Happiness Is Overrated
Simple Lessons On Finding Meaning In Each Moment
Stop chasing happiness and reconnect to the meaning of each moment with this poignant guide, told through vignettes of life growing up as a Buddhist monk under the spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hanh.
We spend so much time in pursuit of happiness—trying to purchase it, experience it, meditate our way toward it—but happiness is elusive and doesn’t last. According to the teachings of the Buddha, this is not a problem! As Cuong Lu writes, “suffering is not a problem to be solved. It is a truth to be recognized.” Happiness Is Overrated
invites us to look deeply at the truths in our lives—not glossing over or denying our suffering—and focus on the meaning and value already within us...Lees meer