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Watts, Alan

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Summary: Drawing upon ancient Hindu philosophy, the author explores the human psyche and the importance of personal identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1989

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Gates, Marie.

Summary: Moving past mental and spiritual barriers as well as common stereotypes, author Marie Gates offers readers of ARE WE ARE PAST LIVES? SOUL PATTERNS IN PERSONALITIES AND RELATIONSHIPS, a follow-up to SHADOWS ON MY MIND: A PSYCHOLOGIST EXPLORES REINCARNATION AND PSI. In ten discerning chapters with titles like "Leah of Fourth Century Palestine," "Tim Cooper, 19th Century Gold Miner," and "Past...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.9 GAT

Williams, Terry Tempest

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Summary: In these new essays, Williams explores the concept of erosion: of the land, of the self, of belief, of fear. She wrangles with the paradox of desert lands and the truth of erosion: What is weathered, worn, and whittled away through wind, water, and time is as powerful as what remains. We know of the elements of erosion: wind, water, and time. In these essays Williams explores the erosion we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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London, Stacy.

Summary: The author, the style savant cohost of TLC's What Not to Wear examines the universal obstacles all women, including herself, put in their way. With her unique talent for seeing past disastrous wardrobes to the core emotional issues that caused these sartorial crises, she has transformed not only the looks but also the lives of hundreds of guests who have appeared on What Not to Wear. Now for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.9 LON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 746.9 LON

Summary: Three non-filmmakers armed with a video camera, and a list of 20 questions set out to make a film about the meaning of life. The original format for the movie was not initially well defined, only that it would somehow involve asking a specific set of questions to people from all walks of life to get many perspectives, and this together with a mix of music and images would tell a story. What was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lumen Naturae Prom[o]tions 2006

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ONE

Cooke, Phil

Contents: Introduction: the big questions -- Who's painting the portrait of your life? : the power of intentional living -- Do we really have a destiny? : life's loaded question -- Why one big thing? : living in a culture of distraction -- The power of one big thing : the key to having influence -- The power of perception : is your one thing about having a brand? -- The power of values : why your one big...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 COO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 158.1 Cooke 2012

Summary: This episode of The Green Interview features British lawyer Mumta Ito who began her career as a high-powered corporate lawyer. She found herself questioning the human value of her work. During a leave of absence, she experienced a profound spiritual transformation and joined the entourage of Amma, one of India's foremost teachers, healers, and humanitarians. Using her legal training to serve...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2014

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Summary: Like it or not, humans are adept at the art of lying. Drawing upon the fields of psychology, sociology, technology, philosophy, and criminology, this program sheds light on the complex realities of untruthfulness through the work of researchers who have made lying a subject of profound study: Professor Bella DePaulo, an expert on the communication of deception; Professor Maureen O'Sullivan, an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Ehrenreich, Barbara

Summary: In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence. She set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a cataclysmic series of mystical experiences. A staunch atheist and rationalist, she is profoundly shaken by the implications of her life-long search.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve, Hachette Book Group 2014

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 EHRENREICH, BARBARA EHR

Gottlieb, Daniel

Summary: "The Wisdom We're Born With explores the desire to live that we carry with us from birth. While some people may believe that it's impossible to acquire perspective like Gottlieb's without a similarly catastrophic life experience, the fact is that every infant possesses a raw need to keep on going. Gottlieb's book awakens us to the idea of our natural perspective, traces the growth and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 GOT

Nhất Hạnh

Summary: "A new gift edition of the classic guide to meditation and mindfulness, featuring archival photography and beautiful calligraphy by Thich Nhat Hanh. Since its publication in 1975, The Miracle of Mindfulness has been cherished by generations of readers for its eloquent and useful introduction to the practice of meditation. Readers interested in an introduction to Buddhist thought, as well as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 NHA

Ehrenreich, Barbara.

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Summary: "In middle age, Ehrenreich came across the journal she had kept during her tumultuous adolescence and set out to reconstruct that quest, which had taken her to the study of science and through a cataclysmic series of uncanny-or as she later learned to call them, "mystical"-experiences. A staunch atheist and rationalist, she is profoundly shaken by the implications of her life-long search. Part...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EHRENREICH, BARBARA EHR

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Ehrenreich 2014

Gunn, Tim.

Summary: "A timeless book of lessons on mentorship, teaching, and learning from New York Times bestselling author Tim Gunn, host of the Emmy Award-nominated Project Runway and the reality show Under the Gunn. Tim Gunn, America's favorite reality TV cohost, is known for his kind but firm approach in providing wisdom, guidance, and support to the scores of design hopefuls on Project Runway. Having begun...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.1 GUN

Cloud, Henry.

Summary: Dr. Henry Cloud shares ten doorways to success, and once we walk through these new pathways, we never go back again. His proven method based on grace, not guilt; outlines ten common life patterns that sabotage success and lays out clear, concrete steps to take to overcome them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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Leaman, Oliver

Summary: "An extensive glossary of the main terms and concepts used in Eastern philosophy. including concepts from: Zoroastrianism, Sufism, Concucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Islam, Shintoism, & Buddhism."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 1999

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 181 LEA

Dondi

Summary: "The Five Elements brings the wisdom of an ancient healing system to the modern reader. Many people today are interested in knowing themselves better, as evidenced by the popularity of personality tests online and in magazines. They want to know the reason behind their responses to situations. In this book, Dondi Dahlin shows us that we are all born with individual rhythms that go beyond the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TarcherPerigee 2016

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Ross, David-Dorian

Summary: One of the most intimidating aspects of pursuing martial arts is understanding which approach is best for you. Discover an introduction to many styles of martial arts, including kung fu, karate, tae kwon do, judo, jeet kune do, and krav maga. Learn about the physical and mental aspects of martial arts, from the proper form for blocks, kicks, and punches to the necessary self-discipline and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.8 MAR
Call number: DVD 796.8 MAR