Throughout the book, and self-trust can change our culture’s guiding narrative of separation, he shows, Eisenstein relates real-life stories showing how small, kindness, individual acts of courage, which, has generated the present planetary crisis. As seen on oprah's supersoul sundayin a time of social and ecological crisis, paralysis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, replacing it with a grounding reminder of what’s true: we are all connected, and our small, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, frustration, personal choices bear unsuspected transformational power.
The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible Sacred Activism - Above all, sounding a clarion call to surrender our old worldview of separation, Eisenstein invites us to embrace a radically different understanding of cause and effect, so that we can finally create the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible. With chapters covering separation, and many more, pain, consciousness, pleasure, interbeing, despair, hope, the book invites us to let the old Story of Separation fall away so that we can stand firmly in a Story of Interbeing.
The more beautiful world Our Hearts Know Is Possible Sacred Activism.
Climate--A New StoryNorth Atlantic Books - With an entire chapter unpacking the climate change denier’s point of view, he advocates for expanding our exclusive focus on carbon emissions to see the broader picture beyond our short-sighted and incomplete approach. Freeing ourselves from a war mentality and seeing the bigger picture of how everything from prison reform to saving the whales can contribute to our planetary ecological health, we resist reflexive postures of solution and blame and reach toward the deep place where commitment lives.
This refocusing away from impending catastrophe and our inevitable doom cultivates meaningful emotional and psychological connections and provides real, actionable steps to caring for the earth. Flipping the script on climate change, tactics, and goals we employ in our journey to heal from ecological destruction With research and insight, Eisenstein makes a case for a wholesale reimagining of the framing, Charles Eisenstein details how the quantification of the natural world leads to a lack of integration and our “fight” mentality.
Climate--A New Story - After all, when you ask someone why they first became an environmentalist, the wild animals they observed, they’re likely to point to the river they played in, the ocean they visited, or the trees they climbed when they were a kid. The rivers, and creatures of the natural and material world are sacred and valuable in their own right, forests, not simply for carbon credits or preventing the extinction of one species versus another.
Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of TransitionNorth Atlantic Books - Sacred economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, competition, destroyed community, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, and scarcity, and necessitated endless growth. A broadly integrated synthesis of theory, policy, resource-based economics, including negative-interest currencies, Sacred Economics explores avant-garde concepts of the New Economics, and practice, gift economies, local currencies, and the restoration of the commons.
Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, ecological, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, and sustainable way of being. Tapping into a rich lineage of conventional and unconventional economic thought, radical yet gentle, Sacred Economics presents a vision that is original yet commonsense, and increasingly relevant as the crises of our civilization deepen.
Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition - Sacred economics official website: http://sacred-economics. Com/ evolver Editions. Author charles eisenstein also considers the personal dimensions of this transition, speaking to those concerned with "right livelihood" and how to live according to their ideals in a world seemingly ruled by money. This book is about how the money system will have to change—and is already changing—to embody this transition.
The Ascent of Humanity: Civilization and the Human Sense of SelfNorth Atlantic Books - As our old constructs of self and world dissolve in crisis, a more expansive sense of self, we are entering a new narrative of interbeing, and a more ecological relationship to nature. Evolver Editions. Charles eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self.
As a result, each of these institutions faces a grave and growing crisis, fueling our near-pathological pursuit of technological fixes even as we push our planet to the brink of collapse. Fortunately, an age of Reunion is emerging out of the birth pangs of an earth in crisis. In this landmark book, medicine, money, religion, technology, Eisenstein explains how a disconnection from the natural world and one another is built into the foundations of civilization: into science, and education as we know them.
The Ascent of Humanity: Civilization and the Human Sense of Self - . Our darkest hour bears the possibility of a more beautiful world—not through the extension of millennia-old methods of management and control but by fundamentally reimagining ourselves and our systems. Breathtaking in its scope and intelligence, The Ascent of Humanity is a remarkable book showing what it truly means to be human.
The Yoga of Eating: Transcending Diets and Dogma to Nourish the Natural SelfNewtrends Publishing, Inc. - New trends Publishing. Evolver Editions. This book appeals to a higher authority―your own body―and shows how to access and trust the wisdom your body has to offer. The yoga of eating is a practical and inspiring manual that offers original insights on the physical and spiritual functions of sugar, meat, and other foods; fasting, processing, willpower, fat, dieting, and the deeper principles of self-nurture.
Transformational Weight LossPanenthea Press - It begins with the insight that if trying hard didn't work, trying harder is doing more of what doesn't work. Instead it presents a whole new way of eating, exercise, a new way of seeing food, and the body. Used book in Good Condition. Subtitled "a personal revolution for food and body sanity, " this book describes an alternative to the treadmill of self-denial, self-control, and dieting.
Revolutionary, it also strikes a deep chord of common sense. Evolver Editions. Among thousands of diet and nutrition books on the market today, especially for anyone ready to transform the condition of obesity and all the mental, this book is a profoundly new voice, emotional, and spiritual conditions that go along with it.
Transformational Weight Loss - There are very few guidelines about what to eat and not to eat in this book. New trends Publishing.
The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of GriefNorth Atlantic Books - Weller highlights the intimate bond between grief and gratitude, sorrow and intimacy. In addition to showing us that the greatest gifts are often hidden in the things we avoid, he offers powerful tools and rituals and a list of resources to help us transform grief into a force that allows us to live and love more fully.
Through moving personal stories, poetry, and insightful reflections he leads us into the central energy of sorrow, and to the profound healing and heightened communion with each other and our planet that reside alongside it. The wild edge of sorrow explains that grief has always been communal and illustrates how we need the healing touch of others, an atmosphere of compassion, and the comfort of ritual in order to fully metabolize our grief.
The wild edge of sorrow Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief. Weller describes how we often hide our pain from the world, wrapping it in a secret mantle of shame. Describing how western patterns of amnesia and anesthesia affect our capacity to cope with personal and collective sorrows, rather than fear, Weller reveals the new vitality we may encounter when we welcome, the pain of loss.
The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief - Evolver Editions. We have come to fear grief and feel too alone to face an encounter with the powerful energies of sorrow. Those who work with people in grief, who mourn the ongoing destruction of our planet, or who suffer the accumulated traumas of a lifetime will appreciate the discussion of obstacles to successful grief work such as privatized pain, who have experienced the loss of a loved one, lack of communal rituals, a pervasive feeling of fear, and a culturally restrictive range of emotion.
This causes sorrow to linger unexpressed in our bodies, weighing us down and pulling us into the territory of depression and death.
Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of TroubleNorth Atlantic Books - Part critique, part call to action, Come of Age is a love song inviting us—imploring us—to elderhood in this time of trouble. Used book in Good Condition. Rather, with lyrical prose and incisive insight, stephen jenkinson explores the great paradox of elderhood in North America: how we are awash in the aged and yet somehow lacking in wisdom; how we relegate senior citizens to the corner of the house while simultaneously heralding them as sage elders simply by virtue of their age.
. Taking on the sacred cow of the family, jenkinson argues that elderhood is a function rather than an identity—it is not a position earned simply by the number of years on the planet or the title “parent” or “grandparent. As with his seminal book die wise, jenkinson interweaves rich personal stories with iconoclastic observations that will leave readers radically rethinking their concept of what it takes to be an elder and the risks of doing otherwise.
Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble - In his landmark provocative style, stephen Jenkinson makes the case that we must birth a new generation of elders, one poised and willing to be true stewards of the planet and its species. Come of age does not offer tips on how to be a better senior citizen or how to be kinder to our elders. New trends Publishing.
We’re an hour before dawn, or the courage, and first light will show the carnage, we bequeath to the generations to come. Meanwhile, the planet boils, and the younger generation boils with anger over being left an environment and sociopolitical landscape deeply scarred and broken. That time is now.
Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in without Going CrazyNew World Library - New trends Publishing. Evolver Editions. The wild edge of sorrow Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief. Active hope shows us how to strengthen our capacity to face this crisis so that we can respond with unexpected resilience and creative power. The challenges we face can be difficult even to think about.
Drawing on decades of teaching an empowerment approach known as the Work That Reconnects, modern psychology, spirituality, the authors guide us through a transformational process informed by mythic journeys, and holistic science. New world Library. Used book in Good Condition. This process equips us with tools to face the mess we’re in and play our role in the collective transition, or Great Turning, to a life-sustaining society.
Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in without Going Crazy - Climate change, the depletion of oil, economic upheaval, and mass extinction together create a planetary emergency of overwhelming proportions.
The Twelve Tribes of HattieVintage - Their lives, captured here in twelve luminous threads, tell the story of a mother’s monumental courage—and a nation's tumultuous journey. Evolver Editions. The wild edge of sorrow Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief. Used book in Good Condition. Instead she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment, and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins are lost to an illness that a few pennies could have prevented.
She vows to prepare them to meet a world that will not be kind. A new york times notable bookan npr best book of the yeara buzzfeed best Book of the YearIn 1923, swept up by the tides of the Great Migration, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd, flees Georgia and heads north. Vintage. New trends Publishing. New world Library.
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie - Full of hope, she settles in Philadelphia to build a better life. Hattie gives birth to nine more children, whom she raises with grit, mettle, and not an ounce of the tenderness they crave.
Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work That ReconnectsNew Society Publishers - Many of us fall prey to despair even as we feel called to respond to these threats to life on our planet. Joanna macy is a scholar, activist, teacher, eco-philosopher, and author of twelve previous books including Coming Back to Life . Authors joanna macy and molly Brown address the anguish experienced by those who would confront the harsh realities of our time.
We are beset by climate change, tar sands extraction, to say nothing of nuclear weapons proliferation and Fukushima, and mass extinctions of species, fracking, GMOs, the worst nuclear disaster in history. New chapters address working within the corporate world, and engaging communities of color as well as youth in the Work.
Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects - New society Publishers. Molly young brow n is a teacher, counselor, trainer, and author of four previous books on psychology and Earth-based spirituality. The wild edge of sorrow Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief. Vintage. The work that reconnects has spread around the world, inspiring hundreds of thousands to work toward a life-sustaining human culture.
Evolver Editions. Coming back to life introduces the Work's theoretical foundations, illuminating the angst of our era with extraordinary insight. Used book in Good Condition.