While this isn't the sort of book I would pick up at first glance (it was my book club's choice), I can honestly say that I walked away feeling slightly more enlightened.Enlightened in a spiritual, religious, self-knowing way.If you find yourself judging someone, ask yourself why.

Another topic that the author delves into is the idea of having many forms of religion/spirituality/whatever you'd like to call it.

She says: I've often heard that one should pick a specific path and stick to it. I think this is something that has become more popular in today's day, but it is still refreshing to be able to belong to so many different forms of practice.

Kasl brings a compassionate understanding to the anxiety and uneasiness of new love, and helps reader In this practical, playful, yet spiritual guide, Charlotte Kasl, author of the highly successful Finding Joy: 101 Ways to Free Your Spirit and Dance with Life, shows you what it would be like to have the ancient wisdom of the Buddha to guide you through the dating process.

Kasl brings a compassionate understanding to the anxiety and uneasiness of new love, and helps readers discover their potential for vibrant human connection based on awareness, kindness, and honesty.

I am a member of the Quakers; I have been initiated as a Mureed -- a student of Sufi path -- I practice yoga regularly, attend workshops on quantum psychology, and follow many Buddhist teachings, including Tonglin. While I was raised Catholic, I often find myself believing in Buddhist beliefs.

Some may say this is contradictory, but I -- as well as the author -- believe that your path is whatever you'd like it to be. From here, the book goes into a direction of finding love.Love yourself for it because that is just one piece of who you are.It may not be the best, but it is a part of you and every part should be embraced.She started Meet Mindful to provide a place for singles into personal development, mindfulness, social change, meditation, yoga and green living to meet like-minded people and discover how to have the best relationship possible.Amy truly believes that romantic relationships are the quickest path to our awakening as human beings.My notes show little exercises that I completed such as "stories I tell myself," "my insecurities/what I'm afraid of" and "rating 1-10 of my values in a person." While most of them were things I knew and thought about daily, some of them were truly surprising to me and made think a little harder.