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  • Published: 16 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787634121
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $29.99

Radical Compassion

Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN




Part memoir, part survival guide, this empowering self-help book is The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober for the Gen Z generation.

*Voted an Independent best self-care book for 2021*
*Voted one of Heat's best self-help books to help you reach your full potential*

Have you ever woken up feeling anxious after a night of drinking? Do you cringe with embarrassment when reminded of your wild antics at girls' night? Are blackouts increasingly becoming a problem?

Whichever way you look at it, it's hard to avoid how alcohol really makes some of us feel: terrible. Whether you're simply sober-curious or determined to make a more permanent change, this book shows not only why you should but also how you can, in a way that will change your life forever.

Offering tips and advice on how to stay sober in a world that revolves around drinking, this handbook will empower you to transform your relationship with alcohol so you can lead your most fulfilling life.

It's time to join the Sober Girl Society:
'I LOVE this book already, just received today and I can't put it down!'
'I recommend this to anyone; whether they want to stop drinking permanently, or even would just like to cut down on their drinking.'
'I love how relatable and non-preachy this book is.'
'Approaches what can be a tricky and confusing subject for many with humour and wit.'
'Perfect for those reconsidering their relationship with alcohol. Brilliant book.'

  • Published: 16 March 2021
  • ISBN: 9781787634121
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $29.99

About the author

Millie Gooch

Millie Gooch is the founder of the Sober Girl Society and is one of the voices leading the sobriety movement for young professionals in the UK. As a journalist, she has written for a range of publications, and her campaigning work has been featured everywhere from ELLE and Stylist to the BBC and Evening Standard.

Praise for Radical Compassion

Tara Brach's four-step RAIN meditation can be an integral part of anyone's mindfulness practice. RAIN helps us uncover the states of love, self-care, forgiveness, compassion, and tenderness we each are capable of. It is a useful and elegant system, and Radical Compassion is a beautifully written book.

Sharon Salzberg, New York Times bestselling author of Real Happiness and Lovingkindness

Radical Compassion lays out a path of straightforward, accessible practices grounded in both modern brain science and ancient wisdom-with the soul and depth you'd expect from a world-class meditation teacher and psychologist. A masterpiece.

Rick Hanson, PhD, author of Resilient and Hardwiring Happiness

A powerful book that will free you from shame, fear, and negative self-beliefs. You will feel wiser, happier, and kinder after reading it.

Haemin Sunim, author of Love for Imperfect Things and The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down

Tara Brach has an uncanny ability to home in precisely on what we need in the moment, so we can meet that need from within. She teaches a simple but life-changing practice to bring presence and compassion to any moment of shame or longing or struggle, transforming our pain into love. This book is a treasure from one of the most important spiritual teachers of our time.

Kristin Neff, PhD, author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

In this magnificent synthesis of her important teachings in cultivating compassion in our everyday lives, Tara Brach offers us a life-changing tool to open our awareness with love and healing. This important book is as practical as it is profound, a deep and lasting gift for us all.

Daniel J. Siegel, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence and Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

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