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The Trauma of Everyday Life How many times have you heard someone say, That was the straw that broke the camel’s back? We can try to rally to face big obstacles, but sometimes the day-to-day “little things” add up until, finally, one of those small things overcomes us. Then, it ...

Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective My introduction to the blending of Western psychology and Buddhism was Psychotherapy East and West, by Alan Watts, many decades ago. My own work as a therapist has included an underlying Eastern philosophy. Yet somehow I did not come across Mark Epstein’s book until now. I have ...

Fourteen Inches to Peace: Seven Simple Steps to Move from Your Head to Your Heart Most, if not all, adults have found themselves in gridlock traffic. As they watch the minutes tick by, the frustration starts brewing. One driver and then another voices their anger by blaring their car horn. It is difficult to resist the urge to join in; ...

Isis Code: Revelations from Brain Research & System Science on the Search for Human Perfection & Happiness “Our only hope for survival is through the awakening and strengthening of our general feminine polarity, of Isis. Yes, Beauty can save the world.” That is the conclusion of Ariane Page, a self-described hygienist-naturopath and former assistant director for the CBC in Montreal. The narrative journey ...

It's Your Decision: Parenting the Way God Intended Resources for parents practically overwhelm the retail market. There are books, CDs, DVDs, magazines. Stores like Babies “R” Us and specialty boutiques are easy to find. With It’s Your Decision: Parenting the Way God Intended, Ed Grizzle has attempted to add a book to the stack ...

How to Wake Up: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide to Navigating Joy & Sorrow “I see you.” These three little words have remarkable power to change how you think, feel, and live. Author Toni Bernhard visited Paris back in 2001 one and came down with a viral illness that has left her chronically ill and at times confined in her home ...

Non-Judgment Day is Coming: Are You Ready? With the spread of technology and social media, people are becoming aware of travesties and tragedies almost immediately after they take place. And so, there are plenty of theories as to what we can do to “fix” the problems that seem to plague our society and ...

Divine Intuition: Your Inner Guide to Purpose, Peace & Prosperity Have you ever had a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you make a big, and what turns out to be awful, decision? Or gotten chills talking to someone who later turned out to be stealing money from you? It could be ...

Jung the Mystic: The Esoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung's Life & Teachings For those familiar with the work of famed thinker Carl Jung, author Gary Lachman has written a challenging but worthwhile biography. In Jung the Mystic: The Exoteric Dimensions of Carl Jung’s Life and Teachings, Lachman explores the perception of Jung as a mystic, rather than as ...

Coincidence Is God's Way of Remaining Anonymous Little did Gloria Loring know when she found a business card that was placed anonymously on her dressing room chair that it would help her for the rest of her life. In her new book, Coincidence is God’s Way of Remaining Anonymous, this singer, actress, and ...

Lessons for Living Beyond the Ego: Sustaining Your Journey to Love, Joy & Peace We all want to be happy, but for many of us, attaining the peace and joy that we desire seems like a never-ending struggle. In David Mutchler’s most recent book, Lessons for Living Beyond the Ego: Sustaining Your Journey to Love, Joy, and Peace, he ...

The Secrets of As a Man Thinketh James Allen, a retired English businessman living at the turn of the 20th century, devoted his post-business life to writing and contemplation. In 1902, he published a text called As a Man Thinketh. A long essay, hailed by some as a “classic” of the self-help genre, ...

Book Review: Beyond the Ego Sometimes a self-help book tries to be too many things. Beyond the Ego: Where Love, Joy, and Peace of Mind Await You, may be one of them. Written by David Mutchler, an author described as having earned an overwhelming number of degrees in education, philosophy, psychology, and ...

Resources for Extraordinary Healing: Schizophrenia, Bipolar and Other Serious Mental Illnesses Though uneven, Resources for Extraordinary Healing: Schizophrenia, Bipolar and Other Serious Mental Illnesses by Emma Bragdon nevertheless offers some fascinating insights into mental wellness from a perspective not normally considered by the Western psychological community: that of spiritual and holistic health. The author discusses the ...

An Unknown World: Notes on the Meaning of the Earth For those concerned about the state of our planet and the lack of a concerted effort to help restore it, here is an exceptional solution — one that suggests a more compassionate population is the route to restoring our home. A win-win. In An Unknown World: ...

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