Stopping: How to Be Still When You Have to Keep Going

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Conari Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Psychology - 270 pages
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Stopping is a simple, straightforward technique for "doing nothing, as much as possible, for a definite period of time, with the purpose of becoming more awake and remembering who you are," so that you can live more purposefully and peacefully.
  

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Written by a Catholic priest with taoist training. Has some insights for caregivers. Read full review

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Great book I read when I was going through my divorce and trying to figure out where to go from here. Great for anyone going through career or life changes to get in touch with your inner self to see what direction to go in next. Reflective. Read full review

Contents

Facing the Mountain of Too Much
3
Why Cramming and Cutting Dont Work
9
Doing Nothing
13
A Fast Train on the Fast Track
17
Stopping at the Speed of Light
21
From Routine to Choice
25
Stopping Before Everything
31
Contemporary Contemplation
35
The Gift of Solitude
139
The Gift of Openness
145
The Gift of Boundaries
151
The Gift of Embracing Your Shadow
155
The Gift of Purpose
159
Exploring the Challenges of Stopping
163
Moving Down to the Roots
165
When Society Says Dont
169

Finding the Spaces Between the Notes
39
Awake and Remembering
43
Stop and Go for It
47
D
49
The Three Ways of Stopping
51
Stillpoints Stopovers and Grinding Halts
53
The Heart and Soul of Stopping
57
Breathing Is Inspiring
61
Stillpoints in a Turning World
67
More of a Good Thing
73
Stopovers on the Way
77
This Is Your Body Talking
83
Excuses Excuses
85
The Watersheds and Sea Changes of Life
91
Grinding Halts Are Good for You
97
Growing Like Corn in the Night
105
Freeing and Finding Your Truth
109
Everyday Spirituality
113
The Gifts of Stopping
119
Stoppings Benefits
123
The Gift of Attention
125
The Gift of Relaxation
133
Im Afraid
175
Seeing the Enemy
179
Owning Your Fear
185
A Telling Relief
191
The Doctors Unthinkable Thought
197
Saying It to God
201
Some Help in Getting Help
205
Yes but
209
Discovering Your Way to Stopping
217
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
219
Permission Granted Just to Be
223
The Pathway to Your Stopping Woods
227
Stopping while Going from Here to There
241
Moving while Stopping
245
The Young the Old and the Vrolent
249
Stopping Is Caring
255
Trust Yourself
259
Bibliography
263
Acknowledgments
267
Permissions Acknowledgments
269
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About the author (1998)

David Kundtz, author, speaker, and licensed psychotherapist, is also director of Inside Track Seminars, which offers courses on spiritually based stress management and emotional health for the helping profession. He has graduate degrees in both psychology and theology and a doctorate in pastoral psychology. David is also the author of Quiet Mind, Stopping, and Moments in Between, among others.

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