Happiness Is an Inside Job by Sylvia Boorstein audiobook

Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life

By Sylvia Boorstein, PhD
Read by Pam Ward

Blackstone Publishing 9780345481320
3.93 Hours Unabridged
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How can we stay engaged with life day after day? How can we continue to love what we do year after year? These are the questions bestselling author and beloved teacher Sylvia Boorstein asked herself. The result is Happiness Is an Inside Job, her best work to date, a warm, wise, and instructive book on how we can cultivate happiness even when the odds are against us. In her more than four decades of Buddhist practice and teaching, Boorstein has discovered that the secret to happiness lies not in monastic solitude but in cultivating our connections with the world, with family, friends, colleagues, and even those we do not know well. In this beautiful book, she reminds us that our hearts want to console, appreciate, encourage, and love and that restoring these qualities leads to a solidly grounded sense of happiness.

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Summary

Summary

How can we stay engaged with life day after day? How can we continue to love what we do year after year? These are the questions bestselling author and beloved teacher Sylvia Boorstein asked herself. The result is Happiness Is an Inside Job, her best work to date, a warm, wise, and instructive book on how we can cultivate happiness even when the odds are against us.

In her more than four decades of Buddhist practice and teaching, Boorstein has discovered that the secret to happiness lies not in monastic solitude but in cultivating our connections with the world, with family, friends, colleagues, and even those we do not know well. In this beautiful book, she reminds us that our hearts want to console, appreciate, encourage, and love and that restoring these qualities leads to a solidly grounded sense of happiness.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“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, New York Times bestselling author of Real Happiness
“[A] small, polished gem of a book that seems somehow even more intimate and heartfelt than her previous books…both convincing and inspiring.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“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, MD, author of The Mindful Brain
“This book will convince you that your own happiness is much more available to you than you may have thought.” Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Coming to Our Senses

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 3.93
Audience: Adult
Language: English