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"[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
I found this an easy read and a very approachable introduction to meditation.
There are also points in the book that pitch his website, which has some free content on it, as well as paid subscription content.
Good explanations of why mindfulness is helpful and how a meditation practice can improve one's quality of life.
Great books helps set the stage for a meditation life stylePublished 15 days ago by Natalie Schneider
LOVE this book. If you are familiar with the app, the book will give you a little more insight into Andy and the process of meditation. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Kelly Hardison
The only thing Headspace does well is getting your money. Beyond that the service does not work as advertised. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven Brown
This review is for the Headspace app in the iTunes store.
Amazon-ers -- I am also writing this review for anyone working for the company Headspace who might read. Read more
This book is a companion to the online platform and mobile apps. Taking 10 minutes a day to practice mindfulness is so incredibly easy and helpful. Read morePublished 1 month ago by David J. Kessler
Great guide when starting a meditation program. The 10 day online program is also well worth the time investment. Highly recommend it!Published 2 months ago by Eli7419
I found this an easy read and a very approachable introduction to meditation. I downloaded the app as well and find the guided meditations extremely helpful as a beginner. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mary Wallace