All Miguel Chen ever wanted was to be happy. Just like everyone else.
But—also like everyone else—he’s suffered. A lot. Running from
difficult personal losses—like the deaths of loved ones—was something
he did for years, and it got the best of him. Eventually, though, he
stopped running and started walking a spiritual path. That might be
surprising for a dude in a relentlessly touring punk band (Teenage
Bottlerocket), but Miguel quickly found that meditation, mindfulness,
and yoga really helped. They allowed him to turn inward, to connect to
himself and the world around him. Suddenly, he had found actual
Miguel’s realistic. He knows it’ll never be all sunshine and peaches.
And yet, he is (for the most part) at peace with the world and with
himself. It shocks even him sometimes. But he’s come to see the
interconnectedness of all things, the beauty of life…even the parts that
Each short chapter ends with a hands-on practice that the reader can
put into action right away—and each practice offers a distilled “TL;DR”
TL;DR: Miguel Chen shares stories, meditations, and practices
that can help us reconnect to each other, ourselves, and the world.
They’ve worked for him—they can work for anyone.
175 pages. Paperback.