Tuesday, March 24, 2020

"When Things Fall Apart" (Pema Chodron)

Ani Pema (Pema Chodron Foundation); Goodreads; Crystal Q. (ed.), Wisdom Quarterly

American Buddhist nun 's teaching are very practical. That's why she's a beloved spiritual author.

She collected talks she gave between 1987 and 1994 to create When Things Fall Apart. This is heart advice for difficult times, a treasury of wisdom for living when overcome by pain and worry.

  • She discusses using painful emotions to cultivate wisdom, compassion, and courage 
  • communicating so as to encourage others to open up rather than shut down 
  • practices for reversing habitual patterns 
  • methods for working with chaotic situations 
  • ways for creating effective social action... More

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