How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World PDF/EPUB ↠

How to Stay Human in a F*cked-Up World  PDF/EPUB ↠ An auto biographical account of the author s journey through Buddhism, meditation and personal challenges Well written and he describes some practical techniques The f cked up in the title refers to the toxic self righteousness that results in self certainty in politics society. A Modern Approach To Mindfulness From An Esteemed Buddhist Scholar And Psychology ProfessorEverywhere We Go, We Hear About The Benefits Of Mindfulness To Bring Us Joy, Peace, And Productivity, And Even To Make Us Look Younger And Live Longer Meanwhile, In The Real World, Things Aren T So Rosy Suicide Rates Are Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Use Is On The Rise Exposure To Negative News Is Causing PTSD Like Symptoms And We Continue To Report Feeling Disconnected, Distracted, And Depressed How Can We Be Mindful When The World Is This Fucked Up Tim Desmond Esteemed Buddhist Scholar And Lecturer On Psychology At Yale Medical School Is The Fresh, Engaging Answer To This Important Question Using Techniques Cultivated From The Monastery Of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh And At Google Headquarters In Silicon Valley, Tim Has Been Inventing New Ways To Bridge The Gap Between The Ancient Tradition Of Mindfulness And Modern Life In How To Stay Human In A F Cked Up World, He Presents Readers With Exactly That The First Mindfulness Practice Designed For Surviving The Sometimes Miserable World We Live In, With Advice, Strategies, And Guidance You Can Start Using To Feel Connected, Joyful, And Present TodayDirect, Witty, And Surprising, With Chapters Titled Why Bad Things Happen, You Re Not Crazy, And Becoming Fearless, How To Stay Human In A F Cked Up World Gets Right To The Heart Of Our Collective Pain With A Simple Practice Rooted In Science, Self Compassion, And Psychotherapy If You Ve Tried Mindfulness Before And Failed, Tim Gets It Likely You Were Told To Sit On A Pillow In A Dark Room, Meditate, Or Count Your Breaths But Mindfulness Isn T About Separating Ourselves From The Problems In The World Instead, It Is About Re Learning How To Get Out There, Connect With The Suffering Of Every Living Being And In So Doing, Embrace Our Own Personal Suffering, Let Go, And Move On One of the better books I ve read on incorporating Buddhist principles of mindfulness to the real world A Buddhist psychotherapist, Desmond uses the term human to mean being mindful, and is not afraid of the occ I received a free review copy of this book from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review A modern approach to mindfulness from an esteemed Buddhist scholar and Psychology professor.Everywhere we go, we hear about the benefits of mindfulness to bring us joy, peace, and productivity, and even to make us look younger and live longer Meanwhile, in the real world, things aren t so rosy suicide rates are skyrocketing prescription drug use is on the rise exposure to negative news is causing PTSD like symptoms and we continue to report feeling disconnected, distracted, and depressed How can we be mindful when the world is this fucked up I have recently completed a short course on mindfulness so when I saw this book available for review, I thought it was just perfect Also, our region has a huge issue right now with mental health problems so I thought this may very well be the book to stock to help others.But from the very beginning of the book, I sensed disappointment The author was quite adamant that there was a lot of Do you need a good book to remind you to stay positive and meditate, even if you don t know how to do that This is the perfect book for that With easy to follow chapters and even easier to follow instructions, packed full of relatable content, this book is a funn

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