Be Water, My Friend: The True Teachings of Bruce Lee by her daughter Shannon Lee is a must-read.
Be Water, My Friend: The True Teachings of Bruce Lee by her daughter Shannon Lee is a must-read, the book is published by Rider publication and Flatiron Books.
About The Book:
Bruce Lee’s daughter illuminates her father’s most powerful life philosophies, and how we can apply his teachings to our daily lives ‘empty your mind; be formless, shapeless like water’ Bruce Lee is a cultural icon, world-renowned for his martial arts and film legacy. But Lee was also a deeply philosophical thinker, believing that martial arts are more than just an exercise in physical discipline – they are a perfect metaphor for personal growth. In be water, My friend, Shannon Lee shares previously untold stories from her father’s life along with the concepts at the core of his teachings. Each chapter reveals a lesson from Bruce Lee, expanding on the foundation of his iconic ‘be water’ philosophy to reveal a path to an enlightened way of being. This is an inspirational call to action to consider our lives with new eyes and a testament to Lee’s unique power to ignite our imaginations and transform our lives.
Bruce Lee’s daughter illuminates her father’s most powerful life philosophies―demonstrating how martial arts are a perfect metaphor for personal growth, and how we can practice those teachings every day.
“Empty your mind; be formless, shapeless like water.”
Bruce Lee is a cultural icon, renowned the world over for his martial arts and film legacy. But Lee was also a deeply philosophical thinker, learning at an early age that martial arts are more than just an exercise in physical discipline―they are an apt metaphor for living a fully realized life.
Now, in Be Water, My Friend, Lee’s daughter Shannon shares the concepts at the core of his philosophies, showing how they can serve as tools of personal growth and self-actualization. Each chapter brings a lesson from Bruce Lee’s teachings, expanding on the foundation of his iconic “be water” philosophy. Over the course of the book, we discover how being like water allows us to embody fluidity and naturalness in life, bringing us closer to our essential flowing nature and our ability to be powerful, self-expressed, and free.
Through previously untold stories from her father’s life and from her own journey in embodying these lessons, Shannon presents these philosophies in tangible, accessible ways. With Bruce Lee’s words as a guide, she encourages readers to pursue their essential selves and apply these ideas and practices to their everyday lives―whether in learning new things, overcoming obstacles, or ultimately finding their true path.
Be Water, My Friend is an inspirational invitation to us all, a gentle call to action to consider our lives with new eyes. It is also a testament to how one man’s exploration and determination transcended time and place to ignite our imaginations―and to inspire many around the world to transform their lives.
An inspirational commemorative for Lee aficionados and those sharpening their personal-growth skills, Kirkus
This inspired guide will remind any reader that, while one cannot control external circumstance, how one responds is always a choice., Publishers Weekly
About the Author:
- Emmy Awards 2020: The Full Winners List, Zendaya made history with her win for lead drama actress, becoming the youngest-ever winner in the category and becoming the second Black actor to take this trophy. - 25/09/2020
- Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey is a great read for art and cinema lovers. - 23/09/2020
- IPL 2020 schedule: Have a look at the full IPL schedule, time table, teams, match timings, and venues. - 19/09/2020