The Science and Practice of Presence--The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice
New York Times bestseller · This groundbreaking new book from New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., introduces readers to his pioneering, science-based meditation practice.
Aware provides practical instruction for mastering the Wheel of Awareness, a life-changing tool for cultivating more focus, presence, and peace in one's day-to-day life.
An in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation's effectiveness, this book teaches readers how to harness the power of the principle "Where attention goes, neural firing flows, and neural connection grows." Siegel reveals how developing a Wheel of Awareness practice to focus attention, open awareness, and cultivate kind intention can literally help you grow a healthier brain and reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in your life.
Whether you have no experience with a reflective practice or are an experienced practitioner, Aware is a hands-on guide that will enable you to become more focused and present, as well as more energized and emotionally resilient in the face of stress and the everyday challenges life throws your way.
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In today’s hyper-fast, always-distracted world, figuring out where your head is at can be a challenge. Psychotherapist and mindfulness guru Daniel J. Siegel’s deep-yet-accessible Aware uses patient testimonies, hard science, and charming illustrations to explore the mysteries of human consciousness. Siegel explains the mind’s workings through simple concepts like the Wheel of Awareness, which shows how even slight shifts in focus can have seismic effects. Aware’s matter-of-fact approach to helping people understand their brains will help lead even the most stressed-out soul closer to a place of well-being.