Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Zacapa Seeks to Inspire Compassion with New Book

News Release (published in Mt. Democrat Newspaper)

Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi are remembered as pioneers for nonviolence and for their social justice and civil rights movements. Yet, both of them believed wholeheartedly that nonviolence was a lifestyle. 

Eddie Zacapa’s book “Principles and Practices of Nonviolence: 30 Meditations for Practicing Compassion” helps readers integrate principles  helps readers integrate principles and practices of nonviolence into their daily lives. 

“Many times we think of nonviolence as something that is connected to a movement,” said Zacapa, executive director of Life Enriching Communication based in Placerville and a certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolence Communication. “Nonviolence is something that we can practice everyday in our daily relationships with others. It is a practice that we can embody.” 

The book helps the reader accomplish this by providing moving quotes, sayings, and wisdom that the author has developed from his own experiences with living nonviolence. At the end of each chapter there is a stimulating skill builder to help the reader integrate the principle into their life. 

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