Friday, 12 September 2014

[Book] Buddhist Boot Camp

Recommending this book by Timber Hawkeye, a collection of concise chapters on basic Buddhism (yet secular) principles with 'the intention to awaken, enlighten, enrich and inspire' (and does exactly that). 
He covers the following topics: Mindfulness, Love and relationships, Religion/spirituality, Understanding, Success, Anger, insecurities and fears, and Living in Gratitude.

Every chapter ends with a meaningful quote, of which I will provide some examples:
"I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become. "
~Carl Jung
"If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author, and every day you have the opportunity to write a new page." 
~Mark Houlahan
"What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly." 
~Richard Bach
"Humility doesn’t mean thinking less of yourself; it means thinking of yourself less." 
~C. S. Lewis
"If you recall the happiest moments in your life, they are all from when you were doing something for somebody else." 
~Desmond Tutu

It is a short and worthwhile read. Perhaps it will change the way you live your life, who knows? =)

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