Gone are the days when anxiety was an uncommon affliction. Today, it's a chronic, low-level interference that affects everyone, sometimes with devastating results. In Strength in the Storm, one of the 20th century's great spiritual teachers addresses this issue. Drawing on his observations of modern life and his teachings, this compact book shows readers how to make the small choices every day that help them build better families, work environments, and communities, transforming themselves in the process. With gentle wisdom and humor, Easwaran offers specifics on finding the calm center of chaos. He urges readers to take their time, showing how it is the mind, not external events, that drive a sense of urgency and restlessness. He stresses meditating on words that embody one's highest ideals, allowing them to take root and bring about wonderful life changes. Additional inspirational passages invite the reader to achieve deeper healing and reflection.
Arguing that today's culture is fraught with elements that are eroding the quality of kids' lives, a guide for parents offers advice on how to protect their children from harmful trends by providing quality creative play time, enabling security, and forging healthy bonds between children and other adults and kids.