The Key to Happiness Is Learning to Let Go In this accessible, friendly book, bestselling author Hugh Prather presents a simple 30-day programme to free yourself from worry, conflict and painful memories. His unique and powerful approach, based on 30 years' experience, will help you to identify and release 'mental toxins'. The result is a mind free of clutter that embraces freedom and a life that knows peace. Learn how to let go of: -mental pollution -misery -inner conflict The Little Book of Letting Go is a treasure trove of practical and spiritual wisdom with gentle exercises and wonderful insights to help deliver us into the precious present, alive and grateful for the gift of life.
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Bestselling author Hugh Prather has a knack for putting his finger on the pulse of America's emotional and spiritual angst. In The Little Book of Letting Go he gives voice to the internal chatter that prevents us from enjoying or pursuing our true desires. "Within our human heart we all feel the call to be simple, to be present, to be real," Prather writes. "Yet throughout the day, the world urges us to be at war with ourselves and each other: 'Be resentful about the past.' 'Be anxious about the future.' 'Be dissatisfied with what you do see.' 'Be guilty.' 'Be important.' 'Be bored.'" Prather compares these thoughts to the stale clutter in the back of our refrigerators. By cleaning out our minds, we allow room for fresher and more nourishing foods for thought.
In this little book on mental cleansing, Prather uses personal stories as well as step-by-step exercises to help readers understand the rewards and the process of letting go. For example, in the section on letting go of guilt and hurtful actions, Prather suggests that for at least one day readers "rise from sleep and make your purpose only this: 'I will go through this day harmlessly. I will hurt no one in my thoughts or in my actions, including myself.'" Prather includes numerous similar kinds of assignments in all of his chapters, including how to let go of..."Mental Pollutants," "Misery," "Prediction and Control," and "Spiritual Specialness." --Gail HudsonAbout the Author:
Hugh Prather has over thirty years experience of conducting self-esteem workshops, he is the author of Notes to Myself.
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Book Description BBC Books, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 240 pages. 8.54x5.12x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0091876516
Book Description Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091876516