A Fearless Heart
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A Fearless Heart


  • Author: Thupten Jinpa
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 1094912 Bytes


The Buddhist practice of mindfulness caught on in the west when we began to understand the everyday, personal benefits it brought us. Now, in this extraordinary book, the highly acclaimed thought leader and longtime English translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows us that compassion can bring us even more. Based on the landmark course in compassion training Jinpa helped create at Stanford Medical School, A Fearless Heart shows us that we actually fear compassion. We worry that if we are too compassionate with others we will be taken advantage of, and if we are too compassionate with ourselves we will turn into slackers. Using science, insights from both classical Buddhist and western psychology, and stories both from others and from his o...

His Fearless Heart

His Fearless Heart


  • Author: Jennifer Lewis
  • Release Date : 2016-09-26
  • Genre: Western
  • File Size: 1333235 Bytes


Twenty-seven year-old Lucy Neel is done with being a wallflower. Ready to take a risk, she pursues a vacation fling with a sexy bull rider…and winds up pregnant.  Notorious playboy and daredevil bull rider Bowie West didn’t plan to seduce innocent Lucy, but the passion that ignited between them was too strong to resist.  Can Bowie convince Lucy that a roving rodeo cowboy is ready to settle down?  EXCERPT:  “You’re getting to have quite a mouth on you, young lady.”  “You’re just getting to know me better. You might not like me so much once all your illusions about innocent virgins have been dashed.”  “Oddly enough, the more I learn about you the more I like you.” He stepped forward, pushing her hood ba...

A Fearless Heart

A Fearless Heart


  • Author : Thupten Jinpa
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698186460


A Fearless Heart Book Description :

The Buddhist practice of mindfulness caught on in the west when we began to understand the everyday, personal benefits it brought us. Now, in this extraordinary book, the highly acclaimed thought leader and longtime English translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows us that compassion can bring us even more. Based on the landmark course in compassion training Jinpa helped create at Stanford Medical School, A Fearless Heart shows us that we actually fear compassion. We worry that if we are too compassionate with others we will be taken advantage of, and if we are too compassionate with ourselves we will turn into slackers. Using science, insights from both classical Buddhist and western psychology, and stories both from others and from his own ex...

A Fearless Heart
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A Fearless Heart


  • Author : Thupten Jinpa
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781594632624


A Fearless Heart Book Description :

"Based on the landmark course in compassion training Jinpa helped create at Stanford Medical School, A Fearless Heart shows us that we actually fear compassion. We worry that if we are too compassionate with others we will be taken advantage of, and if we are too compassionate with ourselves we will turn into slackers. Using science, insights from both classical Buddhist and western psychology, and stories both from others and from his own extraordinary life, Jinpa shows us how to train our compassion muscle to relieve stress, fight depression, improve our health, achieve our goals, and change our world." --...

A Fearless Heart

A Fearless Heart


  • Author : Thupten Jinpa
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780349403182


A Fearless Heart Book Description :

'[A] timely book on compassion and its cultivation' The Dalai Lama 'The bravest, cleverest and most engaging book I know on why we need to cultivate compassion' Jon Kabat-Zinn 'A practical toolkit for becoming a better human being' Daniel Goleman Self-compassion is the overlooked key to achieving our goals. It can lead to increased happiness, stress reduction, a stronger sense of purpose, better health and a longer life. Yet many of us resist compassion, worrying that if we are too compassionate with others we will be taken advantage of and if we are too compassionate with ourselves we won't achieve our goals in life. Using the latest science, psychology (from contemporary Western and classical Buddhist sources) as well as stories from others and his...

A Fearless Heart

A Fearless Heart


  • Author : Thupten Jinpa
  • Publisher : Piatkus Books
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Compassion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0349403171


A Fearless Heart Book Description :

In 1979 Jon Kabat-Zinn popularised the Buddhist practice of mindfulness when he revealed that it could alleviate depression. While mindfulness is a powerful tool, it will only take us so far. Now the highly acclaimed thought leader and English translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thupten Jinpa Langri (known as Jinpa) teaches us to take the next step. He shows us that compassion correlates strongly with happiness, stress reduction, a sense of purpose, better health and a longer life. Self-compassion is the overlooked key to achieving our goals. Yet many of us resist compassion, worrying that if we are too compassionate with others we will be taken advantage of and if we are too compassionate with ourselves we won't achieve our goals in life. We...

Sowing   Reaping A Fearless Heart

Sowing Reaping A Fearless Heart


  • Author : David Lee Waters Sr., with Anita A. Tarlton
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2006-05-18
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1467078395


Sowing Reaping A Fearless Heart Book Description :

"Sowing & Reaping a Fearless Heart - Convicted not Condemned" is the true story of one man’s spiritual journey through life. His journey begins in a dysfunctional household as a child with an alcoholic policeman father, a tolerant mother and a brutal older brother, and takes him through 3 failed marriages, one son and 8 years in the Marine Corps. While in the Marines, he gave his life to Jesus Christ. However, helicopter crashes and shark infested waters left him plagued with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and he resorted to self medication with drugs and alcohol. This lifestyle eventually landed him in jail and 27 months of prison. He finds his roots in his father’s childhood home of Winnsboro, SC, and begins seeking restoration from family that...

Steve Earle

Steve Earle


  • Author : David McGee
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0879308427


Steve Earle Book Description :

"Along the way we see the growth of Earle's political consciousness and his courage in tackling thorny topics such as "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh (in the song "John Walker's Blues"), his opposition to the death penalty, and his recent appearance in support of Iraq war protester Cindy Sheehan. Author David McGee also examines the early '70s east Texas singer-songwriter scene - where Earle met his future mentors Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt - and the rise of the New Traditionalist and Americana movements."....

Quiet Mind  Fearless Heart

Quiet Mind Fearless Heart


  • Author : Brian Luke Seaward
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2004-10-28
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780471685739


Quiet Mind Fearless Heart Book Description :

"Reading Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart is like eavesdropping on a conversation between Lao Tzu and Joseph Campbell--a pure pleasure to read!" --Deepak Chopra, M.D., coauthor of The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga and author of The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire "Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart is an enchanting piece of wisdom that combines ancient insights with practical solutions to the stress epidemic that permeates our culture. Brian Luke Seaward is a master teacher, skillful guide, and true healer." --Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Words and Reinventing Medicine "The perfect antidote for these acceleratingly stressful post-9/11 times with fearmongers accosting us everywhere, Quiet Mind, Fearless Heart artfully and wisely blends stress relief with ...

Essential Mind Training

Essential Mind Training


  • Author : Thupten Jinpa
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-11-22
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780861712632


Essential Mind Training Book Description :

Essential Mind Training is drawn from the earliest collection of Tibetan spiritual literature known as ?mind training” or lojong in Tibetan. Tibetans revere the mind training tradition for its pragmatic and down-to-earth advice, especially the teachings on ?transforming adversity into opportunity.” This volume contains eighteen individual works, including such renowned teachings as Atisa's Bodhisattva's Jewel Garland, Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses on Mind Training, and Chekawa's Seven-Point Mind Training, together with the earliest commentaries on these seminal texts as well as other independent works. These teachings expound the cultivation of such altruistic attitudes as compassion, love, forbearance, and perseverance, and provide numerous tech...

Focused and Fearless

Focused and Fearless


  • Author : Shaila Catherine
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2010-07-16
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781458783646


Focused and Fearless Book Description :

Now ordinary meditators (and non-meditators) can understand how to attain non-ordinary states with relative ease. Blended with contemporary examples, pragmatic exercises, and ''how to'' instructions that anyone can try, Focused and Fearless provides a wealth of tools to cultivate non-distracted attention in daily life and on retreat. Shaila Catherine has a friendly, wise approach to the meditative states (jhanas) that lead to liberating insight. Focused and Fearless is about much more than merely meditation or concentration. It offers a complete path towards bliss, fearlessness, and true awakening....

The Little Book of Courageous Living

The Little Book of Courageous Living


  • Author : Miki Kashtan
  • Publisher : Fearless Heart Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14
  • Genre: Interpersonal conflict
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0990007316


The Little Book of Courageous Living Book Description :

With grace, acuity, and humor, Miki Kashtan has shared with thousands of people on five continents how to live from love, courage and truth - in every moment, in thought, word, and deed. By integrating these three hallmarks of nonviolence into daily life, radical shifts happen: you begin to choose how to respond to life, rather than merely reacting; you no longer settle for solutions that work only for you or only for others; and, more and more, you step into leadership by taking responsibility for the whole in every situation. This little book contains 201 concise, evocative distillations of her wisdom, illustrated with powerful and original images. It is an invitation to you to begin to build your own courageous life....