With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and share—a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again.
Bhante Gunaratana is a Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist monk and is the founding abbot of the Bhavana Society. Born in Sri Lanka, he has been a monk since age 12 and took full ordination in 1947 at the age of 20, he migrated to the United States in 1968. As Chief Sangha Nayaka Thera for North America, he is the highest-ranking monk of his sect in the US and Canada. He is often affectionately known as Bhante G and has written a number of books, written articles, leads retreats, and teaches worldwide.
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*This publication is a "Print to order": printing & delivery usually take 2 – 3 weeks* This book offers a practical and theoretical guide to the benefits of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in the workplace, describing the latest neuroscience research into the effects of mindfulness training and detailing an eight-week mindfulness training course. •Provides techniques which allow people in organizations to listen more attentively, communicate more clearly, manage stress and foster strong relationships •Includes a complete eight-week mindfulness training course, specifically customized for workplace settings, along with further reading and training resources •Written... More info
This title accompanies workshops presented at Lighthouse Resources by Craig Hassed and is used by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and in doctor training at Monash University. Using his experience as a medical doctor and his interest in philosophy and psychology, Dr Hassed's stress release programme teaches mindfulness, a simple and effective way of relieving the stress and fatigue that we experience in this modern life. Mindfulness increases self-awareness and observation which helps us all in our day to day lives, both professional and personal. Know Thyself is a practical... More info
Safari is a Swahili word which means journey. This word aptly describes our life, not as a destination but as an ongoing process to discover our soul purpose and a meaning for this lifetime. Through contemplation and meditation we make contact with that place where outcomes are created and revealed. Short meditations that can really make a difference in one's stress level. Short and effective, they are perfect for busy professionals and those who've lost a sense of calm. *Contents:* Introduction Early Years Mind body connection Mind pictures True story Genie... More info