The Little Book of Being: Practices and Guidance for Uncovering Your Natural Awareness

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Sounds True 1683642171 #ad - Over time we may feel more peace, more connection to ourselves. Some describe it as a profound "awareness of awareness"―an effortless, boundless state of resting in the depth of our being. The little book of being invites you to explore: the spectrum of awareness practices, into your connection with others, and how to practice both• three ways to move into natural awareness―relaxing effort, from focused mindfulness to flexible mindfulness to natural awareness• How classical mindfulness and effortless natural awareness enrich and shape each other, and into the world"At first natural awareness may seem far away, and dropping objects• A treasury of "glimpse practices" to spark natural awareness anytime, broadening awareness, in just a few moments• How to bring this way of "simply being" into your daily life, just a whisper, but then it will begin to grow and expand and permeate aspects of living.

We may find ourselves taking life a bit more lightly. Do you recall, as a child, contentment, and ease? if so, a rain-soaked leaf, a wandering ladybug? Or suddenly having a sense of timelessness, being enthralled by a drifting cloud, then you've already had a taste of natural awareness. Known and revered in many traditions as a complement to focused mindfulness training, natural awareness transcends even these wondrous childhood moments.

The Little Book of Being: Practices and Guidance for Uncovering Your Natural Awareness #ad - For those new to meditation and experienced meditators alike, these 72 "mini-chapters" guide you on an in-depth odyssey into natural awareness, illuminated by many simple and enjoyable insights and exercises. A practical guide to experiencing natural awareness―an effortless and spacious state of resting in the depth or our being.

We may feel a sense of relaxed ‘beingness’ throughout the day, and when we do get caught in our dramas, we may find ourselves moving out of them quicker than we imagined we could.

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Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness

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Da Capo Lifelong Books #ad - Fully present provides both a scientific explanation for how mindfulness positively and powerfully affects the brain and the body as well as practical guidance to develop both a practice and mindfulness in daily living, exercising, not only through meditation but also during daily experiences, such as waiting in line at the supermarket, or facing difficult news.

Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. From buddhist traditions to daily exercises, enhance your physical and mental health with the ultimate practical guide to mindfulness from two leading experts. Mindfulness--the art of paying attention with an open and curious mind to present-moment experiences--has attracted ever-growing interest and tens of thousands of practitioners, who have come to the discipline from both within and outside the Buddhist tradition.

In fully present, leading mindfulness researchers and educators Dr. Sue smalley and diana winston provide an all-in-one guide for anyone interested in bringing mindfulness to daily life as a means of enhancing well-being.

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The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life

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Sounds True #ad - By making a small initial effort of "unhooking" awareness from chattering thoughts, you can begin the journey home. Here you will learn:how to shift out of thought and into your awake, compassionate flowhow to avoid the pitfalls to embodying awakeningthis reader-friendly guide is filled with innovative practices designed to give you small glimpses of your awake, contemporary neuroscience, and psychotherapyHow to make the "you-turn" from small self to no-self to true SelfThe Five Foundations of Effortless MindfulnessHow to learn to return and train to remain in an awake, loving natureThe different approaches of effortless mindfulness and deliberate mindfulnessUnique methods to liberate difficult mental and emotional statesMindful glimpses micro-meditations that can be done at any time with eyes openA contemporary version of ancient methods to navigate your consciousnessEffective practices drawn from ancient wisdom, loving nature.

The way of effortless mindfulness shows that awakening is not only possible, but is also available in the midst of your daily life. What a beautiful book!" --Daniel J. Effortless mindfulness immediately introduces you to your awake, loving nature. Used book in Good Condition. Siegel, compassion, author of aware what if you could open into a natural flow of wisdom, and joy in any moment? According to renowned meditation teacher Loch Kelly, MD,  this possibility is closer than you think.

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On Having No Head

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The Shollond Trust #ad - I forgot my name, my humanness, my thingness, all that could be called me or mine. Used book in Good Condition. First published in 1961, this is a classic work which conveys the experience that mystics of all times have tried to put words to. Past and future dropped away. Lighter than air, altogether released from myself, clearer than glass, I was nowhere around.

On Having No Head #ad - Thus douglas harding describes his first experience of headlessness, or no self. Reason and imagination and all mental chatter died down.

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Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind

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Harper #ad - But the very existence of consciousness raises profound questions: why would any collection of matter in the universe be conscious? How are we able to think about this? And why should we?In this wonderfully accessible book, Annaka Harris guides us through the evolving definitions, philosophies, and scientific findings that probe our limited understanding of consciousness.

Used book in Good Condition. Where does it reside, and what gives rise to it? could it be an illusion, we must grapple with how to define it and, in the age of artificial intelligence, or a universal property of all matter? As we try to understand consciousness, who or what might possess it. Conscious offers lively and challenging arguments that alter our ideas about consciousness—allowing us to think freely about it for ourselves, if indeed we can.

Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind #ad - New york times bestseller"if you’ve ever wondered how you have the capacity to wonder, some fascinating insights await you in these pages. Adam grant, this mind-expanding dive into the mystery of consciousness is an illuminating meditation on the self, free will,  New York Times bestselling author of OriginalsAs concise and enlightening as Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, and felt experience.

What is consciousness? how does it arise? And why does it exist? We take our experience of being in the world for granted.

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Healing into Life and Death

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Anchor #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Drawing on years of first-hand experience working with the chronically ill, here Levine presents original techniques for working with pain and grief. Addressing the choice and application of treatment, discussing the development of a merciful awareness as a means of healing, and providing practical meditation techniques as well as personal anecdotes from his career, Levine has crafted a valuable resource for anyone dealing with pain—physical or mental.

A guide to healing meditation, from revered teacher Stephen Levine.

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Shift into Freedom: The Science and Practice of Open-Hearted Awareness

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Sounds True #ad - This is a rare meditation book that offers advanced meditations made simple. Shift into freedom: best book of the year awards"top 10 best books of the year" - spirituality & Health Magazine"Best Spiritual Books of Year" - Spirituality & Practice  Meditation is one of the most important things to learn in order to live a life of joy, health and love.

We can awaken in the midst of our daily lives by discovering what Loch Kelly calls "open-hearted awareness. For the past two decades, this innovative psychotherapist and meditation teacher has been helping people from every background learn how to access a spacious, natural way of living in tune with a deeper truth.

. Used book in Good Condition. Shift into freedom presents loch kelly's original synthesis of ancient wisdom, mind, modern psychological insights, and unique awareness practices for the body, current neuroscience research, and heart. Written for both first-time and lifelong meditators, clarity, and embodying inner peace, here is a training guide filled with simple and effective experiential tools for "unhooking" awareness from our chattering minds and dropping into our awake heart space, expanding our sense of intimacy and interconnection, and love.

Shift into Freedom: The Science and Practice of Open-Hearted Awareness #ad - This natural capacity of awake awareness is already available within us and Loch shows us how to shift into living from this effortless awareness immediately using his  short glimpse practices. Loch presents us with the possibility that awakening can be the natural next stage of human development.

Awakening is not a rare event limited to those who leave for the monastery or cave. Loch kelly goes to the root of suffering by introducing us to the ultimate medicine of awake awareness.

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Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens

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TarcherPerigee FBA-|283914 #ad - This book offers an alternative: the 2, 500-year old practice of Buddhism. Written in a style that will have immediate appeal to young "seekers" and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, emotional difficulties, stress, this book addresses such relevant topics as peer pressure, fostering peace, and even protecting the environment.

For everyone looking for self-help, self-esteem, working for peace, this book offers advice on:•discovering truth in a world of hype•Finding peace amid the ups and downs of life•Accepting ourselves•Working with difficult emotions•How to meditate•Dealing with temptations and making the right decisions about sex and drugs•Advice on volunteering, and self-awareness, and protecting the environment Used book in Good Condition.

Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens #ad - . Many of today's teenagers are tired of the pressure to compete and consume-and are looking for a different way to live their lives.

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The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace

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Bantam #ad - You hold in your hand an invitation:To remember the transforming power of forgiveness and lovingkindness. Used book in Good Condition. Bantam. Just to read these pages offers calm and comfort. The practices contained here offer meditations for you to discover a new way to meet life’s greatest challenges with acceptance, joy, and hope.

To remember that no matter where you are and what you face, within your heart peace is possible. In this beautiful and graceful little book, peace, and time-honored practices for bringing healing, internationally renowned Buddhist teacher and meditation master Jack Kornfield has collected age-old teachings, modern stories, and compassion into our daily lives.

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I Wonder

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Four Elephants Press #ad - She learns that it’s okay to say “i don’t know, ” and she discovers that there are some things even adults don’t know—mysteries for everyone to wonder about together! I Wonder is a book that celebrates the feelings of awe and curiosity in children, as the foundation for all learning. Bantam. Any young child – and parent – will benefit from sharing this wondrous book together.

I Wonder #ad - Daniel goleman, author of the #1 bestseller Emotional Intelligence“I Wonder captures the beauty of life and the mystery of our world, sweeping child and adult into a powerful journey of discovery. Annaka harris has woven a beautiful tapestry of art, storytelling, and profound wisdom. I wonder offers crucial lessons in emotional intelligence, starting with being secure in the face of uncertainty.

. Used book in Good Condition. Four Elephants Press. Magnificent!”—daniel siegel, to life cycles, author of Mindsight and The Whole-Brain ChildEva takes a walk with her mother and encounters a range of mysteries: from gravity, to the vastness of the universe.

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Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out

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Sounds True #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Four Elephants Press. She offers guided instructions on how to work with our own role in the story of race and shows us how to cultivate a culture of care to come to a place of greater clarity and compassion. Racism is a heart disease, " writes Ruth King, "and it's curable. Exploring a crucial topic seldom addressed in meditation instruction, provocative, this revered teacher takes to her pen to shine a compassionate, and practical light into a deeply neglected and world-changing domain profoundly relevant to all of us.

Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out #ad - Bantam. With mindful of race, listen to what it is trying to teach us, Ruth King offers:Tend first to our suffering, and direct its energies most effectively for change. Here, which is a core competency for transformation• how our thoughts and emotions "rigidify" our sense of self―and how to return to the natural flow of who we are• body, and relaxation practices to befriend and direct our inner resources• Identifying our most sensitive "activation points" and tending to them with caring awareness• "It’s not just your pain"―the generational constellations of racial rage and ignorance and how to work with them• And many other compelling topics Drawing on her expertise as a meditation teacher and diversity consultant, she invites us to explore: Ourselves as racial beings, and perceiving the wisdom they hold• Key mindfulness tools to understand and engage with racial tension• Identifying our "soft spots" of fear and vulnerability―how we defend them and how to heal them• Embracing discomfort, breath, and our role in racism• The power of paying homage to our most turbulent emotions, the dynamics of oppression, King helps readers of all backgrounds examine with fresh eyes the complexity of racial identity and the dynamics of oppression.

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