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Buddha's Book of Sleep: Sleep Better in Seven Weeks with Mindfulness Meditationby Joseph Emet
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Winner of BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR from COVR (The Coalition of Visionary Resources), that recognizes the best new products in the New Age industry.
Enlightened sleep practices for the modern mind.
Buddhas Book of Sleep is the first book to address sleep disturbances with techniques from mindfulness meditation. Yet this is a natural choice—mindfulness meditation has proven effective for psychological problems such as stress, depression, and anxiety, and these very issues are what become sleep problems when your head hits the pillow.
Divided into two sections, the book approaches sleep deprivation with a combination of wisdom and practical meditation exercises. The first section explains why mindfulness meditation, with its basis in self-awareness, is appropriate for dealing with sleeping problems, and details the practices of this increasingly popular form of meditation. The second section features seven specific exercises to do at bedtime or in the wee hours of the morning, or whenever your sleeping trouble occurs. With a foreword by Thich Nhat Hanh.
Providing a new perspective on why you cannot fall asleep even when you feel exhausted, and arming you with easy-to-use mindfulness meditation exercises, Buddhas Book of Sleep will help you calm your hurried thoughts, and go from feeling always sleepy to getting the rest you need.
A journey from brainfulness” to mindfulness, from self-control to self-regulation, and from indifference to compassion
Mindfulness meditation is an increasingly popular form of an ancient and powerful technique for reducing stress, elevating ones mental state, and improving the practitioners overall quality of life. Award-winning author and mindfulness meditation teacher Joseph Emet now takes you down a step-by-step path to integrate this potent form of meditation into your daily life.
Offering tips, techniques, and practices from mindfulness meditation—coupled with stories from the authors life as a teacher—Buddha's Book of Meditation guides you to a life teeming with the benefits of regular meditation practice. This volume also includes original music by the author that the reader can access through the web—calming the mind and enhancing the meditation experience.
From stress to well-being—give yourself the gift of the Buddhas peace.
About the Author
Joseph Emet trained with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh at Plum Village in France and was made a Dharma teacher in Thich Nhat Hanhs tradition. He has a doctorate in music from Boston University and is the author of Buddhas Book of Stress Reduction and Buddhas Book of Sleep (winner of the 2013 COVR Award for Book of the Year). The founder of the Mindfulness Meditation Centre in Montreal, Emet lives in Pointe-Claire, Canada.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: THE MIND
PART TWO: CONTROL AND ACCEPTANCE
PART THREE: CHANGE
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