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Sharon 2020 Biography

Sharon Salzberg is a meditation pioneer and industry leader, a world-renowned teacher and New York Times bestselling author. As one of the first to bring meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture over 45 years ago, her relatable, demystifying approach has inspired generations of meditation teachers and wellness influencers. Sharon is co-founder of The Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and the author of eleven books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness, now in its second edition, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her newest book, Real Change: Mindfulness To Heal Ourselves and the World, coming in September of 2020 from Flatiron Books. Sharon’s secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings is sought after at schools, conferences and retreat centers around the world. Sharon is the host of her own podcast, The Metta Hour, featuring 100+ interviews with the top leaders and voices in the meditation and mindfulness movement, and her writing can be found on Medium, On Being, the Maria Shriver blog, and Huffington Post.  Learn more at www.sharonsalzberg.com

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Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World

From one of the world’s leading experts in meditation comes a roadmap for engaging in challenging times with clarity, calm, and heartfulness. Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World guides us to embody the fundamental principles of mindfulness and lovingkindness meditation to create a better world for both ourselves and others. In her eleventh book, Sharon Salzberg teaches us that meditation is not a replacement for taking action, but rather a way to practice generosity with ourselves and summon the courage to break through boundaries, reconnect to a movement that’s bigger than ourselves, and have the energy to stay active.

Consulting with veteran activists and social change agents in a variety of fields, Sharon collects and shares their wisdom and offers the best practical advice to foster transformation in both ourselves and in society. Real Change guides us to embody the fundamental principles of mindfulness practice toward greater clarity and confidence so that we can create a better world.  Set for release in hardcover, e-book, and audio-book formats in September 2020 from Flatiron Books. To pre-order visit www.realchangebook.com.

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Instagram: @sharonsalzberg

Twitter: @sharonsalzberg

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SharonSalzbergVideo

Medium: @sharonsalzberg

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharonsalzberg


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