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    • ISBN:9781409160915
    • Publication date:19 May 2016

The Lazy Guru's Guide to Life

The Mindful Art of Achieving More by Doing Less

By Laurence Shorter

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The Lazy Guru is a guide to effortless living.

The Lazy Guru is a guide to effortless living.

Based on the ancient principles of mindfulness, this beautifully illustrated and relaxing guide will make life flow just the way it should. Using simple tools and techniques, the Lazy Guru will teach you how to achieve more by doing less. This guide includes:

Beditating instead of meditating
Letting go of stressful 'shoulds'
Learning to use the self-organising principle
Creating space in your work and at home

A happier and richer life is possible for everyone using the techniques in this life-changing book. So embrace your inner Lazy Guru and release the stress and anxiety of the modern world.

Biographical Notes

LAURENCE SHORTER is an author, leadership coach and stand-up comedian. In his quest to attain true happiness, he has performed a one-man show at the Edinburgh Festival, authored a bestselling book on optimism (The Optimist: One Mans search for the BSOL), and traveled the world consulting to global organisations. He currently lives in a creative and spiritual community in East Sussex.

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  • ISBN: 9781409160892
  • Publication date: 19 May 2016
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Orion
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