"I'm here to tell you that the path to peace is right there, when you want to get away." — Pema Chödrön
The Pema Chödrön Reader's Guide, by her publishing company, (Shambhala), a brief bio and list of books by Pema Chödrön. She has been an abbot of a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located in Nova Scotia for over thirty years.
The path to peace - only a thought away. It may help to have a visual get away in mind, a place you've been or an image that you find relaxing. Nature can be soothing both physically and mentally. Alice Miller is a psychoanalyst who specialized in child attachment issues - a path to trust and self acceptance can start early with attached caregivers who respond to the infant's cues and allow safe exploration while being available if needed. More information about Alice Miller's theories about parenting and possible effects on society and a list of her books are available in a previous post: Life Paths Begin At Birth. (transcendingsquare).
"Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself." ~Alice Walker
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