A love letter to our planet and an exploration into everyday wonder and awe.
The world-renowned Zen monk argues for a more mindful, spiritual approach to environmental protection and activism—one that recognizes people and planet as one and the same.
Here is a radical investigation and deeply personal inquiry into this elusive emotion. Revealing new research into how awe transforms our brains and bodies, Keltner shows us how cultivating awe in our everyday life leads us to appreciate what is most humane in our human nature. If we open our minds, it is awe that sharpens our reasoning and orients us toward big ideas and new insights, that cools our immune system’s inflammation response and strengthens our bodies.