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How To Wake Up - Table of Contents

A Buddhist-Inspired Guide to Navigating Joy and Sorrow

Introduction: Ten Thousand Joys, Ten Thousand Sorrows         

Cultivating Wisdom

1. Change, Change, Change
2. Self as Ever-Shifting Flow           
3. Can’t Get No Satisfaction 
4. Want/Don’t-Want: The Unquenchable Thirst 
5. Looking More Deeply at Suffering and Dissatisfaction
6. Five Habits of Mind that Are Obstacles to Waking Up

Cultivating Mindfulness

7. The Mindfulness Path     
8. Tools for Sharpening Your Mindfulness Skills  
9. From Multiple Hindrance Attack to Five-Minute Mindfulness
10. Choiceless Awareness   
11. Awakening to the Body through Mindfulness            
12. Death Awareness Practice        

Cultivating an Open Heart: Kindness, Compassion, Appreciative Joy, and Equanimity

13. The Psychological States of Awakened Beings           
14. To Cultivate an Open Heart, Set Aside Judging          
15. Kindness and Friendliness       
16. Compassion: Start with Yourself          
17. Appreciative Joy: An Antidote to Envy and Resentment       
18. Equanimity: Fully Engaging This Life as It Is
19. Intentionally Turning Your Mind to the Sublime States       

In the End . . .

20. Onward Down the Path            

Acknowledgments    

Bibliography

Index

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