Prisoners of Our Own Mind: How Different Types of Meditation Contribute to Psychological and Physical Health

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This book gives an overwiew of the origins of meditation in the West, and reviews the scientific literature on the health benefits of mindfulness and transcendental meditation. It also discusses the cultural issues faced by therapists who have applied Eastern techniques to a Western world. Furthermore, limitations of the practice of meditation are reviewed. Finally, an overview of various scientific studies can be found in the appendix.

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Stephanie A. Shanti holds a Masters in Psychology and is currently working on her doctoral thesis in clinical psychology. She has traveled throughout Asia and has attended meditation retreats held in Buddhist monasteries, where she has experienced first hand the psychological, physical, and spiritual benefits of this discipline. She is also the creator of http://psyenergie.wordpress.com and offers coaching and psychological counseling.

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