Wisdom of a Broken Heart
How to Turn the Pain of a Breakup into Healing, Insight, and New Love
When a relationship ends, the anguish and disappointment can be devastating. A broken heart can be genuinely traumatic. Typical recommendations to keep busy, move on, repair your hidden flaws, and then forget about it may not be helpful. In these pages, meditation teacher Susan Piver (author of Quiet Mind and How Not to Be Afraid of Your Lfe), reveals the heartbreak actually creates an opportunity for genuine emotional and spiritual transformation, enabling you to emerge on the other side stronegr, softer, and acapable of loving with renewed confidence.
In the years folowing her own experience, Susan Piver (who wrote teh relationships column for Body and Soul magazine), searched the world's wisdom traditions and discovered that heartbbreak can be an uncompromising teacher of suthenticity, power, and even joy. She shares that wisdom here, with anecdotes, insights, practices, exercises, and down-to-earth advice taht make this book a steadying presription of solace and encouragement, wisdom and humour during the hardest time of your life. Like an infinitely patient, trusted friend, Piver tells you in a thousand different ways the most important thing to remember and the easiest to forget: "You're going to be ok".
"This accessible and pragmatic book for anyone who has had hsi or her heart broken by the termination of a romantic relationship...is a care package...that can help the brokenhearted heal." SpiritualityandPractice.com