Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation

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Overview

Learn the principles and techniques of meditation and enjoy the deep and lasting benefits of this ancient practice on your mind and body.

Topics Covered:
  • 1: Mindlessness-The Default Setting
  • 2: Mindfulness-The Power of Awareness
  • 3: Expectations-Relinquishing Preconceptions
  • 4: Preparation-Taking Moral Inventory
  • 5: Position-Where to Be for Meditation
  • 6: Breathing-Finding a Focus for Attention
  • 7: Problems-Stepping-Stones to Mindfulness
  • 8: Body-Attending to Our Physical Natures
  • 9: Mind-Working with Thoughts
  • 10: Walking-Mindfulness While Moving
  • 11: Consuming-Watching What You Eat
  • 12: Driving-Staying Awake at the Wheel
  • 13: Insight-Clearing the Mind
  • 14: Wisdom-Seeing the World as It Is
  • 15: Compassion-Expressing Fundamental Kindness
  • 16: Imperfection-Embracing Our Flaws
  • 17: Wishing-May All Beings Be Well and Happy
  • 18: Generosity-The Joy of Giving
  • 19: Speech-Training the Tongue
  • 20: Anger-Cooling the Fires of Irritation
  • 21: Pain-Embracing Physical Discomfort
  • 22: Grief-Learning to Accept Loss
  • 23: Finitude-Living in the Face of Death
  • 24: Life-Putting It All in Perspective