Diane Dreher, Ph.D., talks about her new book, The Tao Of Inner Peace, which translates the ancient eastern philosophy of Tao Te Ching for western readers.
With its lively, demystifying approach, The Tao of Inner Peace shows how the Tao can be a powerful and calming source of growth, inspiration, and well-being in times of conflict and anxiety.
Translated more often than any other book except the Bible, the Tao Te Ching has been a spiritual guide for centuries, helping millions find peace within themselves, with each other, and with the natural world around them. Written in workbook style, complete with exercises, questionnaires, journal-keeping techniques, and affirmations.
We talk about
- Definition of inner peace
- The importance of spending time in nature
- Yin and yang energy
- Mindful breathing
- The ninety-second pause
- Relief from anxiety
Diane Dreher, Ph.D., is a bestselling author, teacher, and positive psychology coach. Her books, The Tao of Inner Peace, The Tao of Personal Leadership, The Tao of Womanhood, Inner Gardening, and Your Personal Renaissance, have been translated into ten languages. Her work has been featured in media outlets, including USA Today, Entrepreneur, Redbook, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Science of Mind, radio and TV talk shows, and leadership and personal growth websites.
Dreher has a Ph.D. in Renaissance English literature from UCLA and a Master’s Degree in Counseling with a health psychology emphasis, and credentials in spiritual counseling and holistic health. She is a professor of English and associate director of the Spirituality and Health Institute at Santa Clara University in northern California.