Every success has its roots in focused mind which then drives action. The focused mind creates clarity and calm even though you might be spending a lot of energy. Regular meditation practice helps to tackle distractions better, have more energy and to organise your life better. To sum up:
Focus – energy – action
- Do you wish to enjoy life and work more?
- Are you tired of distractions?
- Do you want to be more effective in your actions?
Of course having an access to a teacher, to enrol on a mindfulness and meditation course is the quickest route to learn. However it’s most helpful to use other resources as well.
Resources for reading
This is a small selection only of books, articles and web links that we have found inspiring and useful.
- Jon Kabat-Zinn: Full Catastrophe Living, Revised Edition: How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation; Piatkus, Revised edition (24 Sep 2013) ISBN-13: 978-0749958411
- Stephen R. Covey (with A. Roger Merrill and Rebecca R. Merrill): First things first; Pocket Books; Export ed edition (20 Jan 2003) ISBN-13: 978-0743468596
- Rick Hanson: Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom, New Harbinger; 1st Edition (27 Nov 2009) ISBN-13: 978-1572246959
- Robert M. Sapolsky: Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, St Martin’s Press; New edition (23 Sep 2004) ISBN-13: 978-0805073690
- Hans Selye: The Stress of Life, McGraw-Hill / Schaum’s Outlines; 2nd Revised edition (1 Feb 1978) ISBN-13: 978-0070562127
- Thich Nhat Hanh: The Miracle Of Mindfulness: The Classic Guide to Meditation by the World’s Most Revered Master (Classic Edition); Rider, Classic Ed edition (7 Feb 2008) ISBN-13: 978-1846041068
- Shunryu Suzuki: Zen Mind, Beginners Mind (Roughcut edition) 19 Oct.2011, Shambala Publications Inc., ISBN-10: 1590308492
- Roger Walsh and Shauna L Shapiro: The Meeting of Meditative Disciplines and Western Psychology A Mutually Enriching Dialogue, American Psychologist, April 2006 (227-239)