It can be fun, terrible, exciting, hard — the adjectives used to describe it are endless.
But this guide was created to help you navigate your way through all those adjectives and shed the only light you’ll ever need on an otherwise confusing, strenuous experience.
Speaking clearly and directly, he offers a rethinking of mindfulness that encourages people to be more watchful of their ego, an idea with a strong foothold in Buddhism but now for the first time applied in the context of psychotherapy. Harvard Book Store is located at the corner of Mass. You can still pre-order a signed book by one of our visiting authors.
Our ego is at once our biggest obstacle and our greatest hope. Completely unique and practical, Epstein's advice can be used by all—each in his or her own way—and will provide wise counsel in a confusing world. While we can't guarantee fulfillment of a signed book pre-order, our authors are almost always able to sign extra books to fulfill such orders. Unless otherwise noted, we are happy to take requests for the author to sign your book to a specific person, but we can't guarantee it. We'll be selling books at the event, and nearly all of our events include a signing at the end of the talk.
I’m 30 years old, and I haven’t had a whole lot of romantic experience.
I’ve been shy my whole life and dealing with anxiety and depression since my teen years, so I haven’t put myself out there as much as I could have, and haven’t had the self-confidence to be a good prospect in the past.
Through some combination of wishful Any thoughts, Cap’n?
I feel so guilty about these instances, and I’ve reaped the personal consequences—burnt bridges and cold shoulders—but I’m still not getting it right. Lest we forget, I once left a multi-page letter on someone’s pillow in the bedroom where they sleep. Rejection doesn’t mean you have to hide your face in shame forever or get all weird and Firthy about it, though!
We ended up having a good conversation (abouteverything else), but my declaration was left hanging.
After all, as he says, "Our egos can use all the help they can get." “Most people will never find a great psychiatrist or a great Buddhist teacher, but Mark Epstein is both, and the wisdom he imparts in continues his important, fascinating work in exceptionally lucid language. If you do get a personalized inscription, the book will be non-returnable. Do I have to pick it up in the store, or can you deliver my signed book?