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Natural Pain Relief

Shinzen Young, $14.95

With Natural Pain Relief, meditation teacher Shinzen Young teaches you how to retrain your relationship to pain through traditional meditation practices. This book/CD combo adapts the principles of mindfulness training to a practical process that can treat even extreme, chronic pain. Through step-by-step techniques you’ll learn how to overcome your internal resistance to pain by observing and opening to it, transforming physical suffering into a flow of pure energy. Shinzen Young developed these innovative techniques from his own challenges with pain, as well as four decades of guiding others with chronic and acute pain issues. 

 

Peace is Every Breath

Thich Nhat Hanh, $22.99

A continuation of Thich Nhat Hanh's bestselling The Miracle of Mindfulness and Peace is Every Step, Peace is Every Breath is a collection of short mindful practices that can be done anytime, anywhere. At the core of each practice is the breath—helping us to release the past and future, bring awareness to our present state and our environment, and become fully present. You can be in touch with happiness while you’re washing your face, brushing your teeth, combing your hair, shaving, showering, if you know how to shine the light of mindfulness onto each thing you do. Even if you want to practice meditation but feel you don’t have the time—this book is your answer. 

 

Time Loops and Space Twists

Fred Alan Wolf, $23.95

Time Loops and Space Twists takes us into the world of fundamental particles and shows us how they are actually made from light—how they can appear and disappear, move through time forming loops, and twist in space, creating the appearance of our everyday world. Fred Alan Wolf’s engaging style and charming illustrations lead us to an understanding of some of newest and best ideas of quantum physics. He is the author of fourteen books, including the award winning, Taking the Quantum Leap, and appeared in the feature film What the Bleep Do We Know!? 

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