The eastern philosophy of Tao explained via examples from Winnie-the-Pooh. Oh, and remarkably inane conversations with the various characters. each character is turned into a stereotype (Eeyore frets, Piglet hesitates, Owl pontificates), but in the long run, it's all okay.

Often published with its sequel, The Te of Piglet, this pair and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance are perfect Cliff Notes for understanding why people can be so laidback.