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Sharon  Salzberg
Sharon Salzberg
Sharon Salzberg is co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts. She has been a student of Buddhism since 1971, guiding meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Sharon's latest book is The Kindness Handbook (Sounds True, 2008). She is also the author of The Force of Kindness (Sounds True, 2005), Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience (Riverhead, 2002) and Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness (Shambhala, 2002). For more information about Sharon, please visit her website.

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Letting Go of the Need to Control
Letting Go Of The Need To Control As I explain in my book I co-wrote with Robert Thurman, Love Your Enemies , one of the reasons we judge ourselves harshly is our belief that we ought... Comments
Can You Forgive? How do we forgive those who have hurt us? How is it possible to reconcile our differences with individuals who have done us harm or hurt our families... Comments

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3 Principles That Can Give You True Emotional Freedom - Sandy Newbigging

In this video bestselling author and meditation teacher Sandy Newbigging shares three principles which, once grasped, will help to give you the life y

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Love Your Enemies
Love Your Enemies

 In this practical guide, we learn not only how to identify our enemies, but more important, how to transform our relationship to them.

The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Programme for Real Happiness
The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Programme for Real Happiness

The Power of Meditation is the most effective, approachable guide to this transformative technique. Beginning with the simplest breathing and sitting techniques, Sharon Salzberg, distilling thirty yea