Northshire Live: Sharon Salzberg presents REAL CHANGE in conversation with Chris Morrow

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Event date: 
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:00pm
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Live on Zoom - link available upon Eventbrite registration

 

We are thrilled to host Sharon Salzberg a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and New York Times bestselling author, for her new book Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World in a virtual conversation with Northshire Bookstore owner Chris Morrow.

From one of most prominent figures in the field of meditation comes a guidebook for how to use mindfulness to build our inner strength, find balance, and help create a better world.

In today’s fractured world, we’re constantly flooded with breaking news that causes anger, grief, and pain. People are feeling more stressed out than ever, and in the face of this fear and anxiety they can feel so burnt out and overwhelmed that they end up frozen in their tracks and unable to do anything. In Real Change, Sharon Salzberg, a leading expert in lovingkindness meditation, shares sage advice and indispensable techniques to help free ourselves from these negative feelings and actions. She teaches us that meditation is not a replacement for action, but rather a way to practice generosity with ourselves and summon the courage to break through boundaries, reconnect to a movement that’s bigger than ourselves, and have the energy to stay active.

Consulting with veteran activists and social-change agents in a variety of fields, Salzberg collects and shares their wisdom and offers the best practical advice to foster transformation in both ourselves and in society. To help tame our inner landscape or chaos, Salzberg offers mindfulness practices that will help readers cultivate a sense of agency and stay engaged in the long-term struggle for social change.

Whether you’re resolving conflicts with a crotchety neighbor or combating global warming, Real Change will provide the fundamental principles and mindfulness practices to help guide you to the clarity and confidence to lift a foot and take the next step into a better world.

Northshire Live virtual events feature weekly author guests via Zoom, as well as a chance to connect with other readers and book lovers. To support Northshire Bookstore's event program, Northshire Live events are ticketed on a pay-what-you-can basis. Free for those who purchase an event book from Northshire or for those with financial hardship, tickets and registration are only available via Eventbrite.

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Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250310576
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 1st, 2020

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