Sylvia Boorstein, Ph.D. has been teaching meditation since 1985 and teaches both vipassana and metta meditation. She is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County, California. She is also a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. She writes a regular column for Shambala Sun and lectures widely. She is a psychotherapist, wife, mother, and grandmother who is particularly interested in seeing daily life as practice. Her latest book is Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for A Joyful Life. Her previous books are: It’s Easier Than You Think; Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There; That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Buddhist; and Pay Attention for Goodness’ Sake.
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