Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens

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$7.98 - $17.07
UPC:
9780399528972
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2003-08-05
Release Date:
2003-08-05
Author:
Diana Winston
Language:
english
Edition:
1

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Product Overview

Many of today's teenagers are tired of the pressure to compete and consume-and are looking for a different way to live their lives. This book offers an alternative: the 2,500-year old practice of Buddhism.

Written in a style that will have immediate appeal to young seekers and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, this book addresses such relevant topics as peer pressure, emotional difficulties, stress, fostering peace, and even protecting the environment. For everyone looking for self-help, self-esteem, and self-awareness, this book offers advice on:

Discovering truth in a world of hype

Finding peace amid the ups and downs of life

Accepting ourselves

Working with difficult emotions

How to meditate

Dealing with temptations and making the right decisions about sex and drugs

Advice on volunteering, working for peace, and protecting the environment

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