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The Fine Arts of Relaxation, Concentration, and Meditation: Ancient Skills for Modern Minds
Joel and Michelle Levey have taught thousands of people around the globe to live in greater harmony and balance. Field-tested and refined over many years, the Leveys' unique approach to stress-mastery and personal development offers step-by-step guidance for developing personal strengths, enhancing the quality of life, and making a real contribution to the world.
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 15th 2003 by Wisdom Publications
(first published January 1st 1988)
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Feb 11, 2008 Alison rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: worry warts
Recommended to Alison by: found it at the library
I bought this when I was super stressed out planning my wedding last summer. It has a lot of exercises to help calm you down and you you pick it up any time you need a quick relaxation fix. In fact, I spent part of my wedding morning with this book. I love the beginning index of ailments and woes which guides you what exercises are most helpful to relieve those problems. Clearly I still need a lot of help of the concentration part.
Jan 11, 2011 Semi-Academic Eric marked it as want-to-read-if
I'm curious to see how this book presents these ideas and exercises in comparison with other more traditional sources of these "fine arts." The title already may provide a bridge in thinking for some. What other helpfulness might this book provide? ...more
Abandoned this fairly early on. Chapters leading up to meditations were fairly useless, the meditations themselves are probably fine, but belong on a CD or in a set of MP3s. Maybe I'll come back to this one day, but in the meantime, I have other resources that I can use. ...more
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