Secret Power within: Zen Solutions to Real Problems
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Secret Power within: Zen Solutions to Real Problems

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Chuck Norris has spent a lifetime studying the martial arts, earning severalblack belts and world championships. Now, through anecdotes about his ownpersonal struggles and triumphs, Norris explains how the ancient system ofZen--the core philosophy behind the martial arts--can help each of us achievespiritual tranquillity and self-confidence. "The Secret Power Within" is both a highly accessible lesson in Zenphilosophy as well as the compelling story of Chuck Norris's own remarkablesuccess. In this highly entertaining and inspiring account, Norris shows howZen can be applicable to everyday situations, from the conference room to theliving room. Chapters include: * Winning by Losing: If you have nothing to prove, you have no need tofight.* Complete the Wheel: How to balance your life to achieve success.* Your Master, Your Art: To maintain self-respect you must respect thework you do, and do it as well as possible.* My Way of Meditating: Norris's personal technique for achievingtranquillity under pressure.The message is simple: There are no limits for the person who refuses to acceptthem. Chuck Norris, currently starring in his CBS-TV show "Walker, TexasRanger," is a world-champion martial arts master and star of many popularaction films. He is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "TheSecret of Inner Strength," his autobiography."This book is about what I've seen and understood by looking through Zen.It's about my life and the lives of people I've known, about real-lifeexperiences that are in some way related to Zen or that make a special kind ofsense when looked at in Zen terms."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 185 pages
  • 139.7 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 45.36g
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Broadway Books ed
  • 055306908X
  • 9780553069082
  • 83,578

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Chuck Norris has spent a lifetime studying the martial arts, earning several black belts and world championships. Now, through anecdotes about his own personal struggles and triumphs, Norris explains how the ancient system of Zen--the core philosophy behind the martial arts--can help each of us achieve spiritual tranquillity and self-confidence. "The Secret Power Within is both a highly accessible lesson in Zen philosophy as well as the compelling story of Chuck Norris's own remarkable success. In this highly entertaining and inspiring account, Norris shows how Zen can be applicable to everyday situations, from the conference room to the living room. Chapters include: * Winning by Losing: If you have nothing to prove, you have no need to fight. * Complete the Wheel: How to balance your life to achieve success. * Your Master, Your Art: To maintain self-respect you must respect the work you do, and do it as well as possible. * My Way of Meditating: Norris's personal technique for achieving tranquillity under pressure. The message is simple: There are no limits for the person who refuses to accept them.show more

About Chuck Norris

Chuck Norris, currently starring in his CBS-TV show Walker, Texas Ranger, is a world-champion martial arts master and star of many popular action films. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Secret of Inner Strength, his autobiography.show more

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