The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down by Haemin Sunim audiobook

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World

By Haemin Sunim
Translated by  Chi-Young Kim  and Haemin Sunim
Read by Sean Pratt

Blackstone Publishing 9780143130772
2.86 Hours Unabridged
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“Is it the world that’s busy, or is it my mind?” The world moves fast, but that doesn’t mean we have to. In this bestselling mindfulness guide—it has sold more than three million copies in Korea, where it was a #1 bestseller for forty-one weeks and received multiple Best Book of the Year awards—Haemin Sunim (which means “spontaneous wisdom”), a renowned Buddhist meditation teacher born in Korea and educated in the United States, illuminates a path to inner peace and balance amid the overwhelming demands of everyday life. By offering guideposts to well-being and happiness in eight areas—including relationships, love, and spirituality—Haemin Sunim emphasizes the importance of forging a deeper connection with others and being compassionate and forgiving toward ourselves.

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Summary

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An Elle Magazine Pick

An Audible.com bestseller

A Publishers Weekly Pick by the Staff

“Is it the world that’s busy, or is it my mind?”

The world moves fast, but that doesn’t mean we have to. In this bestselling mindfulness guide—it has sold more than three million copies in Korea, where it was a #1 bestseller for forty-one weeks and received multiple Best Book of the Year awards—Haemin Sunim (which means “spontaneous wisdom”), a renowned Buddhist meditation teacher born in Korea and educated in the United States, illuminates a path to inner peace and balance amid the overwhelming demands of everyday life.

By offering guideposts to well-being and happiness in eight areas—including relationships, love, and spirituality—Haemin Sunim emphasizes the importance of forging a deeper connection with others and being compassionate and forgiving toward ourselves.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Everyone who wants to thrive more in their life should have it on their nightstand.” Arianna Huffington, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Wise advice on how to reflect and slow down.” Elle
“What could have simply been a collection of homilies instead read like haiku.” Telegraph (London)
“Ancient Buddhist philosophy for the modern age…Profound but relatable wisdom on coping with the daily grind—and on keeping sight of what really matters. Leave this book on your nightstand to clear your head before bed.” Real Simple
“Ingeniously simple tips from a zen monk that’ll boost your mood, career—and relationships.” Daily Mail (London)
“Sunim evokes a calm assuredness in his philosophy…His book is perfect for readers looking for a respite from busy lives and tumultuous times.” Publishers Weekly
“Full of insightful and practical advice.” Bhante Gunaratana, author of Mindfulness in Plain English
“Loving, practical, and kind…a beautiful reminder of the rewards of living wisely.” Jack Kornfield, bestselling author of A Path with Heart

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Author

Author Bio: Haemin Sunim

Author Bio: Haemin Sunim

Haemin Sunim is one of the most influential Zen Buddhist teachers and writers in South Korea, where his books have sold more than three million copies and are popular as guides not only to mediation but also to overcoming the challenges of everyday life. Born in South Korea, he came to the United States to study film, only to find himself pulled into the spiritual life. Educated at Harvard, Princeton, and the University of California at Berkeley, he received formal monastic training in Korea and taught Buddhism at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He lives in Seoul when not traveling to share his teachings.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 2.86
Audience: Adult
Language: English