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The Places That Scare You

A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Narrated by: Joanna Rotte
Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
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Summary

We always have a choice, Pema Chödrön teaches: We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder. Here Pema provides the tools to deal with the problems and difficulties that life throws our way. This wisdom is always available to us, she teaches, but we usually block it with habitual patterns rooted in fear. Beyond that fear lies a state of openheartedness and tenderness. This audiobook teaches us how to awaken our basic goodness and connect with others, to accept ourselves and others complete with faults and imperfections, and to stay in the present moment by seeing through the strategies of ego that cause us to resist life as it is.

©2017 Pema Chödrön (P)2017 Random House Audio

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a lot of wisdom and valuable life lessons

enjoyed it. really helped me. however a lot of info, will need to revisit again and remind myself of many valuable teachings in here

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-01-18

GREAT book

This book came to me at the right time because I was ready to not only hear but really receive the teachings. I hope for all that come across this book you open your heart and mind and just listen to this beautifully written book. I hope it benefits you as it did for me. 😊

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-03-18

Pema never fails with her teachings ! love this

from the bottom of my heart ❤ I continue to listen to her teachings . they truly resonate with me

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  • Natasha
  • 11-08-18

loved...loved...it!

we are all connected with the same fears and challenges. the author is my hero, my saint.

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  • Rolland R.
  • 26-03-19

Mindbending steps toward Nirvana

Stunning. This will guide you to the understanding of no self. This book will lead you toward enlightenment. You will experience gut-wrenching wisdom, truth and a path to freedom from the bondage of human existence. This book has truly changed my life. I am forever grateful.

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  • Shannon
  • 17-03-19

Not a Buddhist nor fear based, I still learned so much

So many tools to see life and humans from another perspective. A higher way to act, live, and be. Thank you 🙏

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  • PCM
  • 16-03-19

Fortified to face this moment

My life coach Rev Rowena Silvera Beck recommended this book. It was a wonderful lesson in living in the present and knowing that whatever life brings our way, we are prepared for it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-11-18

Great contemplation on compassion

Pema Chodron is a fantastic writer and the book is very well suited for driving about life contemplating compassion. Excellent focus on being un-grounded and un learning what we believe to be concrete.

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  • steve head
  • 19-10-18

Best book I have yet to be recommended.

Best book over all for personal inner growth and spiritual evolution. if that's what you want ;) Careful what you ask for these days. wowzers! 10 thumbs up!

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  • Jill D. Gellibert
  • 10-10-18

Pema Always has the right advise for the right time

This has all to do with being human and how to lead a wholehearted life. Not religion. Buddhism is a lifestyle that you lead. So reading these books can only help you be a better human. Pema Chödrön gives advise in a way that its easy to understand. I completely recommend reading her books.

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  • Tashawn Nicholas
  • 13-09-18

l love this book

l love this book. l couldnt find my physical copy so I decided to purchase the audio book instead. Amazing read. Thank you.