Although alchemy is popularly regarded as the science that sought to transmute base physical matter, many of the medieval alchemists were more interested in developing a discipline that would lead to the psychological and spiritual transformation of the individual. C. G. Jung discovered in his study..
This book collects all of James Hillman's papers on the alchemical imagination from 1980 to the present: ``Therapeutic Value of alchemical Language``; ``Silver and the White Earth I & II``; ``Alchemical Blue and the Unio Mentalis``; ``Salt: A Chapter in Alchemical Psychology``; ``rudiments: Fire. Ov..
A gripping account of PTSD, and a stark reminder that, for many, wars go on long after the last shot is fired. In the shadows of army life is a world where friends become monsters, where kindness twists into assault, and where self-loathing and despair become constant companions. Whether you know it..
Body language is a vital part of everyday communication, but more often than not, we are unaware of the messages our bodies are sending to others. Body Language will teach you to become more aware of these issues. In seven lessons, you will not only learn to read others, but also learn to control yo..
The tumultuous times we live in require new kinds of leaders who must be able to tap into the greater potential of any situation or circumstance, and partner with that potential for extraordinary results. Inspirational speaker and leadership coach Alan Seale offers the tools each of us can use to ma..
It is a conundrum that has vexed societies throughout history: how do you deal with those that break the law? If their aim is to evade you, how do you identify them? If their aim is to lie, how do you interview them? If they don't see their actions are wrong, how do you help them to successfully ref..
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is a history of popular folly by Charles Mackay. The book chronicles its targets in three parts: ``National Delusions,`` ``Peculiar Follies,`` and ``Philosophical Delusions.`` Learn why intelligent people do amazingly stupid things when caugh..
In the latest installment of the acclaimed School of Life series, learn how to make peace with your down time--and even benefit from it.Lethargic inactivity can be debilitating and depressing, but in the modern world the pendulum has swung far in the other direction. We live in a hyperactive, over-s..
Jacques Lacan's ideas are as influential in the field of psychoanalysis as those of Freud have ever been. Introducing Lacan guides the reader through Lacanian theory, exploring the central pillars of his thought and his bearing on literature, art, philosophy, and feminism. NUME CARTE: Introducing La..
This Practical Guide uses positive psychology to show you how to identifyand play onyour character strengths, how to change your mindset, how to boost your positive emotions, and how to become more resilient. NUME CARTE: Introducing Positive Psychology: A Practical Guide, PaperbackISBN: 1848312776PR..
When a painful loss or life-shattering event upends your world, here is the first thing to know: there is nothing wrong with grief. ``Grief is simply love in its most wild and painful form,`` says Megan Devine. ``It is a natural and sane response to loss.`` So, why does our culture treat grief like..
Kabbalistic Visions explores Jung's 1944 Kabbalistic visions, the impact of Jewish mysticism on Jungian psychology, and Jung's archetypal interpretation of Kabbalistic symbolism. In addition, it places Jung's interest in the Jewish mystical tradition against the background of what many have seen to ..
What exactly is love? How many different kinds of love are there? Have the metaphors for love changed over the centuries? What are the best classical love stories? Is love a universal phenomenon? In this delightful little book, packed with rare and beautiful artwork, Jason Martineau takes us on a jo..
To most of us, learning something 'the hard way' implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. ..
Ready reference to mental and emotional health crises and concerns, providing overviews and expert guidance on more serious problems. Ideal for first-responders, teachers, counselors, and human resource professionals. Developed from best-practices of psychiatry, psychology and mental health counseli..
Twelve essays by the distinguished analyst Marie-Louise von Franz--five of them appearing in English for the first time--discuss synchronicity, number and time, and contemporary areas of rapprochement between the natural sciences and analytical psychology with regard to the relationship between mind..
``Sex at Dawn challenges conventional wisdom about sex in a big way. By examining the prehistoric origins of human sexual behavior the authors are able to expose the fallacies and weaknesses of standard theories proposed by most experts. This is a provocative, entertaining, and pioneering book. I le..
One of the major documents of modern European civilization, Robert Burton's astounding compendium, a survey of melancholy in all its myriad forms, has invited nothing but superlatives since its publication in the seventeenth century. Lewellyn Powys called it ``the greatest work of prose of the great..
Out-of-control anger can destroy relationships, reputations, careers--even your health. But Dr. Robert Nay knows from extensive clinical experience that nearly anyone can learn to manage anger constructively--with enough practice. That's where this skillfully crafted workbook comes in. Using step-by..
'Feelings are something we have, not something we are.' Revealing the complexity of emotions such as happiness, anger, fear, and jealousy, and how these are based on our perception of other people, Ilse Sand offers her professional wisdom on the psychology of feelings. Establishing that emotions are..
From the hit A&E show "Hoarders, "psychologist Dr. Robin Zasio shows readers how to take control of their stuff and de-clutter their lives.Recently, the once little-known condition of hoarding has become a household phrase-in part due to the popularity of the Emmy Award-winning television show "Hoar..
The discovery of mirror neurons in the 1990s led to an explosion of research and debate about the imitative capacities of the human brain. Some herald a paradigm shift on the order of DNA in biology, while others remain skeptical. In this revolutionary volume Jean- Michel Oughourlian shows how the h..
Learn the scientific benefits of positivism Sometimes it's easiest to look for the worst in every situation--our brains have evolved to scan for problems in order to help avoid them. But you can transcend this natural negativity--if you know how. The Science of Positivity teaches you how cynical t..