12/27/2013 08:40 am ET

Be Mindful In The New Year: Thich Nhat Hanh's Wisdom On Change

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Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese monk, political activist and one of the world’s leading teachers of Zen Buddhism, has written more than 80 books of prose and poetry over the course of his career. At the root of all his teachings and writings is the Buddhist concept of mindfulness: the practice of maintaining full awareness of one’s thoughts and feelings to better absorb the beauty of the present moment.

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