The Resource Real happiness : the power of meditation : a 28-day program, by Sharon Salzberg, (electronic resource)

Real happiness : the power of meditation : a 28-day program, by Sharon Salzberg, (electronic resource)

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Real happiness : the power of meditation : a 28-day program
Title
Real happiness
Title remainder
the power of meditation : a 28-day program
Statement of responsibility
by Sharon Salzberg
Title variation
Power of meditation
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eng
Summary
Thousands of years prove it, and Western science backs it: Meditation sharpens focus. Meditation lowers blood pressure, relieves chronic pain, reduces stress. Meditation helps us experience greater calm. Meditation connects us to our inner-most feelings and challenges our habits of self-judgment. Meditation helps protect & nbsp; the brain against aging and improves our capacity for learning new things. Meditation opens the door to real and accessible happiness. There is no better person to show a beginner how to harness the power of meditation than Sharon Salzberg, one of the world?s foremost meditation teachers and spiritual authors. Cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society, author of Lovingkindness, Faith, and other books, Ms. Salzberg distills 30 years of teaching meditation into a 28-day program that will change lives. It is not about Buddhism, it?s not esoteric?it is closer to an exercise, like running or riding a bike. From the basics of posture, breathing, and the daily schedule to the finer points of calming the mind, distraction, dealing with specific problem areas (pain in the legs? falling asleep?) to the larger issues of compassion and awareness, Real Happiness is a complete guide. It explains how meditation works; why a daily meditation practice results in more resiliency, creativity, peace, clarity, and balance; and gives twelve meditation practices, including mindfulness meditation and walking meditation. An extensive selection of her students? FAQs cover the most frequent concerns of beginners who meditate??Is meditation selfish???How do I know if I?m doing it right???Can I use meditation to manage weight??
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Salzberg, Sharon
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204/.35
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL627
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.S35 2011eb
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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  • Meditation
  • RELIGION
  • SELF-HELP
  • Meditation
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Real happiness : the power of meditation : a 28-day program, by Sharon Salzberg, (electronic resource)
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Contents
What is meditation? or, If you can breathe, you can meditate -- Why meditate? : the benefits and science of meditation -- Concentration : breathing and the art of starting over -- Mindfulness and the body : letting go of burdens -- Mindfulness and emotions : dealing with thoughts and emotions -- Lovingkindness : cultivating compassion and true happiness -- Keeping the practice going : "just put your body there."
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1 online resource (208 pages)
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9780761164036
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EB00044599
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4BA84E05-08EF-4278-9AFB-91048578D1C9
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(OCoLC)726749098
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Real happiness : the power of meditation : a 28-day program, by Sharon Salzberg, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is meditation? or, If you can breathe, you can meditate -- Why meditate? : the benefits and science of meditation -- Concentration : breathing and the art of starting over -- Mindfulness and the body : letting go of burdens -- Mindfulness and emotions : dealing with thoughts and emotions -- Lovingkindness : cultivating compassion and true happiness -- Keeping the practice going : "just put your body there."
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ocn726749098
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unknown
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1 online resource (208 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780761164036
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
EB00044599
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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4BA84E05-08EF-4278-9AFB-91048578D1C9
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(OCoLC)726749098

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