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STRUGGLING WITH FINDING YOUR PURPOSE? -
"Train your mind for Peace and Purpose Every Day"
Jay Shetty's, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast ‘On Purpose’, distils the timeless wisdom he learned as a practising monk into his first ever book - practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.
In this inspiring, empowering book, Shetty draws on his time as a monk in the Vedic tradition to show us how we can clear the roadblocks to our potential and power. Drawing on ancient wisdom and his own rich experiences in the ashram, Think Like a Monk reveals how to overcome negative thoughts and habits, and access the calm and purpose that lie within all of us.
The lessons monks learn are profound but often abstract. Shetty transforms them into advice and exercises we can all apply to reduce stress, improve focus, improve relationships, identify our hidden abilities, increase self-discipline and give the gifts we find in ourselves to the world. Shetty proves that everyone can – and should – think like a monk.
When you think like a monk, you'll understand:
How to overcome negativity
How to stop overthinking
Why comparison kills love
How to use your fear
Why you can't find happiness by looking for it
How to learn from everyone you meet
Why you are not your thoughts
How to find your purpose
Why kindness is crucial to success
And much more...
“Even before we met Jay Shetty, we were dazzled by the high concept here. The notion that we could learn how to ‘think like a monk’ crystallizes beautifully the longing so many of us have to find grace and wisdom amid the world’s chaos and cruelty. Meeting him raised our passion to a fever pitch. His uniquely powerful combination of kindness and charisma has drawn literally hundreds of millions to him on social media -
and will draw many people to this book.”
Eamon D., VP, Executive Editor, on Think Like a Monk
“Jay Shetty shows you step by step how to build your power, shifting your focus from self-image to self-esteem. This book frees you from the hypnosis of social conditioning and helps you become the architect of your own life.”
DEEPAK CHOPRA, MD, professor of medicine, University of California, San Diego,
and New York Times bestselling author.
ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, founder of The Huffington Post, founder
About the Author
Over the past three years, Jay Shetty has become a favourite in the hearts and minds of millions of people worldwide. One of his clips was the most watched video on Facebook in 2018, with over 360 million views. His social media following totals over 32 million, he has produced over 400 viral videos, which have amassed more than 5 billion views, and his podcast, ‘On Purpose’, is consistently ranked the world’s #1 health-related podcast.
Jay grew up in a family where you could become one of three things—a doctor, a lawyer, or a failure. His family was convinced he had chosen option three: instead of attending his college graduation ceremony, he headed to India to become a monk, to meditate every day for four to eight hours, and devote his life to helping others. After three years, one of his teachers told him that he would have more impact on the world if he left the monk’s path to share his experience and wisdom with others. Heavily in debt, and with no recognisable skills on his resume, he moved back home in north London with his parents.
Shetty reconnected with old school friends—many working for some of the world’s largest corporations—who were experiencing tremendous stress, pressure, and unhappiness, and they invited Shetty to coach them on well-being, purpose, and mindfulness. Since then, Shetty has become one of the world’s most popular influencers. In 2017, he was named in the Forbes magazine 30-under-30 for being a game-changer in the world of media.
"Gratitude wasn’t just a concept, it boosted my immune system, mood and quality of sleep. Mastering the mind didn’t just make me feel calm, it helped me manage negativity and overcome overthinking. Discipline wasn’t joyless, it was a meaningful and powerful force to make an impact. Meditation wasn’t just a practice, it gave me clarity, confidence and focus. Empathy didn’t just apply to monks, it improved all my relationships. Mindfulness wasn’t just a tool, it was a way of life."
Extract from Jay Shetty's Story see website below.
BESTSELLING AUTHOR. PODCAST HOST. FORMER MONK. PURPOSE COACH.