Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection

A 1 internationally bestselling book of spiritual wisdom about learning to love ourselves, with all our imperfections, by the Buddhist author of The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down When you care for yourself first, the world begins to find you worthy of care No one is perfect, but that

Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death and Dying

Sallie Tisdale offers a thought provoking, yet practical perspective on death and dying Informed by her many years working as a nurse, with than a decade in palliative care, she provides a frank, direct, and compassionate meditation on the inevitable.

How to Fight

Learn how to relax the bonds of anger, attachment, and delusion through mindfulness and kindness toward ourselves and others The Mindfulness Essentials series introduces beginners and reminds seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature

The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science

Providing step by step guidance for every stage of the meditation path, this uniquely comprehensive guide for a Western audience combines the wisdom from the teachings of the Buddha with the latest research in cognitive psychology and neuroscience Clear and friendly, this in depth practice manual

Zen Socks

The wisdom of Zen in an exciting new book by Caldecott honoree Jon J Muth Leo and Molly love their new neighborhood Best of all is their friend Stillwater, a giant panda who lives across the way And the three friends are quite a team Stillwater teaches Molly about patience Leo teaches

Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment

By the longtime Guardian science journalist,a groundbreaking exploration of the science of enlightenment and mental wellness, illuminated by twin perspectives, ancient and modern the spiritual wisdom of Siddhartha Gautama and the revelations of today s scientists, who are confirming the Buddha s

Awake at the Bedside: Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

This book isn t about dying It s about life and what life has to teach us It s about caring and whatgivingcare really means.InAwake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end of life careas well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poetsoffer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort

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This collection of autobiographical and teaching stories from peace activist and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is thought provoking, inspiring, and enjoyable to read Collected here for the first time, these stories span the author s life There are stories from Thich Nhat Hanh s childhood and the

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice

In the beginner s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert s there are few So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a teaching as rich as has this famous opening line In a single stroke, the simple sentence cuts through

The Way of Zen

In his definitive introduction to Zen Buddhism, Alan Watts explains the principles and practices of this ancient religion to Western readers With a rare combination of freshness and lucidity, he delves into the origins and history of Zen to explain what it means for the world today with incredible