Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
'Stressed-out readers will find her advice a salve in an overly hurried and critical world.' —Publisher's Weekly
'Jessie Asya Kanzer is like a Taoist Anne Lamott, and she's written a practical and actionable guide.' —Joel Fotinos, author of The Prosperity Principles
Here are 47 inspirational pieces that are smart, hip, accessible, and rich with insight; Jessie Asya Kanzer's bite-sized stories of struggle, triumph, and contemplation provide a quick burst of mindfulness. Each chapter begins with a verse from the Tao, followed by sharp observations and anecdotes from her own life that give the teachings of Lao Tzu applicability to contemporary life. And each chapter concludes with a "Do Your Tao" section that offers an actionable step, leaving the reader with a sense of grounding and fluidity.
Chapters include: "Success Sucks (Sometimes)," "F*ck This, I'm Water," "I Love You, I Not Love You," "The Tao of Babushka," and "Mystics Wear Leggings".
'Former reporter and actor Kanzer delivers insightful interpretations of her favourite verses of the Tao Te Ching in her enlightening debut...Kanzer's appealing, no-nonsense style and cheerful illustrations evoke a sense of understanding, fulfilment, and trust. Stressed-out readers will find her advice a salve in an overly hurried and critical world.' ?— Publishers Weekly