It has been scientifically proven that meditating for just 20 minutes a day a few days a week can reduce anxiety and stress dramatically, and this book shows you how to do just that, whatever your spiritual and religious beliefs. It will introduce you straight away to the practice of meditation, showing you a whole series of different exercises so you're sure to find one that works for you, and will help you to understand the link between body, brain, and why meditation works. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of meditation. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Learn to relax and improve your well-being Zone Out with Meditation explains the relationship between mind and body, encouraging you to use meditation techniques to foster physical health and spiritual well-being. The book promotes personal growth and enables you to unlock your creative potential. It provides tools for coping with stress and for incorporating the benefits of meditation into all areas of life, from business to education, and with plenty of supporting materials and resources. You can also visit teachyourself.com for extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry--this book gives you one-, five-, and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started.
Do you find the constant stream of daily life (meetings, emails, phone calls, tasks) gets on top of you? Is it difficult for you to find peace and quiet? Do you worry about stress or burn-out? Are you concerned that the everyday is distracting you from what really matters? If any of these apply to you, then this is the book for you. For thousands of years, human beings have known that the discipline of solitude is the path to finding lasting peacefulness. From Moses and Jesus, to Bill Gates and Nelson Mandela, great people have relied on the power of taking time out. This practical book is full of timeless wisdom on how you can find solitude even in a world which demands your attention 24/7, and on how to use this 'time out' to recharge your batteries, reinvigorate your body, and refocus your life.
Beat Stress is a wholly practical guide to coping with stress, which draws on a mixture of CBT and NLP therapies, offering both long-term solutions and strategies to help you feel better now. It gives you a wide range of techniques that will successfully relax both body and mind, drawing extensively on Mindfulness practices, as well as showing you where you can find support, solutions and strategies online. There will be diagnostic tests to assess the level of your problem, 'quick fixes' which offer an immediate solution, 'points to remember', which will give long-term inspiration for those struggling, and clear guidance for what you can expect in the next chapter (Next Step). Designed to make the information work for you, this is the most effective and practical guide available to beating stress - forever.
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The ultimate user-friendly, comprehensive relaxation guide! Learn effective relaxation techniques with this complete guide to feeling good and beating stress. You will discover a wide range of different techniques, from muscle relaxation to visualization, from soothing sounds to calming breathing, so you're bound to find something that works for you. This new and updated edition features free audio with practical exercises on physical and mental relaxation, breathing and even basic meditation, available from library.teachyourself.com. Relaxation Techniques includes: Chapter 1: Relaxation - a skill with a long history Chapter 2: Relaxation, stress and tension explained Chapter 3: Coping with stress and tension Chapter 4: Vulnerability to tension or stress Chapter 5: Relaxing your body Chapter 6: Relaxed body language Chapter 7: A relaxed mind and calm thinking Chapter 8: Relaxing mind and body together Chapter 9: More alternative and complementary therapies Chapter 10: Making the most of the internet and modern technology Chapter 11: Relaxation and your feelings Chapter 12: Relaxation in situations Chapter 13: Relaxation and your mood Chapter 14: What now? Relaxation as a way of life