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Nancy's Bookshelf: Psychiatrist Dr. Greg Sazima presents the hows and whys of meditation for beginners


Dr. Greg Sazima is a board-certified psychiatrist and psychotherapist.

He is an educator, a writer, and a long-time meditator and meditation teacher. He is a survivor of rare bone cancer who’s used the powerful practice of meditation to navigate his own medical crisis.

In his debut work, Practical Mindfulness: A Physician's No-Nonsense Guide to Meditation for Beginners, the author provides a guide to help others get their minds and bodies right.

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Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.