An Open-Hearted Life

Transformative Methods for Compassionate Living from a Clinical Psychologist and a Buddhist Nun
Product Number: EB00687605
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834800472
Publisher: Shambhala
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Description

A life overflowing with compassion. It sounds wonderful in theory, but how do you do it? This guide provides practical methods for living with this wonderful quality, based on traditional Buddhist teachings and on methods from modern psychology-particularly a technique called Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT). The methods presented by the two authors-a psychotherapist and a Tibetan Buddhist nun-turn out to have a good deal in common. In fact, they complement each other in wonderful ways. Each of the sixty-four short chapters ends with a reflection or exercise for putting compassion into practice in various life situations.

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Original Publish Date: Mar 31, 2015

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