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Flow The Psychology of Optimal Experience (P.S.)

by Mihaly Csikszent

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The author reveals what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life.In this new edition of his work, the author demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. This book teaches how, by ordering the information… Read more
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The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures

by Antonio Damasio

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2018-02
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9780307908759
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A landmark reflection that spans the biological and social sciences, offering a new way of understanding the origins of life, feeling and culture. Notes and references, Index, 316 pages.
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Broken Open How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow

by Elizabeth Lesser

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June 14, 2005
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9780375759918
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'Elizabeth Lesser bravely and beautifully explores one of the most compelling questions of life: How do we emerge from suffering and challenge with real, encompassing wisdom and love? Broken Open is personal, pragmatic, and enlightening.' Sharon Salzberg author of Faith: Trusting your own deepest experience.
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Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness

by William Styron

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1992-01-08
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9780679736394
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In 1985, the author fell victim to a crippling and almost suicidal depression, the same illness that took the lives of Randall Jarrell and Primo Levi, Vincent Van Gogh, and Virginia Woolf. That he survived this decent into madness is something of a miracle. That he manages to convey its tortuous progression and his eventual recovery with such candor… Read more
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In the Jaws of the Black Dogs : A Memoir of Depression

by John Bentley Mays

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1996
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9780140246506
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'One of the most telling and forceful documents to emerge from depressions's dark country...remarkable for its candor...an indispensable account of a residence in hell.' … Read more
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Access to Inner Worlds

by Colin Wilson

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1983
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9780091500818
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This volume is the author's considered response to the questions raised in The Outsider. Based on the remarkable case of Brad Absetz, it takes issue with the false despair of the rationalist and presents a completely new vision of human potential. Index, 144 pages.
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The Psychology of the Transference

by C G, Dr. Jung

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1969-06
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9780691017525
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In this volume, the author has given an authoritative account of his handling of the transference between analyst and patient in the light of his conception of the archetypes and man's inner life, drawing a close parallel between the modern psychotherapeutic process and the symbolical pictures in a 16th century alchemical text, the Rosarium philosophorum. 198 pages. Translated by R… Read more
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Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method

by Ron Kurtz

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1990-02
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9780940795037
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Bibliography, Index, 216 pages.
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Lonely: Learning to Live with Solitude

by Emily White

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2011-01
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9780061765100
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The author recounts her struggle to comprehend and overcome her chronic loneliness, a debilitating condition that she contends deserves that she contends deserves the same attention as depression and other mental difficulties. Interweaving her personal story with cutting-edge scientific research - as well as incredibly moving account offered by numerious lonely men and women - she provides a deep and… Read more
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The master game:

by Robert S De Ropp

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1974
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9780330241632
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The search for the 'spiritual peak' has obsessed the author for the past 30 years. In the course of his investigations, he has come to believe that LSD and other drugs provide an illusory and unsatisfactory route to fulfilment: in this illuminating book he puts forward a powerful alternative blueprint for the full realization of human potential. Notes, Bibliography, Index, 256… Read more
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Dreams

by C. G Jung

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1974-08
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9780691017921
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These paperback editions of C C Jung's writings are selected from the Collected Works, translated by R F C Hull and originally published as Bollingen Series XX. The present paperback is composed of papers from Freud and Psychoanalysis, Volume 4; The Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche, Volume 8; Psychology and Alchemy, Volume 12; and The Practice of Psychotherapy Volume… Read more
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Religions, Values, And Peak-Experiences

by Amraham H Maslow

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1972
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One of the foremost spokesmen for the Third Force movement in psychology here articulates oe of his prominent theses: the 'religious' experience is a rightful subject for scientific investigation and speculation and, conversely, the 'scientific community' will see its work enhanced by acknowledging and studying the species-wide need for spiritual expression which, in so many forms, is at the heart… Read more
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Enigma Psychology, the Paranormal and Self-Transformation

by James Donahoe

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1979
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9780916534097
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This book combines original research, experimental accounts and stimulating ideas covering a wide range of phenomena at the frontier of psychological and para- psychological exploration. The author recounts experiences of mutual dreams, the induction of ecstatic states, out-of-the-body experiences and extraordinary waking/dream intersections. He also provides groundbreaking insights into a new model of hypnosis [and its applications], the redefinition of… Read more
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Realms of the Human Unconscious Observations from LSD Research

by S. Grof

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August 23, 1976
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9780525474388
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'The authoritative statement of what LSD has revealed about the farther reaches of the subconscious mind. It may become a modern classic among students of the unconscious and of altered states, but even a casual reading of the book can offer the interested layperson a drugless 'trip' into the realms of the human unconscious' … Read more
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On Divination and Synchronicity

by Marie-Louise von Franz

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December 1980
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9780919123021
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This book is based on the transcription by Miss Una Thomas of the lecture series presented by Dr von Franz at the C G Jung Institute, Zürich, in the fall of 1969. 124 pages.
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Articles on Aristotle: 4. Psychology and Aesthetics

by Jonathan, Malcolm Schofield and Richard Sorabji, Editors Barnes

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1979
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9780715609316
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Sound clean hc in dj Volume 4 other volumes uniform to this edition available please ask.
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Eastern Body, Western Mind

by Anodea Judith

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August 2004
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9781587612251
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In this groundbreaking book, the author brings a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra system, placing it within the framework of Western thoughts. Exploring the chakras through Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and metaphysics, she creates an elegant and practical system for healing energy imbalance and taking control of your mental and physical health. Endnotes, Bibliography,… Read more
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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

by Bill Bryson

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2010-10-05
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Sound clean hc in dj. Illustrated endpapers.
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The Tiger's Child: What Ever Happened to Sheila?

by Torey Hayden

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2016
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9780062662880
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This is the sequel to Hayden's 'One Child'.
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Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart

by Mark Epstein

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1999-06-01
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9780767902359
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For decades, western psychology has promised fulfillment through building and strengthening the ego. We are taught that the ideal is a strong, individuated self, constructed and reinforced over a lifetime. But Buddhist psychiatrist Mark Epstein has found a different way. The book shows us that happiness doesn't come from any kind of acquisitiveness, be it material or psychological. Happiness comes… Read more
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