Zen and the Art of Falling in Love

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 11, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 272 pages
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Perennially popular topics Zen and romance come together in this unique guide that reveals how to fall in love and stay that way.

We are meant to be in love. Love energizes our daily existence, heals the body and mind and makes every moment precious. So why aren't we in love all the time?

In Zen and the Art of Falling in Love, psychologist, relationship expert and Zen practitioner Brenda Shoshanna shows readers how to rejuvenate their romantic lives by combining a psychological understanding of relationships with the way of Zen practice. The lessons provided by such practices as Taking Your Shoes Off (Becoming Available), Sitting on the Cushion (Meeting Yourself), Cleaning House (Emptying Yourself) and Receiving the Stick (Dealing with Blows) can offer new insight into the common problems of miscommunication, lies, betrayal, jealousy, insecurity, loss, and disappointment. Using the lessons of Zen practice, you can open your life to love, fall in love—and stay in love.

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To find love, take off your shoes, sit on a cushion and do nothing, advises the author of Zen Miracles. These and 10 other Zen-based practices, Shoshanna says, will help prepare you to receive love ... Read full review

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Is it just my ebook copy of this book (bought from amazon to my kindle) that is so full of spelling errors that it almost made me wanna throw the book away several times even though I otherwise found ... Read full review


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Brenda Shoshanna, PhD, is a practicing psychologist, therapist, workshop leader, and author. She has written many books, including Zen Miracles, Why Men Leave, and Journey Through Illness and Beyond, winner of the NABE Award for Best Book of the Year in the Category of Health. She is also the relationship expert on iVillage.com and runs workshops nationally on all aspects of psychology, Zen, and relationships. Dr. Shoshanna lives in the New York area. Visit the author online at BrendaShoshanna.com.

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