How to Meditate

How to Meditate
Author: Pema Chödrön
Publsiher: Jaico Publishing House
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2016-01-18
ISBN 10: 8184958056
ISBN 13: 9788184958058
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Meditate Book Review:

More and more people are beginning to recognize a profound inner longing for authenticity, connection, compassion, and aliveness. Meditation, Pema explains, gives us a golden key to address this yearning. This comprehensive guide shows readers how to honestly meet and openly relate with the mind to embrace the fullness of our experience as we discover: • The basics of meditation, from getting settled and the six points of posture to working with your breath and cultivating an attitude of unconditional friendliness • Gentleness, patience and humor – three ingredients for a well-balanced practice • Shamatha (or calm abiding), the art of stabilizing the mind to remain present with whatever arises • Thoughts and emotions as “sheer delight”– instead of obstacles-in meditation Here is a indispensable book from the meditation teacher who remains a first choice for students the world over. Ani Pema Chödrön is an American-born Tibetian Buddhist nun and best selling author. She taught as an elementary school teacher for many years in both New Mexico and California. Pema has two children and three grandchildren.

When Things Fall Apart

When Things Fall Apart
Author: Pema Chodron
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 185
Release: 2005-01-11
ISBN 10: 1590302265
ISBN 13: 9781590302262
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When Things Fall Apart Book Review:

Drawn from traditional Buddhist wisdom, Pema Chodrons radical and compassionate advice for what to do when things fall apart in our lives goes against the grain of our usual habits and ex pectations.--from back cover.

Making Your Mind Your Best Friend

Making Your Mind Your Best Friend
Author: Baba Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2008-10
ISBN 10: 9780979099328
ISBN 13: 0979099323
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Making Your Mind Your Best Friend Book Review:

Whenever we face hurdles in our pursuit of success, freedom and peace of mind, all too often we feel alone. We seek outside help. We forget that we have a friend who is always there, a true friend in our deep Self that is eternally connected to all that is. In Making Your Mind Your Best Friend, the author teaches us how to tap the greatest resource in our life, how to use the greatest gift we all have - our mind.

Make Your Mind Up

Make Your Mind Up
Author: Bethany Mota
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2017-06-13
ISBN 10: 1501154680
ISBN 13: 9781501154683
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Make Your Mind Up Book Review:

From tips on life, love, and everything in between; to original DIYs, recipes, and style hacks; to the incredible story of a girl next door turned Internet sensation, Make Your Mind Up is the ultimate guide to rocking your look and ruling your world—from inspirational YouTuber, designer, entrepreneur, and digital influencer, Bethany Mota. When Bethany first propped her camera on a stack of books and pressed record on her family’s handheld camera in 2009, she didn't realize her life was about to change—forever. After uploading her first video to YouTube at just thirteen years old, Bethany quickly became one of the Internet’s go-to beauty, style, and lifestyle vloggers. Since then, she has filmed countless room tours and tutorials, traveled the world, experimented with hundreds of DIYs, designed her own clothing line, gone on an international tour, competed on Dancing with the Stars, and created health, beauty, and wellness content for multiple platforms. But before Bethany found her #MotaFam online, life wasn’t looking so great: After being intensely bullied in school, the already shy Bethany retreated further into her shell, suffering from crippling anxiety and a lack of self-confidence she just couldn’t shake. From growing up on a dairy farm in small-town Los Banos, California, to figuring out how to overcome anxiety and find her voice, to finally breaking out of her shell and learning to forge her own positive path, Make Your Mind Up is more than just a heartwarming memoir or lifestyle guide—this is a portrait of Bethany’s life, exactly how she lives it.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends  and Influence People
Author: Dale Carnegie
Publsiher: Sristhi Publishers & Distributors
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-10-12
ISBN 10: 8194790891
ISBN 13: 9788194790891
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Win Friends and Influence People Book Review:

Do you feel stuck in life, not knowing how to make it more successful? Do you wish to become more popular? Are you craving to earn more? Do you wish to expand your horizon, earn new clients and win people over with your ideas? How to Win Friends and Influence People is a well-researched and comprehensive guide that will help you through these everyday problems and make success look easier. You can learn to expand your social circle, polish your skill set, find ways to put forward your thoughts more clearly, and build mental strength to counter all hurdles that you may come across on the path to success. Having helped millions of readers from the world over achieve their goals, the clearly listed techniques and principles will be the answers to all your questions.

The Art and Science of Making Up Your Mind

The Art and Science of Making Up Your Mind
Author: Rex V. Brown
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 102
Release: 2019-07-09
ISBN 10: 1000024652
ISBN 13: 9781000024654
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art and Science of Making Up Your Mind Book Review:

The Art and Science of Making Up Your Mind presents basic decision-making principles and tools to help the reader respond efficiently and wisely to everyday dilemmas. Although most decisions are made informally (whether intuitively without deliberate thought, or based on careful reflection), over the centuries people have tried to develop systematic, scientific and structured ways in which to make decisions. Using qualitative counterparts to quantitative models, Rex Brown takes the reader through the basics, like ‘what is a decision’ and then considers a wide variety of real-life decisions, explaining how the best judgments can be made using logical principles. Combining multiple evaluations of the same judgment ("hybrid judgment") and exploring innovative analytical concepts (such as "ideal judgment"), this book explores and analyzes the skills needed to master the basics of non-mathematical decision making, and what should be done, using real world illustrations of decision methods. The book is an ideal companion for students of Thinking, Reasoning and Decision-Making, and also for anyone wanting to understand how to make better judgments in their everyday lives.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People
Author: Dale Carnegie
Publsiher: Manjul Publishing
Total Pages: 242
Release: 1981
ISBN 10: 8183227899
ISBN 13: 9788183227896
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Pocket Pema Ch dr n

The Pocket Pema Ch  dr  n
Author: Pema Chodron
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2017-08-01
ISBN 10: 1611804426
ISBN 13: 9781611804423
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Pocket Pema Ch dr n Book Review:

A collection of short inspirational readings by "one of the world's wisest women"--O, the Oprah Magazine. Pema Chödrön, beloved Buddhist nun and best-selling author, offers this treasury of 108 short selections from her more than four decades of study and writings. Here she presents teachings on breaking free of destructive patterns; developing patience, kindness, and joy amid our everyday struggles; becoming fearless; and unlocking our natural warmth, intelligence, and goodness. Designed for on-the-go inspiration, this is a perfect guide to Buddhist principles and the foundations of meditation and mindfulness. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

Make Up Your Mind

Make Up Your Mind
Author: Hal Mooz
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 166
Release: 2012-02-14
ISBN 10: 111817271X
ISBN 13: 9781118172711
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Make Up Your Mind Book Review:

A proven decision-making system guides readers to the right choice every time Make Up Your Mind provides author Hal Mooz?s proprietary system for decision making. This approach consists of three decision-making models, including: the Decision Type Model, which characterizes what is at stake with any decision; the Decision Solution Model, which frames the most suitable alternatives; and the Decision Judgment Model, which provides ten bases for judging alternatives, some of which may be defensible and others that, although popular, may not be defensible to challenge. These models guide the reader's thinking to the most promising alternatives and the best choice. A decision fit person enjoys the benefit of thinking clearly about decisions and their outcomes and is competent to act knowledgeably and decisively about creating the alternatives and judging them appropriately. Become decision fit. Think clearly and act decisively on your own decisions and help others to do the same.

An Introduction to Buddhism

An Introduction to Buddhism
Author: The Dalai Lama
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2018-07-17
ISBN 10: 0834841568
ISBN 13: 9780834841567
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Introduction to Buddhism Book Review:

The "Core Teachings of the Dalai Lama" series begins with this small book of teachings by His Holiness, the perfect introduction to traditional Tibetan Buddhist thought and practice. There is no one more suited to introduce beginners—and remind seasoned practitioners— of the fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism than His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Speaking to an audience of Western students, the Dalai Lama shows us how to apply basic Buddhist principles to our day-to-day lives. Starting with the very foundation of Buddhism, the Four Noble Truths, he provides the framework for understanding the Buddha’s first teachings on suffering, happiness, and peace. He follows with commentary on two of Buddhism’s most profound texts: The Eight Verses on Training the Mind and Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment, often referring to the former as one of his main sources of inspiration for the practice of compassion. With clear, accessible language and the familiar sense of humor that infuses nearly all of his work, the Dalai Lama invites us all to develop innermost awareness, a proper understanding of the nature of reality, and heartfelt compassion for all beings. This book was previously published under the title Lighting the Way.

Practicing Peace in Times of War

Practicing Peace in Times of War
Author: Pema Chodron,Sandy Boucher
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 105
Release: 2007-01
ISBN 10: 1590305000
ISBN 13: 9781590305003
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practicing Peace in Times of War Book Review:

"War and peace begin in the hearts of individuals," declares Pema Chodron in her inspiring and accessible new book, which draws on Buddhist teachings to explore the origins of aggression and war.

Radical Friendship

Radical Friendship
Author: Kate Johnson
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2021-08-24
ISBN 10: 0834843242
ISBN 13: 9780834843240
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Radical Friendship Book Review:

A case for friendship as a radical practice of love, courage, and trust, and seven strategies that pave the way for profound social change. Grounded in the Buddha’s teachings on spiritual friendship, Radical Friendship shares seven strategies to help us embody our deepest values in all of our relationships. Drawing on her experiences as a leading meditation teacher, as well as personal stories of growing up multiracial in a racist world, Kate Johnson brings a fresh take on time-honored wisdom to help us connect more authentically with ourselves, with our friends and family, and within our communities. The divides we experience within us and between us are not only a threat to our physical and emotional health—they are also the weapons and the outcomes of structural oppression. But through wise relationships, it is possible to transform the barriers created by societal injustice. Johnson leads us on a journey to becoming better friends by offering ways to show up for our own and each other’s liberation at every stage of a relationship. Each chapter ends with a meditation or reflection practice to help readers cultivate vibrant, harmonious, revolutionary friendships. Radical Friendship offers a path of depth and hope and shows us the importance of working toward collective wellbeing, one relationship at a time.

Wherever You Go There You Are

Wherever You Go  There You Are
Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
Publsiher: Hachette Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2009-07-01
ISBN 10: 1401394671
ISBN 13: 9781401394677
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wherever You Go There You Are Book Review:

No matter how busy you are, find quiet reflective moments in your life—and reduce your stress levels drastically—with this classic bestselling guide from a mindfulness expert. When Wherever You Go, There You Are was first published in 1994, no one could have predicted that the book would launch itself onto bestseller lists nationwide and sell over 750,000 copies to date. Ten years later, the book continues to change lives. In honor of the book's 10th anniversary, Hyperion is proud to be releasing the book with a new afterword by the author, and to share this wonderful book with an even larger audience.

The Power of Now

The Power of Now
Author: Eckhart Tolle
Publsiher: New World Library
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2010-10-06
ISBN 10: 1577313119
ISBN 13: 9781577313113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Power of Now Book Review:

To make the journey into the Now we will need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. From the very first page of Eckhart Tolle's extraordinary book, we move rapidly into a significantly higher altitude where we breathe a lighter air. We become connected to the indestructible essence of our Being, “The eternal, ever present One Life beyond the myriad forms of life that are subject to birth and death.” Although the journey is challenging, Eckhart Tolle uses simple language and an easy question and answer format to guide us. A word of mouth phenomenon since its first publication, The Power of Now is one of those rare books with the power to create an experience in readers, one that can radically change their lives for the better.

Making Friends with Death

Making Friends with Death
Author: Judith L. Lief
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2001-02-13
ISBN 10: 9780834822573
ISBN 13: 0834822571
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Making Friends with Death Book Review:

In Making Friends with Death, Buddhist teacher Judith Lief, who's drawn her inspiration from the Tibetan Book of the Dead, shows us that through the powerful combination of contemplation of death and mindfulness practice, we can change how we relate to death, enhance our appreciation of everyday life, and use our developing acceptance of our own vulnerability as a basis for opening to others. She also offers a series of guidelines to help us reconnect with dying persons, whether they are friends or family, clients or patients. Lief highlights the value of relating to the immediacy of death as an ongoing aspect of everyday life by offering readers a variety of practical methods that they can apply to their lives and work. These methods include: Simple mindfulness exercises for deepening awareness of moment-by-moment change Practices for cultivating loving-kindness Helpful slogans and guidelines for caregivers to use Making Friends with Death will enlighten anyone interested in coming to terms with their own mortality. More specifically, the contemplative approach presented here offers health professionals, students of death and dying, and people who are helping a dying friend or relative useful guidance and inspiration. It will show them how to ground their actions in awareness and compassion, so that the steps they take in dealing with pain and suffering will be more effective.

Making up the Mind

Making up the Mind
Author: Chris Frith
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2013-05-20
ISBN 10: 1118697480
ISBN 13: 9781118697481
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Making up the Mind Book Review:

Written by one of the world’s leading neuroscientists,Making Up the Mind is the first accessible account ofexperimental studies showing how the brain creates our mentalworld. Uses evidence from brain imaging, psychological experiments andstudies of patients to explore the relationship between the mindand the brain Demonstrates that our knowledge of both the mental and physicalcomes to us through models created by our brain Shows how the brain makes communication of ideas from one mindto another possible

8 Minute Meditation Expanded

8 Minute Meditation Expanded
Author: Victor Davich
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2014-12-02
ISBN 10: 0698196635
ISBN 13: 9780698196636
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

8 Minute Meditation Expanded Book Review:

New and expanded, the bestselling, innovative program that advanced the mindfulness revolution People are always looking for new ways to reduce stress, increase productivity, and lead more well-rounded, happier lives. Many have sought a solution in meditation. However, simple, clear instruction is often difficult to find, and most teachers and books make meditation seem like a chore—something you have to do for up to an hour each day. 8 Minute Meditation is the first program created to give beginners the exact tools they need to learn to meditate and do it in a time-frame that even the busiest people can easily handle: just 8 minutes a day. The new tenth anniversary edition of 8 Minute Meditation surveys the latest mindfulness developments. It also contains the complete, original 8 Minute Meditation program, one of the all-time best-selling mindfulness programs in history. Features include clear, supportive step-by-step instruction, FAQs, and “troubleshooting” your mindfulness practice. All in the time between two television commercials!

The Places That Scare You

The Places That Scare You
Author: Pema Chödrön
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 186
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 1590304497
ISBN 13: 9781590304495
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Places That Scare You Book Review:

The author of the best-selling When Things Fall Apart offers insightful and compassionate advice on uncovering inner wisdom and opening one's heart while refusing to allow resentfulness and fear to block one's inner light. Reprint.

Unwinding Anxiety

Unwinding Anxiety
Author: Judson Brewer
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2021-03-09
ISBN 10: 0593330455
ISBN 13: 9780593330456
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Unwinding Anxiety Book Review:

The instant New York Times bestseller A step-by-step plan clinically proven to break the cycle of worry and fear that drives anxiety and addictive habits We are living through one of the most anxious periods any of us can remember. Whether facing issues as public as a pandemic or as personal as having kids at home and fighting the urge to reach for the wine bottle every night, we are feeling overwhelmed and out of control. But in this timely book, Judson Brewer explains how to uproot anxiety at its source using brain-based techniques and small hacks accessible to anyone. We think of anxiety as everything from mild unease to full-blown panic. But it's also what drives the addictive behaviors and bad habits we use to cope (e.g. stress eating, procrastination, doom scrolling and social media). Plus, anxiety lives in a part of the brain that resists rational thought. So we get stuck in anxiety habit loops that we can't think our way out of or use willpower to overcome. Dr. Brewer teaches us to map our brains to discover our triggers, defuse them with the simple but powerful practice of curiosity, and to train our brains using mindfulness and other practices that his lab has proven can work. Distilling more than 20 years of research and hands-on work with thousands of patients, including Olympic athletes and coaches, and leaders in government and business, Dr. Brewer has created a clear, solution-oriented program that anyone can use to feel better - no matter how anxious they feel.

Peaceful Heart

Peaceful Heart
Author: Dzigar Kongtrul
Publsiher: Shambhala Publications
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2020-12-22
ISBN 10: 1611804647
ISBN 13: 9781611804645
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Peaceful Heart Book Review:

An introductory guide to cultivating patience and opening your heart to difficult circumstances from leading Buddhist teacher, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche. In the Buddhist tradition, “patience” is our mind’s ability to work positively with anything that bothers us—a vast spectrum of particulars that all boil down to not getting what we want or getting what we don’t want. In fluid, accessible language, Dzigar Kongtrul expands on teachings by the ancient sage Shantideva that contain numerous powerful and surprising methods for preventing our minds from becoming consumed by what bothers us—especially in anger. The result of practicing patience is a state of mind where we can feel at home in every situation and be fully available to love and care for others. Patience is the lifeblood of a peaceful heart.