Psyche Books

Extract: Depression: Understanding the Black Dog #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

May 16th, 2018 | By

How we are Affected by the Weather by Stephanie Sorrell   We should never underestimate the power of seasonal fluctuations to affect the mood and well-being of individuals and groups of people. Most people are affected by seasonal fluctuations in weather – from the dark oppressive winters to the lengthening days. Group and individual performance is

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Abiding in Awareness: A Tribute to Russel Williams

May 11th, 2018 | By

by Steve Taylor and Paul Shambrook Russel Williams died on April 9th 2018, at the age of 96. He was a remarkable man, who lived a remarkable life. Although he was a spiritual teacher for sixty years, he remained largely unknown until three years ago, when the book Not I, Not Other than I was

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What You Need to Know About Therapy – by Peter Field #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

May 3rd, 2018 | By

Originally published on chiofchange.com and The Huffington Post USA One of the greatest fallacies about therapy is that seeking it is a sign of weakness. Nothing could be further from the truth. Recognizing the need for help and doing something about that need, far from being a sign of weakness, is an indication of maturity

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BUILD YOUR OWN SPIRITUAL /SELF-HELP LIBRARY – MADE EASY !

Apr 17th, 2018 | By

John Hunt Publishing’s various imprints have built a series of Made Easy titles.  They cover a whole multitude of spiritual ideas and disciplines.  It is a collection of brief introductions which reveal alternative spiritual insights, paths and truths to new and experienced seekers whatever their current faith, practice or creed. All titles are available now

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SoulWork: Making A Start

Apr 9th, 2018 | By

by Jane Bailey Bain We all know that feeling. It’s always hard to start a project. There are always other things that seem more pressing. When you’re planning something that really matters, of course it can seem overwhelming. Not doing anything is a sort of safety mechanism, isn’t it: by not taking the risk, you

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Widening the reach of our compassion

Mar 21st, 2018 | By

by Pierre Pradervand There is such a need in the world today of the most tender and immense compassion and deeper, more unselfed caring and giving, and blessing is one simple and efficient way of doing it. It is also an amazing tool for learning instantaneous, unconditional forgiveness, a practice upon which, given our dramatic divisions in

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Meditation: Calming a Busy Mind by Maggie Kay

Jan 5th, 2018 | By

Some people say, “I’m just no good at meditating.” “I can’t sit still and my mind is all over the place.” Well, I have a couple of tips. The first thing to say is that energetic, active people are just as capable of meditating as peaceful, docile ones. My foremost Buddhist teacher, Sangharakshita, used to

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Learning to Love Yourself by Pierre Pradervand

Jan 2nd, 2018 | By

“A great teacher told us that ALL that the Divine Entity includes is already ours, i.e. that we are the very same essence as Infinite Love, just as the wave is of the exact same composition as the ocean. May I learn to see myself beyond the picayune limits of self-imposed fears and doubts and

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November 2017 New Releases

Nov 22nd, 2017 | By

  Acts of Kindness from Your Armchair by Anita Nielson Change the world with this heart warming, inspirational and practical guide to seated philanthropy. Buy this Paperback: AMAZON UK  |  BARNES & NOBLE  |  HIVE  |  INDIEBOUND Extract Nurture inner peace to balance body and mind In this world scarred by turmoil and endless challenges, I find balance

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Your Freudian Psychoanalysis . . . in five hours, not five years

Nov 9th, 2017 | By

How grown-up are you? Answer Yes or No to the following statements Do you always act like an adult or do you sometimes behave like a child? Yes /No 1. Do most people seem to be more mature than you are? 2. Do your friends regard you as someone they can rely on? 3. Do

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