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Inspired Teacher : Zen Advice for the Happy Teacher (Hardcover) (Donna Quesada)
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Donna Quesada had been teaching for about a dozen years when the first signs of burnout hit her. Rather than give in to her frustration, she reached for Buddha’s teachings, the Zen wisdom that formed the basis of her own longtime spiritual practice. She survived the semester and gradually rediscovered the joy in her job that had been progressively declining. In this wise and inspirational book, she shares the lessons she learnedlessons that revealed, time and again, that no matter the situation, it’s always about getting your head in the right place first. Resolution begins in our own minds. Some days, some semesters, and even some years will be more challenging and more wearisome than others, she warns. But inThe Inspired Teacher, Quesada offers a lasting source of encouragement and Zen. Although the book draws from Eastern teachings, the wisdom is for everyone, regardless of personal background, creed, or faith.With elements of The Last Lecture as well as Chicken Soup for the Teacher’s Soul, this is the perfect gift for teachersbut also for anyone needing inspiration.
Number of Pages: 194
Genre: Education, Philosophy
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Donna Quesada
Street Date: March 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-5137
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