David Richo, PhD, is a psychotherapist, teacher, writer, and workshop leader whose work emphasizes the benefits of mindfulness and loving-kindness in personal growth and emotional well-being. He is the author of numerous books, including How to Be an Adult in Relationships and The Five Things We Cannot Change. He lives in Santa Barbara and San Francisco, California.
"A lucid, thought-provoking, and illuminating book about the realities of human existence--a wonderfully useful guide to fluid acceptance of life as it is."--Martha Beck, author of Finding Your Own North Star and The Joy Diet
"I started highlighting splendid passages in this book and my highlighter ran dry. The whole book is splendid."--Brother David Steindl-Rast