Quiet The Mind and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle . Learn more


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Trade in Yours
For a 1.68 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Start reading Quiet The Mind on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Quiet the Mind [Flexibound]

Matthew Johnstone
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)
RRP: 7.99
Price: 5.99 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over 10. Details
You Save: 2.00 (25%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Usually dispatched within 10 to 13 days.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition 4.79  
Flexibound 5.99  
Trade In this Item for up to 1.68
Trade in Quiet the Mind for an Amazon Gift Card of up to 1.68, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Book Description

5 April 2012
In a world where finding even ten minutes to 'do nothing', the benefits of meditation can be profound. Meditation is simply a way of giving our brains a well-deserved break and can actually help our brains to function healthy and happily. This beautifully illustrated guide is an inspiring and practical book which shows you how to meditate without the need for uncomfortable lotus positions or prayer beads! With his typical gentle and insightful humour, Matthew's guide to meditation will enable to you to feel more present, more youthful, have more energy and greater concentration, improve your mood and sleep more soundly.

Frequently Bought Together

Quiet the Mind + I Had a Black Dog + Living with a Black Dog
Price For All Three: 17.97

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product details

  • Flexibound: 72 pages
  • Publisher: Robinson (5 April 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1780331185
  • ISBN-13: 978-1780331188
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 17.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,313 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Matthew Johnstone is an artist, writer and exhibited photographer. New Zealandborn, he worked in advertising in Sydney, San Francisco and New York. He now lives in Sydney with his family. He and his wife, Ainsley, know all too well what it's like to live with a 'black dog' - Matthew has personally experienced the hell of depression, while Ainsley has first-hand knowledge of the frustration and confusion almost always felt by those who care for a depressed person. Together they are uniquely
able to offer practical and helpful advice.

Product Description

Book Description

From the author of the bestselling Alphabet of the Human Heart and I Had a Black Dog a beautifully illustrated book of how to meditate.

About the Author

Matthew Johnstone is the author of bestselling books Alphabet of the Human Heart, I Had a Black Dog and Living with a Black Dog, also published by Robinson. He is also an artist, writer and exhibited photographer. New Zealand-born, he's worked in advertising in Sydney, San Francisco and New York. He now lives in Sydney with his wife and two daughters.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Excerpt
Search inside this book:

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
24 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Instantly calming 28 May 2012
By Rebecca
Format:Flexibound|Verified Purchase
This book is wonderful.

If you are reading this review it's because you are considering buying the book - I'd say, buy it!

Matthew Johnstone has a gift: he understands - he really does. The book is very simple and uncomplicated but shows a deep understanding of a very complex phenomenon - the un-quiet mind. (un-quiet meaning; troubled or stressed or anxious or sad or fearful or .. well, states of mind that are not calm) The simple pictures and text are instantly calming, but the book also does describe how to get into a deeper practice.

There's no point in me saying more - if you're considering buying this book it's because you've come to it either through looking for titles about meditation, or because you know Matthew Johnstone's work.

It's classic MJ and gets 5 bright gold stars from me : )
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Meditation 20 Jan 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
A lovely introduction to meditation, providing gentle, well paced imaginary to guide you through the different processes to calm your mind and release the tension from your muscles. Try it and see for yourself. :)
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars meditation at its most accessible 26 Nov 2012
By Diana
Format:Flexibound|Verified Purchase
Straight forward, clear, humorous and accessible for all ages. Star young, stay stress free. Every home should have one excellent
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Tool - I love it 12 Jun 2012
By Mariah
Format:Flexibound|Verified Purchase
This book is a great tool to help one to start meditation or to come back to meditation. It is easy to read, easy to follow and a great help for concentration and to achieve a peaceful mind. Very happy with it.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Clear, concise, calming! 25 April 2012
Format:Flexibound
This beautifully illustrated book encourages everyone to welcome a sense of calm in to their life by explaining some easy physical and mental steps even the busiest person can take in order to benefit from a few minutes of stillness. Highly recommended!
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally I have found the way 6 Jun 2013
By Chris
Format:Flexibound|Verified Purchase
I've looked into meditation a few times, and tried it a bit, but never committed to it. As a result I tried this book as it was a different approach to what I've tried previously.

I'm very pleased I decided to buy it! Yes it is short as others have mentioned. But I wouldn't want to be it any longer. It has all the good guidance I need. Why stuff it with other fluff just to fatten it out.

I started to practice once a day. It was tough but persisted and started to get better. Then after about a week, one night I had a very vivid dream. Like nothing I have ever experienced. It is hard for me to explain how vivid it was, but it was very real. When I woke up I felt very strange about it. I realised meditating may have had something to do with it, and it spooked me so much I decided to stop meditating.

I didn't have another dream like it for the next few nights. So I started googling to see if it was meditation that was responsible. Turns out the answer is yes. However it is a good thing. It shows the meditation is really starting to be effective. I was spooked by it, but in fact it is just part of the journey and I should be encouraged by it.

Now I know this I have started again over the past 2 days and keep referring back to the book. I will now stick with it no matter how vivid the dreams are. As long as they don't become vivid nightmares I will be happy as it was an interesting experience!

So please don't be put off how short the book is. It has been effective for me and I would recommend it for all begginers.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Truly wonderful 24 April 2012
By Nicky J
Format:Flexibound
I found this book illuminating and inspiring. Beautifully illustrated. It really made me think about how I can live better and enjoy life more. Would thoroughly recommend.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quiet the Mind 24 April 2012
By Flicker
Format:Flexibound
I absolutely love this book. I keep hearing about how amazing meditation is meant to be so I've been meaning to give it a go for ages but have been quite put off by the thought that it's quite difficult to do, up until now. I love how accessible this book is and how it takes you through it step by step. Am a big fan of Matthew Johnstone anyway, but I love how practical this book is.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Would you like to see more reviews about this item?
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know
Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars I like it
good read
Published 3 days ago by david
5.0 out of 5 stars Must buy.
An amazing book, does what it says, really helped my recovery. Recommended by my CBT counsellor. The meditation relaxes you completely.
Published 2 months ago by Helen G.
5.0 out of 5 stars All good.
This book has really helped me to get my mind to shut down and really relax and let things go!
Published 2 months ago by Dickieboy
5.0 out of 5 stars A great book
Great pictures and short text. A perfect introduction and great for explaining mindfulness to young people. I am an adolescent counsellor an use it regularly with my client group.
Published 3 months ago by Collette Cousins
4.0 out of 5 stars Does the Job
This little book explains simply and quickly the essentials of meditation. I found it useful because I probably wouldn't have read a "real" book on the subject. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
This is the only thing that helped my 25 year old daughter to come to terms with her depression. Thank you so very much Matthew Johnstone. Read more
Published 3 months ago by CHRISTINE
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
My 13 year old son has expressed an interest I learning to meditate for a while, but I have not managed to explain it well enough. Read more
Published 4 months ago by linda brett
4.0 out of 5 stars Very helpful
I have read many such books and this is one of the best in my opinion. It is extremely easy to read and understand
and although everyone finds their own way to solve the... Read more
Published 5 months ago by PennyD
5.0 out of 5 stars Anxiety treatment
After a lengthy battle with anxiety medications, and the side effects, my Gp reccomended this book. I'm going to give it a real go, and I like the sound of it. Read more
Published 6 months ago by matt
5.0 out of 5 stars Self Help Book
Excellent again and Matthew describes how to use different methods such as meditating to relax. Helping me a lot hope everyone has the same experience
Published 6 months ago by una5291
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback