Susan Piver

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Author of "Start Here Now: An Open Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation", "The Wisdom of a Broken Heart," "How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life" (winner of Books for a Better Life's best spiritual book), and the NY Times best seller, "The Hard Questions: 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say 'I Do'".

My newest book is also my very first self-published book! "The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships." I'm really proud of it, grateful to readers, and excited to see what is next a Buddhist wisdom begins to inform our most intimate relationships. (Believe me, it saved mine more than once!!)

I'm extremely interested in the dharma, the Enneagram, and anything & everything regarding love. And c

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Joyful Mind: A Practical Gu...

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Description: On making Vows
“Confidence is the willingness to be as ridiculous, luminous, intelligent, and kind as you really are, without embarrassment.”
Susan Piver

“as unlikely as it may sound, in fact this sorrow is the gateway to lasting happiness, the kind that can never be taken from you.”
Susan Piver, The Wisdom of a Broken Heart: An Uncommon Guide to Healing, Insight, and Love

“Meditating with a goal or in order to accomplish something is not giving the practice a fair shake.Instead let yourself off the self-improvement treadmill, and simply be with yourself in your natural state. The practice isn't about achieving something. It's about letting go.”
Susan Piver, How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life: Opening Your Heart to Confidence, Intimacy, and Joy

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Susan I'm so appreciative, Daniel. I hope you enjoy my books.

Nice to know you!

Susan, I've added Hard Questions and your other books to my to-read list.

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