The critic in your mind is protecting the jewels of your heart.

Natalie Goldberg is a poet, teacher, writer, and painter. A student of Zen Buddhism for 24 years, she trained intensively with Katagiri Roshi for 12 years, and is ordained in the Order of Interbeing with Thich Nhat Hanh. Natalie Goldberg teaches writing workshops nationally based on the methods presented in "Writing Down the Bones." Her other books include "Wild Mind," "Long Quiet Highway," "Banana Rose," and "Living Color."
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