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The Places That Scare You
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The Places That Scare You
A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Creators: Pema Chodron
Publisher: Shambhala
Pub. date: 08/13/2002
Lib. SRP: 13.99 USD
Ret. SRP: 13.99 USD
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
ISBN: 9780834821156
PublisherCatalogNumber: 27317
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 1437 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   New Age, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Improvement, Nonfiction
Keywords:
   Buddhism, inspiration
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Short Description:
   

We always have a choice, Pema Chödrön teaches: We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. Here Pema provides the tools to deal with the problems and difficulties that life throws our way. This wisdom is always available to us, she teaches, but we usually block it with habitual patterns rooted in fear. Beyond that fear lies a state of openheartedness and tenderness. This book teaches us how to awaken our basic goodness and connect with others, to accept ourselves and others complete with faults and imperfections, and to stay in the present moment by seeing through the strategies of ego that cause us to resist life as it is.

Full Description:
   

We always have a choice, Pema Chödrön teaches: We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. Here Pema provides the tools to deal with the problems and difficulties that life throws our way. This wisdom is always available to us, she teaches, but we usually block it with habitual patterns rooted in fear. Beyond that fear lies a state of openheartedness and tenderness. This book teaches us how to awaken our basic goodness and connect with others, to accept ourselves and others complete with faults and imperfections, and to stay in the present moment by seeing through the strategies of ego that cause us to resist life as it is.

Reviews:
  Library Journal
      "Chödrön has once again proven herself to be one of the very best working in this field."
  Publisher's Weekly
     

January 1, 2002
The Places That Scare You by Pema Chodron. Chodron, a Buddhist nun, offers plans of action for coping with anxiety, fear and uncertainty.

  Publishers Weekly
      "Chödrön demonstrates how effective the Buddhist point of view can be in bringing order into disordered lives."
  O: The Oprah Magazine
      "A lively and accessible take on ancient techniques for transforming terror and pain into joy and compassion."
Creator Marketing:
  Pema Chodron     
     

Pema Chödrön is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa. She is resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is also the author of many books and audiobooks, including the best-selling When Things Fall Apart and Don't Bite the Hook.

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