The Tao of Inner Peace: A Guide to Inner Peace

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Plume Book, 2000 - Philosophy - 318 pages
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Translated more often than any other book except the Bible, the Tao Te Ching has been a spiritual guide for centuries, helping millions find peace within themselves, with each other, and with the natural world around them. Written in workbook style, complete with exercises, questionnaires, journal-keeping techniques, and affirmations, The Tao of Inner Peace translates the ancient Eastern philosophy into a plan for contemporary Western living. Diane Dreher, Ph.D., shows the way to:

* Bring greater joy, fulfillment, and creativity to daily life
* Heal the body and spirit
* Build self-acceptance and self-esteem
* Resolve conflict
* Reverse negative cycles of emotion
* Understand life as a process of changes and challenges

With its lively, demystifying approach, The Tao of Inner Peace shows how the Tao can be a powerful source of growth, inspiration, and peace.

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User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

Cleaning off my bookshelves I came across this book. I do not remember when or where I got it, but until today it basically has been left untouched. I started to read it and quickly realized something ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shelley - Goodreads

I liked the beginning chapters best. I wasn't so thrilled with the "change the world activist" message in the last few chapters. But maybe I just haven't grown enough ;) Read full review


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Diane Dreher, Ph.D., is the author of The Tao of Inner Peace, The Tao of Womanhood, and The Tao of Personal Leadership. She holds a Ph.D. in English from UCLA, with credentials in spiritual counseling and holistic health. Diane leads workshops on balance and personal growth nationwide. She teaches Renaissance literature and creative writing at Santa Clara University and cultivates her garden at home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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