In today’s hectic world we all need a way of countering the stresses and strains of modern living. Meditation holds the answer. Meditation is the process of centering the mind and achieving a calm, balanced state of consciousness―like banishing clouds to reach the clear blue sky beyond. Not only can it provide the clarity needed to cope with everyday challenges, but it can also help improve conditions ranging from anxiety and depression to the tolerance of pain.
This easy-to-follow introductory guide tells you everything you need to know to get started. Covering the basics from posture, breathing, and other practical considerations to guided visualizations, single-point meditation, and the power of light, sound, and silence, the exercises and techniques included throughout will help you develop your meditation skills and find your own oasis of calm.