Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path . In It’s Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness, Sylvia Boorstein, a California-based teacher of Vipassana meditation, weaves together teachings. It’s Easier Than You Think The Buddhist Way to Happiness. By Sylvia Boorstein. A relaxed, down-to-earth primer on Buddhism.
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No, you don’t have to be Buddhist to enjoy this, or even to benefit from Boorstein’s teachings.
I’ve found a new writer on happiness, and that’s a happy thing. Mar 02, Marshall rated it liked it Shelves: The book is about her journey, and she is providing a pathway for others, but her path doesn’t work for me.
The interviewer even specifically asked her to wait 60 seconds to answer one of his questions.
Overall I enjoyed this book. Quoting her description of the mind during meditation: A wonderfully engaging guide, full of humor, memor Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path to happiness through the Buddha’s basic teachings, shows how to eliminate hindrances to clear seeing, and develops a realistic course toward wisdom and compassion.
It’s easier than you think [p. And yes, it IS easier shlvia you think! Sylvia Boorstein shows us how to take a step back from our thoughts and reflect on our reflections before we jump into anger or frustration or annoyance.
Read one a day.
I’m already missing Boorstein’s voice! Just like the weather, they blow in and out.
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Mar 19, Ruhegeist rated it it was amazing Shelves: Her book is just what I needed to give me some timely insights into life. This is a very good book about the possibilities found through Buddhist practice. Reading these short chapters is very much like sitting in the kitchen of a friend over a cup of tea and coffee cake.
Boorstein provides a good introduction to Buddhism and the key concepts. I just want tools to help me cope with the really ugly shit in life.
It’s Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness
When people begin to see that anger, like any other mind energy, is just a transient phenomenon and therefore workable, they are very relieved [p. This would be a good book for someone interested in learning more about buddhism without getting bogged down in conceptualism.
Hold my hand, and we’ll do it together. She answered in 10 seconds.
I love reading Sylvia Boorstein’s uplifting essays of practical and personal wisdom gleaned from Buddhist teachings. I love the idea that we are “verbs not nouns;” “stories that are telling themselves.
She recommended that you take 60 seconds before responding to people. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The line between yoy and wanting is so very difficult to negotiate, but Silvia shares stories and insights that illuminate the path and the purpose of mindfulness practice. May 20, Mia rated it liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem?
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Sylvia Boorstein born is an American writer and Buddhist spiritualist. A tthink example This is another great book about spirituality with a very down to earth and friendly tone. If I truly can’t I don’t recommend many books, but I do this one.