Letting Everything Become Your Teacher: 100 Lessons in Mindfulness

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Yes, there actually is a way to let everything become your teacher, to let life itself, and everything that unfolds within it, the “full catastrophe” of the human condition in the words of Zorba the Greek, shape your ongoing development and maturation. Millions have followed this path to greater sanity, balance, and well-being, often in the face of huge stress, pain, uncertainty, sorrow, and illness.

In his landmark book, Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn shared this ...

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Yes, there actually is a way to let everything become your teacher, to let life itself, and everything that unfolds within it, the “full catastrophe” of the human condition in the words of Zorba the Greek, shape your ongoing development and maturation. Millions have followed this path to greater sanity, balance, and well-being, often in the face of huge stress, pain, uncertainty, sorrow, and illness.

In his landmark book, Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn shared this innovative approach, known as mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), with the world. Now, in this companion volume, 100 pointers from that groundbreaking work have been carefully selected to inspire you to embrace what is deepest and best and most beautiful in yourself.

Whether you are trying to learn patience, cope with pain, deal with the enormous stress and challenges of the age we live in, improve your relationships, or free yourself from destructive emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, these deceptively simple meditations will remind you that you have deep inner resources to draw upon, the most important of which is the present moment itself. Regardless of your age or whether you are familiar with the healing power of mindfulness, this insightful, inspirational guide will help you to honor, embrace, learn from, and grow into each moment of your life.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780385343237
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/28/2009
  • Pages: 152
  • Sales rank: 218,376
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., is the founding director of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, as well as professor of medicine emeritus. He lives in the Boston area. Hor Tuck Loon has been guiding meditation for the past twenty years, drawing parallels from many ancient wisdom teachings and also from his years of experience in the journey of mindfulness. He lives in Malaysia.
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  • Posted August 8, 2011

    Disapointing

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  • Posted January 21, 2011

    Read the full version instead!

    This book is a sad paraphrase of rather good Kabit-Zinn works. It is pretty much designed to ripe off the Kabit-Zinn cottage industry.

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  • Posted October 16, 2011

    A wonderful supplement to Jon Kabat-Zinn & colleagues books on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

    Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is a meditation practice that is both practical and effective. This little book gives you 'touchstones' of mindfulness to enhance your practice.

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