathing and using sounds, touch, crystals and chakras, Includes guided meditations for cleansing the mind, maintaining stamina, gaining confidence for a meeting and improving health, No special equipment needed - just imagination and practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754827788
Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 11/07/2013
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

What is meditation? 6

A brief history of meditation 8

The mental & physical benefits 10

Meditation for a busy work life 12

Gaining the Meditative State 14

Exercises 14

The three "Ss" of meditation 17

Deep breathing 18

Postures for meditation 20

Using sounds/Using touch 22

Using colours 24

Using crystals 26

Using chakras 28

Meditation Exercises 30

The numbers game 32

The haven 34

A guided visit to a country house 36

The well/A mountain 38

A flower/A clock ticking 40

A bird 42

Healing Meditations 43

For self worth 43

For cleansing the mind/For maintaining stamina 44

For specific problems/For relaxing the mind 46

For personal development/For peak performance 48

For leaving troubles behind 50

For relaxation/For confidence in meetings 52

For living for now/For decision making 54

For improved health 56

For reducing stress 58

For concentration/For achieving goals 60

For increased creativity 62

Index 64

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