Beginning Anew: Four Steps to Restoring Communication

Author(s): Chan Khong

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Sister Chan Khong introduces a step-by-step practice for restoring and repairing relationships including romantic relationships, family relationships and relationships with colleagues."


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"We live in a very stressful, alienating world. "Beginning Anew" can save a lot of people from the corrosive effects of that alienation, and the grief that it brings, in their personal relationships. Sister Chan Khong has once again translated the priceless, practical legacy of the Buddha into a form we can use today."--Michael Nagler, PhD "The Nonviolence Handbook" "The moving language in this book inspires and guides while laying out elegantly simple practices for healing and maintaining relationships. For those struggling with communication knots, or seeking to bring out the best in themselves and others relationally, it offers remarkable wisdom, freshness and clarity."--Jennifer Freeman, Marriage and Family Therapist, Co-author, "Playful Approaches to Serious Problems"

Sister Chan Khong is the author of "Learning True Love" and "Deep Relaxation." She is a Buddhist nun with students and readers around the world. Born in a village on the Mekong River Delta in 1938, she has devoted her life to the development and practice of nonviolence grounded in the Buddhist precepts of non-killing and compassionate action. At the age of 21 she became part of the community of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. She lives at his monastery in Plum Village, France. Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the best-known Zen Buddhist teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include "Happiness" and "Peace Is Every Step." He lives in Plum Village, in southwest France, where he gardens, writes, and teaches the art of mindful living.

General Fields

  • : 9781937006815
  • : Parallax Press
  • : Parallax Press
  • : September 2014
  • : December 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Chan Khong
  • : Paperback
  • : 80