When Things Fall Apart

When Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice for Difficult Times
By Pema Chodron
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    Shambhala Publications
    06/07/2016
    Pages: 176
    Size: 5.25 x 8.25
    ISBN: 9781611803433
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    How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when we are continually overcome by fear, anxiety, and pain? The answer, Pema Chödrön suggests, might be just the opposite of what you expect. Here, in her most beloved and acclaimed work, Pema shows that moving toward painful situations and becoming intimate with them can open up our hearts in ways we never before imagined. Drawing from traditional Buddhist wisdom, she offers life-changing tools for transforming suffering and negative patterns into habitual ease and boundless joy.
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    "Perhaps what makes Pema’s message resonate so strongly with people, no matter what their religion or spiritual path, is its universality. Each of us has experienced heartache; how we interact with that feeling, Pema says, can create the possibility of a more joyful life." —O, The Oprah Magazine

    "As one of Pema Chödrön’s grateful students, I have been learning the most pressing and necessary lesson of all: how to keep opening wider my own heart." —Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize–winning author and activist

    "Pema Chödrön is one of those spiritual teachers who brings ancient wisdom to bear upon our daily triumphs and tragedies. . . . Incredibly wise and poignantly practical." —Spirituality & Health

    "Chödrön’s book is filled with useful advice about how Buddhism helps readers to cope with the grim realities of modern life, including fear, despair, rage, and the feeling that we are not in control of our lives. . . . Chödrön demonstrates how effective the Buddhist point of view can be in bringing order into disordered lives." —Publishers Weekly

    "This is a book that could serve you for a lifetime." —Natural Health

    "Writing in that Buddhist way of wrapping in simple language the difficult and beautiful truths of existence, Chödrön examines the most elemental human response to the uncharted territory that comes with loss or any other species of unforeseen change." —Maria Popova, BrainPickings.org

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