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Meditation / Spirituality
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 248.4 DEM
Publication Date: 1990-12-01
This volume aims to offer a course on the spiritual life. The author looks at ways in which the words people use can prevent them from being aware of themselves and others. Sharing his own inspirations and including anecdotes, he sets out to provide a practical guide for people trying to live a Christian life.
The divine spark : a mircle of human transformation by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 158.12 GOR
Publication Date: 2012
The Divine Spark is a remarkable new book by first-time writer, Claire Gormley, who left Ireland in the 1980's in the hope of escaping from a troubled past. In Istanbul in 1999, during one of her darkest moments, she experienced a phenomenal divine presence. It had a transforming effect on her life, which led her to finding a spiritual teacher and turning herself around in a miraculous journey. This is an inspiring story, which will give hope to those who are lost, suffering or feel they have no purpose in their lives, and those who are searching for something 'more'. The book also includes eleven wonderful stories of how other seekers of spirituality experienced the miracle of human transformation.
The Heart's Code by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 616.120019 PEA
Publication Date: 1999-04-06
A fascinating synthesis of ancient wisdom, modern medicine, scientific research, and personal experiences that proves that the human heart, not the brain, holds the secrets that link body, mind, and spirit. You know that the heart loves and feels, but did you know that the heart also thinks, remembers, communicates with other hearts, helps regulate immunity, and contains stored information that continually pulses through your body? In The Heart's Code, Dr. Paul Pearsall explains the theory and science behind energy cardiology, the emerging field that is uncovering one of the most significant medical, social, and spiritual discoveries of our time: The heart is more than just a pump.
Living in the Heart by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 158.1 MEL
Publication Date: 2003-06-01
Melchizedek, a widely known and beloved spiritual teacher, shares his experiences of living in the sacred space within the heart. The author explains the processes and techniques he uses to enter this space and the profound joy it offers.
Mindfulness : a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world by
Call Number: Health Science Library: Positive Living 158.1 WIL
Publication Date: 2011
MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion and promote genuine joie de vivre. It's the kind of happiness that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life can throw at you with new courage. The book is based on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
Mindfulnessat Work by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 158.7 BLA Nearby on shelf
Publication Date: 2014-09-11
Work-related stress is an all-too-common part of modern life. Many workers spend a lot of time either ruminating on previous problems or worrying about future work-related issues. By applying the principles of mindfulness--an ancient Buddhist practice--to our working lives, we can become aware of our habitual negative thoughts and behaviors and learn to recognize and manage the warning signs of stress.
The miracle of mindfulness : the classic guide to meditation by the world's most revered master by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 294.3443
Publication Date: 2008
In this beautifully written book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to acquire the skills of mindfulness. Once we have these skills, we can slow our lives down and discover how to live in the moment - even simple acts like washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea may be transformed into acts of meditation.
The prophet by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 811.52 GIL
Publication Date: 2007
Kahlil Gibran s masterpiece, "The Prophet, "is one of the most beloved spiritual classics of our time. It has sold millions of copies inmore than forty languages since it was first published in 1923.
"The Prophet" contains powerful words of wisdom on such essential subjects as marriage, children, friendship, work, and pleasure words that readers from around the world have found inspirational and life-changing.
Raja Yoga by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 181.45 VIK Nearby on shelf
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
This book is about the practice of Raja Yoga. The method has been called the soul of all the yogas. The emphsis here in on the control of the mind through concentration and meditation. Raja yoga is also called the yoga of meditation. It is regarded as the psychological way to union with God.
A return to love : reflections on the principles of a course in miracles by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 152.4 WIL
Publication Date: 1996
A Return to Love is based on the author's experiences as a teacher and lecturer on the self-study guide A Course in Miracles. She explains how applying the principles of love to all difficulties can aid in healing and bring about a personal transformation of the reader.
Taming the tiger : Tibetan teachings for improving daily life. by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 294.344 RIN
Publication Date: 1994
TAMING THE TIGER is based on twenty years Buddhist teaching in the West and aims to help anyone seeking the truth about suffering and happiness. The first part of the book deals with topics such as Impermanence, The Right Motivation, Facing the Situation, Body, Speech and Mind, Compassion, and Mindfulness. The second part is devoted to exercises, meditations and relaxation techniques for body and mind, including Feeling, Openness, Taking Suffering, Bringing the Buddha to Life and Universal Compassion.
Total Relaxation by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 613.79 HAR
Publication Date: 1998-09-30
DOES STRESS HAVE A GRIP ON YOUR BODY, MIND AND SPRIT? Whether it shows up as lower-back pain, insomnia, low-level anxiety, or just general malaise, tension can grip our lives and keep us from living up to our full potential. Dr. John Harvey has organized his relaxation techniques into five different categories to help you discover where your tension resides. Using a symptom checklist, you can match your symptoms against the five levels of relaxation - muscular, autonomic, emotional, mental, or spiritual - and learn the proven techniques that will guide you to a relaxed, tension-free state quickly and effectively.
Meditation / Spirituality
Celebration of discipline : the path to spiritual growth by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 248.4 FOS Nearby on shelf
Publication Date: 2008
Arguably the most established contemporary spiritual classic by our most profound living religious writer.
The book explores the 'classic disciplines' of Christian faith: the inward disciplines of meditation, prayer, fasting, and study; the outward disciplines of simplicity, solitude, submission and service and the corporate disciplines of confession, worship, guidance and celebration.
The heartfulness way : heart-based meditations for spiritual transformation by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 181.45 PAT
Publication Date: 2018
As we manoeuvre the many demands of relationships, career, property and health, we often sense a void, a feeling of alienation from our true selves. Is it possible for one planet to orbit so many suns? We have many centres in our lives, yet where is the true centre, the deepest centre that lies at the core of every heart? Ensconced in India s ageless oral tradition, Kamlesh D. Patel widely known as Daaji, the fourth guru in the Heartfulness lineage traces a seeker s journey as he examines the nature of spiritual search.
The Journey of Self Discovery by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 294.5 BHA
Publication Date: 1990
The author, His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, is recognised by scholars and spiritual leaders worldwide as the most distinguished teacher of Vedic culture and philosophy of the modern age. In these 31 fascinating essays, talks, and informal conversations, he reveals how the ancient Vedic literature and it's techniques of mantra meditation can help us resolve all personal and social conflicts, come to a state of permanent peace and happiness, and satisfy the soul's timeless thirst for perfection.
Living in the Light by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 158.1 GAW Nearby on shelf
Publication Date: 1998-09-15
In Living in the Light, Shakti Gawain introduced a powerful new way of life: that of listening to one's own intuition and relying on it as a guiding force. In the newly revised edition of that classic work, she elaborates on her original ideas, adding aspects of her own experiences and learning process over the past twelve years.
The Sevenfold Journey by
Call Number: Health Science Library: Positive Living 131 JUD
Publication Date: 1993-04-01
Combining yoga, psychotherapy, movement, and ritual, the authors weave ancient and modern wisdom into a powerful tapestry of techniques for facilitating personal growth, healing, and transformation. Based on their popular Nine-Month Chakra workshops. Visit the home pages of Anodea: http://sacredcenters.com/ and Selene: http://spiritmoving.com/
Small Graces by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 291.432 NER Nearby on shelf
Publication Date: 1998-03-16
Embark with the author on a personal journey that reveals the sacredness of the small things in life and what they can teach us about living spiritually fulfilling lives.
Stillness speaks by
Call Number: Health Science Library: Positive Living 291.44 TOL
Publication Date: 2003
Eckhart Tolle's writings on the power of living in the moment fast became the most sought-after modern classic on spiritual enlightenment. Now, in this new life-transforming book, we are shown how to become our true selves by embracing silence and stillness.
The Varieties of Religious Experience by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 291.42 JAM
Publication Date: 1982-12-16
This collection defining documents from one of America's most influential thinkers presents Pragmatismin its entirety, James's seminal set of lectures in which he argues in his witty and limpid style for the 'reasonableness of ordinary experience.'
Walking on the pastures of wonder : in conversation with John Quinn by
Call Number: Health Science Library: Positive Living 291.4 QUI
Publication Date: 2015
Now, in print for the first time, comes Walking on the Pastures of Wonder, a poignant and inspirational collection of radio conversations and presentations, based on John s radio work with former RTÉ broadcaster and close friend John Quinn. Collated by John Quinn, the conversations span a number of years and explore such themes as wonder, landscape, the medieval mystic Meister Eckhart, ageing and death
Walking on water : reaching God in our time by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 248.3 DEM Nearby on shelf
Publication Date: 1998
Drawing on stories of monks, rabbis, and soldiers; fairy tales and legends; gentle jokes and Zen sayings; Anthony de Mello awakens us to a practical, direct connection with the divine. His exercises encourage a relinquishing of the ego, an acceptance of people as they are, and a freedom from fear and anxiety.
The wisdom of no escape : how to love yourself and your world by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 294.3444 CHO
Publication Date: 2001
In The Wisdom of No Escape, bestselling author Pema Chödrön shows us the profound value of our situation of ‘no exit’ from the ups and downs of life.
This book is about saying yes to life in all its manifestations – about making friends with ourselves and our world and embracing the potent mixture of joy, suffering, brilliance, and confusion that characterizes the human experience
Yoga for Depression by
Call Number: Main Library Positive Living 616.852706 WE
Publication Date: 2003-12-23
Take the natural path to mental wellness More than 25 million Americans are treated with antidepressants each year, at a cost in excess of $50 billion. But the side effects of popular prescription drugs may seem nearly as depressing as the symptoms they are meant to treat. Veteran yoga instructor Amy Weintraub offers a better solution—one that taps the scientifically proven link between yoga and emotional well-being as well as the beauty of ancient approaches to inner peace.