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.
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
This book explains all you need to know about handwriting analysis in order to produce a comprehensive profile of anyone's personality. It is clear, straightforward and easy to follow. It has been used in classrooms with beginners and it serves as a handy reference for the experienced analyst. This third edition delves into the darker side of human personality and shows you how you can identify 65 different signs in handwriting that signal potential danger and dishonesty. These signs are found in the writings of convicted criminals, serial killers, con artists and others who are not to be trusted. As well, illustrations and worksheets have been developed to show you how to measure your Emotional Intelligence, how to determine compatibility in relationships and how parents and teachers can assist in the learning and development of children.
A powerful tool for self exploration, this book is filled with exercises and insights that lead you on your adventure of self discovery. Knowing self is one of the keys to maintaining self-esteem and confidence, and living a powerful and meaningful life. "There is no more important journey than the one of self discovery. In her book An Adventure in Self Discovery, Judith gently yet powerfully leads you along the path."CJ Arnaudo, Life Energy Coach, Brier, WA"An Adventure in Self Discovery is an amazing guide in learning to respond to the world around you. Judith's words of wisdom brought me a closer connection to my authentic self and now as the journey continues there is a deeper song in my heart."Nedra GaskillVocalist, Voice Educator, Gaskill StudiosMill Creek, Washington