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  1. The Five Ways We Grieve

    The Five Ways We Grieve

    Finding Your Personal Path to Healing after the Loss of a Loved One

    • by
    • Susan A. Berger
    In this new approach to understanding the impact of grief, Susan A. Berger goes beyond the commonly held theories of stages of grief with a new typology for self-awareness and personal growth. She offers practical advice for healing from a major loss in this presentation of five basic ways, or types, of grieving. These five types describe how different people respond to a major loss. The types are:… Read More

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  2. Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World

    Raising a Left-Brain Child in a Right-Brain World

    Strategies for Helping Bright, Quirky, Socially Awkward Children to Thrive at Home and at School

    • by
    • Katharine Beals
    Does your child: Have impressive intellectual abilities but seem puzzled by ordinary interactions with other children?Have deep, all-absorbing interests or seemingly encyclopedic knowledge of certain subjects?Bring home mediocre report cards, or seem disengaged at school, despite his or her obvious intelligence? If you answered “yes” to these questions, this book is for you. Author… Read More

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  3. The Courage to Be Present

    The Courage to Be Present

    Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Awakening of Natural Wisdom

    • by
    • Karen Kissel Wegela
    The quality of presence a psychotherapist or counselor brings to the therapeutic relationship makes all the difference in effective treatment. With this groundbreaking new application of Buddhist practice to psychotherapy, Karen Kissel Wegela offers mental heath professionals a Buddhist’s perspective on bringing compassion, patience, generosity, and equanimity to their work with clients. She presents as a model the Buddhist ideal of the bodhisattva, the archetypal being whose life is radically… Read More

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  4. Lessons for the Living

    Lessons for the Living

    Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life

    • by
    • Stan Goldberg
    When Stan Goldberg was diagnosed with cancer, he chose to face his fear by helping others who were already in the process of dying: Stan signed up as a hospice volunteer and spent several years at the bedsides of the terminally ill. In this book, Stan shares the remarkable stories of people he met who were facing the end of life. Their stories shine a light on the human… Read More

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  5. Mindful Eating

    Mindful Eating

    A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful Relationship with Food

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    • Jan Chozen Bays, MD
    The art of mindfulness can transform our struggles with food—and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. Drawing on recent research and integrating her experiences as a physician and meditation teacher, Dr. Jan Bays offers a wonderfully clear presentation of what mindfulness is and how it can help with food issues.Mindful eating is an approach that involves bringing one's full attention to the process of eating—to all… Read More

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  6. Living in the Face of Death

    Living in the Face of Death

    The Tibetan Tradition

    • by
    • Glenn H. Mullin
    Whereas Western society views death as the last taboo, the Tibetan tradition incorporates meditation on death into everyday life. Tibetan Buddhists believe that a conscious awareness of one's own impermanence allows a person to live a happy, fulfilled life. Over the centuries, the Tibetans have developed a wide-ranging literature on death, including inspirational poetry and prose, prayers, and practical works on caring for the dying. This fascinating book presents… Read More

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  7. Love's Ripening

    Love's Ripening

    Rumi on the Heart's Journey

    • by
    • Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi
    Although alone, the lover is never lonely,Forever hidden with the Beloved.Love is the meaning of our existence, the raw material of transformation, the glorious way of access to Divine intimacy. This teaching infuses the lyric verse of Rumi (1207–1273), the greatest of the Sufi poets. The poems in this collection, taken from among the master's many volumes of work, focus on one of his greatest themes: how love grows and… Read More

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  8. To Buy or Not to Buy

    To Buy or Not to Buy

    Why We Overshop and How to Stop

    • by
    • April Lane Benson, PhD
    Are you a shopaholic? Do you use shopping as a quick fix for the blues? Do you often buy things that you don’t need or can’t afford? Do your buying binges leave you feeling anxious or guilty? Is your shopping behavior hurting your relationships? Have you tried to stop but… Read More

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  9. Embracing Mind

    Embracing Mind

    The Common Ground of Science and Spirituality

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    • Brian Hodel,
    • B. Alan Wallace
    What is Mind? For this ancient question we are still seeking answers. B. Alan Wallace and Brian Hodel propose a science of the mind based on the contemplative wisdom of Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Christianity, and Islam.The authors begin by exploring the history of science, showing how science tends to ignore the mind, even while it is understood to be the very instrument… Read More

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  10. On Becoming an Alchemist

    On Becoming an Alchemist

    A Guide for the Modern Magician

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    • Catherine MacCoun
    Many regard alchemy as a metaphor for inner transformation. But this is only half the story. According to Catherine MacCoun, alchemy is no mere metaphor. It’s real magic. Transforming the inner world is, for the alchemist, a way to transform the outer world. Through studying the principles of alchemy, we can achieve extraordinary effects from ordinary actions by understanding how the world really works. We can perceive the hidden connections… Read More

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