PEMA CH DR N is an American Buddhist nun in the lineage of Ch gyam Trungpa and resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in North America established for Westerners. She is the author of many best-selling books, including When Things Fall Apart and The Places That Scare You.
"[Cho dro n's] trademark tenacity and wisdom provide meditative practices and convincing rationale for more empathetic living."--Publishers Weekly
"Anyone seeking strategies for navigating and finding peace within an increasingly polarized world will find this text useful, as well as individuals seeking an accessible introduction to key principles of Buddhist thought."--Library Journal