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Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana
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really liked it
bookshelves: eastern-thought, personal-development
Recommended for: beginners to meditation

This is an excellent introduction to mindfulness meditation. I'm impressed by the rational treatment given to meditation and the simple language used; it's mostly about meditation itself and rarely has "spiritual" stuff harm the message. It made me go from kind-of meditating to really starting to meditate the right way (watching thoughts, returning to the breath), how to deal with distractions, meditating in real life, and what mindfulness really means.
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Reading Progress

April 26, 2013 – Started Reading
April 26, 2013 – Shelved
April 26, 2013 –
68.0% "Better than expected so far."
May 1, 2013 – Finished Reading
May 13, 2013 – Shelved as: eastern-thought
May 13, 2013 – Shelved as: personal-development

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