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The Emotionally Abusive Relationship: How to Stop Being Abused and How to Stop Abusing

“Engel doesn’t just describe-she shows us the way out.” -Susan Forward, author of Emotional Blackmail Praise for the emotionally abusive relationship “In this book, Beverly Engel clearly and with caring offers step-by-step strategies to stop emotional abuse. . . helping both victims and abusers to identify the patterns of this painful and traumatic type of [More About This Book]

Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do

A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being.Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In BLUE MIND, Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we think about these questions, revealing the [More About This Book]

Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One

     You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and chiropractor Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the [More About This Book]

The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self-Discovery

Recipient of the Award of Merit in the Personal Growth/Individual Category of The Word Guild 2005 Canadian Christian Writing Awards! “Grant, Lord, that I may know myself that I may know thee.” Augustine Much is said in Christian circles about knowing God. But Christians throughout the ages have agreed that there cannot be deep knowledge [More About This Book]

The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have

Philosopher-poet and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo opens a new season of freedom and joy–an escape from deadening, asleep-at-the wheel sameness–that is both profound and clarifying. His spiritual daybook is a summons to reclaim aliveness, liberate the self, take each day one at a time, and to savor the beauty offered by life’s unfolding. Reading his [More About This Book]

The Power of Being Yourself: A Game Plan for Success–by Putting Passion into Your Life and Work

Everyone imagines top CEOs as larger–than–life figures who do things no one else could. But deep down, a good business leader is an everyman who combines vision and high energy with the ability to connect with and learn from all types of people. In The Power of Being Yourself, renowned business leader Joe Plumeri offers [More About This Book]

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

Kristin Neff, Ph.D., says that it’s time to “stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind.” Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind offers expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest potential and a more contented, fulfilled life. More and more, psychologists [More About This Book]

Educational Documentaries: Human, All Too Human – Nietzsche (Part 1)

Human, All Too Human is a three-part 1999 documentary television series. It follows the lives of three prominent European philosophers: Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, and Jean-Paul Sartre. The theme of this documentary revolves heavily around the school of philosophical thought known as existentialism, although the term had not been coined at the time of Nietzsche’s … Related posts: Philosophy: A Guide to Happiness (Part 6) – Friedrich Nietzsche [Read Entire Story]

Quotes of Wisdom: St. Augustine on Man’s Ignorance of Himself

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars: and they pass by themselves without wondering ~ St. Augustine of Hippo Related posts: Quotes of Wisdom: Inspirational Words towards Self-Knowledge Quote of Wisdom: Michael Ellner Quote of Wisdom: David Watson Quotes of Wisdom: David Cherubim on Alchemy in Practice Quotes of Wisdom: Manly P [Read Entire Story]

Quotes of Wisdom: R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz on Man’s Existence

What good the science that destroys itself? What purpose in awakening every morning for a wearisome daily struggle to reach the evening in a state of exhaustion, to reach the agony of such an empty life?… As long as cerebral intelligence governs the world, it will be dominated by beings of inferior mentality, for man’s … Related posts: Quotes of Wisdom: Theodore Roszak on the Human Psyche Quotes of Wisdom: Carl Jung on Consciousness Quotes of Wisdom: Erich Fromm on the Self-Awareness of Man 2012 – End of the World or the End of Ignorance? Quotes of Wisdom: Dalai Lama on the Paradox of Our Age [Read Entire Story]

Freedom from Desire

A long time ago, I wrote a blog called, “Healing Desires: The Differences Between Desires and Urges.” It got pretty popular. So I suppose it was a breath of fresh air for many people to suddenly see that their urge to eat was different than the desire for a specific type of food and that you could have one without the other. Probably somewhere in the thinking is that without desire, we’d stop eating and breathing or something. Such is the hyperbole of the ego mind.But desire is not a permanent state. It is a learned practice. It is the practice of placing our fulfillment somewhere else. It is the practice of saying, “When I have this thing, experience, or… [Read Entire Story]

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, [More About This Book]