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How to Meditate and Why by Mara M. Zimmerman is a book on meditation and how it can help you fulfill your needs. This self-help book is the perfect companion guide for anyone who is finding it hard to concentrate while meditating or is thinking about including meditation in their life. Mara shares techniques, guides, and even inspirational stories with the reader so that they can understand meditation better and allow their soul and mind to bond together. The author tells the reader how meditation can benefit them in whatever way or form they want. I had no idea there were different approaches to meditation and it was up to us to apply these however we want in our life.
How to Meditate and Why by Mara M. Zimmerman is a useful book for people at this time. With the way the world is brought to its knees in the pandemic, meditation is a great way to keep ourselves calm and relaxed. Mara’s recommended 1-minute meditation is a wonderful thing to begin with. It is simple, easy, and very quick to adopt, especially for people who are just exploring meditation. The narrative is soothing and calming; it was very easy to read and that just made the whole experience so much better. I found Mara’s words to be impactful; it is very clear that she chose her words very carefully. She makes sure you understand the basics of meditation and will be able to apply it to your life, however and whenever you want. This is a really helpful and encouraging book, one that will make it easier for you to get on with your day with more motivation than before.