Growing into Wisdom explores important questions regarding midlife and discusses the many aspects of ageing from the physical to the psychological and spiritual. It provides guidance and direction for the challenges that midlife brings.
Written by popular Auckland psychotherapist, writer and artist Juliet Batten, she... read more
|Author:||Thich Nhat Hanh|
In this beautifully written book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to acquire the skills of mindfulness. Once we have these skills, we can slow our lives down and discover how to live in the moment - even simple acts like washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea may be transformed in... read more
Eckhart Tolle is one of today's most inspiring teachers. In The Power of Now the author describes his transition from despair to self-realisation soon after his twenty-ninth birthday. Tolle took another ten years to understand this transformation, during which time he evolved a philosophy that has parallels in Buddhism, relax... read more
An easy to use guide on the basics of creating rituals. Drawing on her own extensive experience both teaching and ritual-making, Juliet Batten takes the reader through seven basic steps. The book is lavishly illustrated with drawings and photos as well as outlining examples of various ceremonies, both public and private. In i... read more
In today's rush we all think too much, seek too much, want too much and forget about the joy of just being. We worry about what people think of us, we compare ourselves with our friends, family and neighbours, and deep down we worry we're not 'good enough'. Eckhart Tolle will give you the confidence to let go of fear, anxiet... read more
Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. Avoiding resolution results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. Drawing heavily on his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and... read more
Mindfulness opens us up to the possibility of being fully human as we are, and of expressing the humane in our way of being. Mindlessness de facto closes us up and denies us the fullness of our being alive.
This book may on the surface appear to be merely another offering in the genre of daily readings. But deep wit... read more
For anyone who wants to start meditating but has been struggling to get to the cushion, here are all the motivation and tools you need to achieve greater balance, better health and a more panoramic perspective of life. David Michie explains the nuts and bolts of meditation.
|Author:||Alan H Dawe|
The God Franchise dares to offer refreshing answers to the big questions of life and God and the universe in a friendly, down-to-earth, thought-provoking, stimulating, entertaining yet practical way. You will be astounded at the simplicity of the big picture, while recognising the profundity of this glimpse of the Truth. ... read more
|Author:||Alain de Botton|
The boring debate between fundamentalist believers and non-believers is finally moved on by Alain de Botton's inspiring new book, which boldly argues that the supernatural claims of religion are of course entirely false - and yet that religions still have important things to teach the secular world. Rather than mocking religi... read more
|Author:||A. C. Grayling|
There has been a bad-tempered quarrel between defenders and critics of religion in recent years. Both sides have expressed themselves acerbically because there is a very great deal at stake in the debate. This book thoroughly and calmly examines all the arguments and associated considerations offered in support of religio... read more
The aim of "Mind Whispering" is to transform us into more fully integrated human beings - mentally, emotionally and interpersonally. By using the practical techniques within it, our minds can be more free, our perceptions more true, our responses more artful, our connections more genuine - and our hearts happier. Tara Bennett... read more
|Author:||Caroline M. Myss|
Imprint. Myss believes that our personal mission is part of a greater 'sacred contract' that we agree to enter into before we are born. Based on her acclaimed workshop of the same name, 'Sacred Contracts' will help you to uncover your sacred contract to develop better physical and emotional health.
A cartoonist talks to God. In 1989 cartoonist Michael Leunig began an experiment. Asked to produce a weekly cartoon for Sunday Age Australia he remembers wondering 'if newspapers might carry some small spiritual message of consolation as a tiny reparation for the enormous anxiety and distress they can create' Since then ... read more
|Author:||Clarissa Pinkola Estes|
'"Women Who Run With The Wolves" isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom and love. An oracle from one who knows.' - Alice Walker. In the classic "Women Who Run With The Wolves", Clarissa Pinkola Estes tells us about the 'wild woman', the wise and ageless presence in the female psyche that gives women... read more
In this elegant treatise, David Malouf returns to one of the most fundamental questions and gives it a modern twist: what makes for a happy life? With grace and profundity, Malouf discusses new and old ways to talk about contentment and the self. In considering the happy life - what it is, and what makes it possible - David M... read more
|Author:||Don Miguel Ruiz|
|Series:||Toltec Wisdom Book|
This four-color illustrated edition of The Four Agreements celebrates a personal growth classic. With over 7 years on The New York Times bestseller list and over 5 million copies in print, The Four Agreements continues to top the bestseller lists.
In The Four Agreements don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limitin... read more
|Author:||Dr. Ramesh Manocha|
Can't sleep because your thoughts won't switch off? Does a constant stream of unnecessary chatter run thought your head? Mediation is a simple practice that can help you address these common experiences. Through scientifically based research SILENCE YOUR MIND shows how meditation can fit into your busy schedule to improve you... read more