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The Mindful Path to Freedom from the Emotions That Cause Suffering

A life without stress or fear may seem like an impossible dream yet Thich Nhat Hanh has spent a lifetime proving that it is not only possible, it is also within our grasp. On Living Without Stress or Fear, this treasured Zen master shares a message of hope: that we can, through the practice of mindfulness, find freedom from the grip of emotions like anxiety, anger, and despair.

'Suffering persists because we nourish the feelings that cause it, reveals Thich Nhat Hanh. Through mindful living, we learn to nourish our compassionate nature instead.

Discovering Your True Home in the Present Moment

We do not find happiness by suppressing emotions like stress or fear. As Thich Nhat Hanh teaches, you can develop a capacity to deal with such emotions by building a sanctuary your true home in the present moment.

Through techniques such as 'mindful breathing and the begin anew practice, you purposefully expand your ability to dwell in a state of peaceful clarity, and develop the insight to see through to the underlying causes of negative emotions. By facing your inner darkness with awakened compassion, you can transform toxic energies within you and radiate the energy of loving kindness to everyone around you.

Essential Teachings from a Legendary Voice for Peace

Thich Nhat Hanh has lived and taught the path of peace in the most challenging situations carrying the light of compassion into places stricken by war, famine, and despair. Refined throughout a lifetime of mindfulness in action, he now shares his most transformative teachings and practices to guide you in your own journey to the source of happiness on Living Without Stress or Fear.


  • Foundational mindfulness practices: being fully present while walking, breathing, and eating
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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ramesh | 6/25/2013

    " So peaceful "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tonya | 7/20/2012

    " I listen to him through Audio books... I believe something would be missing if you just read the books. This Monk iis an amazing speaker and thinker. He has completely opened my eyes to a new way of being. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gaylon | 2/8/2012

    " This is more in-depth teaching of the Buddha than I've seen from Master Hanh before. The Vietnamese master presents a little different view into Buddhism than what I've read in the Tibetan tradition. He turns the mind to focus on what is, now, beneath the outer circumstances. Good read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Barbara | 3/29/2010

    " I love Thich Nhat Hanh! Gives the best advice. So natural and down to earth. "

About the Author

Author Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Zen master, poet, scholar, and peace activist who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is the author of many bestselling books, including the classics The Miracle of Mindfulness, Peace Is Every Step, Anger, and The Art of Power. Thich Nhat Hanh lives in Plum Village, his meditation center in France, where his monastic and lay disciples assist him in leading retreats worldwide on the art of mindful living.