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Dropping the struggle: : seven ways to love the life you have, Roger Housden, (ebook)

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Dropping the struggle: : seven ways to love the life you have
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Dropping the struggle:
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seven ways to love the life you have
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Roger Housden
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eng
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Is it possible to fully accept, even love, the life you have? Is it possible to drop the struggle to make yourself and your life different? Acclaimed teacher and bestselling author Roger Housden says yes in this profound alternative to nonstop striving and self-criticism. Whether about our relationships, careers, or spirituality, many of us judge ourselves as not measuring up. But fulfillment comes when we stop struggling and learn to trust the wisdom of what life presents us with. Housden wrote Dropping the Struggle as someone who, up until a few years ago, spent much of his time in a covert struggle with life. Despite his success, he often felt that something was missing. He struggled for years with an ongoing spiritual longing, with questions of meaning and purpose, with the search for love, with all the usual difficulties of being human, until he finally realized (though not with his thinking mind) that the only thing life was asking of him was to rest in a deeper-knowing that was always there, usually silently, behind the arguments and strategies that would so commonly occupy his conscious self. 'Struggle will never get us the things we want most,' Housden writes, 'love; meaning; presence; freedom from anxiety over the past and future; contentment with ourselves exactly as we are, imperfections and all; the acceptance of our mortality, because these things lie outside the ego's domain. For these, we need another way. That way begins and ends in surrender, in letting go of our resistance to life as it presents itself.'
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Housden, Roger
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158.1
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non fiction
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  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
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Dropping the struggle: : seven ways to love the life you have, Roger Housden, (ebook)
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Dropping the struggle: : seven ways to love the life you have, Roger Housden, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781608684076
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11693753
Specific material designation
remote
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11693753
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MWT11693753
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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