Advances in Motivation Science, Elsevier's new serial, focuses on the ways motivation has traditionally been one of the mainstays of the science of psychology, not only playing a major role in the early dynamic and Gestalt models of the mind, but also playing an integral and fundamental part of the behaviorist theories of learning and action.
The cognitive revolution in the 1960 and 70's eclipsed the emphasis on motivation to a large extent, but it has returned in full force prompting this new serial on a "hot topic of the contemporary scene that is, once again, firmly entrenched as a foundational issue in scientific psychology.
This volume brings together internationally recognized experts who focus on cutting-edge theoretical and empirical contributions relating to this important area of psychology.
Struggling to meditate daily? Meditating regularly can be very difficult to do, especially when we are busy. However, to really experience the benefits of meditation, a regular practice is essential. In this book, Mia guides the reader on a journey towards a more firmly grounded practice that can withstand the obstacles that we all, from time to time, put in the way of our meditation practice. By looking at the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path, we learn how meaning and purpose can be conveyed to our meditation, giving us the will and determination to meditate on a regular basis. Short of time to meditate? Learn 20 easy motivational tips and secrets (including charts) to create and maintain a daily practice to fit in with even the most hectic lifestyle! Reviews: "A well written text any beginner can follow with ease. The presentation is both logical and nicely set out with easy to find headings. There is a non-judgemental gentleness that comes through this author's work. Randall encourages the reader to find and follow a Path that feels right for them and not some pre-scripted route to salvation. I found this book to be both motivational and enlightening!" (Amazon UK) "This book is clear and concise with helpful introductory advice that you can really use and apply, even with a modern hectic lifestyle. A lovely read and pitched perfectly for those of us starting out with meditation. Also included are inspiring quotes from Buddha. Highly recommended!" (Amazon UK) "This book is straight to the point and easy to read. I've been able to use the tips in my practice right away" (Amazon US)
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