Most of us are most of the time. I call it the 'business of awareness. F. X. Mixing christian spirituality, hindu breathing exercises, Buddhist parables, and psychological insight, de Mello's words of hope come together in Awareness in a grand synthesis. In short chapters for reading in quiet moments at home or at the office, he cajoles and challenges: We must leave this go-go-go world of illusion and become aware.
Awareness: Conversations with the Masters #ad - Awareness is an eye-opener. This is your wake-up call! You may not have even realized you were sleep-walking. And this only happens, he insists, by becoming alive to the needs and potential of others, whether at home or in the workplace. Here, is a masterful book of the spirit, then, challenging us to wake up in every aspect of our lives.
The Gift: Poems by Hafiz, the Great Sufi Master CompassPenguin Books #ad - Chosen by author elizabeth gilbert as one of her ten favorite books, one of the greatest Sufi poets of all timeMore than any other Persian poet—even Rumi—Hafiz expanded the mystical, Daniel Ladinsky’s extraordinary renderings of 250 unforgettable lyrical poems by Hafiz, healing dimensions of poetry.
. Because his poems were often ecstatic love songs from God to his beloved world, many have called Hafiz the “Invisible Tongue. Indeed, daniel ladinsky has said that his work with Hafiz is an attempt to do the impossible: to render Light into words—to make the Luminous Resonance of God tangible to our finite senses.
The Gift: Poems by Hafiz, the Great Sufi Master Compass #ad - I ama hole in a flutethat the christ's breath movesthrough—listen to thismusic!With this stunning collection of Hafiz’s most intimate poems, Ladinsky has succeeded brilliantly in presenting the essence of one of Islam’s greatest poetic and religious voices. Each line of the gift imparts the wonderful qualities of this master Sufi poet and spiritual teacher: encouragement, generosity, an audacious love that touches lives, and a sweet, profound knowledge, playful genius unparalleled in world literature.
Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and HappinessViking #ad - Take in its citrusy scent. Run your hands over its bark. Qing li, mood, the world's foremost expert in forest medicine, shows how forest bathing can reduce your stress levels and blood pressure, and concentration, boost your energy, creativity, strengthen your immune and cardiovascular systems, and even help you lose weight and live longer.
Once you've discovered the healing power of trees, leave everyday stress behind, you can lose yourself in the beauty of your surroundings, and reach a place of greater calm and wellness. As a society we suffer from nature deficit disorder, intentional time around trees--what the Japanese call shinrin-yoku, but studies have shown that spending mindful, or forest bathing--can promote health and happiness.
Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness #ad - In this beautiful book--featuring more than 100 color photographs from forests around the world, including the forest therapy trails that criss-cross Japan--Dr. The definitive guide to the therapeutic Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or the art and science of how trees can promote health and happinessNotice how a tree sways in the wind.
The Way to Love: Meditations for LifeImage #ad - Profound love is at the heart of this warm, compassionate collection of meditations by spiritual master Anthony de Mello -- a last inspiring gift to the countless readers whose lives he touched.
Rediscovering Life: Awaken to RealityImage #ad - By becoming aware of the circuitous and habitual nature of our limiting thoughts, anger, we can find simple solutions that will release us from feelings of isolation, sadness and depression. In short, de mello offers us a new way to look at the world and God that will transform our lives. Since his death in 1987, his stature has only increased.
His books, including song of the bird, sadhana, and the international bestselling Awareness are considered by many to be some of the most influential spiritual teachings of the last 50 years. Now, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of his passing, Image Books is proud to present what may very well prove to be the last published work of this beloved spiritual teacher.
Rediscovering Life: Awaken to Reality #ad - A companion to anthony De Mello’s all-time bestselling work of inspiration, Awareness. Anthony de mello was one of the most important spiritual writers of the 20th century. Rediscovering life is a timeless and compassionate book that will awaken you to the beauty of human experience and increase your ability to see God in all things.
Based on a lecture given just months before his death, Rediscovering Life invites us to unlock the deeper meaning of our lives.
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and TranscendencePenguin Books #ad - By turns dazzling and edifying, it is the gripping account of a journey to an exciting and unexpected new frontier in our understanding of the mind, the self, and our place in the world. Pollan sifts the historical record to separate the truth about these mysterious drugs from the myths that have surrounded them since the 1960s, when a handful of psychedelic evangelists inadvertently catalyzed a powerful backlash against what was then a promising field of research.
A unique and elegant blend of science, history, travel writing, and medicine, memoir, How to Change Your Mind is a triumph of participatory journalism. The true subject of pollan's "mental travelogue" is not just psychedelic drugs but also the eternal puzzle of human consciousness and how, in a world that offers us both suffering and joy, we can do our best to be fully present and find meaning in our lives.
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence #ad - New york times book review 10 best books of 2018A New York Times Notable Book The #1 New York Times bestseller. A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin the active ingredient in magic mushrooms are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book.
But upon discovering how these remarkable substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third. Thus began a singular adventure into various altered states of consciousness, along with a dive deep into both the latest brain science and the thriving underground community of psychedelic therapists.
Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of EntrepreneurPortfolio #ad - He started in 1998 by helping his friends sell their CDs. You don’t need to think big; in fact, it’s better if you don’t. You can follow the beaten path and call yourself an entrepreneur or you can blaze your own trail and really be one. He was a successful independent musician who just wanted to sell his CDs online.
In 2000, he hired his first employee. Eight years later, he sold CD Baby for $22 million. Sivers didn’t need a business plan, and neither do you. Start with what you have, care about your customers more than yourself, and run your business like you don’t need the money. When derek sivers started CD Baby, he wasn’t planning on building a major business.
Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur #ad - When no one would help him do it, he set out on his own and built an online store from scratch.
High Output ManagementVintage #ad - The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. Born of grove’s experiences at one of america’s leading technology companies, and teachers, consultants, High Output Management is equally appropriate for sales managers, accountants, as well as CEOs and startup founders.
In this legendary business book and silicon Valley staple, the former chairman and CEO and employee number three of Intel shares his perspective on how to build and run a company. Grove covers techniques for creating highly productive teams, demonstrating methods of motivation that lead to peak performance—throughout, High Output Management is a practical handbook for navigating real-life business scenarios and a powerful management manifesto with the ability to revolutionize the way we work.
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Joyful Wisdom: Embracing Change and Finding FreedomHarmony #ad - His first book, readable, wit, and informed” buddhadharma and praised by Richard Gere, and Julian Schnabel for its clarity, was a New York Times bestseller hailed as “compelling, The Joy of Living, Lou Reed, and unique insight into the relationship between science and Buddhism. His new book, joyful Wisdom, addresses the timely and timeless problem of anxiety in our everyday lives.
. We can look directly at the disturbing emotions and other problems we experience in our lives as stepping-stones to freedom. Instead of rejecting them or surrendering to them, working through them to reach an enduring authentic experience of our inherent wisdom, we can befriend them, confidence, clarity, and joy.
Joyful Wisdom: Embracing Change and Finding Freedom #ad - Divided into three parts like a traditional buddhist text, physical, Joyful Wisdom identifies the sources of our unease, describes methods of meditation that enable us to transform our experience into deeper insight, and applies these methods to common emotional, and personal problems. Buddhism, ” he says, “offers a third option.
From the 2, 500-year-old perspective of buddhism, ” Yongey Mingyur writes, “every chapter in human history could be described as an ‘age of anxiety. The anxiety we feel now has been part of the human condition for centuries. So what do we do? escape or succumb? Both routes inevitably lead to more complications and problems in our lives.
Yongey mingyur is one of the most celebrated among the new generation of Tibetan meditation masters, whose teachings have touched people of all faiths around the world.
The Song of the BirdImage #ad - The aim is to develop the art of tasting and feeling the message of each story to the point that we are transformed. Every one of these stories is about YOU. Anthony de melloeveryone loves stories; and in this book the bestselling author of Sadhana: A Way to God shares 124 stories and parables from a variety of traditions both ancient and modern.
Let the story speak to your heart, not to your brain, " the author directs. This may make something of a mystic out of you. Enhanced by lovely ink drawings, and to read many times over, this is indeed a volume to treasure, to share, for it is everyone's best companion on the road to spiritual growth. His is a holistic approach, and in the words of one reviewer: "his mysticism cuts across all times and peoples and is truly a universal invitation.
The Song of the Bird #ad - The song of the bird uses the familiar yet enduring medium of the story to illustrate profound realities that bring us in touch with the problems and concerns of daily life, as well as with our common spiritual quest. Each story resonates with life lessons that can teach us inescapable truths about ourselves and our world.
De mello's international acclaim rests on his unique approach to contemplation and ability to heighten self-awareness and self-discovery.