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Living without Stress or Fear : Essential Teachings on the True Source of Happiness

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The Mindful Path to Freedom from the Emotions That Cause SufferingA life without stress or fear may seem like an impossible dream yet Thich Nhat Hanh has spent a lifetime proving that it is not only possible, it is also within our grasp. On Living Without Stress or Fear, this treasured Zen master shares a message of hope: that we can, through the practice of mindfulness, find freedom from the grip of emotions like anxiety, anger, and despair. Suffering persists because we nourish the feelings that cause it, reveals Thich Nhat Hanh. Through mindful living, we learn to nourish our compassionate nature instead. Discovering Your True Home in the Present MomentWe do not find happiness by suppressing emotions like stress or fear. As Thich Nhat Hanh teaches, you can develop a capacity to deal with such emotions by building a sanctuary your true home in the present moment. Through techniques such as mindful breathing and the begin anew practice, you purposefully expand your ability to dwell in a state of peaceful clarity, and develop the insight to see through to the underlying causes of negative emotions. By facing your inner darkness with awakened compassion, you can transform toxic energies within you and radiate the energy of lovingkindness to everyone around you. Essential Teachings from a Legendary Voice for PeaceThich Nhat Hanh has lived and taught the path of peace in the most challenging situations carrying the light of compassion into places stricken by war, famine, and despair. Refined throughout a lifetime of mindfulness in action, he now shares his most transformative teachings and practices to guide you in your own journey to the source of happiness on Living Without Stress or Fear.Highlights Foundational mindfulness practices: being fully present while walking, breathing, and eating Seeds of happiness, seeds of suffering how we choose which emotions to nourish with our attentionThe four-pebble meditation for openness, clarity, and grounding No death and no birth, neither being nor non-being embracing the central paradox at the heart of fearless livingThe role of community in supporting your practice We are all one organism perspective-shifting meditations on compassionPractices for bringing mindfulness into your family and your relationships Six sessions of Thich Nhat Hanh's core teachings and guided practices on mindfulness, compassion, and finding freedom from sufferingThich Nhat Hanh is a Zen master in the Vietnamese tradition, scholar, poet, and peace activist who was nominated for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King, Jr. He is the author of more than 40 books in English, including Peace Is Every Step and Living Buddha, Living Christ. "show more

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  • CD-Audio | 6 pages
  • 167.64 x 175.26 x 27.94mm | 136.08g
  • SOUNDS TRUE INC
  • Louisville, CO, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 159179725X
  • 9781591797258
  • 392,397

About Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat HanhThich Nhat Hanh is a Zen master in the Vietnamese tradition, scholar, poet, and peace activist. He is the founder of the Van Hanh Buddhist University in Saigon and has taught at Columbia University and the Sorbonne. Thich Nhat Hanh is the author of the national bestseller "Living Buddha, Living Christ" and over 60 other books. He was nominated for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King, Jr.show more

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