Joseph Arpaia, MD is a psychiatrist in Eugene, OR where he practices mind-body healing, integrating Western medicine with meditative practices to help people with chronic pain or behavioral disorders. He is also a courtesy assistant professor at the University of Oregon where he teaches graduate courses on mindfulness and its applications to therapy. He received his BS in chemistry from Caltech and is particularly interested in consciousness, probability and chaos. His website is jparpaiamd.com.
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Real Meditation in Minutes a Day
As seen in Newsweek.
Got a few minutes? You can:
- Reduce your stress, even when under pressure
- Sleep better
- Get re-energized
- Think more clearly, and more creatively
- Reconnect with the people who count on you
- Learn to recognize and encourage the best in yourself
You know that meditation would probably be good for you, just like you know that you should floss your teeth. First, though, you need the motivation to make it happen. This book, with its jargon—free tone and incredibly simple exercises-little but effective things you can do in just a minute at work, in the car, wherever-will make you want to meditate. You’ll realize: it’s just a good thing to do. Like flossing—only for your mind.
Real Meditation in Minutes a Day is an easygoing, always-encouraging mental workout buddy, ready to teach and train you. Throughout the book, composite everypersons “Maria” and “Brian” recount their efforts, reinforcing the basics, answering FAQs, and removing common obstacles and quandaries.
With its clear language and exercises that even the busiest of us can find time for, Real Meditation in Minutes a Day can help anyone to make meditation’s very real benefits part of everyday life.