The Unexpected Power of Mindfulness and Meditation
By Ed Shapiro and Deb Shapiro
Transform your life from the inside out and discover innate strength, kindness, and courage.
'Anyone interested in meditation should read this book.' The Dalai Lama
'Ed and Deb remind us all just how important it is to look after the health and happiness of the mind. With warmth and humor they show us how to integrate the timeless qualities of awareness and compassion into everyday life.' Andy Puddicombe, founder, HEADSPACE
This book is essential reading for anyone - both newcomers to mindfulness and meditation as well as long-time devotees - wishing to make positive changes in their lives. It teaches you how to reach your quiet inner place where meditation and mindfulness can help resolve issues such as anger and fear, relationship breakdown, forgiveness, parenthood, and a lack of self-esteem. Read wisdom from the Dalai Lama, Jon Kabat-Zinn and Marianne Williamson who discuss their methods of maintaining good mental health and happiness. People everywhere now realise the profound benefits of mindfulness and meditation to reduce deep-rooted stress, calm the mind, become kinder, and find true happiness.
Ed and Deb Shapiro, winners of the 2010 Nautilus Gold Book Award, are columnists for HuffingtonPost.com, Awaken.com and Care2.com.They are the authors of 20 books on mindfulness, meditation, personal development, and the bodymind relationship, which have been translated into many languages. The Shapiros lead mindfulness and meditation retreats and personal development workshops worldwide, and are corporate consultants and personal coaches working with CEOs and senior management. They have been teaching together for 30 years. Ed was a New York City dance champion born in the Bronx, who became a yogi, and skier. Deb is from the English countryside, the granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill's speechwriter and editor. While Ed trained in New York with Swami Satchidananda, and later in India where he became Swami Brahmananda, Deb was doing Zen retreats with Jiyu Kennet Roshi, and then training with Tai Situ Rinpoche. She is a Bodymind expert.
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17 Apr 2019
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