Best Spirituality Book for Depression: Meditation: Exploring a Great Spiritual Practice by Richard Chilson
Can this book help me overcome depression?
Does it address depression specifically? What does it say that can help?
No, and yes. Meditation is for all situations, all problems.
This book is a general look at the practice and purpose of meditation.
“Meditation is a discipline that enables a person to become more aware of the total field of experience.”
“Meditation is the practice of simple awareness . . . To meditate is to simply be conscious of what is going on. Buddhism calls it ‘stopping and seeing’ . . . Christianity describes meditation as practicing the presence of God . . . We might see it as a method to discuss the will of God. Meditation is a way to expand consciousness, a path to fuller awareness: enlightenment, a journey to the Real.”
Quote by Andrew Weil: “Meditation is nothing other than a relaxation technique with various large purposes.”
To what degree do you think it can help me overcome depression?
Depression effectiveness rating: 3 on a scale of 1-10
Where can I find it?
It’s Zen, only more practical.
Get The Naked House: Five Principles for a More Peaceful Home on Amazon.
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