Friday, 23 April 2010

Mindfulness for Dummies preorder now available on Amazon

Shamash's forthcoming book, Mindfulness for Dummies, is now available for  on both and for pre-order.

It's approximately 300 pages long, and includes a guided meditation CD too. All this for only $16.49.

Add to your wishlish or pre-order today :)

Are you tired, unproductive or stressed out? Maybe you're suffering from high-blood pressure, illness or even chronic pain? Recommended by medical professionals around the world, mindfulness is the latest cutting-edge meditation therapy that works to clear the mind of the distracting thoughts and mental clutter that accumulate day-to-day. Focusing on breathing and other self-control techniques, mindfulness is scientifically proven to leave patients calmer, self-aware and free from the unrealistic expectations that damage the way we all live and work. And with this expert, easy-to-follow guide, there's never been a better time to get to grips with mindfulness and the many ways it can help you lead a happier, healthier life.

Mindfulness For Dummies includes an audio CD that leads you through guided meditation exercises, including several short breathing exercises as well as longer sitting postures and walking meditations. This user-friendly CD lets you practice mindfulness effectively, safely and in your own time.

Mindfulness For Dummies includes:
Part 1 - Introducing Mindfulness
Chapter 1 - Discovering Mindfulness
Chapter 2 - Why Bother with Mindfulness?
Part 2 - Preparing the Ground for Mindful Living
Chapter 3 - Growing Healthy Attitudes
Chapter 4 - Being a Human Being, not a Human Doing
Part 3 - Practising Mindfulness
Chapter 5 - Getting into Formal Practice
Chapter 6 - Using Mindfulness For Yourself and Others
Chapter 7 - Using Mindfulness in Your Daily Life
Chapter 8 - Establishing Your Own Mindfulness Routine
Chapter 9 - Dealing with Set-Backs and Avoiding Distractions
Part 4 - Reaping the Rewards of Mindfulness
Chapter 10 - Discovering Greater Happiness
Chapter 11 - Reducing Stress, Frustration, Anger and Fatigue
Chapter 12 - Using Mindfulness to Combat Anxiety and Depression
Chapter 13 - Getting Physical: Healing the Body
Chapter 14 - Coaching Children in Mindfulness
Part 5 - The Part of Tens
Chapter 15 - Ten Top Tips for Mindful Living
Chapter 16 - Ten Ways Mindfulness Can Really Help You
Chapter 17 - Ten Unhelpful Ideas about Mindfulness
Chapter 18 - Ten Resources for Further Study (including UK, US and other global resources)

Monday, 12 April 2010

Mindfulness links

I haven't posted on here for ages, as most of my writing has been concentrated on writing my book 'Mindfulness for Dummies'.

However, I've been blogging heavily on the topic of advaita over at

Here some of my other links

Advaita on facebook
Mindfulness for dummies
Learn Mindfulness: