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Get Some Headspace

READ & DOWNLOAD Ú Get Some Headspace Andy Puddicombe ß 1 READ & DOWNLOAD Brings us the extraordinary science behind this seemingly simple cure all This book and practice will help readers positively impact every area of their physical and mental health through mindfulness from productivity and focus to stress and anxiety relief sleep weight loss personal relationshipsand the list goes on and on. 35 starsI am uite convinced of the benefits of mindfulness and meditation which was why I read this book The instruction surrounding the concept of mindfulness as a form of meditation made sense than the traditional idea of meditation ie a state of having no thoughts in one s mind I had tried that kind of meditation many times with all those breathing techniues with picturing one s third eye and the flow of prana etc etc but it never worked The only thing that left me feeling a bit cold is the whole idea that people who are already so reliant on their smartphones are now reaching for it to help them meditate through an app This is truly a sign of our times

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READ & DOWNLOAD Ú Get Some Headspace Andy Puddicombe ß 1 READ & DOWNLOAD As a former Buddhist monk with over 10 years of teaching experience Andy Puddicombe has been acknowledged as the UK's foremost mindfulness meditation expert Like his readers and students he began his own meditation practice as a normal busy person with everyday concerns and he has since designed a program of mindfulness an. I stopped listening to music and watching TV in my 20s It sounds extreme but I did it because I thought they would just distract me from thinking about software That blackout period lasted only about five years and these days I m a huge fan of TV shows like Narcos and listen to a lot of U2 Willie Nelson and the BeatlesBack when I was avoiding music and TV in the hope of maintaining my focus I knew that lots of other people were using meditation to achieve similar ends But I wasn t interested I thought of meditation as a woo woo thing tied somehow to reincarnation and I didn t buy into itLately though I ve gained a much better understanding of meditation I m certainly not an expert but I now meditate two or three times a week for about 10 minutes each time Melinda meditates too Sometimes we sit to meditate together We use comfortable chairs there s no way I could do the lotus positionI now see that meditation is simply exercise for the mind similar to the way we exercise our muscles when we play sports For me it has nothing to do with faith or mysticism It s about taking a few minutes out of my day learning how to pay attention to the thoughts in my head and gaining a little bit of distance from themAndy Puddicombe the 46 year old cofounder and voice of the popular Headspace app was the person who turned me from skeptic to believer Prior to finding Headspace I had read several books about meditation all of which intimidated me They made me think that the investment in terms of time and energy was just too high Headspace made the barrier to entry low enough for me It s just 10 minutes a day of listening to Andy s soothing British accent and trying to stay with him Andy has taken some heat from hard core meditators for his low barrier approach but he got me to take up meditation and stick with it I m glad he didIf you want to try meditation for yourself one good way to ease into it especially if you re as skeptical as I was is to pick up a copy of Andy s book The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness Andy s a witty storyteller and offers lots of helpful metaphors to explain potentially tricky concepts which makes the book an easy enjoyable read Andy presents the evidence base behind these practices in sections called What the research shows so you know the benefits are legitimate And the book also helps you see that Andy himself is legitimate He s an ordained Buddhist monk who trained for many years in monasteries in India Nepal Myanmar Thailand Australia Russia and ScotlandThe book begins with Andy describing one of them Locked in day and night surrounded by high stone walls and with no way of contacting anyone on the outside at times it had felt like a prison At another monastery the monks served trainees curry and rice every day and they made the trainees eat it very slowly over the course of exactly an hour One super hot day the monks placed in front of each trainee a wonderful surprise ice cream It was like being a child at a birthday party when the cake comes out Unfortunately the trainees soon discovered they were not allowed to touch the ice cream until they had eaten their curry and rice in the painfully slow way they d been taught As the ice cream melted in front of him he felt angry then sad and guilty for feeling angry just as the monks knew would happenIt turns out that monastic life wasn t right for Andy As we learn in the book after ten years he left and I kid you not became a circus clown in London He wanted to be fully engaged in the world rather than cloistering himself away in artificially uiet retreatsWhile he was a clown he started teaching meditation to those with severe anxiety and other conditions A few years later he started Headspace to bring meditation to the masses He felt that meditation was a skill everyone could learn without sitting behind high stone walls or being subjected to mind gamesMelinda and I enjoyed Andy s work so much that we reached out to him to see whether he might be willing to spend some time teaching our family He was glad to do it which was a real treat for us For a day and a half Andy helped us and two of our kids through exercises that are similar to the ones you ll find in the book Andy was just as warm humble and real as we d imagined from reading his book and listening to him on the appI m not sure how much meditation would have helped me concentrate in my early Microsoft days because I was monomaniacally focused without it But now that I m married have three children and have a broader set of professional and personal interests it s a great tool for improving my focus It s also helped me step back and get some ease with whatever thoughts or emotions are present I like what I m getting from my 10 minutes every few days I m grateful to Andy for helping me on this journey Casa HowHard - 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READ & DOWNLOAD Ú Get Some Headspace Andy Puddicombe ß 1 READ & DOWNLOAD D guided meditation that fits neatly into a jam packed daily routine proving that just 10 minutes a day can make a world of difference Simple exercises stories and techniues culled from Andy's years of experience will help anyone calm the chatter in their minds The result More headspace less stress Get Some Headspace also. I ve also written a longer review of the book in my blog You can find it hereI had already used the Headspace meditation app for a year before reading the book Still the book was definitely worth it For example the Headspace book goes deeper in the theory and reasoning than the app The clear explaining also helped me correct some misconceptions I still had about meditationThe Headspace book does a great job of teaching mindfulness in a very easy to understand way Instead of giving the reader an information overload the book has a clear focus on the most important information It also helps that Andy Puddicombe is a very engaging and entertaining writerIf I d need to recommend just one book for someone who wants to learn mindfulness and meditation I d hand them The Headspace Guide to Meditation and MindfulnessPs The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness and Get Some Headspace are listed as different books in Goodreads but make no mistake The Headspace Guide is just a re branded version of the exact same thing

  • Paperback
  • 224
  • Get Some Headspace
  • Andy Puddicombe
  • English
  • 14 August 2019
  • 9781250008404