An Unshakable Mind: How to Overcome Life's Difficulties

An Unshakable Mind: How to Overcome Life's Difficulties

by Ryuho Okawa

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Overview

This book describes ways to build inner confidence and achieve spiritual growth, adopting a spiritual perspective as the basis. With a willingness to learn from everything that life presents you, good or bad, any difficulty can be transformed into nourishment for the soul.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941779682
Publisher: IRH Press
Publication date: 07/16/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 15
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

RYUHO OKAWA is a global visionary, renowned spiritual leader, and best-selling author in Japan with a simple goal: to help people and true happiness and create a better world. His deep compassion and sense of responsibility for the happiness of each individual has prompted him to publish over 2000 titles of religious, spiritual, and self-development teachings, covering a broad range of topics including how our thoughts influence reality, the nature of love, and the path to enlightenment. He also writes on the topics of management and economy, as well as the relationship between religion and politics in the global context. To date, Okawa’s books have sold over 100 million copies worldwide and been translated into 28 languages.
Okawa has dedicated himself to improving society and creating a better world. In 1986, Okawa founded Happy Science as a spiritual movement dedicated to bringing greater happiness to humankind by uniting religions and cultures to live in harmony. Happy Science has grown rapidly from its beginnings in Japan to a worldwide organization with over 10 million members. Okawa is compassionately committed to the spiritual growth of others. In addition to writing and publishing books, he continues to give lectures around the world.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Chapter 1The Iceberg of Life1
1.The Foundation for Life1
2.The Shape of an Iceberg4
3.Withstanding Life's Storms5
4.A Sense of Great Stability9
5.Sustaining Will13
Chapter 2The Principle of Accumulation15
1.The Significance of a Single Day15
2.A Willingness to Learn18
3.The Effects of Accumulating Knowledge and Experience22
4.An Unexpected Harvest29
5.The Path to Re-creating Happiness31
Chapter 3Confronting Anxiety and Distress35
1.Different Aspects of Distress35
2.Anxiety in Life39
3.On Sleepless Nights42
4.The Sun Also Rises47
5.Take Steady Steps52
Chapter 4Spiritual Influences As the Cause of Suffering57
1.The Origin of Negative Spiritual Influences57
2.Misguided Religions61
3.Lust63
4.Animalistic Tendencies66
5.Hatred70
Chapter 5Overcoming Negative Influences75
1.Enrich Your Spiritual Understanding75
2.Self-Confidence79
3.Self-Reflection83
4.The Philosophy of Positive Thinking89
5.Immersing Yourself in Work93
Chapter 6An Unshakable Mind97
1.The Awareness That You Are a Child of God97
2.The Uncut Diamond102
3.Awaking From Delusions106
4.Overflowing Goodwill111
5.An Unshakable Mind115
Postscript119
What is IRH121
The Institute for Research in Human Happiness123
About the Author125

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