Circle of Compassion: Meditations for Caring for Self and the World

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Tuttle Publishing, 2001 - Self-Help - 165 pages
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Circle of Compassion provides valuable, inspirational, and practical information on how to help yourself while also helping others. Learn to nurture yourself as you nurture others, develop greater compassion and self-confidence, and strike the perfect balance between caring for yourself and caring for your world.

The companion to the best selling The Rhythm of Compassion, this pocketsize book of meditations by author Gail Straub is divided into four parts that provide practical exercises and affirmations to help you find balance in your life. These four sections include: Learning to Follow Your Rhythm of Compassion, The In-Breath: Caring for Self, The Out-Breath: Caring for the World, and Harmony with Your Rhythm of Compassion. Empowering, enlightening, and most of all inspiring, Straub's new book is sure to help you find balance both in your work and in your life.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Confronting the Trickster Busyness
23
Belonging to Your Place
37
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Gail Straub has been a teacher and activist for more than two decades. In 1981, along with her husband David Gershon, she founded Empowerment Training Programs. Theyave taught all over America and in Europe, Russia, China, and East Asia and have together written "Empowerment: The Art of Creating Your Life as You Want It". From 1983-1986, Straub was the International Director for the First Earth Run, a global initiative that took a torch, symbolizing peace and international cooperation, around the world in 86 days. The Run involved 25 million people, 62 countries, 45 heads of state and raised several million dollars for UNICEF. In 1992, Gail began offering advanced training for students who wanted to integrate spiritual development with social and ecological responsibility. "The Rhythm of Compassion" grew out of this work.

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