The mind often behaves like a drunken monkey—largely out of control. Instead of falling victim to stress, anxiety, and frustration, learn how to tame your consciousness with this easy-to-follow guide to mindfulness. With thorough mental training that moves beyond the basics, you’ll effectively enhance the health of your body, mind, and spirit.
Drawing from Western and Eastern psychologies, health systems, and wisdom traditions, Taming the Drunken Monkey provides a reader-friendly system that progresses steadily through the five levels of study, from novice to master. Develop and improve the three basic behaviors of the mind: concentration, awareness, and mental flexibility. Discover the power of breathwork with yogic pranayama, Chinese medicine, and Western respiratory science. Apply useful exercises and practices to your life based on health, meditation, body awareness, spiritual awakening, and more.