9781592409082 English 1592409083 Learn the most basic tool for successful living: Meditation. In Success Through Stillness , Russell Simmons, the original hip-hop mogul, illustrates the intimate connection between inner peace and outward success. A meditator for the past fifteen years, Simmons has trained with an observed other highly successful fellow meditators and shares how meditation has contributed to the success of innovators like Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and Russell Brand, as well as other leaders in business, art, and entertainment. Russell lays out the research that explores both the mind and body benefits of meditation, as well as how stillness has been instrumental in sustaining his own career. He also shows the simplest path to the tool that will help you find greater clarity and focus throughout your workday to increase your productivity; unlock your creativity by allowing your inspiration to be heard over life's distractions; reduce stress; break out of harmful cycles; and even lower your blood pressure. 'An easy-to-read guide that explains why meditation is such a powerful tool for success and happiness.' San Francisco Examiner ' Success Through Stillness marks Simmons's continued effort to teach people how the practices of yoga and meditation can change their lives.' The Huffington Post, Master entrepreneur, original hip-hop mogul, and New York Times bestselling author Russell Simmons shares the most fundamental key to success--meditation--and guides readers to use stillness as a powerful tool to access their potential. In the New York Times bestseller Super Rich , Russell Simmons proved that to be rich is more than just having money in the bank--wealth is about balance, joy, and conscientious living. In Success Through Stillness , Simmons shows the connection between inner peace and outward success through interviews with other successful leaders in various industries, and how learning to be still has been instrumental in his own career. Simmons attributes his meditation practice with changing his life for the better and says that there is no "bad" way to meditate, only different forms for different people. In this highly anticipated new book, Russell Simmons guides readers into finding greater clarity and focus, and explains how to be healthier in both mind and body. Simmons breaks down what he's learned from masters of meditation into a guide that is accessible to those unfamiliar with the practice.