Here Grof presents a useful model of the psychea model extended by his thirty years of studying non-ordinary states of consciousness. It is useful for understanding such phenomena as shamanism, mysticism, psychedelic states, spontaneous visionary experiences, and psychotic episodes. The model is also useful in explaining the dynamics of experiential psychotherapies and a variety of sociopolitical manifestations such as war and revolution. This book might have been entitled Beyond Drugs. The second part describes the principles and process of the non-pharmacological technique developed by the author and his wife, Christina, for self-exploration and for psychotherapy. Grof explores in detail the components of this technique. He describes its method, its effective mechanisms, as well as its goals and potential. Its practice is simple, since it utilizes the natural healing capacity of the psyche.
The second of a two-part guidebook on the role of entheogens and non-ordinary states of consciousness in self-discovery, self-mastery and self-care, is a continuation of Reverend Jessica Rochester D.Div's spiritual and scientific treatise. She draws from her life experience as well as the expertise of a wide variety of transpersonal and scientific professions. Volume Two: Self-Care and The Circle of Wholeness presents the four-fold practice of self-care; the principles of self-awareness, self-love, self-respect, and self-responsibility. This volume describes in detail how the practice of these four principles can assist in achieving and maintaining greater health and well-being on all levels: physical, mental, emotional, creative, and spiritual. The reader is invited to walk the Circle of Wholeness, discovering the body/mind/soul connection to nature, the environment and community as well as learning how healthy habits, wholesome lifestyle patterns, interpersonal relationships, and everyday choices can enhance well-being.
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Demystifies emotion's central role in personal growth, often neglected elsewhere. ...a superb guide that allows both the public and holistic practitioners greater access to this highly therapeutic modality, says Dr. Robert Ivker, President, American Board of Holistic Medicine.
Eons ago, God created legions of angels----perfect, beautiful beings who never knew sickness, sorrow, or death. Eternal beings whose only emotion they had ever known was love. Love for each other and love for God, their creator. The angels lived with God in paradise, in an everlasting heaven filled with a contentment of unconditional love that can only be imagined. Not one wanted anything more than to spend eternity just as it was. But God had plans for them, each and every one. They were to
"The Adventures of Carrie the Koala and Karl the Kangaroo" are about two Marsupials in Australia that take a bus ride from a city to the end of the line in The Outback for an amazing adventure of living, growing, learning and experiencing all that life has to offer beyond their wildest and crazy dreams. Karl's dream of learning to fly and surf definitely sets him apart from his other Kangaroo buddies as he explores the skies and oceans off the coast of Port Augusta, Australia. Carrie's dreams come to fruition as she learns that she doesn't have to fit the self-imposed confines of what a Koala has to live by. There is no other book that captures the imagination and soul of two Marsupials that start their adventure on the outskirts of a city, take a bus to the end of the line and start their incredible journey of self-discovery through dreams, sharing, living, growing and meeting other interesting animals and humans along their journey!