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Stop the pain : adult meditations
Carlson, Dale, 1935-
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Madison, CT : Bick Pub. House ; Sarasota, FL : Distributed by BookWorld Services, [2000]

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xxxiv, 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Discover meditation: You are your own best teacher. What meditation means, how to begin with small moments of meditation throughout your day; How to use meditation to end psychological suffering, depression, anger, past and present hurts, anxiety, loneliness, the daily problems with sex and marriage, relationships, work and money; How to quiet the brain's noisy conflicts, so you can understand the ways of your self and your brain in daily life, sharpen your thinking, reduce stress, see life in all its meanings more clearly. Includes Sifting Meditations, Walking or Moving Meditations, Yoga, Martial Arts, Dancing, Singing, Chanting, Prayer, Breathing Practice, Relaxation Techniques.

Author Notes

Dale Carlson , author of over 70 books, translated into 11 languages, has earned 3 ALANotable Book Awards, the Christopher Award, YALSA Quick Picks, VOYA HonorBook, 2 NYLibrary Best Books for Teens, ForeWord Bronze Book of the Year. Jr. Lit Guild, International BOMC.

Table of Contents

ForewordR.E. Mark Lee
Introduction: The Universe is Beautiful: So Why am I in Pain?
Section 1 To Wake, or to go on Sleeping
1. The Big Question: What Do We Really Want Out of Our Lives?p. 3
2. Behind Bars: Psychological Prisonp. 11
3. Who And What Is Alive In Your Brain?p. 19
4. Thought And Insight: Intellect And Intelligencep. 29
5. Mayhem Or Meditation? The Structure Of Selfp. 43
Section 2 Meditation
1. What Is Meditation?p. 61
2. The Many Ways To Meditatep. 71
3. When To Meditate, Where, With Whomp. 93
Section 3 Mayhem or Meditation: Your Brain Can Save Or Kill You
1. Fearp. 107
2. Angerp. 119
3. Desire And Longingp. 127
4. Relationship And Isolation: How To Live In This World Without Damagep. 137
5. Sex And Marriagep. 149
6. Work And Ambitionp. 159
7. Self-Awareness, Self-Knowledge: The Keys To Freedom And Powerp. 165
8. Success And Failure: Money And Other Measurementsp. 177
9. Loneliness, Suffering, Depressionp. 187
10. Education And Moneyp. 199
11. Lovep. 211
12. Truth, God, And Deathp. 221
Suggested Reading And Selective Bibliographyp. 227
Directory Of Meditation Centers, Retreats, Teaching Groupsp. 233
Indexp. 239