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Meditation For Dummies, Mini Edition

Meditation For Dummies, Mini Edition

Stephan Bodian

ISBN: 978-1-118-04270-0

Dec 2010

64 pages

Select type: E-Book



Learn to meditate —the easy way!

Meditation is the ideal way to relax your body, calm your mind, reduce stress, and enhance your overall health and well-being. Whether you're new to meditation, a seasoned practitioner coming back for a refresher course, or someone looking for ways to change and improve your meditation practice, this guide has you covered.

Open the book and find:

  • Effective meditation techniques

  • The importance of breath and ways to focus on your breathing

  • Advice on when and where to meditate

  • Different ways of sitting for meditation


Icons Used in This Book.

Where To Go from Here.

Chapter 1: Getting in the Meditation Frame of Mind.

Surveying Meditation Techniques and Destinations.

Developing and Directing Your Awareness.

Making Meditation Your Own.

Other Journeys That Masquerade as Meditation.

Chapter 2: Striving for a Relaxed Body and Calm Mind.

Paying Closer Attention to Yourself.

Using Your Imagination to Relax Your Body.

Going for Deep Relaxation.

Developing Awareness of the Here and Now.

Chapter 3: Picking the Best Time and Place for Your Meditation.

Dressing for Comfort, Not Fashion.

When to Meditate.

How Long to Meditate.

What to Eat and Drink before You Meditate — and What to Avoid.

Where to Meditate.

Chapter 4: Meditating by Sitting Still.

Mastering the Subtle Art of Sitting Still.

Sit Up Straight! A How-To Guide.

What to Do with Your Eyes, Mouth, and Hands.

Preparing Your Body for Sitting.