Taming the Drunken Monkey
The Path to Mindfulness, Meditation, and Increased Concentration
ISBN10: 0738734691 ISBN13: 9780738734699 Publisher: Llewellyn Pubns Published: Jun 8 2014 Pages: 267 Weight: 0.64lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In today's busy world, the mind can often behave like a drunken monkey—stressed, scattered, and out of control. Instead of falling victim to frustration and anxiety, learn to be calm, focused, and free of unwanted thoughts with this easy-to-use guide to mindfulness. Drawing from Western and Eastern psychology, health systems, and wisdom traditions,Taming the Drunken Monkey provides comprehensive instruction for developing and improving three basic behaviors of the mind: concentration, awareness, and flexibility. Discover the power of breathwork exercises based on yogic pranayama, Chinese medicine, and Western respiratory science. Apply meditation and other mindfulness practices to your life for newfound focus, creativity, body awareness, and spiritual awakening. As you progress from novice to master, you'll effectively enhance the health of your mind, body, and spirit. Praise:“A wonderful addition to our understanding of the mind and the unfolding journey of discovery.