The Mindful Geek tells you how to derive the real world benefits of hardcore mindfulness meditation without having to drink anyone’s metaphysical Kool-Aid. In the book, Michael Taft gives you step-by-step instructions in the powerful and reliable techniques of mindfulness meditation, and outlines the psychological and neuroscientific research underpinning these practices — all without you having to believe in reincarnation, karma, or other sacred cows.
Michael W. Taft is an author, editor, meditation teacher, and neuroscience junkie. He often teaches at Google and has worked on curriculum development for SIYLI.
He is currently a meditation coach specializing in secular, science-based meditation training in corporate settings.
Michael is the author of several books, including Nondualism: A Brief History of a Timeless Concept, and Ego (which he co-authored), as well as the editor of such books as Hardwiring Happiness by Rick Hanson and the upcoming The Science of Enlightenment by Shinzen Young.
Michael is also an official advisor to the Therapeutic Neuroscience Lab.
More info: http://themindfulgeek.net/