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How to Be Decent : The Mindful Guide to a Messed Up World - by Lodro Rinzler (Paperback)
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From the author of TheBuddha Walks into a Bar, a guide to using mindfulness techniques to navigate any situation--regardless of what life throws your way. A twist on the classic etiquette guide, How to Be Decent offers the Do's and Don'ts of modern living from a mindfulness perspective. From remaining gracious in an exchange with a rude colleague to staying sane at a family gathering with your least favorite aunt, in this book "The Cool Kid's Buddhist" (The Boston Phoenix) Lodro Rinzler shows readers how to tune into the present moment and be mindful even when that moment is a challenging one. With simple guidance on beginning a meditation practice as well as "on the ground" tips, this book shows us how to realize the benefits of a mindfulness practice where it counts--in our day-to-day lives. How to Be Decent provides a mindful guide to everyday occurrences such as: How to have productive and meaningful conversations by being truly present in the conversation and acknowledging (and being acknowledged) with respect and care; How to navigate email, your phone and social media activities with intention, so that your day is made up of genuine human exchanges; How to be mindful when at work, relating to your finances or when traveling, and the powerful benefits of meditative awareness so you navigate stressful situations with ease; and How to weave mindful etiquette into a date, your relationship or even around a loss by expanding self-awareness in order to understand how to be compassionate and helpful How to Be Decent provides readers with a roadmap for being a kind, compassionate, and decent person in a world where common decency can often feel in short supply.
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Body + Mind + Spirit, Self Improvement, Reference
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Lodro Rinzler
Street Date: October 16, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-0476
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