Waking Up to What You Do: A Zen Practice for Meeting Every Situation with Intelligence and Compassion
Life is rising up to meet us at every moment. The question is: Are we there to meet it or not? Diane Rizzetto presents a simple but supremely effective practice for meeting every moment of our lives with mindfulness, using the Zen precepts as tools to develop a keen awareness of the motivations behind every aspect of our behavior—to "wake up to what we do"—from moment to moment. As we train in mindfulness of our actions, every situation of our lives becomes our teacher, offering priceless insight into what it really means to be happy. It's a simple practice with transformative potential, enabling us to break through our habitual reactions and to see clearly how our own happiness and well-being are intimately, inevitably connected to the happiness and well-being of everyone around us.
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Review: Waking Up to What You Do: A Zen Practice for Meeting Every Situation with Intelligence and CompassionUser Review - Sean - Goodreads
Diane was a student of Charlotte Joko Beck. This is a well organized book that includes an introduction to the Zen practice as well as well organized sections covering the precepts. I don't recommend ... Read full review
Review: Waking Up to What You Do: A Zen Practice for Meeting Every Situation with Intelligence and CompassionUser Review - Paula - Goodreads
I absolutely love this book. I got to 39% on my Kindle, then I had to return to the library. This is one I think I may just go out and buy. Read full review
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The Dream of Self
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