Running on Empty: Transcending the Economic Culture's Seduction of Our Youth [NOOK Book]

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There is a growing malaise affecting our youth. Running on Empty--Transcending the Economic Culture's Seduction of Our Youth, offers a hopeful and comprehensive paradigm that can transform and reverse the downward trends causing youth's suffering. Gang membership has grown 40% in 3 years, suicide is up 89% in 12-14 year-old children in the last two decades, anti-depressant use in children is up over 400%, and 40% of all children and are born outside of marriage. Bullying, cutting, anorexia, bulimia, borderline, ...
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Running on Empty: Transcending the Economic Culture's Seduction of Our Youth

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Overview

There is a growing malaise affecting our youth. Running on Empty--Transcending the Economic Culture's Seduction of Our Youth, offers a hopeful and comprehensive paradigm that can transform and reverse the downward trends causing youth's suffering. Gang membership has grown 40% in 3 years, suicide is up 89% in 12-14 year-old children in the last two decades, anti-depressant use in children is up over 400%, and 40% of all children and are born outside of marriage. Bullying, cutting, anorexia, bulimia, borderline, and anti-social personality disorders are all on the rise. This is but a small sampling of painful trends affecting young people. Running on Empty presents a powerful case for the cause behind these destructive trends, and offers a comprehensive and hopeful path to help youth transcend their deepening pain. Through blending ancient wisdom traditions with contemporary psychological and educational insights, this book offers a blue print that can end youth's spiraling downward trends and help them create a bright future. Through mindfulness experiments, youth reveal in their own poignant and often humorous words, the keys that transformed their struggles.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620957080
  • Publisher: BookBaby
  • Publication date: 4/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 728 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2012

    Highly Recommended...a great read!

    This book is clarifying, eye opening, and uniquely informative for anyone and everyone. Our society, is witnessing a collapse of traditional values that erodes any chance for a cohesive and humane society; while increasing our stress and dissatisfaction. We are losing ourselves, and perhaps our souls, to the selfish pursuit of external ephemeral notions of happiness. The book offers a meaningful way out.

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