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Many of us live on autopilot, often so guarded that we don't experience the richness that life has to offer – so how can we find real happiness amid the chaos, so we don't reach the end of our life and feel like we missed it?

In Stop Missing Your Life, mindfulness teacher Cory Muscara takes us on a journey into the heart of what is required for real change, growth, and happiness. He exposes how the phrase "be present" has become little more than a platitude, imbued with the misguided message to be present just for the sake of being present, and reveals how to achieve true Presence: a quality of being that is unmistakably attractive about a person, and one that only comes when we've peeled back the layers of guarding that prevent us from being our full, honest, and integrated selves in the world.

Muscara shows how we build internal walls, what he describes as a "Pain Box" inhibiting us from living a deeply connected and meaningful life. He offers a four-part FACE model (Focus, Allow, Curiosity, and Embodiment) that helps chip away at those walls and builds our capacity to experience the richness of our lives Stop Missing Your Life ultimately teaches how we can find peace in the chaos and become better people for our families, our communities, and our world.

©2019 Cory Muscara (P)2019 Da Capo Lifelong Books

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it's a meditation book

I would not have purchased it if the review had said what it is. it is a meditation book through and through. it delves deeper and deeper into meditation as the book moves on. interesting, but not what I was expecting. The reader pronounces words poorly, and several sentences are repeated.

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This book saved me!

Recently I got my heart broken after the sudden broke up with my ex-girlfriend. I was sad, confused, self doubted, and miserable.
I accidentally download audible and the title of of this book got my attention. This is the first audiobook I listen on audible, and it helped me a lot!
By the meditation practices introduced in this book, and all the practices about mindfulness, self awareness, and embodiment. Gradually I started to connect with myself and live more mindfully. Although it still hurts, and it’s so hard to experience all the sadness, but I am not that afraid anymore. I could feel both the sorrow and happiness in my daily life. I am happy to be human now, and started to be grateful about all the incidence happened in my life.
It was really an enjoyable and inspiring experience listening to this book.
Thank you Cory for being all your wisdom and work to the world!

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Fantastic!

Loved it! Great information about life in it self. Lots of different processes and instructions on self healing.

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Wonderful and Insightful

This is an excellent read for your morning commute. I found his stories to be insightful, fun, meaningful and a joy to listen to. He gives great perspective, ideas and knowledge on living mindfully and I am grateful that I had the privilege to listen to it! Highly recommend!

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Sensational!

I had a great time listening to this audio book, I gotta say I have been following Cory since about one year ago when I started practicing meditation through Simple Habit app and he has become my favorite meditation guide. I can't recommend high enough giving a try to his sensational audio book!

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Very Insightful

I honestly didn't think I'd like this book but there were tons of little nuggets that I've incorporated into my meditation practice already. Great job on focus, presence and just having conversations within ourselves and speaking to those parts of us that we hide. I love the concept that everyone has fears, issues, pain and feel discomfort. I keep forgetting that when I experience contrast in my life. And the cow paths! Oh wow!!! Becoming my own best friend has been my m.o. for a while now...and its reassuring to hear someone else say its necessary. Just a great book if you're really trying to learn or unlearn things about yourself. Thank you for sharing your experience...now I don't have to go to a Buddhist monastery for these simple lessons.

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truly recommend - useful, practical, inspiring

Engaging content, sensibly laid-out, well read by the author. Recommending it to my friends and family.
The only negative I noticed in the audio version is that there were a few words or phrases that repeated, like something had gone awry with the sound file or editing. But it wasn't annoying enough to detract from the book.

Really great, I'm sure I'll want to listen again in a few months.

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A Must-Read

I hope it becomes a classic. I’m so glad I got it as an audio book because I know I’ll want to listen to it at least once a year. I’ll be recommending it often!

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Very helpful in both reasoning and practice

Having been learning and practicing meditation for 20 years, I found this book very helpful in strengthening my understanding of the concepts and philosophy, in addition to providing many practical advices. It is also easy and entertaining to listen to. Thanks Cory.

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Really enjoyed this book

Great read. I've been meditating for several years and loved the story of how he came to write this book.

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