The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program [With CD (Audio)]
By Sharon Salzberg
Paperback. 208 pages.
One of the world's foremost meditation teachers and spiritual authors distills 30 years of teaching meditation into a 28-day program that will change lives. This guide offers 12 meditation practices, including mindfulness meditation and walking meditation.
Thousands of years prove it, and Western science backs it: Meditation sharpens focus. Meditation lowers blood pressure, relieves chronic pain, reduces stress. Meditation helps us experience greater calm. Meditation connects us to our inner-most feelings and challenges our habits of self-judgment. Meditation helps protect the brain against aging
Sharon Salzberg cofounded the Insight Meditation Society with Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein. In addition to Real Happiness, she is the author of eight other books, including the bestsellers Lovingkindness and Faith. A teacher for 40 years, she has been a contributing editor at O, The Oprah Magazine and has written for Time, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Self, Yoga Journal, More, and others. She divides her time between Barre, Massachusetts, home of the IMS, and New York City.