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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:
   anxiety, buddha, Buddhism, buddhism books, buddhism for beginners, buddhist, compassion, daily meditation books, daily meditations, empathy, facing fears, fear, gratitude, happiness, healing, inspiration, meditation, meditation books, meditation for beginners, meditations, mindfulness, mindfulness for beginners, personal growth, religion, religious books, self development books, self help, self help books, self help books for women, self improvement books, spiritual books, spirituality, transcendental meditation, zen buddhism
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Short Description:
   Lifelong guidance for learning to change the way we relate to the scary and difficult moments of our lives, showing us how we can use all of our difficulties and fears as a way to soften our hearts and open us to greater kindness.
We always have a choice in how we react to the circumstances of our lives. We can let them harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and allow our inherent human kindness to shine through. Here Pema Chödrön provides essential tools for dealing with the many difficulties that life throws our way, teaching us how to awaken our basic human goodness and connect deeply with others—to accept ourselves and everything around us complete with faults and imperfections. She shows the strength that comes from staying in touch with what's happening in our lives right now and helps us unmask the ways in which our egos cause us to resist life as it is. If we go to the places that scare us, Pema...
Full Description:
   Lifelong guidance for learning to change the way we relate to the scary and difficult moments of our lives, showing us how we can use all of our difficulties and fears as a way to soften our hearts and open us to greater kindness.
We always have a choice in how we react to the circumstances of our lives. We can let them harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and allow our inherent human kindness to shine through. Here Pema Chödrön provides essential tools for dealing with the many difficulties that life throws our way, teaching us how to awaken our basic human goodness and connect deeply with others—to accept ourselves and everything around us complete with faults and imperfections. She shows the strength that comes from staying in touch with what's happening in our lives right now and helps us unmask the ways in which our egos cause us to resist life as it is. If we go to the places that scare us, Pema suggests, we just might find the boundless life we've always dreamed of.
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 and resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in North America. She is the author of numerous best-selling books, including When Things Fall Apart and Living Beautifully.
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