This book, however, had a great blend of spirituality and facts that can be directly translated into actionable steps. The 59 provocative slogans presented here – each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chgyam Trungpa – have been used by Tibetan Buddhists for eight centuries to help meditation students remember and focus on important principles and practices of mind training. The best words at just the right time This book was suggested to me at a time of great suffering. But really love the messages in this book. Kelly Brogan MD Length: Would you listen to When Things Fall Apart again? What if you could cultivate the mind of a bodhisattva — one who has dedicated one’s life to the benefit of others?
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As it began to play, I had an inkling of recognition.
The content is immensely valuable and so I hope that Pema and the publishers will decide to record another audio version of this book.
I have struggled with ADHD and fought against depression for most of my 38 years. This book described my internal experience and it shifted my whole reality. Pema is one of the voices I turn to, over and over.
Everyone should listen in, you might need chofron listen over and over but it will soften your soul because it is the way of the Dharma in any form.
When Things Fall Apart Audiobook | Pema Chödrön |
This book is perfect when you have gotten a little less crushed. The key, Pema explains, is not biting the “hook” of our habitual responses. Here, I spent so much energy baffled by and trying to hear the meaning behind the words aoart narrator seemed to have little understanding of herself, that the whole thing became an exercise in watching and noting the judgmental reactive mind.
The best words at just the right time This book was suggested to me at a time of great suffering. This suffering emerges in crippling self-judgments and conflicts in our relationships, in addictions and perfectionism, in loneliness and overwork – all the forces that keep our lives constricted and unfulfilled. Drawing from traditional Buddhist wisdom, she offers life-changing tools for transforming whn and negative patterns into habitual ease and boundless joy.
I know I rall return to this book when I am feeling fearful or struggling with suffering. It is not even friendly. And I was grateful to find this classic available as an audiobook.
Beyond that fear lies a state of openheartedness and tenderness. It’s one thing to hear a life-changing truth or to have a conceptual grasp on spiritual wisdom.
This book is tailor-made for anyone struggling with a situation that is generating difficult thoughts and uncomfortable feelings within them. Slogans include, “Don’t be swayed by external circumstances,” “Be grateful to everyone,” and “Always maintain only a joyful mind. I am so grateful for the friend that reccommended it to me, and I will be sure to pass it along.
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron on Audio Download
The limitless qualities of loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity are your deep-down, ultimate reality, and those are qualities that can’t be improved upon. You’ll accept that life can flow, that attracting is fun, and that you don’t have to work so hard to get what you want. Brach’s 20 years of work with therapy clients and Buddhist students. It is possible to relate constructively to the inevitable shocks, losses, and frustrations of life so that we can find true happiness.
This book was suggested to me at a time of great suffering.
When Things Fall Apart
With Getting Unstuckshe offers us a first look at “both the itch and the scratch”: Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? What audii you could cultivate the mind of a bodhisattva — one who has dedicated one’s life to the benefit of others?
Now, this venture capitalist turned executive coach shares his unusual yet highly effective blend of Buddhism, Jungian therapy, and entrepreneurial straight talk to help leaders overcome their own psychological traumas. This wisdom is always available to us, she teaches, but we usually block it with habitual patterns rooted in fear.
Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart. Life has a way of provoking us with traffic jams and computer malfunctions, with emotionally distant partners and crying children – and before we know it, we’re upset.
And yeah, I get the irony of being so annoyed by something like this when I’m trying to listen to Buddhist teachings. In these inspiring sessions, she teaches us how to give that compassion to the person we neglect most often – ourselves.
But really love the messages in this book.