Peace Is Every Step - Study Guide Part 2, Chapters 26-33 Summary & Analysis

Nhat Hanh
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Hanh begins this section of the book by discussing the vast number of emotions that human beings experience throughout life, in "The River of Feelings." Hanh explains there are three types of feelings, those of the pleasant, the unpleasant, and the neutral.Those feelings play a vital role in one's thoughts and actions. Hanh also notes that individuals often wish to push away unpleasant feelings, but points out it is healthier to face those emotions through conscious breathing and mindful observation, which allows one to recognize the emotion as a part of oneself. By neither clinging to, nor rejecting emotions, one is able to let go of the emotion, and transform it into healthy energy.

Han continues to discuss this process of accepting one's feelings in "Non-Surgery," where he points out individuals are often led to surgically remove portions...

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