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Book Review: Love You Like the Sky: Surviving the Suicide of a Beloved Book Review: Love You Like the Sky: Surviving the Suicide of a BelovedIn a rare way, I am a perfect reviewer for this book, written by a psychologist in the devastated wake of (and through the long aftermath of) the suicide of her boyfriend. I, too, am a psychologist, and my father committed suicide, leaving me in ...

Book Review: The Promise of Wholeness Book Review: The Promise of Wholeness“The quest to discover the meaning of life, transcend illusion, and unravel the mysteries of enduring love and happiness perplexes people today, as it has throughout history,” writes Eric Ehrke. In his new book, The Promise of Wholeness: Cultivating Inner Peace, Mindfulness, and Love in a ...

Book Review: Promoting Healthy Attachments Book Review: Promoting Healthy AttachmentsDeborah Gray has been working with children, parents and families for a long time. As I read her new book, Promoting Healthy Attachments: Hands-On Techniques to Use with Your Clients, I thought how great it would be to be one of her practicum students, just ...

Book Review: Transformation in Troubled Times Book Review: Transformation in Troubled Times“The willingness to bear with our wounds opens our eyes and potentially our hearts to what is going on around us. A wounded planet is also potentially a healing planet,” write Chris Robertson and Sarah Van Gogh. Their new book, Transformation in Troubled Times: Re-Vision’s Soulful ...

Book Review: The Ten Worlds: The New Psychology of Happiness Book Review: The Ten Worlds: The New Psychology of HappinessWhile happiness is a universal goal, and one that is uniquely linked to our survival, it is also elusive. It is so elusive that for many, the idea that it is better to look for moments of happiness rather than enduring happiness comes as a ...

Book Review: Souls like Stars: Renew Your Mind, Heal Your Heart, Unveil Your Shine Book Review: Souls like Stars: Renew Your Mind, Heal Your Heart, Unveil Your ShineAre you where you want to be in life? Or do you feel things from your past are holding you back? In Souls like Stars: Renew Your Mind, Heal Your Heart, Unveil Your Shine, Margaret Nagib takes readers through a guided workbook on finding freedom ...

Book Review: Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges, 2nd Edition Book Review: Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges, 2nd EditionIt is not news that most of us won’t escape this life without facing some form of major life trauma. And how we get through these events lays the groundwork for who we are, how we face challenges, and how resilient we are in the ...

Book Review: Going Solo: Hope & Healing for the Single Mom or Dad Book Review: Going Solo: Hope & Healing for the Single Mom or DadImagine going through your morning routine, getting the kids up and ready for school while also trying to get yourself and partner ready, when the rug is suddenly pulled out from under you and your world is changed. Rather than having a partner to help ...

Book Review: The Art of Not Falling Apart Book Review: The Art of Not Falling ApartLondon journalist Christina Patterson wanted to read a book called, I Feel So Awful I Don’t Know What to Do. There was no such book, so she wrote The Art of Not Falling Apart. Patterson had every reason in the world to fall apart. At thirteen, ...

Book Review: The Art of Limitless Living Book Review: The Art of Limitless Living“When we change how we relate to our reality, through our inner actions and interactions, then we indeed change our personal and often shared experiences,” writes Melissa Joy Johnson. In her new book, The Art of Limitless Living: The Joy, Possibility, and Power of Living ...

Book Review: From Anxiety to Love Book Review: From Anxiety to Love“My anxiety journey was one of the worst, most terrifying experiences of my life. Yet once I allowed it to become my greatest teacher, it also became one of the best,” writes Corinne Zupko. In her new book, From Anxiety to Love: A Radical New Approach ...

Book Review: Above The Fray Book Review: Above The FrayPerfectionism, it has been said, is a blessing and a curse. While it drives us to try harder, it also moves the goal we are reaching for just far enough away that, try as we may, we will never reach it. But what if perfection ...

Book Review: To Heal A Wounded Heart Book Review: To Heal A Wounded Heart“No early trauma defies our capacity for healing and…if we can find our way back to the tender part of us most affected by suffering, eased in an upwelling of curiosity and compassion, we can find our way to a new psychological outcome,” writes Pilar ...

Book Review: Dreaming on Both Sides of the Brain Book Review: Dreaming on Both Sides of the BrainAuthor Doris Cohen’s subtitle for Dreaming on Both Sides of the Brain is “Discover the Secret Language of the Night.” This is an appropriate way to look at dreaming, I think. Reading the book has given me much better insight into dreams and their possible ...

Book Review: Hidden Treasure Book Review: Hidden TreasureDo you like to pretend you are a pirate searching for gold? Hidden Treasure by Alice McDowell won’t take you down the plank, but it will take you on a journey to your true self. Through artwork, personal stories from people she has worked with, and ...

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Grohol, J. (2019). Spirituality Book Reviews. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 18, 2019, from https://psychcentralreviews.com/spirituality-book-reviews/
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