Forty Things I Wish I'd Told My Kids: Mindful Messages About Success, Happiness, Leather, Pickles, and the Use and Misuse of Imagination

Forty Things I Wish I'd Told My Kids: Mindful Messages About Success, Happiness, Leather, Pickles, and the Use and Misuse of Imagination

by John Allcock

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Overview

In Forty Things I Wish I’d Told My Kids, John Allcock presents the essentials of mindfulness—not as something special and exotic, but as practical, down-to-Earth principles for living.

Written in clear, simple language, Forty Things I Wish I’d Told My Kids is for anyone interested in living a fuller, happier life—including parents, young adults, and readers of Anna Quindlen’s A Short Guide to a Happy Life or H. Jackson Brown’s Life’s Little Instruction Book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683505624
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 12/22/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

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.

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