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Author Shojai, Pedram, author.

Title The urban monk : Eastern wisdom and modern hacks to stop time and find success, happiness, and peace / Pedram Shojai, OMD.

Publication Info. [Emmaus, PA] : Rodale, [2016]


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Description xiii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-257) and index.
Contents Stress : how do I dodge the bullets? -- Drinking from infinity : the art of mastering time -- Energy : why am I always so tired? -- What happened to sleep? -- Stagnant lifestyle -- Weight gain and negative self-image -- No connection with nature or things that are real -- Lonely despite being surrounded by people -- Never enough money -- Living a life with purpose.
Summary We all struggle to discover satisfaction and contentment in the modern world, and the more technology we use the more things seem to get worse. Shojai shares how the calmness of Zen masters is attainable. He reveals the secrets to finding an open heart, sharp mind, and grounded sense of well-being, even in the most demanding circumstances. There's no need to move or drastically change your current life: you can find peace within, and calm the chaos in your head.
Subject Success.
Mind and body -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Mindfulness (Psychology)
Enlightenment (Buddhism)
Stress management -- Case studies.
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