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  1. Enough!

    Enough!

    A Buddhist Approach to Finding Release from Addictive Patterns

    • by
    • Chonyi Taylor
    All of us are caught up in addictions—big or small. Enough! presents a practical path that releases us from the grip of negative habits and addictions that block a full and meaningful life. We can learn how to undo our habits and addictions, but to do this we have to first find their triggers. With the right techniques, we can disarm them and learn more effective ways for dealing… Read More

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  2. The Autism Mom's Survival Guide (for Dads, too!)

    The Autism Mom's Survival Guide (for Dads, too!)

    Creating a Balanced and Happy Life While Raising a Child with Autism

    • by
    • Susan Senator
    Given the daily challenges of raising a child with autism, it’s easy for parents to lose themselves and for their overall quality of life to plummet. Susan Senator interweaves the voices of autism parents, researchers, and professionals to offer guidance and encouragement on how to find happiness and fulfillment in the midst of the struggles of raising an autistic child. Topics include: how to handle feelings of despair and hopelessness;… Read More

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  3. Love Haiku

    Love Haiku

    Japanese Poems of Yearning, Passion, and Remembrance

    • by
    • Patricia Donegan,
    • Yoshie Ishibashi
    Haiku is celebrated as a concise form of poetry able to convey a singular moment with great clarity. While haiku most often depicts the natural world, when focused on the elements of love and sensuality, haiku can be a powerful vehicle for evoking the universal experience of love. In this elegant anthology, love is explored through beautiful images that evoke a range of feelings—from the longing of a… Read More

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  4. Being True to Life

    Being True to Life

    Poetic Paths to Personal Growth

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    • David Richo
    Psychotherapist David Richo offers a fresh and inspiring approach to personal growth: we can use the process of writing and reading poetry to move toward greater self-understanding and emotional healing. Even if you’ve never written a poem before, you can learn to use poetry to explore your feelings, your relationships, your childhood, your dreams, and more.Richo explains how the creative, intuitive process of making poetry can help us gain access… Read More

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  5. Being with Dying

    Being with Dying

    Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death

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    • Joan Halifax
    The Buddhist approach to death can be of great benefit to people of all backgrounds—as has been demonstrated time and again in Joan Halifax’s decades of work with the dying and their caregivers. Inspired by traditional Buddhist teachings, her work is a source of wisdom for all those who are charged with a dying person’s care, facing their own death, or wishing to explore and contemplate the transformative power of… Read More

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  6. The Courage to Feel

    The Courage to Feel

    Buddhist Practices for Opening to Others

    • by
    • Rob Preece
    When circumstances are challenging how do we react? This book offers methods to help us develop greater inner strength and openness to life by changing the habit of what Rob Preece calls "self-preoccupation"—the tendency to act from a narrow perspective dominated by insecurity and isolation. When we learn to look outside this mentality and truly cherish others as well as ourselves, we create a happier, relaxed mind and more fulfilling… Read More

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. The Courage to Be Present

    The Courage to Be Present

    Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Awakening of Natural Wisdom

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    • 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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  10. Lessons for the Living

    Lessons for the Living

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

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    • 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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