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A Fierce Heart
Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment
By (author): Spring Washam
9781401959395 Paperback, Trade English General Trade RELIGION / Buddhism / Theravada Nov 05, 2019
$19.99 CAD
Active 5.44 x 8.44 x 0.53 in 200 pages Hay House Hay House Inc.
With stories from south central LA to the jungles of Peru, A Fierce Heart offers deep and honest reflections on compassion and suffering by one of the country’s most powerful mindfulness teachers.

“Washam brings considerable gifts for conveying her vision of personal change and offers vivid, inspiring testimony to the power of Buddhism (and other wisdom traditions) to help heal suffering.”
Publishers Weekly

“Amidst uncertain times we need strong and inspiring medicine. In A Fierce Heart, you will find this medicine: beautiful teachings and heartfelt stories that can transform your day and change your life.”
- from the Foreword by Jack Kornfield

With stories from south central LA to the jungles of Peru, these deep and honest reflections by one of the country’s most powerful mindfulness teachers focus on compassion as the fiercest and most effective response to suffering.

Spring Washam is a founder of the East Bay Meditation Center, the most diverse and accessible meditation center in the United States. In A Fierce Heart, she shares her contemporary, unique interpretation of the Buddha’s 2,500-year-old teachings that get to the heart of mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion. Woven throughout the book are stories from her life, family, and community, along with soulful and unexpected stories of compassion in action from all over the world. The life-saving teachings of this charismatic teacher are universal; her honesty, enthusiasm, and energy are a balm.

Emerging new voice in Buddhism.

Foreword by eminent Buddhist writer, Jack Kornfield.

Interest in Buddhism and plant medicine is growing.

Mentors include acclaimed author and Buddhist practitioner Jack Kornfield and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alice Walker.

Previous ISBN: 9781937006761

Spring Washam is a visionary meditation and dharma teacher based in California and South America. She is a founding teacher of the East Bay Meditation Center and a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, blending indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. She is a healer, facilitator, spiritual activist, and writer, leading workshops, classes, and retreats worldwide. A Fierce Heart is her first book. Learn more at springwasham.com

Author Residence: Chico, CA

Marketing: Spring has participated in The Power of Ceremony webinar with Alberto Villoldo (Hay House) and The Wisdom of the Body Summit (Sounds True).

Spring will seek an endorsement from Dan Harris at ABC News.

Past media appearances include Dan Harris’s 10% Happier podcast (July 2018), as well as other podcasts including Talk Healthy Today, Hacking the Self, and Medicine Path Podcast.

Hay House will enact a social media campaign (via HH’s 4 Facebook pages and Instagram account) promoting Spring Washam and A Fierce Heart that will initially reach an audience of 4.9 million followers. The expected social media reach over the duration of the campaign is 14.7 million followers.

Hay House will offer PR support, targeting mind, body, and spirit outlets.



Author Website: springwasham.com

Author Social Media: FB: 2,334, Insta: 2,084, Email: 4,600

“Washam brings considerable gifts for conveying her vision of personal change and offers vivid, inspiring testimony to the power of Buddhism.”

Publishers Weekly

“A book whose time is an eternal now: sacred help, made beautifully accessible, by the wild and determined spirit of a no-nonsense female teacher.”

—Alice Walker

“Beautiful teachings and heartfelt stories that can transform your day and change your life.”

—Jack Kornfield

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