Don't Just Sit There, Do Nothing: Healing, Chilling, and Living with the Tao Te Ching
“Stressed-out readers will find her advice a salve in an overly hurried and critical world.” —Publisher’s Weekly
"Jessie Asya Kanzer is like a Taoist Anne Lamott, and she's written a practical and actionable guide." —Joel Fotinos, author of The Prosperity Principles
Here are 47 inspirational pieces that are smart, hip, accessible, and rich with insight; Jessie Asya Kanzer’s bite-sized stories of struggle, triumph, and contemplation provide a quick burst of mindfulness. Each chapter begins with a verse from the Tao, followed by sharp observations and anecdotes from her own life that give the teachings of Lao Tzu applicability to contemporary life. And each chapter concludes with a “Do Your Tao” section that offers an actionable step, leaving the reader with a sense of grounding and fluidity.
Chapters include: “Success Sucks (Sometimes),” “F*ck This, I'm Water,” “I Love You, I Not Love You,” “The Tao of Babushka,” and “Mystics Wear Leggings”.