Just One Thing
Each day we are pushed around by external forces – from the economy to the people we live and work with – and by reactions to these that come from ancient reptile/mammal/primate/caveman circuits inside our own brains. But now, with the power of modern neuroscience, we can take charge of the brain and gradually change it for the better.
That’s the promise of Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time – which shows you down-to-earth ways to build up a “buddha brain” for more peace of mind in stressful times, greater inner strength and confidence, and an unshakeable sense of contentment and worth.
Just One Thing has been praised by leading scholars, psychologists, and meditation teachers – including Jack Kornfield, Ph.D., Tara Brach, Ph.D., Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., Gordon Peerman, D. Min., Kristin Neff, Ph.D., Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D., Sharon Salzberg, Bill O’Hanlon, Jennifer Louden, Christopher K. Germer, Ph.D., Marci Shimoff, James Baraz, Sylvia Boorstein, Ph.D., Bob Stahl, Ph.D., Toni Bernhard, Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D., Raphael Cushnir, Terry Patten, Cassandra Vieten, Ph.D., Daniel Ellenberg, Ph.D., Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D., Stan Tatkin, Psy.D., and Wes Nisker – and you can read their endorsements.
The original meaning of the word “buddha” is one who knows how to be truly happy and effective. Developing a buddha brain is for anyone – Christian, Jewish, atheist, etc.—who wants this kind of brain.
Broken up into five user-friendly sections, this pocket-sized “owner’s manual plus toolbox” helps you transform your brain from the inside out. The practices offered take at most a few minutes a day – and can be done anytime, anywhere. They include:
- Get on Your Own Side
- See the Good in Yourself
- Feed Your Brain
- Fill the Hole in Your Heart
- Risk the Dreaded Experience
- Accept the Limits of Your Influence
- Don’t Throw Darts
- Notice You’re Alright Right Now
- and so much more!
Bottom line, it’s the law of little things. A small thing repeated each day adds up over time to produce big results; a small thing that is in your power to do – in a world in which so many things are not. Just one small thing that could change your life!
Just One Thing is also available as a free weekly e-newsletter, and suggests a simple practice in each short-and-to-the-point issue that will bring you more joy, more fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind and heart. These practices are generally not in the book and they frequently focus on things that will improve relationships.
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