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There is no denying the fact that more and more people are having trouble coping in today’s world, but there is help. How to Meditate and Why by Mara M. Zimmerman is a direct, easy to read and follow guideline for anyone interested in learning how to take a step back from the chaos of everyday life and find some peace of mind and physical healing. How to Meditate and Why walks you through the history of meditation, which may be an important addition for many people. Often considered an “Eastern” philosophy or some kind of gimmick, Zimmerman explains clearly how meditation has been practiced by many different groups of people around the world in some form or another for centuries and even longer.
Another important aspect that sets this book apart from others is the description of the deep connection between the mind, body and even the universe as a whole, and how meditation benefits many aspects of our well-being. With this easy to follow approach that is quite flexible to suit anyone’s needs, it is possible to begin the practice of meditation right this moment and move on to whatever level of dedication will serve you best for your optimum health and mental welfare. If practical advice is what you need to get started, then How to Meditate and Why is the perfect solution. It all begins with just one breath or one mindful thought and a new way of life is ready for you to enjoy. Mara M. Zimmerman offers many different options on how to meditate – from getting started to sticking with it and to practicing more advanced techniques.