1. Parker Palmer, A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004), 47.


1. Ellen Langer, Mindfulness (New York: Perseus Books, 1989).

2. Steven Johnson, Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life (New York: Scribner, 2004), 64.

3. Mark R. Leary, The Curse of Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004), 76.

4. Ibid.

5. Chris Corrigan, telephone interview with Erica Peng, January 2009.

6. Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times (Shambhala Publications, Inc., 1997), 12.


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