Radical Acceptance: Awakening the Love that Heals Fear and Shame By Tara Brach

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In the West, most of us have suffered the fear of not being ‘good enough’, feeling insecure about our appearance, our sexuality, our intelligence, our spiritual progress or – often most importantly – being worthy of love. When these feelings of insufficiency or self-aversion are strong, we fear abandonment and rejection. Many people have already found the Buddhist perspective on our emotional life to be extremely valuable – and this book will be a major practical contribution to the subject.

Clearly recognizing what is happening inside us, and regarding what we see with an open, kind and loving heart, is what Tara Brach calls Radical Acceptance