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Silence Your Mind

By Dr. Ramesh Manocha

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Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Published In: Australia, 08 January 2013
Dr Ramesh Manocha and his team are using science to study the effects that meditation may have on stress, physical health and wellbeing. The results? For a short time every day - the length of time it takes to make a coffee - you can feel the immediate benefits that meditation brings to your mental and physical health. BEYOND THE MIND goes beyond regular stress management. Dr Manocha's plain English approach to meditation, or mental silence, is written for the general reader who perhaps wouldn't normally turn to alternative approaches to deal with health issues and shows how simple and effective techniques can be built into any part of your day - without cramping your style. This hands-on guide also shows how meditation can be used in sport and creative pursuits, in schools to help children manage anger and depression, and for general physical health. Dr Manocha also traces the roots of meditation back to India and shows the parallels that exist between these values and those of Western Culture.

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A practical, science-based guide that shows how in just 10 to 15 minutes a day you can make mediation part of your routine and improve your happiness, wellbeing and productivity, for people of all ages and all walks of life.

About the Author

Dr Ramesh Manocha is a medical practitioner and researcher currently based at the Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, Sydney University, where he coordinates the Meditation Research Programme. Dr Manocha's PHD focused on evidence based application of meditation to a wide variety of issues including work stress, wellbeing and quality of life, chronic disease, menopause and ADHD. He has recently completed an extensive systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of meditation which is just one of his unique contributions to this field of research. Recently, Dr Manocha founded Generation Next which is a national education programme aimed at educating professionals and parents about the mental health crisis facing our young people and how it can be dealt with. He is also recognised as a leading developer of professional education resources in the field of women's and children's health, mental health and adolescent medicine.

EAN: 9780733628771
ISBN: 073362877X
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Dimensions: 20.8 x 14 x 2.3 centimetres (0.34 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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When I open this book, I feel a peace transforms me. I use one of the affirmation sequences with my primary school students and have seen definite benefits.

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