BENJAMIN W. DECKER is a meditation teacher and social activist in Los Angeles. He is the Director of Education at The Institute For Transformational Thinking and a founding teacher at Unplug Meditation, The DEN Meditation, and Wanderlust Hollywood. He is also the former Director of Partnerships at the humanitarian aid organization Generosity.org and former Director of Partnerships at the anti-human trafficking organization Unlikely Heroes.
"No one can give us a greater gift than to teach us how to meditate. Many will one day remember Ben Decker as having put their feet on a most joyous path."--Marianne Williamson, author of A Return to LoveandTears to Triumph
"Pragmatic, thorough, and easy to read, this is a wonderful volume for those new to meditation practices. Ben Decker has captured the essence of what you need to get started on your mindfulness practice journey."--Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness and Real Love
"Ben's keen understanding of meditation, and his deep commitment to its practice, has given rise to one of the best meditation books I've ever seen. This is a must-read for anyone who is truly interested in learning how to meditate, and for those who want to refresh their practice."--Ora Nadrich, author of Says Who? and founder of The Institute for Transformational Thinking
"This book will provide readers with both an excellent road map to begin--or to deepen--their practice, and a primer on the philosophy, spirituality, and neuroscience behind different meditations styles. It's written with heart, devotion, and dedication, to make the ancient teachings available to contemporary meditation students. A wonderful read!"--Ronald Alexander Ph.D., author of Wise Mind, Open Mindand Executive Director of The Open Mind Training Institute