Stop Missing Your Life: How to be Deeply Present in an Un-Present World
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN 10: 0738285293
ISBN 13: 978-0738285290
Many of us live on autopilot, often so guarded that we don't experience the richness that life has to offer. How can we find real happiness amid the chaos, so we don't reach the end of our life and feel like we missed it?
"If you ever worry that you've become more of a 'human doing' than a human being-- STOP the madness, put down your screen and READ THIS BOOK NOW! Cory Muscara is a great new voice bringing effort, insight, and humility to his wonderful discoveries of how to live a more satisfying life." (Sarah Robb O'Hagan, executive, activist, and author of Extreme YOU: Step Up, Stand Out, Kick Ass, Repeat)
"Reading this book is like developing a new friendship, one you'll want to continue exploring. Cory's voice is so engaging, so intimate, so real that you'll forget that you haven't actually met him. Cory is not afraid to say that these practices will thoroughly change your life, so get ready and take the leap. I love this book--I'm going to give it to many friends. I hope you do too." (Mirabai Bush, cofounder of Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, and author of Walking Each Other Home (with Ram Dass)
"Engaging, relatable, and full of wisdom, this book will help you develop the mental fitness (and heart) to step outside your comfort zone and into your best life." (Colin O'Brady, 4x World Record Holder, and first person to cross Antarctica, solo, unsupported and unaided)
"I loved STOP MISSING YOUR LIFE. Cory Muscara is a gifted teacher who guides readers on a journey of developing deep presence--a way of being that goes beyond the popular notion of 'just be present.' Wise, funny, and full of concrete tips, this book is like going on a retreat with a sure-footed guide." (Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed with Happiness)
About the Author
Cory Muscara is an international speaker and teacher on the topics of mindfulness and positive psychology. For the past few years, he has taught mindfulness-based leadership at Columbia University, and currently serves as an instructor of positive psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he completed his graduate work. In 2012, Cory spent six months in silence living as a monk in Burma, meditating 14+ hours each day under the instruction of the late Sayadaw U Pandita. A frequent guest on the Dr. Oz show, he now aims to bring the teachings of mindfulness to people in a practical and relatable way, presenting to schools, organizations, and the general public. Cory's meditations have been heard more than 10 million times in over 50 countries, and he lives on Long Island where he offers workshops and retreats.
Learn more at CoryMuscara.com and follow him @CoryMuscara on Facebook, Twitter, And Instagram.