Written by Pema Chodron, narrated by Pema Chodron. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial. Getting Unstuck has ratings and reviews. Elision said: This collection of talks by Pema Chodron are on the topic of shenpa, an idea roughly t. These are the Tibetan teachings of shenpa, as taught by bestselling author and American Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön. In this course, Pema shares the.

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How to Meditate with Pema Chodron By: I give this as a gift to friends. I would suggest this for anyone especially if your mind is very busy is repetitive thought.

If you are suffering from self criticism or you tend to beat yourself up, this audio program can help you see yourself with more loving kindness. Jan 20, Jennifer rated it really liked it. Personally, I find this much more helpful. Don’t Need A Crowbar This is a wonderful, very helpful talk about how to enter into your life completely. Sounds True January 1, Language: Nov 05, Z rated it really liked it Shelves: It wasnt in a big dramatic way. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Suggesting “hooked, then stuck”, or urge that leads us to do bad habits. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A grandmother speaks wisdom In this open and accessible talk by Pema Chodron, she comes across as grandmotherly and gently.

Getting Unstuck: Breaking Your Habitual Patterns and Encountering Naked Reality

Then I started experiencing my usual anxiety before the holiday arrival of my ‘high maintenance” in-laws; I listened to the audio again and it calmed me and helped me realize their behavior need not effect me. Pema Chodron is always good for me. On Getting Unstuck, Chodron guides us through this “sticky feeling”, exploring the moments when we get hooked, and offers us tools for learning to stay with our uneasiness, soften our hearts toward ourselves and others, and live a more peaceful life in the fullness of the present moment.


This is a wonderful, very helpful talk about how to enter into your life completely.

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I cannot say cuodron about many books. For anyone on “The Path” The uneasy feeling is to scabies as scratching is to temporary relief. Her explanations of techniques, terms, and reasons for both are helpful and accessible.

Pema Chodron illustrates the cycle of addiction and suffering through the Buddhist lens, but also makes unsutck accessible to everyone, Buddhist or not. I ask again, is it possible to give 6 stars? Here, she unveils the mystery of an ineffable quality; a “pre-emotional” feeling that arises in us, brings us discomfort, and causes us to react by escaping the discomfort, often with harmful habits.

Here, she unveils the mystery of an ineffable quality: In this audiobook, he offers the insights and strategies to claim victory over fear. In How to Meditate with Pema Chodronthe American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and best-selling author presents her first complete spoken-word course for those new to meditation.

Published January 1st by Sounds True first pena November 30th The key, Pema explains, is not biting the “hook” of our habitual responses.

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Get to Know Us. If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be? We reinforce our cravings, habits, and addictions by giving in to them repeatedly. She’s a good speaker – she can be light and funny while talking about pain. Very, very useful and truly, as always, inspirational.

Since listening to this audiobook I often smile to myself when I notice my own moments of shenpa and remember her phrase, ‘shenpa attack. Thank you Pema Wow. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Book ratings by Goodreads. Golden Five out of five! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Pema has two children and three grandchildren. An urge comes up, we succumb to it, and it becomes stronger, teaches Pema Chodron.


Getting Unstuck

In the Buddhist tradition, this points to a vast paradox: The result is the spread of scabies and no long-term relief. Pema Chodron makes Tibetan Buddhism accessible to the western mind. This may be my favorite,as it is exactly what I need in my life now. If you are seeking help for alcohol abuse, food addictions, rage, or grief–then Chodron’s advice will help.

When Things Fall Apart: I’ve lost track of how many times I have listened to this book Jun 13, Mara Vernon rated it it was amazing. Ani Pema is interested in helping establish Tibetan Buddhist monasticism in the West, as well as continuing her work with western Buddhists of all traditions, sharing ideas and teachings.

In tough situations, if we can be fully present, not fight the feelings, but fully experience them, without getting hooked into anger or retaliation, expressing compassion for ourselves, that feeling will spread, and our world may, one small step at a time, become more compassionate. She taught as an elementary school teacher for many years in both New Mexico and California. Heart Advice for Difficult Times [Audiobook]. Have you ever found yourself thinking your way into a tangle of fret, frustration, or gloom?

I found this one particularly relevant and helpful.