Your Heart Was Made for This: Contemplative Practices for Meeting a World in Crisis with Courage, Integrity, and Love

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Your Heart Was Made for This: Contemplative Practices for Meeting a World in Crisis with Courage, Integrity, and Love

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A practical roadmap to cultivating the heart’s capacity to face and transform our greatest challenges—like the climate crisis, oppression, anxiety, and burnout—from the bestselling author of Say What You Mean.

Meditation teacher Oren Jay Sofer shares a pragmatic guide to living a life of meaning and purpose in a time of great social, environmental, and spiritual upheaval. Through touching stories, insightful reflections, and concrete instructions, Sofer offers powerful tools to strengthen our hearts and nourish the qualities that can transform our world. Each chapter guides you to cultivate a quality essential to personal and social transformation like mindfulness, resolve, wonder, and empathy. You’ll learn ways to:
 
·         Find more choice and freedom in life
·         Strengthen focus, sustain energy, and accomplish goals
·         Identify burnout and take steps to renew yourself
·         Imbue your daily activities with clarity and vitality
·         Respond more effectively to collective challenges

OREN JAY SOFER teaches Buddhist meditation, mindfulness, and communication internationally. He holds a degree in comparative religion from Columbia University and is a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner for the healing of trauma. Born and raised in New Jersey, he is the author of several books, including the bestselling title Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication. His teachings have reached people around the world through his online communication courses and guided meditations. Oren lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and son, where he enjoys cooking, spending time in nature, and home woodworking projects.

ISBN: 9781645472001

ISBN-10: 9781645472001

Publisher: Shambhala

Publication Date: 11/21/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 11/21/2023 - 12:00am

Pages: 304

Language: English

Categories

Self-help / Personal Growth / Happiness

Philosophy / Buddhist

Body, Mind & Spirit / Mindfulness & Meditation