5 Favorites to Quiet the Mind

5 Favorites to Quiet the Mind

Books, Music, Film, Health, Healing, Wellness, Meditation

Qym5 Crafting Calm

Crafting Calm: Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation by Maggie Oman Shannon

Each of the eight chapters in this delightful book suggests five simple practices for calm, clarity, comfort, contemplation, creation, community, connection with others, and connection with spirit, including a tabletop meditation fountain, personal prayer flags, mandalas, and more.

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How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind by Pema Chödrön

The beloved American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun offers a practical guide to meditation, with specific, practical exercises to begin an effective meditation practice and to deepen one you may wish to refresh.

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The Power of Meditation: An Ancient Technique to Access Your Inner Power by Edward Viljoen

If you would like to learn to meditate, this book offers thorough yet friendly instruction. Because the author shares his own experiences, expectations, and even pitfalls in beginning a practice, it’s like having him as your personal guide and partner.

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Thich Nhat Hanh’s Mindful Movements: Gentle Contemplative Exercises with the Monks and Nuns of Plum Village

This delightful DVD demonstrates 10 “meditations in motion.” It brings you into the present moment in just 20 minutes and alleviates any stress or anxiety you might be holding.

Qym5 Easwaran Smile

The Blue Mountain Center of Meditation offers a free online meditation course rich in written explanations and videos of the center’s founder, Eknath Easwaran, at Also free online is the full text of his book Passage Meditation.

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