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Taking the leap : freeing ourselves from old habits and fears

Author: Pema a Chödrön; Sandy Boucher
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the Buddhist concept of shenpa to explain how to free oneself from destructive energy experienced as a sensation of tightening and negativity at moments of conflict, explaining how to replace angry or addictive responses with courage and compassion.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pema a Chödrön; Sandy Boucher
ISBN: 9781590306345 : HRD 1590306341 : HRD
OCLC Number: 664399287
Awards: Commended for Books for a Better Life (Spiritual) 2009
Description: 250 pages cm
Contents: Feeding the right wolf --
Learning to stay --
The habit of escape --
The natural movement of life --
Getting unstuck --
We have what we need --
Rejoicing in things as they are --
Uncovering natural openness --
The importance of pain --
Unlimited friendliness --
Epilogue: Taking this into the world.
Responsibility: Pema Chödrön ; edited by Sandy Boucher.r.

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Discusses the Buddhist concept of shenpa to explain how to free oneself from destructive energy experienced as a sensation of tightening and negativity at moments of conflict, explaining how to replace angry or addictive responses with courage and compassion.

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