Mental Resilience: The Power of Clarity - How to Develop the Focus of a Warrior and the Peace of a Monk

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New World Library, 2008 - Self-Help - 194 pages
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This book offers a progressive program with guided practice CD providing models and metaphors that will help you clear your mind of repetitive, unhelpful thoughts, and improve your ability to make decisions.
 

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Contents

Introduction From Monastery to Management
1
Part One Theory
15
Chapter One Meditation Why Bother?
17
Chapter Two Common Misconceptions about Meditation
33
Chapter Three Meditation Metaphors and Models
39
Chapter Four A Model of the Mind
47
Part Two Practice
59
Chapter Five Getting Started
61
Chapter Eight Becoming Deeply Calm
87
Chapter Nine Developing Emotional Tranquility
103
Chapter Ten Developing Insight
125
Chapter Eleven Cultivating Wisdom
145
Chapter Twelve Brining It All Together
157
Gratitude
171
Notes
175
Index
181

Chapter Six The Stages of Meditation
71
Chapter Seven Developing a Relaxed State of Mind
77
About the Author
193
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