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Get Some Headspace

Get Some Headspace

How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life in Ten Minutes a Day

Andy Puddicombe; Read by the author

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06/05/2012

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This program was previously published as Get Some Headspace: How Mindfulness can Change Your Life in Ten Minutes a Day.

Quiet the mind, feel less stressed, less tired, and achieve a new level of calm and fulfillment in just ten minutes a day

Andy Puddicombe, a former Buddhist monk, the Voice of Headspace, and the UK’s foremost mindfulness expert, is on a mission: to get people to take 10 minutes out of their day to sit in the here and now.

Like his readers and students, Andy began his own meditation practice as a normal, busy person with everyday concerns, and he has since designed a program of mindfulness and guided meditation that fits neatly into a jam-packed daily routine—proving that just 10 minutes a day can make a world of difference.

Accessible and portable, The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness offers simple but powerful meditation techniques that positively impact every area of physical and mental health: from productivity and focus, to stress and anxiety relief, sleep, weight-loss, personal relationships...the benefits are limitless. The result? More headspace, less stress. Andy brings this ancient practice into the modern world, tailor made for the most time starved among us.

Switch off after work * Fall asleep at night * Feel less anxious, sad, or angry * Control your cravings * Find a healthy weight

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Praise for Get Some Headspace

“[Puddicombe] teaches techniques that can be practiced on a crowded subway or even while wolfing a sandwich during a quick lunch break at your desk.... Ed Halliwell [The Guardian] said Mr. Puddicombe is 'doing for meditation what someone like Jamie Oliver has done for food.' And like Mr. Oliver, he's ready to conquer the United States.” —The New York Times

“The expert's expert.” —The Times (UK)

“There is definitely no religion, and nothing touchy-feely about the [Headspace] workshop… By the end of the day, with the online resources for support, I feel equipped to join the ranks of those who make daily meditation part of their busy lives.” —Time Out

“Om's the word, meet the Sunday Times Style's amazing new meditation guru.” —Sunday Times Style (UK)

“Andy bubbles over with enthusiasm and is so easy to follow that most of us leave convinced and with every intention of an attempt to sustain our relaxed/alert state.” —Easy Living Magazine

“Mindfulness is a hot topic in neuroscience. I consider the techniques in this book essential for maintaining a healthy brain and a happy mind. Andy is living proof that the ancient practice of mindfulness benefits modern day living.” —Dr. Elena Antonova, Neuroscientist, King's College London

About the author

Andy Puddicombe; Read by the author

ANDY PUDDICOMBE is currently the only Clinical Meditation Consultant in the United Kingdom with Medical Advisory Committee clearance for private practice. As a former Buddhist monk, he has trained extensively in meditation all over the world for more than 15 years. He returned to the UK in 2004 and set up the Headspace organization with one simple aim in mind: to demystify meditation and make it accessible and relevant to as many people as possible.

Andy Puddicombe

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Andy Puddicombe

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