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The places that scare you : a guide to fearlessness

Author: Pema Chödrön
Publisher: London : Element, 2003, ©2001.
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One of the most inspiring spiritual teachers of our time offers simple, practical advice for living with less fear, less anxiety and a more open heart. We always have a choice, Pema Chodron teaches: we can either 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 kind. This book shows us how to awaken our basic goodness and connect to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pema Chödrön
ISBN: 000718350X 9780007183500
OCLC Number: 60369908
Notes: Originally published: Boston, Mass.: Shambhala, 2001.
Description: x, 221 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The excellence of bodhichitta --
Tapping into the spring --
The facts of life --
Learning to stay --
Warrior slogans --
Four limitless qualities --
Loving-kindness --
Compassion --
Tonglen --
Finding the ability to rejoice --
Enhancing the training in joy --
Thinking bigger --
Meeting the enemy --
Fresh start --
Strength --
Three kinds of laziness --
Bodhisattva activity --
Groundlessness --
Heightened neurosis --
When the going gets rough --
The spiritual friend --
The in-between state --
Concluding aspiration.
Responsibility: Pema Chödrön.
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