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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Lew Richmond Aging Blog and new book

Lew writes: I am most pleased to announce that my new book on Men and Aging, tentatively titled Every Breath, New Chances: A Guide to Aging for Men will be published in 2020 by North Atlantic Books.  

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EVERY BREATH, NEW CHANCES, my new book on aging, is focused on men's aging issues. Its approach is not as explicitly Buddhist as AGING AS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE, and rather than a series of different contemplative exercises, I teach variations on a single one, which I call "Every Breath, New Chances." I learned this phrase from one of my Japanese Buddhist teachers, who taught it both as a specific meditation and as a general approach to life. As a general teaching "every breath, new chances" means that we are always re-inventing ourselves on each breath, and that every situation offers fresh opportunities if we are alert to them . . . (to continue, click on the Aging Blog link below.  At the end of the blog I ask people to let me know if they would like to participate in one of my on-line discussion groups.  For people on this mailing list, you can reply to this email directly, thank you! 

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