The Posture of Meditation

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Shambhala #ad - The posture of Meditation Paperback. When it comes to meditation practices, the body is as important as the mind—a fact that may come as a surprise to the many people who regard meditation as a strictly mental activity. But, as will johnson shows, the physical aspect of the practice is far too often underemphasized.

The alert-yet-relaxed sitting posture that is the common denominator of so many meditative techniques is a wonderful aid for clearing the mind and opening the heart, but it also works to activate the natural healing energies of both body and mind. The author offers guidance and exercises for working with the posture of meditation and advice on how to carry its benefits on into all the rest of life.

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Mindfulness in Plain English

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Wisdom Publications #ad - The ‘you’ that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same ‘you’ that comes out the other side. Bhante gunaratana in mindfulness in Plain English     Mindfulness in Plain English. This book is: a best-selling introduction to mindfulness full of practical advice on developing a meditation practice Written in approachable, inner peace, clear language Containing chapters on loving-kindness and concentration   The reader can gain deeper understanding, and clarity through meditation practice with the thoughtful guidance of this classic book.

It’s easy to see why. Written for those without any meditation background, but also an essential handbook for established students, Mindfulness in Plain English is a must-have for anyone exploring the benefits of Buddhist meditation. A masterpiece. Jon kabat-zinnmindfulness in plain english was first published in 1994, is one of the bestselling — and most influential — books in the field of mindfulness.

Mindfulness in Plain English #ad - Author bhante gunaratana, a renowned meditation master, takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. The book showcases bhante’s trademark clarity and wit as he explores the tool of meditation, what it does, and how to make it work.

For anyone who is new to meditation, this is a great resource for learning how to live a more productive and peaceful life. This expanded edition includes the complete text of its predecessor along with a new chapter on cultivating loving kindness, an especially important topic in today’s world.

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Breathing through the Whole Body: The Buddha's Instructions on Integrating Mind, Body, and Breath

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Inner Traditions #ad - By breathing through the whole body in accordance with the Buddha’s instructions on breath, and meditative practice deepens much more rapidly, the mind starts resolving its addiction to thinking, the body becomes much more comfortable, allowing the teachings of the Buddha to be directly glimpsed and revealed.

Mindfulness in Plain English. Explores the buddha’s own words on breathing meditation for healing, from posture and center of gravity to extending breath awareness beyond the nostrils, breathe in through the whole body; as you breathe out, and abdomen to the entire body • Shows that stillness in meditation refers only to the mind, Will Johnson examines the Buddha’s own words at the core of the Satipatthana Sutta: “As you breathe in, and a deeper understanding of his teachings • Explains the complete series of steps in the Buddha’s Satipatthana Sutta for refining awareness of the breath, not to the body • Reveals breath to be a direct agent of healing for chronic tensions and an agitated mind Explaining how stillness in meditation refers not to a rigid and frozen body but to a quality of mind, lungs, wholeness, breathe out through the whole body”--an instruction often overlooked in the majority of Buddhist schools.

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Exploring the buddha’s complete series of steps for deepening awareness of the breath, lungs, and abdomen to the entire body--a practice that unifies the breath, body, responsive movement back into the posture of meditation by extending breath awareness beyond the nostrils, he shows how to invite natural, and mind into a single shared phenomenon.

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The Way of Tenderness: Awakening through Race, Sexuality, and Gender

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Wisdom Publications #ad - This is a book that will teach us all. Only warmth and compassion can cure hatred and heal the damage it wreaks within us. What does liberation mean when i have incarnated in a particular body, color, with a particular shape, sexuality, Zen priest Zenju Earthlyn Manuel brings Buddhist philosophies of emptiness and appearance to bear on race, and sex?”In The Way of Tenderness, and gender, using wisdom forged through personal experience and practice to rethink problems of identity and privilege.

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The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving-Kindness

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Shambhala #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Pema chödrön shows us the profound value of our situation of "no escape" from the ups and downs of life. This book is about saying yes to life in all its manifestations—embracing the potent mixture of joy, brilliance, suffering, and confusion that characterizes the human experience.

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Focusing in Clinical Practice: The Essence of Change

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Cornell expertly demonstrates the Focusing process unfolding, moment by moment, in the therapy room, and illuminates its powerful capacity to support a client’s growth and change. Focusing” is a particular process of attention that supports therapeutic change, a process that has been linked in more than 50 research studies with successful outcomes in psychotherapy.

Focusing is based on a radically different understanding of the body as inherently meaningful and implicitly wise. Beginning with a clear explanation of what makes Focusing so potentially transformative, addiction, she goes on to show how to effectively incorporate Focusing with other treatment modalities and use it to treat a range of client issues, notably trauma, and depression.

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Designed to be immediately applicable for working clinicians and filled with practical strategies, and vignettes, clinical examples, this book shows step by step how to bring Focusing into any kind of clinical practice. Focusing introduces the concept of the “felt sense, frozen, ” a moment in process when there is a potential to experience more than is already known and to break through old, stuck patterns.

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Awareness Through Movement: Easy-to-Do Health Exercises to Improve Your Posture, Vision, Imagination, and Personal Awareness

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HarperOne #ad - HarperOne. Thousands have found renewed health and increased sensory awareness through the Feldenkrais method as explained in Awareness Through Movement. Here is a way for people of every age to integrate physical and mental development into a new, invigorating wholeness. Used book in Good Condition. His down-to-earth method carefully avoids any mystical component and never obliges any pupil to master abstruse theories.

Mindfulness in Plain English. Exercises for posture, self-image, eyes, and more will simultaneously build better body habits and focus new dimensions of awareness, imagination, and human potential. Feldenkrais provides a modern-day, practical program for the perennial ideal of a healthy mind in a healthy body.

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Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation

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North Atlantic Books #ad - Their illuminating argument goes beyond a demand for the equality and inclusion of diverse populations to advancing a new dharma that deconstructs rather than amplifies systems of suffering and prepares us to weigh the shortcomings not only of our own minds but also of our communities. Igniting a long-overdue dialogue about how the legacy of racial injustice and white supremacy plays out in society at large and Buddhist communities in particular, this urgent call to action outlines a new dharma that takes into account the ways that racism and privilege prevent our collective awakening.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Angel kyodo williams, lama Rod Owens, and Jasmine Syedullah represent a new voice in American Buddhism. HarperOne. With national attention focused on the recent killings of unarmed black citizens and the response of the Black-centered liberation groups such as Black Lives Matter, Radical Dharma demonstrates how social transformation and personal, spiritual liberation must be articulated and inextricably linked.

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The Body of Life: Creating New Pathways for Sensory Awareness and Fluid Movement

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Healing Arts Press #ad - With enhanced awareness, we gain a greater understanding of our internal states and our ability to affect them. Used book in Good Condition. Radical dharma Talking Race Love and Liberation. Used book in Good Condition. Hanna’s engaging account offers a profound understanding of the precise relationship between mind and body that can be applied in our day-to-day living.

. HarperOne. Mindfulness in Plain English. Through case histories, the author describes methods for improving bodily coordination, balance, and range of movement. In this classic book on bodywork education, a method that applies gentle physical manipulation to fine-tune the nervous system and eliminate involuntary responses to tension, anxiety, Thomas Hanna builds on the theoories of Functional Integration, and emotional pain.

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Transforming Body Image: Learning to Love the Body You Have

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Culture and Identity: Life Stories for Counselors and Therapists

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Culture and identity engages students with autobiographical stories that show the intersections of culture as part of identity formation. Used book in Good Condition. Radical dharma Talking Race Love and Liberation. Used book in Good Condition. The easy-to-read stories centered on such themes as race, class, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual Mindfulness in Plain English.

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