Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

  • by Pema Chödrön
  • Narrated by Pema Chödrön
  • 1 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she'd speak at the commencement ceremony. Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better contains the wisdom shared on that day. "What do we do when life doesn't go the way we hoped?" begins Pema. "We say 'I'm a failure.'" But what if failing wasn't just "okay"... but the most direct way to becoming a more complete, loving, and fulfilled human being?
Here, Pema Chödrön offers us her heartfelt advice on facing the unknown - in ourselves and in the world - and how our missteps can open our eyes to see new possibilities and purpose. For listeners of all faiths who are at a life crossroads, this brilliant gem of kindness and clarity is sure to earn its place in our kitchens, offices, and backpacks, ready to help us get back on our feet and into our hearts. Includes an in-depth interview with Pema Chödrön and Tami Simon.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful


This is a must read for anyone stuck in the not knowing. That's the place where miracles form.
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- David Wetmore

Amazing content unfortunate sound

Pens has an amazing way of sharing lessons. This was a great listen...however at times the lack of pop filter for the interviewer made the whistling S's actually painful to my ears.
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- Michelle Y Talbert

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2015
  • Publisher: Sounds True