Cory Muscara is an international speaker and teacher on the topics of mindfulness and positive psychology. He has taught mindfulness-based leadership at Columbia University, and currently serves as an instructor of positive psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2012, Cory spent six months in silence living as a monk in Burma, meditating 14+ hours each day, under the instruction of Sayadaw U Pandita. Cory's meditations have been heard more than 10 million times in over 50 countries. He aims to bring mindfulness to people in a practical and usable way, presenting to schools, organizations, and the general public, and through workshops and retreats.
This down-to-earth, clear, and compassionate book is one of the best distillations of the benefits of mindfulness I've ever read. It will help you savor the good in your life as well as bring out the immense good that already lies within you. Stop missing the wonder, beauty, and connection in your life and read this book right now!Cory Muscara is a great new voice bringing effort, insight, and humility to his wonderful discoveries of how to live a more satisfying lifeIf you're going to learn about presence, learn it from someone who spent six months in silence living as a monk! Cory is the real deal, and his book is packed with practical, innovative strategies to help you stop living on autopilot and find real happinessReading this book is like developing a new friendship, one that you'll want to keep exploring. Cory's voice is so engaging, so intimate, so real that you'll forget that you haven't actually met him. He is not afraid to say that these practices will thoroughly change your life, so get ready and take the leap