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The Road Less Travelled

By melding love, science, and religion into a primer on personal growth, M. Scott Peck launched his highly successful writing and lecturing career with this book. Even to this day, Peck remains at the forefront of spiritual psychology as a result of The Road Less Traveled. In the era of Im OK, Youre OK, Peck was courageous enough to suggest that life is difficult and p

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A World Waiting to Be Born: Civility Rediscovered

Just as The Road Less Traveled provided hope and guidance for individuals seeking growth, this major new work by M. Scott Peck, M.D., offers a needed prescription for our deeply ailing society. Our illness is Incivility--morally destructive patterns of self-absorption, callousness, manipulativeness, and materialism so ingrained in our routine behavior that we do not even r

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Bounce: Mozart, Federer, Picasso, Beckham, and the Science of Success

In the vein of the international bestselling Freakonomics, award-winning journalist Matthew Syed reveals the hidden clues to success�in sports, business, school, and just about anything else that you�d want to be great at. Fans of Predictably Irrational and Malcolm Gladwell�s The Tipping Point will find many interesting and helpful insights in Bounce.

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Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Ups Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents

Being a parent is usually all about giving of yourself to foster your childs growth and development. But what happens when this isnt the case? Some parents dismiss the needs of their children, asserting their own instead, demanding attention and reassurance from even very young children. This may especially be the case when a parent has narcissistic tendencies or narciss

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Empty: A Story of Anorexia

More than five million adolescent girls struggle with eating dis-orders, and more than 80 percent of American women are unhappy with their bodies. Christie Pettit knows these statistics firsthand. As a college student with a tennis scholarship, she found herself eating less and less, compulsively exercising, and spiraling downward in a dangerous battle against anorexia. Sh

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The Carl Rogers Reader

This remarkable collection provides a personal look at Rogers youth, marriage, and aging, and also addresses personal growth, education, and client-centered therapy.

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Las chicas BUENAS van al cielo y las MALAS a todas partes

Die meisten Frauen wollen lieber brave Madchen sein als lebenslustige. Wieso dieser Verzicht auf Ausfluge ins Verbotene? Warum fallt es Frauen so schwer, etwas vermeintlich Boses zu tun? Woran liegt es, da? Frauen Dinge als bose empfinden, die fur viele Manner ganz normal sind?Die Angst vor der Bestrafung von Ubermut, von kleinen Regelverletzungen sitzt uns im Nacken. Was

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A Fractured Mind: My Life with Multiple Personality Disorder

The harrowing, insightful, and courageous account of a prominent mans struggle with multiple personalitiesRobert Oxnam was a high-profile, successful man: A renowned scholar and president of the Asia Society, he appeared frequently on television and traveled the world as a sought-after expert. But what the millions of people whod seen him didnt know -- what even those clo

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Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered

An inside look at the power of empathy: Born for Love is an unprecedented exploration of how and why the brain learns to bond with others�and a stirring call to protect our children from new threats to their capacity to loveFrom birth, when babies fingers instinctively cling to those of adults, their bodies and brains seek an intimate connection, a bond made possible by e

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The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace

The overall purpose of human communication is - or should be - reconciliation. It should ultimately serve to lower or remove the walls of misunderstanding which unduly separate us human beings, one from another. . Although we have developed the technology to make communication more efficient and to bring people closer together, we have failed to use it to build a true g

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