Hard times come to everyone. When they come, we can all use help. Fortunately there are skillful ways to illuminate our path and strengthen our heart’s courage, clarity, dignity and compassion. To help us navigate our own difficult times, trusted meditation teacher Jack Kornfield, known for his gift of transmitting meditations with warmth, wisdom, and precision, offers Guided Meditations for Difficult Times: A Lamp in the Darkness. This two-session program provides more than a half dozen guided meditations – some that Jack has never recorded before – including: Taking the Buddha’s Form, The Wisdom of an Aching Heart, The Great Healing Temple, and more.
|Soothing Delta frequencies, associated with deep restorative sleep, ease your brain out of the rapid rhythms of Beta, down through the relaxing states of Alpha and Theta, into the welcoming depths of Delta. As your brain cells resonate with Delta waves, you start to slowly swirl and drift. Pestering concerns are washed away, allowing you to fall into deep sleep states that bring the refreshing slumber your body and mind need for optimum performance.You can use these CDs for power naps, when you travel, or during times when you can’t get a full night’s rest. Even just one hour of Delta Brain Wave Therapy will reset sodium and potassium levels to refresh your brain and clear away mental “fog.” A few hours of sleep a night with either one of these programs will make you feel as though you had a full eight hours of rest.|
Now you can fall asleep quickly, easily and safely, without drugs … and awake more refreshed in the morning. This program adds theta and delta “sonic entrainment” tones to heighten the effect.
Play one hour before going to bed, or all night long. (Most listeners never hear the end of the tape or CD!) Electric piano, piano and flute weave dreamy variations on Brahms’ Lullaby and other songs.
A life without stress or fear may seem like an impossible dream – yet Thich Nhat Hanh has spent a lifetime proving that it is not only possible, it is within our grasp. In Living Without Stress or Fear, this treasured Zen master shares a message of hope: that we can, through the practice of mindfulness, find freedom from the grip of emotions like anxiety, anger and despair. “Suffering persists because we nourish the feelings that cause it,” reveals Thich Nhat Hanh. “Through mindful living, we learn to nourish our compassionate nature instead.”
Meditation is the art of relaxing your body and quietening your mind. Your body already knows how to meditate. All you need to do is give it time and space to relax and reset. By listening to these meditations, you are giving yourself a break from the stresses of your life. It is like a reset button that brings you to clear thinking and a feeling of wellbeing. Decisions are easily made and you begin to realise life is something that you create; it is not something that happens to you. Stress dissolves away to reveal a quiet sense of knowing. Over time, you will begin to feel more confident and empowered, and managing your stress levels becomes a breeze!
Doctors and medication can only treat the symptoms of depression – the primary source for healing has to come from within. Yet how do we find the energy to help ourselves when depression saps so much of our vitality and will? For over 40 years, Dr. James S. Gordon has helped thousands of people to engage rather than withdraw from their feelings and their lives, and to realize that the path through depression is a liberating, spiritual journey.
For anyone who has struggled with depression or knows someone who has, take heart: mindfulness practice is a simple, powerful way to naturally break depression’s self-feeding cycle. With The Mindful Way through Depression, four internationally renowned researchers present insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern meditative traditions and cognitive therapy on how to triumph over this illness – and cultivate an abiding sense of joy that will allow you to keep from getting drawn back into the downward spiral.
Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and Lyme disease can be permanently reversed using nontoxic alternative treatments. In this authoritative guide, more than 30 leading physicians explain their holistic diagnostic and treatment methods. Each chapter has been updated to reflect the latest research and therapeutic approaches to treating-and ultimately reversing-these debilitating conditions.
Natural Pain Relief adapts the core principles of mindfulness training to a practical process that can treat even extreme, chronic pain effectively, possibly reducing the need for drugs or surgery. Step-by-step techniques taught in plain language show how to overcome internal resistance – the key to transforming physical pain into a flow of pure energy. With Shinzen’s five most effective meditations for pain, listeners will learn how to: