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The Journey Of Being Human

Author : Osho
ISBN : 9781429942546
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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One of the twentieth century’s greatest spiritual teachers invites you onto the path that takes you through all of life’s experiences and to embrace your own humanity. Man is a bridge, says Osho, between the animal and the divine—and our awareness of this dual aspect of our nature is what makes us human. It is also what makes us restless, full of conflict, so often at the crossroads of selfishness and generosity, of love and hate, frailty and strength, hope and despair. The Journey of Being Human: Is It Possible to Find Real Happiness in Ordinary Life? looks into how we might embrace and accept these apparent contradictions, rather than trying to choose between them, as the key to transforming each twist and turn of life’s journey into a new discovery of who we are meant to be. Osho challenges readers to examine and break free of the conditioned belief systems and prejudices that limit their capacity to enjoy life in all its richness. He has been described by the Sunday Times of London as one of the “1000 Makers of the 20th Century” and by Sunday Mid-Day (India) as one of the ten people—along with Gandhi, Nehru, and Buddha—who have changed the destiny of India. Since his death in 1990, the influence of his teachings continues to expand, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Mind A Journey To The Heart Of Being Human Norton Series On Interpersonal Neurobiology

Author : Daniel J. Siegel
ISBN : 9780393710540
Genre : Psychology
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A New York Times Bestseller. A scientist’s exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. What is the mind? What is the experience of the self truly made of? How does the mind differ from the brain? Though the mind’s contents—its emotions, thoughts, and memories—are often described, the essence of mind is rarely, if ever, defined. In this book, noted neuropsychiatrist and New York Times best-selling author Daniel J. Siegel, MD, uses his characteristic sensitivity and interdisciplinary background to offer a definition of the mind that illuminates the how, what, when, where, and even why of who we are, of what the mind is, and what the mind’s self has the potential to become. MIND takes the reader on a deep personal and scientific journey into consciousness, subjective experience, and information processing, uncovering the mind’s self-organizational properties that emerge from both the body and the relationships we have with one another, and with the world around us. While making a wide range of sciences accessible and exciting—from neurobiology to quantum physics, anthropology to psychology—this book offers an experience that addresses some of our most pressing personal and global questions about identity, connection, and the cultivation of well-being in our lives.
Category: Psychology

Being Human

Author : Mary Jennifer Carpenter
ISBN : 0578488973
Genre : Religion
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This is a story of a young lady, Page, who desires to live perfectly happily ever after. Determined to make the world a brighter place, Page even takes on a self-imposed role of partnering with God. Page finds herself experiencing monumental, life-changing events through other people. As she remains busy tending to her daily life, Page begins to feel the weight of those other events, and the weight of her own expectations. She questions why she can't fix it all. All those messy, unhealed injuries come to surface in Page after she witnesses an innocent creature struggle to live. Page breaks...open. In her brokenness, she finally accepts that those imperfect events really happened to her, no matter how hard she's tried to be perfect. Page finally sees herself in Truth, acknowledges the memories behind her scars, and admits that there are some events she simply cannot heal from. Page accepts she is not God, and that she needs God. This is a journey through imperfections, brokenness, pride, shame, and guilt. This is a journey of surviving with hope, rising with faith, and living with love. This is a journey of discovering that being perfect does not equate to being worthy. This is a journey of discovering truth, and being set free from facades. When Page can finally put the past to rest, she embraces the present. When Page finally accepts God's gifts, she becomes free, free indeed. This is Page's spiritual journey of Being Human.
Category: Religion

The Sacred Purpose Of Being Human

Author : Jacquelyn Small
ISBN : 9780757303302
Genre : Self-Help
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Noted psychologist Jacquelyn Small helps us break the cycle of addictive behavior, destructive relationships and self-harm by teaching that we are not human beings learning to be spiritual, we are spiritual beings learning to be human. Jacquelyn Small's 12 Principles of Wholeness, developed in her 30-year clinical practice, provide a one-year process of psychospiritual "inner work." Blending ancient wisdom and modern science, this process has led client after client to the personal transformation of addictive living that precedes spiritual awakening. The readings, exercises and guided imageries in this book will help you access blocked emotions and modify the basic patterns buried within you that are holding unwanted behaviors in place. You will learn how to: Release stuck emotions through "inner work" designed to heal your past. Identify pseudo-personalities that masquerade as your true self. Create the inner space required for a spiritual awakening to occur naturally.
Category: Self-Help

Mind

Author : Daniel J. Siegel
ISBN : 039371053X
Genre : PSYCHOLOGY
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A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human mind.
Category: PSYCHOLOGY

From The Love Of Wisdom A New View Of Being Human

Author : The Pioneers of Kinlein
ISBN : 9781457507069
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The simplest truth, when observed in our daily lives, has an amazing effect. That truth? What is focused on GROWS. It is typical in our society today to use labels or groupings or diagnoses as the lens through which we focus on ourselves and others. From this perspective our view of ourselves, of others, can be cut short, distorted and fragmented. Suppose instead we could view ourselves and others through the lens that each person has an inborn, inviolable power to take action in living life. Then suppose that this POWER becomes our focus. Suddenly, we have a whole new view of ourselves and of being human. With this perspective, we accept one another as being responsible, as being in control of the actions we take, as having an integral place in our homes and communities. This is the power of the ultimate yes or no, it is profound and it can change the world. A New View of Being Human offers in plain language, a description of the complex, intangible processes that comprise this power of the human being. Any word spoken, any action taken, any feeling experienced by any person is the result of these processes. The processes are universal to every person, yet are unique in each one of us. This book provides the reader with a platform for considering what it means to grow in understanding the power of being human and the value of each one's contribution to this world in which we live.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

It S Hard Being Human

Author : Angela Paul
ISBN : 9780595414512
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Suffering jolts us awake whether we like it or not, but just as disappointments and suffering are a part of life, so are grace and joy. Joy is right here, right now if we can but see it.The sweetest moments of peace and bliss that I've experienced in my life have been spontaneous eruptions of joy which were not manufactured by the material world, but evolved from an inner consciousness of gratitude and grace.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Everlasting Joy Of Being Human

Author : Philip McShane
ISBN : 9780978094560
Genre : Religion
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A sequel to Futurology Express, illustrates concretely the requirements for a transition towards mature collaboration, by taking up the question "What it is to be like for me when I move out of this complex chemical wonderland that is my body?" and by focusing in particular on the requirements for doing functional research in eschatology.
Category: Religion

Becoming Human

Author : Godelieve Prové
ISBN : 9789059720374
Genre : Religion
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"[This book] is a story of an unusual group of women, the international organization of Medical Mission Sisters, as told by one sister, a Flemish medical doctor ... In the second part of this book, the author relfects on her own psychological and spiritual development, using a model based on the writings of the medieval mystic Ruusbroec."--Back cover.
Category: Religion

The Id The Art Of Being Human

Author : Alexa Leigh Corbett
ISBN : 9781450001946
Genre : Poetry
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This poetry book was written by Alexa Leigh Corbett, an 18 year old college student at Northern Arizona University. Originally blogging either daily or weekly; it became a cathartic habit over the past year. When tragedy struck Alexa’s life in June 2009, not even one month after graduating high school, she turned to the one thing that had helped her through all the hardships in her life. Ironically, Alexa will joke that when she took a creative writing class back in her junior year of high school she really did not like poetry in the least, but I guess some thing just grow on you. This emotional read is filled with laughs, cries, jokes, sayings that will leave you wondering why we’re here, and help people appreciate the smaller things in life and learn that every day is truly a gift.
Category: Poetry

The Art Of Being Human

Author : Richard Paul Janaro
ISBN : 0801331552
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Art of Being Human, 6/e, introduces students to the ways in which the humanities can broaden their perspective, enhance their ability to think clearly and objectively, and enrich their lives. This well-respected text has been lauded for its scope of topics, its accessible level, and its writing style. Chapter topics include not only the usual genres-art, music, literature, cinema, and philosophy-but also myth, love, happiness, death attitudes and life affirmation, and nature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Being Human

Author : Knud S. Larsen
ISBN : 9789051709940
Genre : Social Science
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This book represents a new look at social psychology and relationships for the discerning reader and university student. The title of the book argues forcefully that the very nature of being human is defined by our relationships with others, our lovers, family, and our functional or dysfunctional interactions. Written in easy to follow logical progression the volume covers all major topical areas of social psychology, with results of empirical research of the most recent years included. A common project between American and European social psychologists, the book seeks to build a bridge between research findings in both regions of the world. In doing so the interpretations of the research takes a critical stand toward dysfunction in modern societies, and in particular the consequences of endless war and repression. Including topics as varied as an overview of the theoretical domains of social psychology and recent research on morality, justice and the law, the book promises a stimulating introduction to contemporary views of what it means to be human. A major emphasis of the book is the effect of culture in all major topical areas of social psychology including conceptions of the self, attraction, relationships and love, social cognition, attitude formation and behavior, influences of group membership, social influence, persuasion, hostile images, aggression and altruism, and moral behavior.
Category: Social Science

On Being Human

Author : Jennifer Pastiloff
ISBN : 9781524743574
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An inspirational memoir about how Jennifer Pastiloff's years of waitressing taught her to seek out unexpected beauty, how hearing loss taught her to listen fiercely, how being vulnerable allowed her to find love, and how imperfections can lead to a life full of wild happiness. Centered around the touchstone stories Jen tells in her popular workshops, On Being Human is the story of how a starved person grew into the exuberant woman she was meant to be all along by battling the demons within and winning. Jen did not intend to become a yoga teacher, but when she was given the opportunity to host her own retreats, she left her thirteen-year waitressing job and said “yes,” despite crippling fears of her inexperience and her own potential. After years of feeling depressed, anxious, and hopeless, in a life that seemed to have no escape, she healed her own heart by caring for others. She has learned to fiercely listen despite being nearly deaf, to banish shame attached to a body mass index, and to rebuild a family after the debilitating loss of her father when she was eight. Through her journey, Jen conveys the experience most of us are missing in our lives: being heard and being told, “I got you.” Exuberant, triumphantly messy, and brave, On Being Human is a celebration of happiness and self-realization over darkness and doubt. Her complicated yet imperfectly perfect life path is an inspiration to live outside the box and to reject the all-too-common belief of “I am not enough.” Jen will help readers find, accept, and embrace their own vulnerability, bravery, and humanness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

My Road Goes Ever On

Author : Ann Frailey
ISBN : 9798685306289
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Though tied to Earth by flesh, bone, and blood, we human beings soar beyond our limits, yearning for a universe beyond our reach. Every day I encounter obstacles, disappointments, and tragedy. Only through the gift of free will can I rise above the dust of despair and touch star-strewn hope. With each person I meet, every critter I encounter, all the life and beauty of our shared planet, I discover in countless varieties, flashes of a greater shared whole.
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The User S Guide To Being Human

Author : Scott Edmund Miller
ISBN : 9781590792124
Genre : Self-Help
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"The author examines eight human inner capacities by which people shape their lives. He outlines a step-by-step program to harness this great potential freely available within people to bring out the best in themselves and create the life they dream of leading" --Provided by publisher.
Category: Self-Help

The Gift Of Being Human

Author : Rittik Chandra
ISBN : 9783736874909
Genre : Self-Help
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There is One Power in the Universe—One Energy—One Force. And that Power, Energy and Force is a manifestation of the One Life. There can be no other Power, for there is none other than the One from whom Power may come. And there can be no manifestation of Power that is not the Power of the One, for no other Power can be in existence. The Power of the One is visible in its manifestations to us in the natural laws and forces of Nature—which we call the Creative Will. The Life Principle or Creative Will is constantly in action, creating, preserving, and carrying on life in its functions. We may call this Instinct or Nature, but it is the Creative Will in action. This Will is back of all Power, Energy, or Force—be it physical, mechanical or mental force. And all Force that we use, consciously or unconsciously, comes from the One Great Source of Power. If we could but see clearly, we would know that back of us is the Power of the Universe, awaiting our intelligent uses, under the control of the Will of the All. There is nothing to be afraid of, for we are manifestations of the One Life, from which all Power proceeds, and the Real Self is above the effect, for it is part of the Cause. But over and above—under and behind—all forms of Being, Matter, Energy, Force and Power, is the ABSOLUTE—ever Calm; ever Peaceful; ever Content. In knowing this it becomes us to manifest that spirit of absolute Trust, Faith and Confidence in the Goodness and Ultimate Justice of That which is the only Reality there is.
Category: Self-Help

Heart Beats

Author : Ann Frailey
ISBN : 1708499423
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Though tied to Earth by flesh, bone, and blood, we human beings soar beyond our limits, yearning for a universe beyond our reach. Every day I encounter obstacles, disappointments, and tragedy. Only through the gift of free will can I rise above the dust of despair and touch star-strewn hope. With each person I meet, every critter I encounter, all the life and beauty of our shared planet, I discover in countless varieties, flashes of a greater shared whole. We are spiritual beings on a human journey. With every beat of my heart, I grow toward a new and fuller life. Loving. Serving. Living.
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The Joy Of Being Human

Author : Eugene C. Kennedy
ISBN : 0883470438
Genre : Religion
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Being Human Becoming Human

Author : Jens Zimmermann
ISBN : 9781630876265
Genre : Religion
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Who are we? What does it mean to be human? What is the purpose of our existence? In our time these continue to be urgent questions. The German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer thought deeply about these questions out of a desire to understand the importance of Christ and the incarnation for modern culture. His conviction that Christ died for a new humanity is at the core of his theological anthropology. Bonhoeffer's Christ-centered, Trinitarian theology establishes the intrinsic sociality of humanity as made in the image of God. Being Human, Becoming Human assembles a distinguished and international group of scholars to examine Bonhoeffer's understanding of human sociality. From the introduction of his dissertation, Sanctorum Communio, where he notes "the social intention of all the basic Christian concepts," to his final writings in prison, where he describes Christian faith as being for others, the theme of human sociality runs throughout Bonhoeffer's works. This theme links Bonhoeffer with contemporary concerns in theology, philosophy, cultural studies, and science regarding human reason, human nature, and their socio-cultural expressions. Vital reading for Bonhoeffer scholars as well as for those invested in theological debates regarding the social nature of human being, the essays in this volume examine Bonhoeffer's rich resources for thinking about what it means to be human, to be the church, to be a disciple, and to be ethically responsible in our contemporary world.
Category: Religion

On Becoming Human A Memoir

Author : Lynne Stewart
ISBN : 9781304054517
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Lynne's memoir takes us from the chaos and cruelty of her dysfunctional childhood home, to subsequent haphazard psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, to the mental health client self-help movement and beyond, as she finds her, voice, connection and relationship to humanity. Twenty of her original drawings and paintings illustrate the facets of her journey.
Category: Biography & Autobiography