9781572248694

The Buddha's Way of Happiness: Healing Sorrow, Transforming Negative Emotion, & Finding Well-Being in the Present Moment

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  • ISBN13:

    9781572248694

  • ISBN10:

    1572248696

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Pubns Inc
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Summary

In Buddha’s Way of Happiness, mindfulness expert Thomas Bien invites us to view happiness as a state that is always available to us, provided we know how to move past the barriers that keep us feeling stressed and unhappy. Bien identifies the six most common obstacles that keep us from joyful living and shows how to change our perception of everyday experiences to allow for greater fulfillment.

Author Biography

Thomas Bien, Ph.D., is a psychologist, in private practice in Albuquerque, NM, where he also teaches mindfulness and meditation. He is author of numerous books, including Mindful Recovery, Finding the Center Within and Mindful Therapy. Foreword writer Lama Surya Das is a lineage holder in the Dzogchen-tradition of Tibetan Buddhism residing in Cambridge, MA. He is founder of Dzogchen Center and author of many books. The Dalai Lama calls him "The American Lama."

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introductionp. 1
Being Happinessp. 9
Releasing Conceptsp. 37
Releasing Habit Energyp. 69
Transforming Thoughts and Feelingsp. 93
Self, No Self, and Otherp. 121
Taking Care of Our Sorrowp. 145
Practicing Happinessp. 169
Living Happinessp. 189
Death and Rebirthp. 205
Afterwordp. 223
Recommended Readingp. 225
Referencesp. 227
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