Biet Simkin is the founder of Center of the Cyclone, an immersive meditation experience, and cofounder of Club SÖDA, an event series exploring sobriety. Featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Elle, she has led meditations at venues like MoMA and Sundance Film Festival, and partnered with brands such as Lululemon, SoulCycle, and Sony.
NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on
the author's many years of experience.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of meditation.
FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
From one of the world's top mindfulness experts comes the ultimate tool for clearing out mental clutter and improving every aspect of your physical and mental health.
With this ten-minute guided meditation, learn a simple yet powerful technique that's been tested by time and now adapted to fit into even the most hectic modern lifestyle. And reap incredible benefits! Doing this exercise on a daily basis can help you relieve stress, have stronger relationships, reduce anxiety, sleep more, find a healthy weight, control your emotions, be more productive... the list goes on and on.
If you enjoy this meditation, don't miss Andy Puddicombe's book GET SOME HEADSPACE (coming June 2012), which provides many more techniques and exercises, as well as the fascinating science behind mindfulness.
Relax! Meditation is easy to learn-especially if you rely on The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Meditation, second edition, as you follow the path to inner peace. In this Complete Idiot's Guide®, you get:
- Zen techniques, including guided imagery and mindfulness, to help you meditate effectively.
- Tips for learning how to use meditation in daily life, including stressful situations, exercise, and fatigue.
- An easy-to-understand explanation of the connections between meditation, sleep, and dreams.
- Expert advice on how and when to meditate and detailed drawings and diagrams for breathing, positions, and more.
- Techniques for meditating to music or modern chants.