Meditation Resources

Neurology Now
August-september 2012
Volume 8(4)
p 49
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BOOKS:

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* The Attention Revolution by Alan Wallace: A straightforward introduction to improving concentration, calming the mind, and cultivating benevolent aspirations.

* Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment—and Your Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.: A primer on mindfulness practices.

* Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana: One of the most influential books on mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation.

* The New Three Minute Meditator: 30 Simple Ways to Unwind Your Mind Anywhere Anytime by David Harp: Helpful techniques that can be used in extended form or incorporated throughout the day at different times.

WEBSITES

* Learn to meditate online: getsomeheadspace.com

* Mantra meditation: easwaran.org/mantrams-recommended-by-easwaran.html

* Sharon Salzberg, one of America's leading meditation teachers and cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society: sharonsalzberg.com

CDs

* Defeat Pain: Meditations to Transform Pain to Peace by KRS Edstrom, M.S.

* Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

* Pain Relief by Martin Rossman, M.D.

MOBILE APPS:

* Insight Timer: Tibetan singing bowls peacefully guide you through a meditation session. Also includes advanced features such as interval bells, presets, and a meditation journal.

* Meditator: A premium, programmable meditation timer.

* Naturespace: Provides nature sounds to promote relaxation.

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