Zen and the Way of Making a Difference
It was an idea that wouldn’t let go: how to change how change happens? Ginny Whitelaw knew from her physics training that change always happens through resonance. She knew from her Zen training that we can change how we resonate. The idea of a book started gnawing on her, but she had no time to write it. Then two trips cancelled in one month; with several weeks freed up, she took the hint. Writing began, repeated daily, and Resonate emerged.
Through stories, examples and practices, you’ll discover:
- how resonance underlies all change
- how you can become a more resonate being
- how to apply resonance to everything that matters in your life
From strengthening your relationships to realizing goals and dreams, to large-scale change, how you resonate is how you make a difference. This book is your guide.
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What a beautiful book: a simple but radical point of point of view, a generative interpretation of goodness and being change, as well as a practical way to embark on this journey.
A fascinating exploration of how we are all interconnected as living beings on this wondrous planet, Resonate weaves the often disparate fields of physics and contemplative practice into an immersion in how we can bring more well-being into our personal and collective lives. Ginny Whitelaw ably guides us through accessible math and meditation, science and subjective experience, to feel the reality of our interdependent lives and how we might work together to bring positive change into our world
The evolution from ego to Essence is the transcendent, transformative journey of life. Resonate gives you exceptionally clear and compelling practices to navigate this “Zen On-Purpose” passage. Ginny Whitelaw is a master, a leader for life, someone who truly “Leads the Way.” Get this book as your trail guide for purpose-driven awakening.
Whitelaw Roshi is a scientist at heart. She likes her Zen to be palpable and practical. So when she talks resonance, she doesn’t open her mouth unless she is already resonating with all that surrounds her. You either feel it, and the lesson sinks in. Or you don’t feel it, and go back to the Zazen cushion until you do.
Stop spinning your wheels trying to get buy-in! Resonate offers fresh teachings to learn how to refine your body-mind instrument to work in flow with others and skillfully sync ideas that matter with those you seek to influence.
This book is of fundamental importance! These times call us beyond the superficial and habitual layers of our experience. Now is the time to refine ourselves as an instrument, fine-tuned to the principle at the heart of all change: resonance. This excellent book shows you how.
In Resonate, Ginny Whitelaw’s words ring out with clarity, wisdom, and depth. It’s an easy and lively read that steers clear of unnecessary technicalities while staying true to the heart of physics and philosophy. Above all, this is a book of practical wisdom that teaches you how to listen acutely for the resonance that naturally amplifies your gifts and your contribution.
“Become the other and go from there.” This is at the heart of the ability to resonate with something larger—your partner, your team, your organization, or perhaps your purpose in life—to change the world. Ginny Whitelaw has lived her life helping people translate themselves into energy for others. This book reveals her journey, her philosophy and her practices. You will not be the same once you read it
This book would be remarkable simply for the way it makes the insights of physics and Zen accessible to the lay reader. Yet what is astonishing is how deftly Ginny Whitelaw shows us how to turn those insights into action. With pragmatism and clarity informed by decades of experience, she shows how each of us can harness the power of resonance to change ourselves, our companies, our world. Step into Resonance. As she says, the times demand it.
In her latest groundbreaking book, Dr. Ginny Whitelaw explains the science of energy in terms we can all understand, and then shows us how to use resonance to improve the energy of our marriages, our workplaces, and even – if you’re fearless – the world. Dear Change Agents, this is your book.
This brilliant book offers you a view of the world through the lens of interconnection. Dr. Ginny Whitelaw takes you through a multi-dimensional journey using the principles of resonance to unpack the scientific, emotional, organizational and global implications of what is possible when we learn to resonate with the world around us. From the sublime to the practical, her book invites you to discover ways to become a “Universal Energy Concentrator that… turns ideas into things that matter…”.
Ginny’s head, heart and hara show up in this remarkable book that guides readers in the process of pragmatically attuning their own resonance with others and with the world. Reading Resonate gives me hope that we can be the instrument of change to address the deep personal and global issues we face today.