Ten Zen Seconds: Twelve Incantations for Purpose, Power and Calm (Paperback)
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In the midst of life's ongoing pressures, a powerful, ten-second technique can change fear or worry into calm, strength, and centeredness. The basis of Ten Zen Seconds lies in using a single deep breath as a container for a specific thought. Blending Eastern principles of breath awareness and mindfulness with Western principles of positive psychology, this guide presents meditative incantations that offer powerful antidotes to stress, procrastination, and anxiety.
The technique is simple to grasp, simple to use, simple to practice, and simple to master. It can be used anywhere, anytime, by anyone, and it provides profound benefits. You'll find yourself able to do things that previously felt too painful or too difficult to attempt and discover how to quiet and center yourself before an important meeting or conversation. Ultimately, you'll change your basic attitudes about life, becoming peaceful and upbeat instead of anxious or pessimistic.
About the Author
Eric Maisel has a doctorate in counseling psychology and has served as adjunct faculty at St. Mary's College in Moraga, California, for ten years. He has lectured and conducted workshops for the American Psychological Association, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the Paris Writers Workshop, and many other venues. His books include The Future of Mental Health: Deconstructing the Mental Disorder Paradigm, Rethinking Depression, The Van Gogh Blues, and many others.