Bringing the body-mind insights of Rinzai Zen from the mountains of Japan to the Western world, Zen master Julian Daizan Skinner presents simple meditation techniques to help achieve health, wellbeing and success.Taking the reader through the first 100 days of practice, the book then shows how to adapt the new learned techniques to the rest of your life.Including case studies at the end of each chapter to show how people's lives have been transformed through their meditation journeys, this is an accessible and practical guide to adapting Eastern meditation into busy Western lives.
Achieve health, wellbeing and success with these practical meditation and mindfulness techniques
Beginning full-time monastic Zen in 1989, Julian Daizan Skinner has practiced and received Dharma transmission in the Soto and Rinzai traditions and been named successor of Zen Master Miyamae Shinzan, founder of The Zendo Kyodan Lineage. For more information, visit zenways.org.
Foreword Shinzan Roshi; Sarah on Daizan; Daizan on Sarah; Establishing Your Baseline; 1. Setting the scene; 2. Letting go of stress; 3. Overcoming physical pain; 4. Goodbye emotional pain; 5. The stress of success: Roleplay and time pressure; 6. Taking care of yourself; Interlude: Bumps in the road; 7. Elevated function; 8. Changing your life; 9. Your first hundred days; 10. The rest of your life