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The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life--Tenth Anniversary Edition (Paperback)
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The popular guide to living with kindness now includes a new chapter, introduction, and exercises in this tenth-anniversary edition.
When The Power of Kindness first appeared in 2006 it thrilled and challenged readers with one audacious promise: Your acts of generosity and decency are the secret to a fuller, more satisfying life. Kindness is not some squishy virtue but the very key to your own happiness.
With nearly 125,000 copies sold, TarcherPerigee is celebrating the book's tenth anniversary with this new edition, featuring a complete new chapter by Piero Ferrucci on the theme of "Harmlessness," which joins his other chapters on virtues such as "Honesty," "Warmth," and "Loyalty." In addition, Ferrucci contributes a substantial new introduction and selection of techniques, meditations, and exercises.
This tenth-anniversary volume is perfect for new readers and for lovers of the original who want to re-experience its wisdom and power.
About the Author
Piero Ferrucci is a psychotherapist and philosopher. He has been a student of and collaborator with Robert Assagioli, the founder of psychosynthesis. He is the author of books including The Power of Kindness, What We May Be, Inevitable Grace, Your Inner Will, Beauty and the Soul, and What Our Children Teach Us, as well as the editor of The Human Situation, a book of Aldous Huxley's lectures. He lives near Florence, Italy with his wife and two sons.
"A book after my own heart!"
—His Holiness the Dalai Lama
"When all is said and done, it all comes down to kindness. This book says it all and should become a classic. Highly and enthusiastically recommended to all."
—Richard Carlson, author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
"If ever there was a time in the world that we could use this book, it is now."
—Cliff Johnson, Science of Mind magazine
"Lovely... There is much to be learned and valued in its pages."
—Kathryn L. Norsworthy, PsychCRITIQUES: American Psychological Asdsociation Review of Books