All the benefits of meditation in just minutes a day!
For thousands of years, gurus have claimed that meditation yields incredible benefits from peace of mind to supernatural abilities. Today, science is proving that a regular meditation practice has profound and measurable benefits in reducing stress, alleviating chronic pain, and promoting happiness. Even celebrities, politicians, and business leaders are touting meditation as a critical tool in keeping their edge mentally and creatively.
Meditation is a diverse practice with hundreds of schools, philosophies, and techniques. But it doesn't have to be complicated. You don't need to study for years, find an ashram, or practice for hours a day. You can start getting the benefits of meditation right now - in just minutes! The weekly format in Meditation Made Simple keeps techniques basic with philosophy and science on a "need-to-know" basis.
The best of the best: 52 lessons in core meditation techniques and concepts.
Several schools and traditions of meditation: Learn fundamental practices such as breath meditation, mantra meditation, mindfulness, and body scanning.
Unique approach: Teaches practices in a way that lets you learn quickly and apply immediately. Simply do one lesson a week - or pick one that appeals to you.
Dr. Paula Watkins is a clinical psychologist, meditation expert, and also a holds a Ph.D. in Public Health and Community Medicine. She is the creator of Calm, Conscious & Connected, the first online meditation course pairing traditional practices with modern science. She is also the meditation columnist for MindBodyGreen. She has been featured in Women's Health, Women's Fitness, and Marie Claire.
"This beautiful book sets forth a series of simple and direct pathways anyone can follow to find what works for them in meditation - Lorin Roche, Ph.D., author of The Radiance Sutras
"Meditation is one of the simplest and most effective tools available for enhancing health, wellbeing, and happiness. Dr. Paula Watkins is one of the best teachers of meditation. I highly recommend this book for anyone and everyone who's looking to learn or improve their meditation skills - Timothy "Dr. Happy" Sharp, Ph.D., chief happiness officer, The Happiness Institute