Aging

As we age, our sense of self changes, a self that we cling to, that defines and confines us. This book proposes that if you let go of attachment and turn inward, you'll find a refuge and wisdom that can help you cope with the inevitable illness, decline and loss that comes with aging. The author gently guides the reader through the awakening process. She encourages you to face hard truths, liberate yourself from habits and illusions, and embrace your mortality to experience a state of grace and aliveness. Kathleen Dowling Singh is a Dharma practitioner and psychotherapist.
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The Grace in Aging: Awaken as You Grow Older Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781614291268
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Published: Wisdom Publications (MA) - August 5th, 2014

The Baby Boom generation is starting to burn out. A frenzied lifestyle of career, parenting, striving, and constant doing is having a ripple effect on future generations. Dr. Thomas, an expert on aging, warns that we are "living in a way that calls for another way of living". In Second Wind he traces the beliefs that have led to our current imbalance, beginning with the Postwar Generation. Through four composite characters he dramatizes the turning points in life, and the effects of history, society, and demographics on shaping a generation. Boomers are entering a third age, beyond adulthood—an opportunity for renewal and deep healing. Dr. Thomas shows how to "navigate the passage," rebalance one's life, put a positive spin on aging, and pave the way for a healthy cultural change.

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Second Wind: Navigating the Passage to a Slower, Deeper, and More Connected Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451667561
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 11th, 2014