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  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0241340667
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0241340660
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Everyone who wants to thrive more in their life should have it on their nightstand -- Arianna Huffington

Universal truths, beautifully expressed, lovingly illustrated -- Mark Williams, co-author of 'Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World'

Ingeniously simple tips from a zen monk that'll boost your mood, career - and relationships ― Daily Mail

Offers practical advice on everything from handling setbacks to relationships. Best for reclaiming your zenStylist

Taking time is Sunim's thing. He's a Buddhist monk who has become internationally famous for it. Written in response to requests for advice on social media, [The Things You Can See] directly addresses problems facing people around the world -- John-Paul Flintoff ― Guardian

Full of insightful and practical advice-and wonderfully portable, like a daily guidebook. I read it with great interest -- Bhante Gunaratana, author of 'Mindfulness in Plain English'

Haemin Sunim has offered us a remarkable gift, a compendium of practical wisdom. It is accessible brilliance -- Allan Lokos, founder and guiding teacher, Community Meditation Center, NYC; author of 'Through the Flames', 'Patience', and 'Pocket Peace'

A remarkable guide to how to live a life of unpretentious authenticity and compassionate engagement. In Haemin Sunim's brief essays and aphorisms, the insights of Buddhism have fully become the stuff of life itself -- Robert Buswell, Director of Buddhist Studies, UCLA

This book is wonderful-straight from the heart of a wise, kind teacher. Written simply and with gentle humor, it will help you find lasting happiness in a changing world -- Rick Hanson, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling author of 'Buddha’s Brain' and 'Hardwiring Happiness'

Loving, practical, and kind, The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down is a beautiful reminder of the rewards of living wisely -- Jack Kornfield, bestselling author of 'A Path with Heart' and 'The Wise Heart'

About the Author

Haemin Sunim is one of the most influential Zen Buddhist teachers and writers in the world. Born in South Korea and educated at Berkeley, Harvard and Princeton, he received formal monastic training in Korea and taught Buddhism at Hampshire College in Massachusetts. He has more than a million followers on Twitter (@haeminsunim) and Facebook and lives in Seoul when not traveling to share his teachings. In Korea, The Things You Can See sold more than three million copies and spent 41 weeks at Number One. Love For Imperfect Things was Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller.

Chi-Young Kim is the translator of the New York Times bestselling Korean novel Please Look After Mom and the Korean contemporary classic The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly. She lives in Los Angeles.

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