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Think like a monk : train your mind for peace and purpose every day / Jay Shetty.

Shetty, Jay, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Pocono Mountain Public Library.
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Pocono Mountain Public Library 158.1 She (Text) 35540000060174 PMPL 2nd Floor Non-Fiction Checked Out 05/04/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982134488
  • ISBN: 1982134488
  • ISBN: 9781982149819
  • ISBN: 1982149817
  • Physical Description: xix, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Fist Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-314) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Let go. Identity : I am what I think I am ; Negativity : the evil king goes hungry ; Fear : welcome to hotel Earth ; Intention : blinded by the gold -- Meditation: Breathe -- Grow. Purpose : the nature of the scorpion ; Routine : location has energy; time has memory ; The mind : the charioteer's dilemma ; Ego : catch me if you can -- Meditation: Visualize -- Give. Gratitude : the world's most powerful drug ; Relationships : people watching ; Service : plant trees under whose shade you do not plan to sit -- Meditation: Chant -- Conclusion -- Appendix: the Vedic Personality Test.
Summary, etc.:
Jay Shetty grew up in a family where you could become one of three things - a doctor, a lawyer, or a failure. His family was convinced he had chosen option three: instead of attending his college graduation ceremony, he headed to India to become a monk, to meditate every day for four to eight hours and devote his life to helping others. After three years, one of his teachers told him that he would have more impact on the world if he left the monk's path to share his experience and wisdom with others. Heavily in debt, and with no recognizable skills on his resume, he moved back home in north London with his parents. Shetty reconnected with old school friends - many working for some of the world's largest corporations - who were experiencing tremendous stress, pressure, and unhappiness, and they invited Shetty to coach them on well-being, purpose, and mindfulness. Since then Shetty has become one of the world's most popular thought leaders. In this inspiring, empowering book, Shetty draws on his time as a monk to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Combining ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram, this book reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us. He transforms abstract lessons into advice and exercises we can all apply to reduce stress, improve relationships, and give the gifts we find in ourselves to the world. Shetty proves that everyone can - and should - think like a monk.
Subject: Self-realization.
Meaning (Psychology)
Conduct of life.
Hindu monastic and religious life.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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