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Relieve Anxiety and Depression:

Seven Guided Meditations

Relieve Anxiety and Depression: Seven Guided Meditations

Millions around the world suffer from anxiety and depression, and seek relief from the many challenges associated with these difficult conditions. Over the last few decades, both scientific research and clinical reports have pointed to the power of meditation to lessen the challenging symptoms of anxiety and depression, and to aid living a more healthy, productive, and stress-free life.

With this collection of seven guided meditations, Sounds True brings together seven respected psychiatrists, psychologists, and bestselling authors who offer exercises designed to help bring immediate—and potentially lasting—relief from the troubling symptoms of anxiety and depression. Each of these guided exercises can be undertaken in the comfort of your own home, and require no prerequisite knowledge or training.

Tracks include:

  1. "Soft Belly Meditation" with James Gordon, MD
    The author of Freedom from Depression speaks about the role of meditation in the treatment of depression and leads a guided practice for balancing the emotions, body, and spirit.

  2. "Body Scan" with Erin Olivo, PhD, MPH
    Dr. Erin Olivo, psychotherapist and author of Free Yourself from Anxiety presents a guided body-scan exercise to reduce anxiety and open us to the wisdom of the body.

  3. "Guided Relaxation Visualization" with Mark Hyman, MD
    The bestselling author and co-medical director at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires Health Resort in Lenox, Massachusetts, shares a guided relaxation visualization designed to reduce anxiety, lower stress, and cultivate deep relaxation in both body and mind.

  4. "Guided Mindfulness Meditation" with Daniel J. Siegel, MD
    Psychiatrist Dr. Daniel J. Siegel, author of The Mindful Brain, offers a guided mindfulness meditation to help bring us into the present moment, thereby allowing us to access a natural and creative healing response to whatever distressing symptoms arise in our lives.

  5. "Coming Home to Happiness" with Rick Hanson, PhD
    The next guided meditation is from Dr. Rick Hanson, neuropsychologist, bestselling author, and creator of the audio program Meditations for Happiness. Here, Dr. Hanson teaches a guided meditation to help us access our "true home," finding rest and acceptance in whatever comes our way.

  6. "A Pause for Presence" with Tara Brach, PhD
    Clinical psychologist and bestselling author of the audio learning series Radical Self-Acceptance Tara Brach teaches us a way to pause in our daily lives, ground ourselves, and start fresh in the midst of any difficult situation.

  7. "Healing Lake Meditation" with Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
    The founder and director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and bestselling author of Mindfulness for Beginners guides us through what he calls the "healing lake meditation" to relieve anxiety and stress, helping us contact a place of deep relaxation within that is available at any time.
Meditation Music
An Invitation to Still the Mind and Open the Heart
TrackTitleArtist/ CompilerAlbumTimeDownload
1. Moola Prayer Maneesh de Moor Om Deeksha 9:40 MP3
2. Walking into the Himalaya to Meditate Nawang Khechog Tibetan Meditation Music 5:23 MP3
3. Safe Delivery Riley Lee Shakuhachi Water Meditations 7:41 MP3
4. Return to Peace Kimba Arem with Andrew Weil Vibrational Sound Healing 6:08 MP3
5. Immerse River Guerguerian Tibetan Bowl Meditation 10:23 MP3
6. Loveland Jai Uttal and Ben Leinbach Loveland 5:07 MP3
7. Compassion Maneesh de Moor Signatures on Water 10:19 MP3
8. Samadhi Shamans Dream Kerala Dream 10:59 MP3
9. Ek Ong Kaar Snatam Kaur The Essential Snatam Kaur 8:43 MP3