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Book Review: The Fearless Path Book Review: The Fearless PathThe Fearless Path by Leah Guy is one part memoir, one part yoga, one part spirituality, one part inspiration, and one part exercises (yoga, meditation, and others). It is well written, interesting, and easy to follow. For those of us who only have a vague idea ...

Book Review: Writing for Bliss Book Review: Writing for BlissEver since her mother gave her a journal at age ten to help her cope with the suicide of her beloved grandmother, Diana Raab has used writing as a way of navigating life’s challenges and joys. She believes it can help you, too. Writing for Bliss: ...

Book Review: Attachment-Based Yoga & Meditation for Trauma Recovery Book Review: Attachment-Based Yoga & Meditation for Trauma RecoveryYoga and meditation, though they exist in many forms today, have always represented a form of healing. Through breathing, we connect more deeply to our bodies. Through mindfulness, we connect more deeply to our thoughts and minds. And through yogic philosophy, we connect more deeply ...

Book Review: No Time Like the Present Book Review: No Time Like the PresentAlthough our culture implies that we should be able to control everything, the truth is that we cannot. We cannot predict illness or disasters. As a result, our lives are not always going to be easy, but we can stay in tune with what is ...

Book Review: The E-word Book Review: The E-wordPerception, while it is everything, can also be terribly blinding. Our individual perspective not only separates us from seeing our world clearly, but from experiencing it fully. In her new book, The E-word: Ego, Enlightenment & Other Essentials, Cate Montana MA tackles the question of ego in ...

Book Review: Holistic Healing for Addiction Book Review: Holistic Healing for AddictionAs someone who has finally emerged from years of self-hatred and depression fueled by personal trauma, the cover and title of the book, Holistic Healing for Drug & Alcohol Addiction: Enlivening Body, Mind and Spirit to Remedy Depression, Anxiety and Self Hate, struck me as ...

Book Review: The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social Workers Book Review: The A-to-Z Self-Care Handbook for Social WorkersSelf-care is a growing area of interest in the mental health field and in popular culture. Mental health workers encourage their clients to practice mindfulness and be aware of the present moment, which has been shown to have positive effects on a person’s well being. ...

Book Review: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Christians with Depression Book Review: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Christians with DepressionAs a beginning therapist some years ago, I worked in a school environment seeing children, adolescents, and their families for behavioral and mood disorders. I could guarantee almost every week that I would be working with a student and his or her family who regarded ...

Book Review: Present Over Perfect Book Review: Present Over PerfectYou do not have to quit your job and move to a cabin in the mountains in order to live a simpler, happier life. All you need to do is train yourself to find the beauty in the ordinary, present moment. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? ...

Book Review: Redeemable: A Memoir of Darkness & Hope Book Review: Redeemable: A Memoir of Darkness & HopeIt has been said that to know true redemption, one must first know true devastation or destruction. After taking a step into the world of Erwin James through the pages of his transparent and candid memoir, one would agree that he has truly known and ...

Book Review: In the Slender Margin Book Review: In the Slender MarginIn a compelling and breathtaking memoir about death and the end of life, Eve Joseph explores the process of dying and the pain of those who remain behind in her stirring book, In the Slender Margin: The Intimate Strangeness of Death and Dying. Eve Joseph’s ...

The Jeweled Highway: On the Quest for a Life of Meaning The Jeweled Highway: On the Quest for a Life of MeaningThe Jeweled Highway is more than a well-written memoir. It is the chronicle of a man — and a generation — on the cusp of a spiritual awakening. As a pioneer of the global consciousness movement, no one is more qualified to write this moving and detailed journey than Ralph ...

Daily Meditations for Calming Your Angry Mind Daily Meditations for Calming Your Angry MindThis is, put simply, one of the best books on mindfulness that I have read. In Daily Meditations for Calming Your Angry Mind: Mindfulness Practices to Free Yourself from Anger, Jeffrey Brantley and Wendy Millstine provide about forty mindfulness exercises to help people focus on their special need or ...

Book Review: Being Called: Scientific, Secular & Sacred Perspectives Book Review: Being Called: Scientific, Secular & Sacred PerspectivesWhen William James wrote Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature in 1902, he was careful to exclude the institutions of religion in institutional settings, and to not debate theological perspectives. In doing so he was able to offer a neutral position on ...

Interview with Your Self: Be Inner-Wise, Resolve Life's Problems Interview with Your Self: Be Inner-Wise, Resolve Life's ProblemsWouldn’t it be great to really trust ourselves with problem solving? “We have everything we need inside of us; there is no need to look outside of ourselves,” Mercedes Tur Escriva writes. Sounds simple and true, but it can be hard to stop looking to ...

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