Susan uses her own relationship as an example of how it all comes together. This is very much what religious traditions are for. Enlightenment in relationships comes when you can let go of your expectations and realize life is filled with the unexpected. At the root of discomfort is the wish for comfort. With humor and-to use a term she contextualizes in another way-precision, Piver does a great job discussing marriage in terms of Buddhism and the 4 Noble Truths in particular. Honest, wise, and raw, Susan will show you the four truths you need to actually make your relationship last. The suffering of suffering arises from the stories we tell ourselves and the incorrect judgments we make from those stories.
To care more and feel more empowered in a relationship. I fully understand the concept of unconditional love but how does one get around preference? There are so many levels of a relationship, the most important one eith self. Days will be spent in practice, dialog, and learning from each other. In no way am I suggesting that this is simple. Piver has been a practicing Buddhist since 1995 and graduated from a Buddhist seminary in 2004. Learn more at and check out The Four Noble Truths of Love Susan shares how Buddhist teachings have helped her navigate her relationships with others.
It is not about inaccessible theories. This wisdom may be thousands of years old, but Piver's ability to convey it with grace, humor, humility, and profound relevance to modern life is a true gift. Shaun is good people and he did not let me down. In my book, The Four Noble Truths of Love, I apply classic Buddhist wisdom to modern romance, including my own long-term relationship, to show that ancient philosophies have timeless-and unexpected-wisdom on how to love. Through the lens of both the Buddhist Four Noble Truths and her own experience in a 20-year marriage, Susan skilfully interlaces the book with wisdom, knowledge, personal anecdotes, humour, and helpful practices that wi This book has the power to change the conversation around love as we know it. This mindful approach toward love will help you open your heart fearlessly, deepen communications with your partner, increase your compassion and resilience, and lead you toward a path of true happiness.
Broken hearts, resentment, affairs, divorce. I don't think a book quite like this has been written before. There are moments that I found were worth reading, but a lot of what I read seemed to still be in progress and more frustrating than rewarding. A great partner is one who, rather than facing off to determine who will win each battle, turns to stand shoulder to shoulder with you to watch the battle rage. It seems to escape me so I feel like I have to learn about it. That was not fake, the issue is that does not last. It felt like an impossible dream.
It's so practical, enlightening, funny and down-to-earth. Susan shows us how to walk the path. In fact, love and relationships may be one of the most profound paths imaginable, if not among the most arduous. Susan Piver brought the four noble truths to life in her own marriage, and here shares the fullness of that experience. I teach meditation retreats for writers. Get it, read it, live it! I feel so much for this person and I am so excited to be around this person.
This book has the power to change the conversation around love as we know it. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain: expansive, real love for yourself and others. I walked into some field until I got scared and went back to the car, arms folded. The inability to create safety actually plots the path to love. Yet, a quick glance at our personal and cultural history reveals the opposite. We see how it offers a path to intimate love.
Susan presents the biggest view possible on what love can be--it's quite an invitation. Further specifics regarding your program's schedule will be available upon arrival. As a scholar of religious wisdom, I loved the way the author turned the religious tradition to her own use. She is definitely a wise guide on what it truly means to love altogether and how compassion and insight can be mined from the ups and downs of everyday life and every connection. Meditation has brought awareness as to how feelings were caused. This does not mean that life sucks.
Give your heart--and your capacity to do the toughest spiritual work of all, be in relationship--a gorgeous boost with this brilliant guide. The Four Noble Truths of Love will challenge the expectations you have about dating, sex, and romance, liberating you from the habits, traumas, and expectations that have been holding back your relationships. You bare your soul to a lover or a friend in a way that is special. She is definitely a wise guide on what it truly means to love altogether and how compassion and insight can be mined from the ups and downs of everyday life and every connection. As a scholar of religious wisdom, I loved the way the author turned the religious tradition to her own use.
New York Times bestselling author and mindfulness expert Susan Piver applies classic Buddhist wisdom to modern romance, including her own long-term relationship, to show that ancient philosophies have timeless--and unexpected--wisdom on how to love. Also, she provides Read this as part of the marking of my 10th wedding anniversary and found it fresh and encouraging. Read this as part of the marking of my 10th wedding anniversary and found it fresh and encouraging. Why is it so hard to make relationships work? All participants and volunteer staff must check in at our Guest Registration house. Now fighting is almost immediately quelled by the knowledge that they almost certainly will not lead to a break up, since now we have faith that almost nothing will. This book is direct, insightful and honest to its core.
Then the voice said: At the beginning are four noble truths. So trust is something that plagues and clouds my head. I scared to let go of the side again in love, but understand I must. At the core of what Buddhists believe are the Four Noble Truths. The challnge for me is maintaining the detachment piece. Can or should a budhist go on blind dates without preference? In this book Susan lovingly guides us to turn towards the innate ups and downs of relationships and to find more ease and joy.