Don't Just Do Something, Sit There A Mindfulness Retreat with Sylvia Boorstein

ISBN-10: 0060612525

ISBN-13: 9780060612528

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sylvia Boorstein

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Get away from doing and into being with this lively, down-to-earth guide to your own meditation retreat by beloved mindfulness meditation teacher Sylvia Boorstein. Presenting what Jon Kabat-Zinn has called "endearingly personal mindfulness wisdom," she offers a three-day retreat plan accompanied by timeless lessons -- always grounded in real life -- on how anyone can achieve calm, clarity and joy through meditation practices.
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List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/16/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.36" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Preparing for the Retreat
Don't Just Do Something, Sit There
Cosmology Is Optional
"Nobody's Grandmother Is a Buddhist"
Why Meditate?
But Why Do a Meditation Retreat?
Keep Everything Simple
Take a Minimum of Stuff: Mary's Mantra
"It's Only a Weekend"
Day One: Arrival Day
Schedule for This Retreat
Refuge Reflections
Walking with Fresh Eyes
Instructions and Helpful Hints
Instructions for Sitting Meditation Practice
The Easiest Instructions of All
Late Tea
"Nothing Happens, Next, This Is It!"
Day Two: Full Day of Practice
Before Breakfast: Sound Meditation
Three Exercises for Sitting Meditation
Talking to Yourself
Basic Instructions for Formal Walking Meditation
Variation on the Theme of Breath Meditation
"Nothing Is Worth Thinking About"
More Walking Instructions
There Are No In-Between Times
Introducing Eating Instructions
Eating Meditation
Maintaining Mindfulness
Afternoon Sitting Practice: Wait and Look Closely
Working with Difficult Mind States
"Mine Mommy! Mine Daddy!": A Lust Story
Swimming in Jerusalem: An Aversion Story
"Vait a Minute, Vait a Minute": A Sloth and Torpor Story
Hawaii Is Here: A Restlessness Story
The Macbeth Moment: A Doubt Story
First Afternoon Walk Instructions: Choosing a Speed That Meets Your Need
Late Afternoon Sitting Practice: Looking for Insights
Late Afternoon Walk: Walking with Wisdom
The Broccoli Phenomenon
Evening Dharma Talk: The Seven Factors of Enlightenment
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