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A Comedy Self-help Podcast to Make Life Suck Less!

Apr 5, 2019

This week Misty and Lisa review When Things Fall Apart – Heart Advice For Difficult Times by Pema Chödrön.

Pema is an American Tibetan Buddhist. She is an ordained nun, acharya and disciple of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Chödrön is the principal teacher at Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Pema is interested in helping establish the monastic tradition in the West, as well in continuing her work with Buddhists of all traditions, sharing ideas and teachings. She has written several books: “The Wisdom of No Escape”, “Start Where You Are”, “When Things Fall Apart”, “The Places that Scare You”, “No Time to Lose” and “Practicing Peace in Times of War”, and most recently, “Smile at Fear”. 

Lisa and Misty talk about the first seven chapters in this first part of two-parter When Things Fall Apart book review, including:


  1. Intimacy with Fear
  2. When Things Fall Apart
  3. This Very Moment Is the Perfect Teacher
  4. Relax As It Is
  5. It’s Never Too Late
  6. Not Causing Harm
  7. Hopelessness and Death

Real uplifting stuff!

If you like what you're hearing, you can purchase the book here.

You can visit the Pema Chödrön Foundation website here!

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