Books

When You're Falling, Dive: Acceptance, Freedom and Possibility -Cheri Huber

WhenYourFalling_bookMost of us fear that fully accepting life as it is means giving up, closing our hearts and minds, and ceasing to care about injustices and difficulties we see in the world. Nothing could be further from the truth.  That fear is based on confusing acceptance with resignation.  Resignation results in quietism; acceptance results in More Info »
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What You Practice is What You Have: A Guide to Having the Life You Want -Cheri Huber

WYPThis book is a sequel to Cheri's widely read There is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate, published in 1993. Over the years, many "There is Nothing Wrong with You" retreats have been filled by those inspired by the book to look more deeply into how we can free ourselves from the ravages of conditioning and self-hate. What You Practice Is What You Have further exposes the antics of conditioning and self-hate. Awareness practice tools including recording and listening exercises for self-mentoring, developed over many years by Cheri and the monks at the Zen Monastery Peace Center, are included. More Info »
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Trying To Be Human: Zen Talks from Cheri Huber, edited by Sara Jenkins

tryingrevised_bookThis funny, engaging guide to the basics of Buddhist meditation presents the idea that people are not human beings trying to be spiritual, but spiritual beings trying to be human. That is, instead of striving toward an ideal image of ourselves, people might aim simply to see more clearly what being human is all about, More Info »
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Transform Your Life: A Year of Awareness Practice -Cheri Huber

037_smallTransform Your Life is 365 days of inspirational quotes, encouragement, and daily assignments supporting awareness practice. Few things in life help us to be awake and aware. "Transform Your Life" is day-in-day-out reminders to keep focused on compassionate self-acceptance, not believing the voices of conditioning. Cheri Huber has been a student and teacher of Zen More Info »
Price: $14.00

Time Out For Parents: A Guide to Compassionate Parenting Revised -Cheri Huber & Melinda Guyol, MFT

timeoutrevised_0Children learn more from what we do than from what we say.  If we want our children to be happy and fulfilled, we must model that; we must be happy, fulfilled adults.  Choose anything--light-hearted, generous, industrious, expressive--be that way yourself, and that is what your children will learn about how adults are. How can we, More Info »
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There Is Nothing Wrong With You: Going Beyond Self-Hate Revised -Cheri Huber

tinwwy_reviseda-1If you have been successful with what you have been taught about how life works, and if you have been satisfied with what society has given you, please don't read this book.  It would be a waste of your money to buy it and a waste of your time to read it. HOWEVER, if you More Info »
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There is Nothing Wrong With You for Teens -Cheri Huber

tinwwyft_0In the years since our best-selling Regardless of What You Were Taught to Believe, There Is Nothing Wrong With You  was published, people have said to me periodically, "I wish I had read this growing up." "I wish I had known this in high school." Finally I heard what they were saying: young people need this More Info »
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The Key and the Name of the Key is Willingness -Cheri Huber

TheKey_bookThe Key is a classic and you hear something new every time you read it or listen to it.  Also offered as an audio book  here . "If the answers you are seeking were in the places you have been looking, you would already have found them."  -Cheri Huber The Key is Cheri’s first book, published More Info »
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The How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything -Cheri Huber

hydaihyde_0A write-draw-color-paint-cut-paste workbook designed to assist in the process of self-discovery. There are many exercises covering a broad range of topics, including money, parents, body image, work, relationships, etc. Size: 8 1/2 x 11. Cheri Huber has been a student and teacher of Zen awareness practice for over 30 years.  She founded the Zen Monastery Peace More Info »
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The Fear Book: Facing Fear Once and For All -Cheri Huber

tfb-185x286"Fear is unmasked to reveal that all that separates us from ourselves is an illusion."  Rather than explaining typical strategies for overcoming fear, this book focuses on examining how fear is experience, how to recognize that experience as nothing more than conditioned reaction to circumstance, and how to mentor oneself into letting go of beliefs More Info »
Price: $10.00

The Depression Book: Depression as an Opportunity for Spiritual Growth Revised -Cheri Huber

tdb-185x286This Zen guide to utilizing depression as an opportunity for spiritual growth and personal acceptance includes personal accounts, written exercises, and meditation instructions. Do you hate your depression?  Do you wish it would just go away?  How we treat ourselves is more important than getting over it.  Rejecting ourselves  in this moment is not good More Info »
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That Which You Are Seeking Is Causing You To Seek -Cheri Huber

twyasicyts-185x286"Remaining ignorant is a full-time job. The truth is always here. We have to work hard not to see it."   Cheri Huber has been a student and teacher of Zen awareness practice for over 30 years.  She founded the Zen Monastery Peace Center in Murphys, CA and Living Compassion, a non-profit dedicated to peace and service.  She More Info »
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Sweet Zen: Dharma Talks from Cheri Huber

Sweet-Zen_Book  Sweet Zen challenges the notion that deprivation is good for the soul, or that spiritual practice is about giving up the things of the world for the sake of some imagined ideal of purity.  Like all great Dharma teaching, this book is a wake-up call, an invitation to abandon suffering and enter into life More Info »
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Suffering is Optional: Three Keys to Freedom and Joy -Cheri Huber

sufferingopt_0If you are reading this, you have probably sensed that life doesn't have to be such a struggle, that peace and clarity are available, and you are looking for information that can help you move in that direction.  If that is why you picked up this book, welcome home. The three keys-pay attention to everything, More Info »
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Special Offer for Grand Opening! A Spring Bouquet of Classics: The Fear Book, The Depression Book, The Key

Untitled-1Get these three classics to read as you enjoy the blossoms and warm sunshine of spring! The Fear Book:  Facing Fear Once and For All  -Cheri Huber “Fear is unmasked to reveal that all that separates us from ourselves is an illusion.”  Rather than explaining typical strategies for overcoming fear, this book focuses on examining More Info »
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Nothing Happens Next: Responses to Questions about Meditation -Cheri Huber

nhn-185x286Here are Cheri's clear, often humorous responses to many questions about meditation, e.g., "Which kind is right for me?" and "Should I try to clear my mind?" Cheri Huber has been a student and teacher of Zen awareness practice for over 30 years.  She founded the Zen Monastery Peace Center in Murphys, CA and Living Compassion, a non-profit More Info »
Price: $8.00

Making a Change for Good: A Guide to Compassionate Self-Discipline -Cheri Huber

MakingAChange_bookAccording to Zen Teacher Cheri Huber, we are conditioned to think that if we were only a little better in some way, we would be happy:  "Life isn't the way it should be and it's my fault!"  But, Huber says, no amount of self-punishment will every make us happy or bring us control over life's More Info »
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I DON'T WANT TO, I DON'T FEEL LIKE IT - Cheri Huber/Ashwini Narayanan

Resistance_cover_R3How Resistance Controls Your Life And What To Do About It If you have a history of failing to keep commitments, such as improving your diet, getting more exercise, starting a meditation practice, or working less, give this little book a look. In it you will find a plausible explanation for how resistance operates in More Info »
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How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be -Cheri Huber

HowtoGet_bookStep by step, you will follow the path to freedom, by examining an issue that is causing you difficulty, discovering the source of the challenge, and freeing yourself from the suffering that is created.   Cheri Huber has been a student and teacher of Zen awareness practice for over 30 years.  She founded the Zen Monastery More Info »
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Good Life: A Zen Precepts Retreat with Cheri Huber

gl-bookIf you are looking for the answers to life's problems, you will not find them in this (or any) book.  Yet every "answer" is right here, as close as your heart, your breathing, your touch, your sense of who you are. Instead of a map showing how to avoid life's difficulties so you can head More Info »
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Buddha Facing the Wall-Interviews with American Zen Monks

bftw_0Seventeen people living as Zen monks respond to the questions, "What brought you here, and what is it like?"   Their teacher, Cheri Huber, answers, too, in an interview about her own spiritual path and monastic training. Cheri Huber has been a student and teacher of Zen awareness practice for over 30 years.  She founded More Info »
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Be The Person You Want To Find: Relationship and Self-Discovery - Cheri Huber

btpywtf1_bookEverything we encounter can help us see who are, if we know how to look.  Our clearest mirrors, and most difficult challenges, are often other people---those wonderful, nagging, kind, selfish, thoughtful, lazy, sweet, arrogant people.  Becoming aware that what we see in others is a part of who we are is the first and most More Info »
Price: $12.00