You're no idiot, of course. Sometimes you just want to relax, clear your head, rest your aching muscles, and rejuvenate your weary soul. You've heard meditation is a great stress reliever, but sometimes it seems so complicated it makes you downright uptight. Relax! Meditation is easy to learn-especially if you rely on The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Meditation, second edition, as you follow the path to inner peace. In this Complete Idiot's Guide®, you get: - Zen techniques, including guided imagery and mindfulness, to help you meditate effectively. - Tips for learning how to use meditation in daily life, including stressful situations, exercise, and fatigue. - An easy-to-understand explanation of the connections between meditation, sleep, and dreams. - Expert advice on how and when to meditate and detailed drawings and diagrams for breathing, positions, and more. - Techniques for meditating to music or modern chants.