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'The monk who taught the world mindfulness' Time This is the definitive book on mindfulness from the beloved Zen master and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh. With his signature clarity and warmth, he shares practical exercises and anecdotes to help us arrive at greater self-understanding and peacefulness, whether we are beginners or advanced students. Beautifully written, The Miracle of Mindfulness is the essential guide to welcoming presence in your life and truly living in the moment from the father of mindfulness. 'One of the most influential spiritual leaders of our times' Oprah
Teach Like a Human: Essays for Parents and Teachers is a collection of essays focused on educating children to care about themselves, their communities, and the world we are privileged to share. Written for parents and teachers, the book highlights the importance of listening, caring, communicating, discerning, and managing relationships effectively. The author draws on principles from organizational theory, curriculum study, and arts education, to encourage mindful reflection about educational practices and policies in pursuit of education for life. Standards based teaching strategies with its culture of testing will never solve the problem of teaching all children according to their needs. Physical, social, and emotional health are each important aspects of human development and children need strong relationships, positive role models, good friends, and high expectations from people who care about them. It truly all matters. Peppered with humor, metaphor and narrative, this book illuminates how educators, both parents and teachers, can galvanize experiences to deepen character, insight, empathy and joy in the people and things around us. To teach like a human means to teach with consciousness of what it means to be human, by focusing on qualitative aspects of life with sensitivity and strategy.
In Sacred Balance, certified yoga instructor and spirituality blogger Melinda Emily Thomas helps you align body and spirit through two timeless traditions--Benedictine spirituality and yoga practice. Spirituality in the Benedictine Way offers the commitments of listening, stability, conversion, humility, and hospitality. These root our values and help us choose how to spend our time, devote our energy, and craft relationships. Yoga offers physical postures to bring those principles into body and spirit by relieving pain and stress and helping us gain strength and flexibility. These practices combine to create a powerful blend of body and spirit--one that promises healing and connection to God. Studded with illustrations of basic yoga poses and ideas for wellness, prayers, and meditations, Sacred Balance offers principles and practices that guide us toward peace and wholeness.
This journal is designed to be used over a year (undated) and includes monthly and weekly check-in pages to help the reader manifest money, organize and clearly set out budgets, and create a positively wealthy relationship with their finances.There are journalling prompts and spaces for the reader to free write, scripting exercises and coaching/Law of Attraction activities. Practical exercises include monthly money goals, budget and luxury budget setting; journalling prompts around money and wealth; weekly accountability pages with money and mindset check-ins; affirmation suggestions and pages for you to create your own; advice on how to Mindfully Spend and how to incorporate this into self-love practice each week.Using the journal and Emma's guidance, you will:* Deepen your connection to your inner spiritual force * Get into the flow of the abundance of the universe and tap into its infinite source of love and support* Feel empowered to organize and take control of your finances and to manifest a life filled with wealth, purpose, happiness, abundance and peace
This book is the final instalment in the trilogy by the author. The first book, Yoga & Meditation: a holistic approach to perfect homeostasis and health was an introduction to yoga with a hint of meditation. The second book, Meditation & Yoga: Discovering the higher spheres of existence, concentrated more on meditation as a spiritual practice. Thousands of photographs of Yogini Shubh Veer, aged between 45 to 70 years, were taken by her students. All the different yoga postures shown, happened spontaneously during deep meditation. The author used to record them as notes and sketches to remember what had occurred during meditation. Unfortunately many postures where adequate notes couldn't be made were lost. This book still has more than 1,250 different hatha yoga postures described in more than 2,350 photographs. Also included is a section about Jet, the miracle pet. She was the life companion of the author, Yogini Shubh Veer, a Siddha Yogini, sharing her life and meditation. In 1994 Jet's body was exhumed, months after burial, and was found to have remained in an intact state. To date the body is still intact, and she appears to be in a state of suspended animation. Something astounding!
A beautifully illustrated journal and guidebook to unleash the enchanted explorer in you and help you embark on a magical night journey to find the wonder and wisdom of nature and creativity. Become the wonder-seeker you truly are as you connect firsthand with nature and creativity. In this magical book, Amy T. Won, artist and enchanted guide, takes you on a personal creative night journey, where you are both explorer and storyteller. Through dreamy watercolour paintings of the enchanting night, you will embark on a gentle voyage of discovery from twilight fairytales and celestial myths to real-life creatures and natural phenomena that come alive under the cloak of darkness. You will learn to set intentions instead of goals, and capture the feeling of wonderment and creative flow, anywhere. Fill-in pages and tangible tools such as the Explorer's Chart invite spontaneity and surprise. Explore to your heart's delight and experience the magic-making. Allow the world around you to whisper in your ears what you wish most to create.
Anti-stress: meditation through colouring provides an easily used meditative technique to relax - which everyone can do - by using the unique technique of PATTERN, REPETITION, SINGLE FOCUS and CREATIVITY with no COMPETITIVE pressure in colouring-in. Anti-stress taps into your own powerful inner resources controlled by your brain, to combat stress by engaging in an activity it remembers as both creative and relaxing - colouring in a meditative way that moves your brain to a more restful state. Our brains can often be overwhelmed by the speed of life and bombardment of information. It is essential for our health and wellbeing to be able to draw upon our own resources to deal with stress when it comes along. While there are colouring books of every description available, Anti-stress is drawn from the science behind using colouring to reduce stress.
Create more time, space and ease in your life by getting clearer on where - or what - you want to spend your energy on. New York Times bestselling author Pedram Shojai has refined his framework through over 15 years of coaching experience and identifying the key elements of scientifically proven practices. You will learn how to tend your 'Life Garden' in a 100-day plan to: * take control of how you trade your energy and money for time * manage your expectations for the time now versus the time to come * allocate the time you have in order to get more * increase your body's 'energy budget' to live your fullest life, and * find the balance between doing versus being. With detailed guidance and helpful exercises, you will be able to develop a personalized plan for time management, understand its mechanisms so that you can stick to it and allow your life's profound meaning and growth to come to come to the forefront and thrive with abundance.
Calm Your Inner Thoughts, Express Your Inner Artist Let your imagination run wild with more than 40 calming illustrations and inspiring quotes.
From one of most prominent figures in the field of meditation comes a guidebook for how to use mindfulness to build our inner strength, find balance, and help create a better world. In today's fractured world, we're constantly flooded with breaking news that causes anger, grief, and pain. People are feeling more stressed out than ever, and in the face of this fear and anxiety they can feel so burnt out and overwhelmed that they end up frozen in their tracks and unable to do anything. In Real Change, Sharon Salzberg, a leading expert in lovingkindness meditation, shares sage advice and indispensable techniques to help free ourselves from these negative feelings and actions. She teaches us that meditation is not a replacement for action, but rather a way to practice generosity with ourselves and summon the courage to break through boundaries, reconnect to a movement that's bigger than ourselves, and have the energy to stay active. Consulting with veteran activists and social-change agents in a variety of fields, Salzberg collects and shares their wisdom and offers the best practical advice to foster transformation in both ourselves and in society. To help tame our inner landscape or chaos, Salzberg offers mindfulness practices that will help readers cultivate a sense of agency and stay engaged in the long-term struggle for social change. Whether you're resolving conflicts with a crotchety neighbor or combating global warming, Real Change will provide the fundamental principles and mindfulness practices to help guide you to the clarity and confidence to lift a foot and take the next step into a better world.
Meditation has many proven benefits from decreasing stress to making us happier. But how do you transform it from an extended, boring silence into a habit that brings more meaning and joy to your daily life? This journal will guide you through a rich and engaging exploration of your inner life. Taking A Breath provides instruction and inspiration for beginning and more advanced meditators. Removed from the noise and distraction of our digital lives, this beautiful and functional journal is both guide and tracker. This journal gives you accessible meditations with fun exercises along with the science around both meditation practice and habit formation to inspire your time on the cushion. By journaling, you heighten your memory retention and increase creativity on the journey to creating a daily meditation practice. Utilizing time-tested meditation practices from the Namchak lineage, Lama Tsomo shares personal anecdotes and instruction on four of the foundational meditations of Tibetan Buddhist practice. In addition, it includes a six-month meditation tracker to help you anchor your practice, inspirational quotes, exercises, illustrations, and journaling space to keep your experience fresh with each turn of the page. The journal will become your mentor confident, co-conspirator, and accountability partner. When we first start meditation habits work against us, you can use this journal to turn the momentum of habit to your favor.