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An Open-Hearted Life by Russell Kolts and Thubten Chodron
Mar 03, 2015 | ISBN 9781611802115
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    Mar 03, 2015 | ISBN 9781611802115

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    Mar 31, 2015 | ISBN 9780834800472

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“A collection of reflections on the practice of compassion in everyday life that provides a recipe for a deeper life and a better world. It is written with minds and hearts wide open.”―Daniel Gilbert, Harvard University, author of Stumbling on Happiness

An Open-Hearted Life offers a powerful synergy of wisdom and practical instruction drawn from Russell Kolts’ deep experience with Compassion Focused Therapy and from Ven. Thubten Chodron’s lifetime committed to Tibetan Buddhist practice.”―Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness and Lovingkindness

“This wonderful book is easy and enjoyable to read, consisting of deep insights into the meaning of compassion and straightforward practices designed to help cultivate an open heart.”―Kristin Neff, PhD, Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

“With beautifully clear language and examples, the authors show how to make compassion an easy and central part of our lives. Allow this book to work on you, reading it slowly and gently practicing what you learn. It will heal your heart.”―Christopher Germer, PhD, author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion and clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School

“Bringing Buddhist teachings into partnership with the techniques and insights of contemporary psychotherapy, the authors offer valuable guidelines to living a life with a truly open heart.”―Thupten Jinpa, PhD, author of Essential Mind Training

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