Practical Meditation for Beginners: 10 Days to a Happier, Calmer You (Paperback)

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Practical Meditation for Beginners: 10 Days to a Happier, Calmer You (Paperback)


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Unlock the power of meditation with an easy 10-day plan

The key to building a solid meditation practice is in the practice itself. From Zen and Vipassana to walking meditations and body scans, the basic practices outlined in Practical Meditation for Beginners help you build the meditation routine that works best for you, even if you've never meditated before.

Written by experienced meditation teacher Benjamin Decker, this guide to meditation for beginners offers a comprehensive program for learning 10 different meditation techniques—one for each day of the program. Newcomers and experienced meditators alike will enjoy the variety of practices and the friendly guidance that makes it easy to get started.

Go beyond other meditation books with:
  • Thoughtful prompts—Find insightful questions and talking points alongside the exercises to help you stop and reflect on how you feel.
  • A clear, organized format—Explore chapters for each new meditation technique, designed to help you build up your skills as you move through the book.
  • Step-by-step instructions—Follow simple and concise guidance that walks you through each new meditation in a clear way.

Practical Meditation for Beginners is an accessible how-to guide that will empower you to meditate with confidence right away.
BENJAMIN W. DECKER is a meditation teacher, social activist, and author. He is a founding meditation teacher at Unplug Meditation and The DEN Meditation. He is also the founding spiritual director of Full Circle Venice, and the co-founder of Fireside Library and Meditation Center in Los Angeles.
Product Details ISBN: 9781641520256
ISBN-10: 1641520256
Publisher: Althea Press
Publication Date: May 15th, 2018
Pages: 172
Language: English
"No one can give us a greater gift than to teach us how to meditate. Many will one day remember Ben Decker as having put their feet on a most joyous path."—Marianne Williamson, author of A Return to Love and Tears to Triumph

“Pragmatic, thorough, and easy to read, this is a wonderful volume for those new to meditation practices. Ben Decker has captured the essence of what you need to get started on your mindfulness practice journey.”—Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness and Real Love

“Ben's keen understanding of meditation, and his deep commitment to its practice, has given rise to one of the best meditation books I've ever seen. This is a must-read for anyone who is truly interested in learning how to meditate, and for those who want to refresh their practice.”—Ora Nadrich, author of Says Who? and founder of The Institute for Transformational Thinking

“This book will provide readers with both an excellent road map to begin—or to deepen—their practice, and a primer on the philosophy, spirituality, and neuroscience behind different meditations styles. It’s written with heart, devotion, and dedication, to make the ancient teachings available to contemporary meditation students. A wonderful read!”—Ronald Alexander Ph.D., author of Wise Mind, Open Mindand Executive Director of The Open Mind Training Institute