Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide For Teens by Diana WinstonWide Awake: A Buddhist Guide For Teens by Diana Winston

Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide For Teens

byDiana Winston

Paperback | August 5, 2003

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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

Diana Winston is the director of mindfulness education at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) where she teaches mindfulness classes, trainings, and events for the public, as well as medical and mental health professionals, youth, and educators. She is also a member of the teachers council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in...
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Title:Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide For TeensFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.8 inPublished:August 5, 2003Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399528970

ISBN - 13:9780399528972

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