Charlie’s main tradition is Tibetan Buddhism but this book includes shamanic techniques, lessons from creative writing and classic psychological approaches for tackling our shadow. It’s a glorious grab-bag of exercises which can’t fail to inspire all its readers. Especially powerful are those lessons from lucid dreaming, which is a fundamental field of expertise in Tibetan Buddhism. It inspires us to run towards and face our fears, and gives us courage and positive energy. It’s a long time since I’ve seen a book with such a variety of exercises from many different traditions, plus illuminating stories and anecdotes. It’s a book I couldn’t wait to delve into.
288pp, 216 x 135mm, Paperback, 2017, RRP £12.99