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Financial Success: Harnessing the Power of Creative Thought
Financial Success
Harnessing the Power of Creative Thought
Paperback      ISBN: 0892813040

This intriguing book shows how freedom from both economic and emotional insecurity can be achieved in practical, creative, and noncompetitive ways. The approach outlined in this book enables us to find our proper place in the cosmic scheme and to create for ourselves a harmonious environment in which to grow in wealth, wisdom, and happiness.

How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies
How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies
Paperback      ISBN: 0553352695
An inspiring guide to help you through the mourning process.

Mourning the death of a loved one is a process all of us will go through at one time or another. But wherever the death is sudden or anticipated, few of us are prepared for it or for the grief it brings. There is no right or wrong way to grieve; each person's response to loss will be different. Now, in this compassionate, comprehensive guide, Therese A. Rando, Ph.D., bereavement specialist and author of Loss And Anticipatory Grief, leads you gently through the painful but necessary process of grieving and helps you find the best way for yourself.

Whether the death was sudden of expected, from accident, illness, suicide, homicide, or natural causes, Dr. Rando will help you learn to:

Understand and resolve your grief.
Talk to children about death.
Resolve unfinished business.
Take care of yourself.
Accept the help and support of others.
Get through holidays and other difficult times of the year.
Plan funerals and personal bereavement rituals.

How To Go On Living With Someone You Love Dies also includes a comprehensive resource listing and a chapter on finding professional help and support groups.

There is no way around the pain of loss, but there is a way through it. Dr. Rando offers the solace, comfort, and guidance to help you accept your loss and move into your new life without forgetting your treasured past.
Uncoupling: Turning Points in Intimate Relationships
Uncoupling
Turning Points in Intimate Relationships
Paperback      ISBN: 0679730028
A brilliant sociological look at the dynamics of separation and an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to understand--or prevent--the collapse of a relationship.

How do relationships end? Why does one partner suddenly become discontented with the other--and why is the onset of that discontentment not so sudden after all? What signals do partners send each other to indicate their doubts? Why do those signals so often go unnoticed? And how do people who saw themselves as part of a couple come to terms not just with absence and abandonment, but with a new, single identity? Drawing from extensive research and in-depth interviews, this groundbreaking book reveals a process that begins in secret but gradually becomes public, implicating not only partners but their social milieu. Enlightening, accessible, and deeply affecting, Uncoupling offers a startling vision of what really happens behind the surface when relationships come apart.
A Blue Fire
A Blue Fire
Paperback      ISBN: 0060921013

A reissue of one of the classic works by James Hillman.- an anthology of Hillman's most provocative writings on psychology and religion.- vital introduction to the theories of one of the most original thinkers in psychology.- essays featured range from Hillman's well-known ruminations on betrayal and suicide to biting commentaries on everyday life to sustained think-pieces that explore psychological polytheism, family dreams, and poetic basis.- shows how Hillman draws on ancient philosophers' ideas of soul and magic and how he challenges modern notions of psychology.

What's My Type?
What's My Type?
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0062504215

Hurley and Dobson explore how the wisdom of the Enneagram allows you to bring out the best in yourself and others. Delving deeper than other systems of personality exploration, the Enneagram system of nine distinctive patterns of unconscious motivation reveals the primary sources of our behavior and the reasons we live as we do.

Through detailed descriptions and discerning self-inventory questions, Hurley and Dobson make discovering your personality type fun and easy. They provide simple, proven methods for neutralizing negative attitudes about self and others and releasing untapped potential. Armed with the Enneagram's insights, readers learn to transform weaknesses into strengths, break free of crippling patterns, choose new ways of relating to others, and enjoy balance and harmony. For example:
  • The Achiever can move from dissatisfied perfectionism to effective leadership and become a Pathfinder.

  • The Observer can move from fear of commitment to curiosity and courage and become an Explorer.

  • The Helper can move from over-involvement in the lives of others to mutual relationships and become a Partner.
Inspirational, easy-to-use and practical -- What's My Type? puts the Enneagram system to work for you.
A Woman's Worth
A Woman's Worth
Paperback      ISBN: 0345386574
Cutting across class, race, religion, and gender, A Woman's Worth speaks powerfully and persuasively to a generation in need of healing, and in search of harmony.

With A Woman's Worth, Marianne Williamson turns her charismatic voice--and the same empowering, spiritually enlightening wisdom that energized her landmark work, A Return to Love-- to exploring the crucial role of women in the world today. Drawing deeply and candidly on her own experiences, the author illuminates her thought-provoking positions on such issues as beauty and age, relationships and sex, children and careers, and the reassurance and reassertion of the feminine in a patriarchal society.
Dreams and What They Mean to You
Dreams and What They Mean to You
Paperback      ISBN: 0875422888

Learn to decipher the symbols and messages in your dreams with the help of this trusted guide. Dreams and What They Mean To You begins by exploring the nature of the human mind and consciousness, then discusses the results of the most recent scientific research on sleep and dreams. The author analyzes different types of dreams, including: telepathic, nightmares, sexual, and prophetic. In addition, she presents an extensive dream dictionary which lists the meanings for a wide variety of dream images.

Besides interpreting your dreams, you can learn to control them. This book presents techniques to remember dreams easily, dream more effectively, recall your dreams, and even learn to become aware that you are dreaming. This can greatly enhance your dream experiences and intuition and also lead to prophetic dreams.

Through a language of their own, dreams contain essential information which can change your life. This fascinating book gives you all the information needed to begin interpreting--and even creating--your own dreams.

Inspiration Sandwich: Stories to Inspire Our Creative Freedom
Inspiration Sandwich
Stories to Inspire Our Creative Freedom
by Sark
Paperback      ISBN: 0890876789

Suggests activities to develop creativity, and tells how to live creatively free and develop a more positive and open outlook on life.

Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types
Please Understand Me
Character and Temperament Types
Paperback      ISBN: 0960695400

Describes sixteen basic personality types, argues that people try to reshape their spouses, children, friends, and coworkers into models of themselves, and discusses different styles of leadership

Healing Into Life and Death
Healing Into Life and Death
Paperback      ISBN: 0385262191

A guide to healing meditation, from revered teacher Stephen Levine.

Drawing on years of first-hand experience working with the chronically ill, here Levine presents original techniques for working with pain and grief. Addressing the choice and application of treatment, discussing the development of a merciful awareness as a means of healing, and providing practical meditation techniques as well as personal anecdotes from his career, Levine has crafted a valuable resource for anyone dealing with pain--physical or mental.