Meshel Laurie on finding peace in the middle of a breakup

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 28 March 2017

17 mins

Comedian Meshel Laurie has written a book Buddhism for Break ups, outlining how Buddhism helped her through a sad and difficult time with her husband.  She explains how the philosophy behind Buddhism can help with everything from personality quirks that make you see red (like leaving the washing in the sink) to having a good relationship for your children. 

For more about Meshel, and her book and new podcast, check out her website.

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