Synopses & Reviews
Charlotte Kasl's perennial favorites If the Buddha Dated and If the Buddha Married have inspired readers with their empowering blend of spiritual and psychological insights. Her third "If the Buddha" book, If the Buddha Got Stuck, is a wise yet lighthearted book that will speak to anyone who's ever experienced being stuck in life and wanted to break free. With her signature clarity, wisdom, and warm heart, Kasl presents readers with seven steps that tap into life's bigger picture: Notice Where You're Stuck; Show Up; Pay Attention; Live in Reality; Connect with Others; Move from Thought to Action; and Let Go. Full of insight from Buddhist and other teachings that emphasize the joy that comes with letting go of attachments to events and things, If the Buddha Got Stuck is an inspirational and practical roadmap to a more joyful, peaceful, and fulfilling life.
"If the Buddha Got Stuck provides a roadmap to freedom and greater possibilities.... Encouraging, practical, beautifully written." ---Laura Davis, author of I Thought We'd Never Speak Again
From the bestselling author of If the Buddha Dated, a simple, lighthearted, yet profound guide to getting unstuck and moving on.
About the Author
Charlotte Kasl has an M.A. in music from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Ohio University. Dr. Kasl was a licensed psychologist in Minnesota for fifteen years and is currently a licensed professional clinical counselor in Montana. She is a certified addiction specialist in the areas of chemical dependency and sexuality, has had a private psychotherapy practice for twenty-five years, and has been a Reiki master healer for eighteen years. Charlotte is the author of over a dozen books, including Women, Sex, and Addiction; Many Roads, One Journey; and If the Buddha Got Stuck. She has also written numerous articles and has appeared on over two hundred radio and television programs, including Donahue, Joan Lunden, Sally Jessie Raphael, Geraldo, and People are Talking. Charlotte has been listed in Self magazine as one of fifty sage psychologists in the United States. In 1997, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity for her work with women and sexuality. Renee Raudman is a multi-award-winning audiobook narrator. A multiple Audie Award nominee, she has earned a number of AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for The Last Secret by Mary McGarry Morris and Wesley the Owl by Stacey O'Brien, as well as a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award for Joe Schreiber's Chasing the Dead. She has also performed on film, TV, radio, and stage, including the recurring roles of Jordon on ABC's One Life To Live, Phyllis on NBC's Passions, and guest-starring roles on prime-time TV. She has been heard in cartoons (The Simpsons, Billy and Mandy), videogames, and on the E! channel. Her narration of Homer's Odyssey by Gwen Cooper was selected by Library Journal as one of the best audiobooks of 2009, and her reading of Marthe Jocelyn's Would You was selected by the ALA as one of the best young adult audiobooks of 2009.