The Meditator’s Dilemma

An Innovative Approach to Overcoming Obstacles and Revitalizing Your Practice
By Bill Morgan
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Shambhala Publications
Pages: 192
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
ISBN: 9781611802481
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When practiced regularly, meditation naturally deepens self-awareness and leads to spiritual insight. In our hyper, instant-gratification culture, however, most people miss out on those powerful outcomes because it’s hard to commit to a long-term practice. Despite the increasing popularity of mindfulness and its documented mental health benefits, the silent majority of meditators struggle to maintain a regular practice. In fact, research indicates that more than fifty percent of meditators give up on the practice. Through time-tested teachings and exercises, The Meditator’s Dilemma shows you how to deepen your meditation practice while cultivating ease and delight—for both beginners and longtime practitioners.

The Meditator’s Dilemma, written by a psychologist with forty years’ experience practicing and teaching meditation, confronts this problem and its causes and provides specific, accessible techniques and exercises that greatly enhance everyday meditation practice. Bill Morgan’s teachings and guided meditation exercises are designed to generate the all-too-often missing delight and enjoyment in meditation.

A note to readers: Bill Morgan also offers audio guided meditations described in the book at

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"This delightful, inspiring, and practical book can help transform anyone’s meditation practice from a struggle to a joy." —Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD, author of The Mindfulness Solution

"A very helpful book for anyone who wants to meditate. Bill’s decades of dedicated practice, training in psychotherapy, and deep care for others all come together beautifully in The Meditator’s Dilemma. He has a knack for articulating particular ways to support the Western mind in approaching meditation practice." —Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness

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