Recommended by Island Health WellSpace intranet site.
The British Columbia Association for Living Mindfully is a non-profit society dedicated to education, research and advocacy around the benefits of mindfulness in homes, in schools, and in workplaces throughout BC. Free resources include a list of apps, Art of Living Mindfully workbook and mindfulness audio files.
Contents: Two 30-minute sections, one ("Conscious Relaxation") devoted to several easy, relaxation-inducing poses and the other ("Conscious Breahing") focusing entirely on the breath itself. (Also included are an 8-minute "guided meditation" and an interview with instructor Rodney Yee.)
Expert Shamash Alidina introduces you to an array of proven techniques, ranging from simple breathing and muscle relaxation exercises to guided imagery, meditation and yoga and tai chi. [from back cover]
Research shows that meditation relaxes the body, calms the mind, reduces stress and enhances overall health and well-being. Whether you are new to meditation or a seasoned practitioner coming back for a refresher course, this comprehensive book provides a wealth of tips and techniques and the accompanying CD offers 10 guided meditations. [from back cover]