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Mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh Body and Mind Are One audio Thich Nhat Hanh Planting Seeds with Song audio Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief audio Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life audio Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness at Work audio
In Body and Mind Are One, Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh draws upon Buddhist principles to teach listeners how to use the breath to connect body and mind in the present moment.  A guided meditation, songs and other exercises that will teach children to live with compassion for the self and others can be found in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Planting Seeds with Song: Practicing Mindfulness with Children In Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief, Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), teaches listeners how mindfulness meditation can be used to help relieve pain.  In Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life (with exercises and meditations), Jon Kabat-Zinn presents a guided, interactive mindfulness program specifically designed for those living in today’s fast-paced Western world.   Jon Kabat-Zinn and psychologist Daniel Goleman verbally explore how mindfulness can be used positively in the workplace throughout Mindfulness @ Work

 

Mindful Driving audio Mindfulness meditations for Teens audio Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan audio
Ronald Siegal The Science of Mindfulness audio
Finding Tranquility guided meditations audio
In Awake at The Wheel, which you can listen to when you literally are awake at the wheel, Michele McDonald offers up a group of exercises aimed at helping listeners become more mindfully aware while driving.  Mindfulness Meditations for Teens, created by Buddhist meditation teacher Bodhipaksa, provides teenagers with an introduction to stress-relieving mindfulness meditation that’s been designed to meet this age group’s specific needs.  Retired psychology professor and ordained Anglican priest Mark Williams, with support from journalist Danny Penman and Jon Kabat-Zinn, offers eight weeks of straightforward mindfulness meditation exercises based on the principles of his Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).  In The Science of Mindfulness, Harvard professor Ronald Siegel explains how mindfulness changes the brain’s structure and function, and how the principles of mindfulness can serve as solutions to real-life problems.  Finding Tranquility by mindfulness-based psychotherapist Erica Rayner-Horn provides both an introduction to mindfulness meditation and four guided meditations that have been designed to relieve stress. 

 

Mind-spirit

The Eckhart Tolle Audio Collection Eckhart Tolle Awakening in the Now audio Dalai Lama Introduction to Buddhism audio Pema Chodron Giving Our Best audio Joel Osteen Living in Favor audio
The Eckhart Tolle Audio Collection features three of this spiritual teacher’s best audio recordings, including The Realization of Being, Living the Liberated Life and Dealing with the Pain-Body, and Even the Sun Will Die: An Interview with Eckhart Tolle.  In 2015’s Awakening in the Now, Eckhart Tolle aims to teach listeners to let go of the ego and anxiety, and instead focus on the present moment and the joy of just being.  Introduction to Buddhism features a recording of the Dalai Lama’s guest lecture at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. in which he introduces the audience to the basic tenets of Tibetan Buddhism.  In Giving Our Best, a recording of a retreat with Pema Chodron, this Buddhist teacher draws upon the Buddhist text The Way of the Bodhisattva to educate listeners on how to live with compassion.  Throughout Living in Favor, Abundance and Joy, Protestant pastor and preacher Joel Osteen aims to teach each listener how to let God help them face real-world challenges, get over past hurts, and manage difficult-to-deal-with emotions.  

 

Sharon Salzberg Lovingkindness meditation audio Miraculous Silence audio Adyashanti Resurrecting Jesus audio Beginner's Guide to Dream Interpretation audio Plum Village Meditations audio
Lovingkindness Meditation is a recording of a meditation, guided by American Buddhist meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg, that will help listeners cultivate an attitude of kindness toward themselves and others.  This is the audio recording of social worker and spiritual teacher Mitra Rahbar’s Miraculous Silence, a book of carefully-selected sacred prayers. This recording also includes a guided meditation.   Within Resurrecting Jesus, spiritual teacher Adyashanti examines the life of Christ, the various stages of spiritual awakening an “ordinary” person can potentially experience, and how these two topics relate to one another. In The Beginner’s Dream Interpretation, Jungian psychoanalyst Clarissa Pinkola Estes helps listeners learn to make sense of the themes and symbols within our dreams.   Plum Village Meditations includes recordings of four guided meditations used at Plum Village, a mindfulness practice centre and monastic community founded by Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh that’s located in Southern France.  

 

Excuses Begone audio What God Said audio Enchanted Love Workshop audio Bringing Home the Dharma audio Making Your Thoughts Work audio
This CD set includes a live presentation by Dr. Wayne Dyer, Excuses Begone, during which he teaches his seven steps to changing self-defeating thoughts, plus a bonus CD by Ram Dass.  Throughout What God Said, Neale Donald Walsh highlights 25 essential things he’s learned by communicating with God, along with how these spiritual lessons can be applied to daily life.   This is an original recording of Marianne Williamson’s The Enchanted Love Workshop, through which anyone, regardless of relationship status, gender, or sexual orientation, can explore the nature of true love from a spiritual perspective.  Within Bringing Home the Dharma, Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield teaches listeners how to awaken their Buddha nature without leaving home to visit a monastery, an ashram, or some other live-in spiritual centre.   Making Your Thoughts Work For You is a four-CD set featuring a live lecture by Dr. Wayne Dyer and author/motivational speaker Katie Byron, during which these two teachers talk to listeners about identifying and releasing stressful thoughts in order to attain happiness. 

 

Conscious creativity

Bob Sima Putalittlemoreloveintheworld audio Chris Chickering Living in the Now audio Neil Young Living With War audio Music of Africa audio Celtic Meditation Music audio
Putalittlemoreloveintheworld is a folksy album that includes a variety of songs about authenticity, peace and connectedness performed by Bob Sima, whose voice and lyrics have drawn comparisons to John Lennon’s.  Chris Chickering’s Living in the Now contains a selection of spirit-lifting, mid-tempo tunes with lyrics that deliver a positive message. Chickering’s music is spiritual, yet non-denominational, and may be best described as soft rock with country influences.   Living With War (2006) is a concept album by the renowned Neil Young, consisting of songs that centre around the theme of opposition to the Iraq War.   Music of Africa features 10 soothingly rhythmic instrumental tracks, performed by African drum masters.  Celtic Meditation Music consists of a group of songs designed for meditation and relaxation inspired by ancient Celtic prayers. Musician Aine Monogue performs these peaceful instrumental tunes, in which the Irish harp plays a leading role. 

 

Your Creative Soul audio Stephen King On Writing audio Julia Cameron The Creative Life One Hour of Nature Music audio In His Love Meher Baba audio
Within Your Creative Soul, spiritual author Caroline Myss and Broadway actress Sandra Joseph teach listeners ways to move beyond common roadblocks to creative expression and maximize their creative potential.  Well-known American novelist Stephen King offers a plethora of practical advice to aspiring writers, as well as providing an inspirational account of his recovery from a near-death experience, in On Writing. In The Creative Life, Julia Cameron (who has authored multiple books on creativity) uses inspirational stories from her own life and the lives of other creatives to inspire artists to design their lives in congruence with their craft.   Throughout One Hour of Nature Music, Grammy-nominated instrumental musician David Arkenstone offers listeners eight exquisite ambient nature tracks, with a focus on the sounds that can be made by moving water.  In This Love is available on both vinyl and CD and features a variety of musicians, including Jim Meyer and the duo of Bob and Jane Brown, performing worship songs (with vocals) in honour of Meher Baba.  

 

The Wake-up Man audio
The Mindful Word’s regular contributor Max Reif has released a collection of favourite spiritual songs that he has performed on guitar, along with vocals. The majority of the tunes on this CD, Wake-Up Man, are related to Meher Baba.   

 

Wholistic health

Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life audio Rick Hanson Just One Thing audio Rick Hanson The Enlightened Brain audio Deepak Chopra Ageless Body, Timeless Mind audio The Caroline Myss Audio Collection
In Savor, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and nutritionist Dr. Lillian Cheung teach listeners to incorporate mindfulness into their eating patterns and their daily lives as a whole, so that health and weight goals become easier to reach.  Psychologist Rick Hanson provides listeners with exercises that help develop a “Buddha Brain”—one that’s resilient when subjected to stress and/or negative emotions—in Just One Thing Throughout The Enlightened Brain, Rick Hanson offers detailed explanations of the scientific principles behind meditation practices, as well as guided meditative exercises that listeners can complete.   In Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, Deepak Chopra combines his knowledge of both allopathic and Ayurvedic medicine to present a program that aims to help listeners maintain good physical and mental health as they age.  The Caroline Myss Audio Collection features three popular recordings from this expert on alternative health and spirituality, including Why People Don’t Heal, Spiritual Madness, and Spiritual Power, Spiritual Practice

 

Pranayama: The Art of Breathing audio Ayurvedic Wellness audio Miracles for the Earth audio Larry Dossey One Mind audio Shiva Rea & Alex Theory Present: Rising audio
Felicity Green, a yoga teacher and student of BKS Iyengar, offers an introductory course on yogic breathing in Pranayama: The Art of Breathing Ayurvedic Wellness is a six-session course on the essential principles of Ayurvedic medicine, including the idea of constant connection between the mind, body and spirit. This course is taught by Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, and includes more than seven hours of instruction.   In Miracles for the Earth, shamanic practitioner Sandra Ingerman teaches listeners about the step-by-step process of transfiguration, which is the art of changing your health and/or your environment through the spiritual intentions you set. Physician and supporter of alternative medicine Larry Dossey presents the idea of One Mind, a shared universal consciousness, in this recording.   Yoga teacher Shiva Rea and composer and sound healer Alex Theory have collaborated to create Rising, a collection of powerful yet comforting songs suitable for both Kundalini and Shakti yoga sessions. 

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