The power of meditation has been harnessed for thousands of years to help build greater concentration, aid emotional stability, and create a profound positive effect on general well-being. Drawing on different traditions, Secrets of Meditation is a comprehensive guide to these ancient practices. Featuring a wide variety of meditation practices and including helpful step-by-step routines , Secrets of Meditation enables you to learn, understand, and apply these techniques to your everyday life. From commuter meditation and one-minute mindfulness to mini-meditations for children, this book teaches you to regulate your mind, develop a greater awareness of the world around you , reduce stress and anxiety , and enhance your health and well-being . Continue this time-tested practice of training your mind and quieting your thoughts with this knowledgeable text, which covers all aspects of meditation, including: What frame of mind best suits meditation How to build your concentration Focused meditations on goodwill, compassion, and healing Broadening and deepening the practice The Holistic Secrets series provides comprehensive explanations of the fundamental principles behind holistic techniques and methods. They explore practices in detail and offer advice in an accessible guide that teaches you about the power of these methods and how they can be harnessed to balance your mind, body, and spirit. These books--suitable for the beginner or the experienced practitioner--tell you everything you need to know about establishing a practice at home.