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When things fall apart : heartfelt advice for hard times

Author: Pema Chödrön
Publisher: London : Element, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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The usual advice for coping with pain and suffering is to sweeten it up, smooth it over, take a pill. But distraction only makes you miss opportunities for happiness - when the courage to live in the present can bring clarity, and even spiritual change.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pema Chödrön
ISBN: 0007183518 9780007183517
OCLC Number: 828428672
Notes: Previous edition: Boston, Mass.: Shambhala, 1997; London: Element, 2003.
Description: 193 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Pema Chödrön.

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