40 Things I Wish I’d Told My Kids is about being a successful human being and living a happier, more meaningful life. It contains the important things parents wish they had been able to teach their kids, but couldn’t because they never learned them, or only learned them later in life. These include:
40 Things I Wish I’d Told My Kids brings mindfulness to the widest possible audience by presenting it not as special and exotic, but as practical, simple, down-to-Earth principles for living that every parent wants their kids to know
|Publisher:||Morgan James Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
John Allcock is a longtime student of Jack Kornfield, Gil Fronsdal, Thich Nhat Hanh and other well-known meditation teachers. He is a regular practitioner at mindfulness retreats at Spirit Rock meditation center, where Jack Kornfield and Sylvia Boorstein teach and Thich Nhat Hanh's Plum Village. John holds degrees from Boston College (in Philosophy and Political Science) and Harvard Law School. He works as a trial lawyer at DLA Piper, one of the largest law firms in the world. He is also the Global Co-Chair of Piper's Intellectual Property Group and serves on the firm's Executive Committee. John is the director of mindfulness and Chair of the Board of Directors of Sea Change Preparatory (founded by he and his wife Cheryl) a mindfulness based school in Del Mar California, and has been the principal architect of a mindful curriculum there. John lives in San Diego, where he maintains a very active lifestyle that includes daily yoga and meditation, frequent hikes, regular workouts, ocean swimming and time spent simply breathing and being. He is the father of three grown daughters.