Thoughts Without a Thinker (1995) describes the fundamental principles of the Buddhist tradition through a psychoanalytic lens. These blinks explain how meditation and mindfulness can soothe the mind, alleviate suffering and heal mental illness.
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“In an age of constant focus on self-improvement, these blinks point you towards the invaluable insight that, when you look closely, the self that you're trying to improve doesn't actually exist. Read these blinks to find out how letting go of this idea of the self also allows you to let go of most forms of mental suffering.”
– Vincent, Data Analyst & Mindfulness Ambassador at Blinkist
Mark Epstein is a Harvard-educated psychotherapist, Buddhist practitioner and author. Several of his titles have earned the endorsement of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
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