Tea and pastries with their own demons
Author: Adreanna Limbach
If the Buddha were alive today, what would he say about the unique challenges we face? In this book, Adreanna Limbach shares a down-to-earth, often humorous and delightfully insightful discussion of Buddhism from the perspective of modern life.
Because so many of us spend days feeling overwhelmed. We do our best to explore the madness of the modern world. Finding purpose by making ends meet, maintaining a healthy lifestyle in a society that seems to be falling apart… At the end of the day, we have a fleeting suspicion of some fundamental flaw. Our "demons" lift their heads, manifesting to many of us as a chronic sense of insufficiency.
Using the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path as a guide, Adreanna guides us to meet all of our most common demons - shame, perfectionism, insecurity, fixation. In this book, therefore, Adreanna shares simple meditation practices, personal anecdotes and traditional Buddhist tales. The purpose is to help you embrace the whole experience of being human, even those pesky demons, and realize your fundamental, untouchable and true self-worth.
Tea and pastries with your own demons, therefore, it can be defined an application of Buddhist teachings to the life and psychology of Westerners with a slant also of meditation practice.