Fear is a basic human emotion. It emerges in response to perceived physical or psychological danger, which is strongly dependent on context and personal history. While people express fear differently, all fear responses both stem from and catalyze deep biological shifts and changes in the body and mind. There is much to learn about—and from—fear and our responses to it; perhaps most empowering is how, though we have no control over the fear that rises in our bodies, we do have control in our body’s response to it.

Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm

Fear is destructive, a pervasive problem we all face. Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master, poet, scholar, peace activist, and one of the foremost spiritual leaders in the world—a gifted teacher who was once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr.

Feeding Your Demons: Ancient Wisdom for Resolving Inner Conflict

An accessible five-step program for treating an array of conditions related to negative emotions in a guide that combines Buddhist philosophies with Western techniques to address such issues as weight gain, depression, and addiction.

Natural Bravery: Fear and Fearlessness as a Direct Path of Awakening

Fear is something that's such a part of our lives that it doesn't seem it would be possible to live without it. This book disputes that claim in a powerful way.

Taming the Tiger Within: Meditations on Transforming Difficult Emotions

Taming the Tiger Within is a handbook of meditations, analogies, and reflections that offer pragmatic techniques for diffusing anger, converting fear, and cultivating love in every arena of life—a wise and exquisite guide for bringing harmony and healing to one’s life and relationships.

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha

For many of us, feelings of deficiency are right around the corner. It doesn’t take much—just hearing of someone else’s accomplishments, being criticized, getting into an argument, making a mistake at work—to make us feel that we are not okay.


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