"THIS BRILLIANT CONTRIBUTION TO OUR MODERN UNDERSTANDING OF AUTHENTIC IDENTITY AND PRESENCE BRINGS US TO A NEW AWARENESS OF OURSELVES." Lama Surya Das, Author of Awakening the Buddha WithinThis practical guide to accessing an awakened state in everyday life draws on Enza Vita's own profound encounter with enlightenment. Written for anyone who has ever set out on a spiritual path, it reveals the astounding truth about awakening: what we are looking for is here now and always has been. She explains the meaning of real meditation, which lies in letting go of control rather than in seeking to control the experience, and offers Presence Pause exercises as well as many hints and tips for letting your thoughts be and accessing true awareness and spiritual awakening. This book shows that it really is possible to escape from the suffering created by our thoughts and emotions, and that enlightenment is not an unreachable ideal but attainable in our ordinary lives.