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The monkey is the messenger : meditation and what your busy mind is trying to tell you

Author: Ralph De la Rosa
Publisher: Boulder : Shambhala, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Offers a range of evidence-based, somatic, and trauma-informed insights and practices drawn from De La Rosa's study of neuroscience and psychology and his long practice of meditation and yoga, and a remedy for all those who want to meditate but suppose they can't because they think too much."--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph De la Rosa
ISBN: 9781611805840 1611805848
OCLC Number: 1023859756
Description: xx, 261 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Body: the monkey is a meditator --
Taking responsibility for your own happiness --
The magnificent mismatch --
Befriending the body in meditation --
Evolving the monkey's motivations --
Mind: a monkey molded by model scenes --
The body of breath --
Our monkeys, ourselves --
How you breathe is how you feel --
The stories we tell ourselves --
How we get stuck : trauma and the unconscious mind --
What we lose when we lose empathy --
Heart: the monkey's ultimate message --
The challenge of self-love --
The monkey is a mensch --
Love : level 10 --
The gifts of difficulty --
The family within --
Working with the inner critic and other harsh inner voices --
Putting it all together : integrating Buddhist meditation with parts work.
Other Titles: Meditation and what your busy mind is trying to tell you
Responsibility: Ralph De la Rosa ; foreword by Susan Piver.

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"Offers a range of evidence-based, somatic, and trauma-informed insights and practices drawn from De La Rosa's study of neuroscience and psychology and his long practice of meditation and yoga, and a remedy for all those who want to meditate but suppose they can't because they think too much."--

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