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    • Advice Not Given

    • A Guide to Getting Over Yourself
    • By: Mark Epstein MD
    • Narrated by: Mark Epstein MD
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254

    Our ego, and its accompanying sense of nagging self-doubt as we work to be bigger, better, smarter, and more in control, is one affliction we all share. In Advice Not Given, Dr. Mark Epstein reveals how Buddhism and Western psychotherapy, two traditions that developed in entirely different times and places and, until recently, had nothing to do with each other, both identify the ego as the limiting factor in our well-being, and both come to the same conclusion: When we give the ego free reign, we suffer; but when it learns to let go, we are free.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • An author's personal reflections

    • By Jim on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Going to Pieces without Falling Apart

    • A Buddhist Perspective on Wholeness
    • By: Mark Epstein MD
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 248
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      4 out of 5 stars 218
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      4 out of 5 stars 210

    Weaving together the accumulated wisdom of his two worlds - Buddhism and Western psychotherapy - Mark Epstein shows how "the happiness that we seek depends on our ability to balance the ego's need to do with our inherent capacity to be." He encourages us to relax the ever-vigilant mind in order to experience the freedom that comes only from relinquishing control.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • beautiful and insightful

    • By MossyFernForest on 10-21-15

    Regular price: $20.99