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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

Haemin Sunim

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In his bestselling book, Buddhist writer Haemin Sunim teaches us how to slow down in order to find inner peace and live a more connected life.

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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

by Haemin Sunim

Overview

What if the best way to overcome your thoughts isn't to try to banish them from your mind, but to observe them instead?

In The Things You Can Only See When You Slow Down, Buddhist teacher and writer Haemin Sunim explains that the best way to practice mindfulness is to stay in the present moment. Sunim offers us practical ways to infuse all areas of life with deeper connections, including in friendships, romantic relationships, and spiritual journeys.

After becoming a Korean bestseller and selling over three million copies, Sunim's mindfulness guide has been translated for English audiences. Readers looking for guidance will appreciate the way Haemin speaks to them like a trusted friend while he illuminates a path forward.

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Just like you can't control the weather or your boss's mood, you can't control the feelings in your body. They are just passing through, like clouds in the sky.

- Haemin Sunim

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