Shunmyo Masuno, a Zen Buddhist priest and author of “Zen: The Art of Simple Living,” is back with more pithy, compassionate teachings in his newest book, “Don’t Worry: 48 Lessons on Relieving Anxiety from a Zen Buddhist Monk.”

The slim work earnestly addresses those who are unable or unwilling to live a less stressful life, specifically the people caught up in the conveyor belt of corporate life. By aligning his advice with scenarios from the business world, Masuno tackles issues such as competition, anxiety, stress, staying relevant and transactional relationships. However, readers don’t need to be corporate types to find value in the book’s practical messages.

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