Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Publish Date
Pages
164
Dimensions
5.72 X 0.49 X 7.98 inches | 0.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780345481320

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About the Author

Sylvia Boorstein, Ph.D., is a co-founding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California, and a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. She writes a regular column for Shambhala Sun, lectures widely, and is the bestselling author of Pay Attention, for Goodness' Sake; It's Easier Than You Think; Don't Just Do Something, Sit There; and That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist. A practicing psychotherapist, Boorstein is a frequent presenter at psychology conferences and training seminars. Sylvia and her husband, Seymour, divide their time between Sonoma County, California, and their home in France.

Reviews

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"A wonderful book, heartwarming and wise, that conveys the essence of what the Buddha taught in the voice of a gifted storyteller, teacher, friend, and compassionate human being."
-Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness

"Sylvia Boorstein's lessons, gleaned from a life of internal reflection and mindful teaching, are delivered with such openness, love, and affection that it feels as if you are sitting with Sylvia in her living room soaking in the wisdom of an enlightened friend."
-Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., author of The Mindful Brain

"This book will convince you that your own happiness really is much more available to you than you may have thought."
-Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Coming to Our Senses

"Should be required reading for all human beings."
-Stephen Cope, author of The Wisdom of Yoga

"Reading this wonderful book is like having a heart-to-heart with Sylvia. It is wise, warm, and full of great stories that will make you smile. Best of all, it will cheer your spirit by showing you how to practice happiness."
-Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart