Practicing mindfulness an introduction to meditation.

Published 2011
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Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., c2011.
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 196 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
"Course no. 1933."
Contains twenty-four 30 minute lectures.
Lecturer: Professor Mark W. Muesse, Rhodes College.
Course guidebook includes lecture notes, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography (p. 190-196).
Disc 1: Mindlessness: the default setting
Mindfulness: the power of awareness
Expectations: relinquishing preconceptions
Preparation: taking moral inventory
Position: where to be for meditation
Breathing: finding a focus for attention
Disc 2: Problems: stepping-stones to mindfulness
Body: attending to our physical natures
Mind: working with thoughts
Walking: mindfulness while moving
Consuming: watching what you eat
Driving: staying awake at the wheel
Disc 3: Insight: clearing the mind
Wisdom: seeing the world as it is
Compassion: expressing fundamental kindness
Imperfection: embracing our flaws
Wishing: may all beings be well and happy
Generosity: the joy of giving
Disc 4: Speech: training the tongue
Anger: cooling the fires of irritation
Pain: embracing physical discomfort
Grief: learning to accept loss
Finitude: living in the face of death
Life: putting it all in perspective.
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