Looking for happiness, fulfillment, and a little inspiration?
Soul-Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation will help you to find just that.
I wrote this book to make meditation simple and easy for you.
In it you'll find the 5 Essentials to a successful meditation practice, along with step-by-step instruction in a wide variety of meditation practices, including an eating meditation, a number of walking meditations, and a variety of seated silent meditations.
You'll also discover the many transformational effects of meditation which include becoming more self-aware, becoming more joyous, being less judgemental, treating yourself and others with more compassion, feeling more connected to your true self, expressing yourself more honestly, receiving the gifts of your life, and establishing a nourishing lifestyle.
I share with you stories about my meditation journey - meditating in temples in Japan, living and chanting in an ashram in India, and being a head cook in a Zen Buddhist monastery in the wilderness. My journey into meditation took me around the world and totally transformed my life.
Though I traveled around the world to find the best and most authentic meditation practices, you don't have to. You'll find them compiled in this 8-week program - a program perfect for those just beginning a meditation practice, or for those who want to deepen their existing experience.
To give you a real flavor of the book I strongly suggest you download the free portion of one chapter about self-love and compassion. I know you will enjoy it (simply fill out the box on the right to receive it immediately.)
Everyone knows that the benefits of meditation are terrific - you feel better, you are clearer, smarter, more youthful, more creative, more compassionate, and healthier. It also helps you to be more peaceful as you reduce the stress in your life.
As we try to be all things to all people, do more with less time, and do things faster than ever, stress accumulates. I learned about the physiological and psychological toll stress takes when I joined the army at 18 and became a behavioral specialist, treating soldiers for post-traumatic stress. What I didn't know then was that meditation was the key to helping people to recover.
If meditation is that good for you, why don't most people do it? The reasons are too many to list here, but some don't know if they are doing it right, or they close their eyes and have too many thoughts, or they sit and wait and are not sure what they are supposed to experience, or they simply don't have enough time in their day.
The truth is this. When you are taught correctly and understand the keys to a successful meditation, no matter who you are - whether you're a student, stay at home parent, working professional, or retiree - you can develop a meditation practice to create a life filled with happiness, peace, fulfillment, creativity and love. We all want that.
You can do it! You can meditate, in fact, I haven't met anyone who can't! In Soul-Centered you'll find good reasons to meditate and a variety of practices that will keep you engaged. You'll be entertained, inspired, educated and guided into a multitude of meditation practices and meditative exercises, and you'll learn the essentials to a successful meditation. You can establish a solid, rewarding meditation practice: a practice which will be instrumental in living your best life - a soul-centered life.
The 8-week program you'll find in Soul-Centered will be your guide on a journey toward the life you know you can have. You'll learn how to meditate and love it! You'll develop more self-awareness, enjoy more calmness, open your mind, develop compassion for others and love for yourself, learn to express yourself authentically and to ask for what you want, become a better listener, and live a life full of creativity, fulfillment, and joy!
Read what these thought leaders say about the simplicity and effectiveness of the 8-week program in Soul-Centered.
Colette Baron-Reid, intuitive counselor and life strategist, and author of #1 best-seller The Map- Finding the Magic and Meaning in the Story of Your Life says,
“Sarah moves us from our mundane lives to the depth offered by our souls. She’s a genuine teacher and a meditation goddess.”
Debbie Ford, author of the #1 New York Times best-seller The Dark Side of the Light Chasers says,
“Sarah McLean weaves an inspiring exploration on the essentials of meditation, giving the first-time meditator all the tools they will ever need to explore the potential of their own awareness.”
Marci Shimoff, author of the New York Times best-seller Happy for No Reason says,
“Sarah McLean makes meditation and its many benefits accessible to everyone, novice and expert alike. The simple program she provides on a weekly basis will help all who want to see real change in their lives to begin a lifetime practice. And what could be more motivating than the recent brain science she presents, bolstering the power of meditation to transform our lives."
Actress Lindsay Wagner, says,
“Basically, meditation is pretty simple; but for most of us, it’s not easy. Sarah McLean’s vast experience and loving approach to meditation and teaching, makes simple... easy.”
Gregg Braden, the New York Times bestselling author of Deep Truth, The Divine Matrix, and Fractal Time says,
"Soul-Centered is a perfect blend of scientific fact, spiritual philosophy and personal experience beautifully woven into a practical formula for everyday life! In a responsible, well-researched, and easy-to-use manual that you'll want to keep at your fingertips, meditation pioneer Sarah McLean draws upon her personal exploration of the world's spiritual traditions to give new meaning to the most basic experience of our lives-the focus of our awareness in each experience and every relationship. The exercises Sarah provides following each chapter provide a beautiful opportunity to anchor in daily life what she offers in the book.
"If you've always wanted the benefits of meditation, yet have felt overwhelmed by rigid traditions and techniques, then this is the beautiful book you've been waiting for. From engineers to homemakers, from politicians to healers, this book opens the door to the source of your deepest beliefs and sheds new light on every choice you will ever make in life. I recommend Soul-Centered for everyone that is ready to take their lives and relationships to the next level!"
Many people have ordered this book for their meditation groups, book clubs, and study circles. You too can get the support you need by listening to Sarah McLean as she gently guides you through each week of the 8 week program on her Soul-Centered series on Hay House Radio. Click here to listen anytime!
Sarah McLean, an inspiring contemporary meditation teacher, makes meditation accessible to everyone. She's spent much of her life exploring the world's spiritual and mystic traditions, and has worked with some of today's great teachers including Deepak Chopra, Byron Katie, Debbie Ford, and Gary Zukav. She's lived and studied in a Zen Buddhist monastery, meditated in ashrams and temples throughout India and the Far East, spent time in Afghan refugee camps, bicycled the Silk Route from Pakistan to China, trekked the Golden Triangle in Southeast Asia, and taught English to Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in Dharamsala.
Sarah is the founding director of the McLean Meditation Institute in Sedona, Arizona which offers meditation training, self-discovery retreats, and teacher certification programs that have transformed thousands of lives, and have earned her the praise of her peers and students.
Meet Sarah McLean at these events - Visit McLeanMeditation.com for the latest on meditation classes, teacher training, and Soul Radiance retreats.
Give yourself a break. Attend a powerful meditation, yoga and self-discovery retreat with Sarah McLean & Friends.
$445 early registration - 21 days in advance.. Held at the Sedona Rouge Resort, Sedona, AZ.
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March 16 - 17, San Jose, CA
Hay House I Can Do It Ignite! Sarah McLean along with cutting-edge authors, speakers and filmmakers in the spirituality, health, holistic, and sustainability lifestyles movement. Ignite your passion in relationships, sexuality, finance, personal transformation, mindfulness, and more! Find out more.
April 20 - 26, Sedona, AZ
Meditation Teacher Certification Residential Training in Sedona, Arizona. Apply to become a certified meditation teacher of the Simple, Easy, Every Day Meditation Program. Before you can register to attend, you must apply, enroll and complete the pre-requisites. Find out more, give us a call (928) 204-0067. Program information available here.
May 2 - 6, Unity Village, MO
Soul Radiance Retreat with Sarah McLean will guide you as you retreat into meditation with ease and joy, establish contentment, open your heart, and create mental and emotional peace. Discover the guiding principles to living a soul-centered life. Registration specifics to come!
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