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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin Sunim
  

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down How to be Calm in a Busy World

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'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?' The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timely guide to mindfulness, Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist monk born in Korea and educated in the United States, offers advice on everything from handling setbacks to dealing with rest and relationships

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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down How to be Calm in a Busy World by Haemin Sunim

The Times Top 10 Bestseller THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, WITH OVER THREE MILLION COPIES SOLD AROUND THE WORLD 'Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?' The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this timely guide to mindfulness, Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist monk born in Korea and educated in the United States, offers advice on everything from handling setbacks to dealing with rest and relationships, in a beautiful book combining his teachings with calming full-colour illustrations. Haemin Sunim's simple messages - which he first wrote when he responded to requests for advice on social media - speak directly to the anxieties that have become part of modern life and remind us of the strength and joy that come from slowing down. Hugely popular in Korea, Haemin Sunim is a Zen meditation teacher whose teachings transcend religions and borders and resonate with people of all ages. With insight and compassion drawn from a life full of change, the 'mega-monk' succeeds at encouraging all of us to notice that when you slow down, the world slows down with you.

Reviews

'Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down is not only a useful and practical book, it's a beautiful one as well. Everyone who wants to thrive more in their life should have it on their nightstand' -- Arianna Huffington

'Ingeniously simple tips from a zen monk that'll boost your mood, career - and relationships' Daily Mail

'Universal truths, beautifully expressed, lovingly illustrated, Haemin Sunim has written a book for our time. Every short paragraph is self-contained - each its own seed sending roots into the deepest and most timeless wisdom. This is a book to keep close at hand' -- Mark Williams, co-author of 'Mindfulness:Finding Peace in a Frantic World

About the Author

Haemin Sunim (Author) Haemin Sunim is one of the most influential Zen Buddhist teachers and writers in South Korea, where his books have sold more than three million copies and are popular as guides not only to mediation but also to overcoming the challenges of everyday life. Born in South Korea and educated at Berkeley, Harvard, and Princeton, he received formal monastic training in Korea and taught Buddhism at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He has more than a million followers on Twitter (@haeminsunim) and Facebook and lives in Seoul when not traveling to share his teachings Chi-Young Kim (Translator) Chi-Young Kim (translator) is the translator of the New York Times bestselling Korean novel Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin and the Korean contemporary classic The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Book Info

Publication date

23rd February 2017

Author

Haemin Sunim

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Publisher

Penguin Life an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Hardback
288 pages

Categories

Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

ISBN

9780241298190

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