Addiction, Procrastination, and Laziness: A Proactive Guide to the Psychology of Motivation (Kindle Edition)

A well-written book on the psychology of motivation, well-argued, well-illustrated, well-explained, logical and straightforward. We creators all know that pleasure is so important while we never heard anything about it in our schooling or vocational training. This book explains all the hooks and crannies about pleasure and why pleasure, positive feelings are so important for… Continue reading Addiction, Procrastination, and Laziness: A Proactive Guide to the Psychology of Motivation (Kindle Edition)

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Your Infinite Power to Be Rich

This is the forth book published by the young Joseph Murphy, in 1966, after his bestselling first book 'The Power of Your Subconscious Mind' and the next two, 'Miracle of Mind Dynamics' and 'The Amazing Laws of Cosmic Mind Power.' While I have read all of Murphy's books, the present one is the least conceptual and the most practical one of them. In fact, most of the book consists of stories taken from daily life and the author's travels and lecturing tours, and his many encounters with people who became his clients or enjoyed free consulting.

Think Yourself Rich

More about Dr. Joseph Murphy Use the Power of Your Subconscious Mind to Find True Wealth, Revised by Ian D. McMahan, Ph.D., New York: Penguin Putnam, 2001. Review Think Yourself Rich if one of Dr. Murphy’s books I found only recently, and I think it is very well written and edited, perhaps one of the best-edited books… Continue reading Think Yourself Rich

The Miracle of Mind Dynamics

More about Dr. Joseph Murphy A New Way to Triumphant Living, New York: Penguin Putnam, 1964. Review I found Dr. Murphy’s books in a time of great personal turmoil, in a condition that was a karmic backlash of actions that were the result of confusion and lack of insight in the workings of life, and its… Continue reading The Miracle of Mind Dynamics

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

More about Dr. Joseph Murphy The Landmark Bestselling Self-Help Book, Revised by Ian D. McMahan, Ph.D., New York: Penguin Putnam, 2000, Originally Published in 1963 Review The Power of Your Subconscious Mind helped me to pass a personal life crisis thirty years ago, and it also helped me to remain on a path of personal growth for the… Continue reading The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

Hara, the Vital Center of Man

Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2004. Originally published in 1956. Translated from German by Sylvia-Monica von Kospoth in collaboration with Estelle R. Healey. Hara is essential reading for all who inquire into the spiritual principles and practices that are fundamental to all wisdom traditions and natural healing professions. —Don Stapleton, Self-Awakening Yoga About the Author Karlfried… Continue reading Hara, the Vital Center of Man

Art as Medicine

Creating a Therapy of the Imagination, by Shaun McNiff, Boston & London: Shambhala, 1992. Review and Quotes The soul is a very perfect judge of her own motions, if your mind does not dictate other. ... The soul's deepest will is to preserve its own integrity, against the mind and the whole mass of disintegrating… Continue reading Art as Medicine

The Four Insights

  Wisdom, Power, and Grace of the Earthkeepers, Los Angeles: Hay House, 2007. The Four Insights chronologically is the last of the three books by Dr. Alberto Villoldo that I review here, as it was the most recent at the time I drafted these reviews. The book is structured very differently from the preceding ones, in… Continue reading The Four Insights

Healing the Luminous Body

  The Way of the Shaman, Sacred Mysteries: 2004, featuring paintings by Alex Grey. Healing the Luminous Body was my first access to Dr. Villoldo’s unique healing methods that he presents and explains in more detail in his books. This DVD is very well done, a calm and peaceful introduction into the philosophy, the development and… Continue reading Healing the Luminous Body

Shaman, Healer, Sage

  How to Heal Yourself and Others with the Energy Medicine of the Americas, New York: Harmony Books, 2000. Shaman, Healer, Sage is perhaps Alberto Villoldo’s best book. It was anyway the book that made him famous, a real bestseller. It has given me an ultimate peak of reading enjoyment and illumination, and it has also… Continue reading Shaman, Healer, Sage