The Monkey Is the Messenger

The Monkey Is the Messenger

Meditation and What your Busy Mind Is Trying to Tell You

eBook - 2018 | First edition.
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Hope for all those who want to meditate but feel they can't because they think too much. "My mind is so busy, I really need to meditate." "My mind is so busy, there's no way I can meditate." Familiar dilemma? These days just about all of us know we should be meditating, but that doesn't make it any easier to sit down and face the repetitive thoughts careening around our brains—seemingly pointless, sometimes hurtful, nearly always hard to control. Rather than quitting meditation or trying to wall off the monkey mind, Ralph De La Rosa suggests asking yourself a question: If you were to stop demonizing your monkey mind, would it have anything to teach you? In a roundabout way, could repetitive thoughts be pointing us in the direction of personal—and even societal—transformation?
Publisher: Boulder : Shambhala, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780834841833
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 261 pages)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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