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The Resource Dropping the struggle : seven ways to love the life you have, Roger Housden

Dropping the struggle : seven ways to love the life you have, Roger Housden

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Dropping the struggle : seven ways to love the life you have
Title
Dropping the struggle
Title remainder
seven ways to love the life you have
Statement of responsibility
Roger Housden
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "In our culture of "get more, have more, be more," is there any place for "thanks, I'm good"? Bestselling author and acclaimed teacher Roger Housden says yes in this alternative to nonstop striving and self-criticism. Whether about our relationships, careers, or spirituality, many of us judge ourselves as not measuring up when we would certainly experience more fulfillment if we stopped struggling with ourselves. Housden came to some of these realizations in an extraordinarily challenging situation: being questioned by authorities while researching a book in Iran. In the midst of confinement, he knew, beyond all logic or reason, that he was actually free. Most of us will never find ourselves in such an extreme set of circumstances, but we may feel trapped by our behavior and experiences. Housden's words affirm that we can find peace and contentment, no matter what"--
  • "The latest short book from teacher and anthologist Roger Housden, Dropping the Struggle is an antidote to the anxiety and stress of constantly feeling that you have to battle your way toward a life of meaning, love, and personal significance. It offers an alternative view and vocabulary to the language of struggle and competition that is so commonly used in any conversation about career, purpose, intimate relations, and even about spiritual practice. In one line, its message is step back from yourself and lighten up. Each short chapter will include experiential exercises or practices"--
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non fiction
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bibliography
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Dropping the struggle : seven ways to love the life you have, Roger Housden
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-137)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
933590662
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9781608684069
Lccn
2016021242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)933590662
Label
Dropping the struggle : seven ways to love the life you have, Roger Housden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-137)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
933590662
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9781608684069
Lccn
2016021242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)933590662

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