Synopses & Reviews
With "It's Easier Than You Think", beloved teacher Sylvia Boorstein doesn't falsely idealize spirituality--she makes it real, practical, and immensely attractive. Refreshing and witty, this "San Francisco Chronicle" #1 bestseller serves up "endearingly personal grandmotherly mindfulness wisdom in does that slide right into the heart".--Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of "Wherever You Go, There You Are".
Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path to happiness through the Buddha's basic teachings, shows how to eliminate hindrances to clear seeing, and develops a realistic course toward wisdom and compassion. A wonderfully engaging guide, full of humor, memorable insights, and love.
About the Author
Sylvia Boorstein, teaches mindfulness and leads retreats across the United States. She is a co-founding teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California, and a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Center in Barre, Massachusetts. Boorstein is also a practicing psychotherapist. Her previous books are It's Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness and Don't Just Do Something, Sit There. She lives with her husband, Seymour Boorstein, a psychiatrist. They have two sons, two daughters, and five grandchildren.