Everyday Therapy That Lowers Stress Levels
The word is out, and it's important news for anyone looking for more health, more joy, and more meaning: Meditation is the very best of natural medicine, and it has no negative side-effects, no cost, and requires only minutes per day to receive its extraordinary benefits. Unequivocal research has shown that regular practitioners experience a 33% decrease in incidence of stroke, a 50% decrease in cancer rates, and up to 80% reduced rates of heart disease - America's number one killer of both men and women. And that's just for starters. It also alleviates the symptoms of both anxiety and depression, so it's not only good for your body, it's medicine for your mind too.
Tobin Blake's book Everyday Meditation will teach you everything you need to know to begin a daily practice or take an existing practice to the next level, including Zazen, mindfulness, mantra, visualization, third-eye and chakra meditation, how to sit, how long to meditate, what to do when thoughts come up, and much more--however it goes far beyond mere meditative techniques. It is a hundred day journey of healing designed to reprogram the internal dialogue aimed at turning your mind into an ally and eliminating self-defeating thought patterns.
Tobin has a book event Saturday at 7:00 pm at New Renaissance Books.