Don't Bite the Hook: Finding Freedom from Anger, Resentment, and Other Destructive Emotions

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Life has a way of provoking us with traffic jams and computer malfunctions, with emotionally distant partners and crying children—and before we know it, we're upset. We feel terrible, and then we end up saying and doing things that only make matters worse. But it doesn't have to be that way, says Pema Chödrön. It is possible to relate constructively to the inevitable shocks, losses, and frustrations of life so that we can find true happiness. The key, Pema explains, is not biting the "hook" of our habitual ...
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Overview

Life has a way of provoking us with traffic jams and computer malfunctions, with emotionally distant partners and crying children—and before we know it, we're upset. We feel terrible, and then we end up saying and doing things that only make matters worse. But it doesn't have to be that way, says Pema Chödrön. It is possible to relate constructively to the inevitable shocks, losses, and frustrations of life so that we can find true happiness. The key, Pema explains, is not biting the "hook" of our habitual responses. In this recorded weekend retreat, Pema draws on Buddhist teachings from The Way of the Bodhisattva to reveal how we can:

   • stay centered in the midst of difficulty
   • improve stressful relationships
   • step out of the downward spiral of self-hatred

   • awaken compassion for ourselves and others

3 CDs, 3 hours

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590304341
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/10/2007
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 289,339
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 5.71 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Pema Chödrön is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa. She is resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is the author of many books and audiobooks, including the best-selling When Things Fall Apart and Don't Bite the Hook.
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  • Posted April 6, 2009

    Excellant self-help CD

    Pema Chodrom's CDs are always very helpful & help you look inside yourself more to become more of a complete person. I was very moved by what she had to say & had very many "Ah ha" moments. I highly recommend this CD to anyone, but especially to those dealing with anger, resentment, & other destructive emotions as listed on the CD. She is very helpful.

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  • Posted May 14, 2011

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    Excellent

    I purchased this CD a few months ago and promptly put it away "for later". I found it when I moved a few weeks ago and put it in my car "for later". I started listening to the teaching on Wednesday this past week and kicked myself for not doing so sooner. Pema Chodron has a simple, direct way of speaking and explaining the text of Shantideva, of relating this 8th century writer's thoughts to the situations I face today. I am not a Buddhist but this teaching has many moments that convict me at portions along my path. I will continue to listen to this CD and check out her other writings and CDs as well. I highly recommend Pema Chodron.

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