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When Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice For Difficult Times

By Pema Chödrön
12-minute read
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When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice For Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön

When Things Fall Apart (1997) is a guide to dealing with the biggest challenges life throws at you. These blinks explore a range of concepts and strategies, from meditation to self-compassion to breathing techniques, that’ll help you develop resilience in the face of adversity and a deeper appreciation for living in the moment.

  • Readers curious about the applications of Eastern philosophy to personal challenges
  • Professionals who feel that their lives are overcome by stress
  • Perfectionists looking for strategies to combat high expectations and self-criticism

Pema Chödrön is a renowned spiritual teacher in the Western world. She is also the author of several best-selling books including The Wisdom of No Escape, Start Where You Are and The Places That Scare You.

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