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Dan Siegel on Meditation - Diesel Brentwood

  • Diesel, a Bookstore 225 26th Street Santa Monica, CA, 90402 United States (map)

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood, welcomes Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. to the store to discuss and sign the newly released (Aug. 21) Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence--The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice.

An in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation's effectiveness, this book teaches readers how to harness the power of the principle "Where attention goes, neural firing flows, and neural connection grows." Siegel reveals how developing a Wheel of Awareness practice to focus attention, open awareness, and cultivate kind intention can literally help you grow a healthier brain and reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in your life.

Whether you have no experience with a reflective practice or are an experienced practitioner, Aware is a hands-on guide that will enable you to become more focused and present, as well as more energized and emotionally resilient in the face of stress and the everyday challenges life throws your way.

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute. He is also coauthor of Parenting from the Inside Out, The Whole-Brain Child, and Mindsight and the proud father of two children in their twenties.