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When Things Fall Apart

Heart Advice for Difficult Times

Pema Chodron

Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library. How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when w...
Publish Date
June 7
First Published in 1996
Goodreads rating
Mar 27, 2020
@ggreenwald This book saved me ten years ago. I still go back to it      source
Nov 25, 2020
Also a gift for anyone going through a rocky time: “When Things Fall Apart,” by Buddhist teacher Pema Chödron, is brilliant and really helped me accept uncertainty in life.      source
Nov 30, 2014
Profound philosophy on facing the negative emotions head-on and getting to know them well, instead of trying to avoid them or escape.      source
Wonderful.      source
Kind of a sacred text that I carry around with me at all times because things are always falling apart.      source
The first laying out of Buddhist dharma as a path.      source
Has been important to me, and I’ve given to people in my life because it had an impact on me.      source