Many of us spend much of our lives searching for happiness and peace of mind. However, some never find them, and the reason is that they’re looking in all the wrong places. They think they’ll be happy once they acquire a certain amount of material wealth and possessions. While these things can bring us temporary pleasure, they don’t bring us real happiness, or peace of mind. If we want to be happy and at peace, then we need to look somewhere else. A wise prophet once told us many years ago that whatever we sow, so shall we reap. Those… Read more.
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Charles A. Francis is the cofounder and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute, and author of the new book, Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace (Paradigm Press). He is also the creator of the “12 Steps of the Mindfulness Meditation Practice.”
Charles has studied mindfulness with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, and has a passion for helping people and organizations realize their full potential through the practice. He is a speaker and consultant, and leads workshops and retreats in Raleigh, NC where he resides. To learn more about him and the Mindfulness Meditation Institute, visit: www.MindfulnessMeditationInstitute.org.
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When looking inward, it’s all too easy to fall into confusion, self-deception, and a host of distractions. 12-Step programs can be life-altering, but all recovery work demands careful self-examination. Deepen 12-Step Programs with Meditation was created to help you optimize your progress in any recovery program. In this course from Max Highstein, you will have 12 professionally recorded guided meditations with gentle narration and soft background music to help you stay centered and focused on your current step. At every stage, you’re given a highly optimized opportunity to see clearly where you are, release any blocks to your progress, and make a stronger...