The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World (Paperback)
  • The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World (Paperback)

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to be Calm in a Busy World (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages
Published: 08/02/2018
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Is it the world that's busy, or my mind?

The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to.

In this timely guide to mindfulness, Haemin Sunim, a Buddhist monk born in Korea and educated in the United States, offers advice on everything from handling setbacks to dealing with rest and relationships, in a beautiful book combining his teachings with calming full-colour illustrations.

Haemin Sunim's simple messages - which he first wrote when he responded to requests for advice on social media - speak directly to the anxieties that have become part of modern life and remind us of the strength and joy that come from slowing down.

Hugely popular in Korea, Haemin Sunim is a Zen meditation teacher whose teachings transcend religions and borders and resonate with people of all ages.

With insight and compassion drawn from a life full of change, the 'mega-monk' succeeds at encouraging all of us to notice that when you slow down, the world slows down with you.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241340660
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 410 g
Dimensions: 179 x 127 x 23 mm


'...directly addresses problems facing people around the world.' - John-Paul Flintoff, The Guardian 

'Universal truths, beautifully expressed, lovingly illustrated.' - Mark Williams, co-author of 'Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World'

'Ingeniously simple tips from a zen monk that'll boost your mood, career - and relationships.' - The Daily Mail 

'Offers practical advice on everything from handling setbacks to relationships. Best for reclaiming your zen.' - Stylist

'Everyone who wants to thrive more in their life should have it on their nightstand.' - Arianna Huffington

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“Simple in it's premise”

I first saw the wonderful author of this book on a television interview and he was smiling the whole way through. His big grin immediately got my attention and I decided to hang around and watch the whole interview.... More

“Keep smiling and read this book!”

I really enjoyed this book and found myself smiling, laughing and whole heartedly agreeing with some of the quotes. It was really relatable and inspires you to take a step back and look at things that you can reflect... More

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