This dhamma book is a fantastic resource for anyone just starting with meditation or looking to further their meditation. Thanissaro Bhikku, a.k.a. Ajahn Geoff, has a clear and direct writing style that captures the full nuance of what the Buddha taught.
Like any good dhamma book, it is offered for free and is available in PDF format by clicking here.
Excerpt from With Each and Every Breath
“The meditation technique taught in this book is a skill aimed at solving the mind’s most basic problem: the stress and suffering it brings on itself through its own thoughts and actions. Even though the mind wants happiness, it still manages to weigh itself down with mental pain. In fact, that pain comes from the mind’s misguided efforts to find happiness. Meditation helps to uncover the reasons for why the mind does this and, in uncovering them, helps you to cure them. In curing them, it opens you to the possibility of genuine happiness, a happiness you can rely on, a happiness that will never change or let you down.“