Part One Chapter 1: Something to think about. Chapter 2. Introducing the inner life Chapter 3: The inner life and happiness Chapter 4: What is happiness anyway? Chapter 5: Habit, change and the habit basis Chapter 6: A short zoology of the inner life Chapter 7: Basic skillsPart two Chapter 8: Mindfulness skills Chapter 9: Mindfulness practice Chapter 10: Benevolence skills Chapter 13: Story in practice Chapter 14: Applications of the story skills - Things and the Self. Chapter 15: Letting go skills Chapter 16: The practice of letting go Chapter 17: Enjoyment skills Chapter 18: Enjoying practicePart three Chapter 19: Spirituality, religion and science. Chapter 20: Some thoughts about death and dying Chapter 21: A way of life Appendix: Standing on the shoulders of giants Personal debts Further reading
Tony Wilkinson studied philosophy at Cambridge University. After several different careers including philosopher and financial planner, he discovered meditation and studied the religions of the East with a well-known Zen teacher.