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The Caveman Rules of Survival

Oct 21st, 2018 | By

by Dawn Walton There are three basic rules of survival used by your subconscious to keep you safe and alive. It is one or more of these rules that is usually the basis of you developing a Thing (or Things) that can get in the way of life when you are an adult. The reason

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Single White Female Meets Polygamous West African Shaman

Oct 12th, 2018 | By

By Publisher Tim Ward In her sexy, stormy, spiritual memoir, Honey in the River, Marsha Scarbrough explores the contemporary relevance of ancient African wisdom teachings, wrapped around a love affair with a married African shaman. The mythology and metaphysics of Ifa, the indigenous religion of the Yoruba people of West Africa, is woven throughout her fast-paced

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10th Anniversary of Striking at the Roots

Sep 21st, 2018 | By

by Mark Hawthorne Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism is intended for the person who agrees with the premise that animals are mistreated in our society, believes that the public has a moral obligation to speak out against this cruelty, and who wants to be directly involved in opposing animal exploitation

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The Lyme Trap

Aug 30th, 2018 | By

by Joseph J. Trunzo If you’ve had to manage chronic symptoms of Lyme disease, you understand the title of this chapter perfectly. There are hundreds of thousands of people worldwide stuck in the Lyme Trap— working to get well and trying to live a meaningful life despite having a debilitating disease that robs them of everything

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New Book Brings Lessons from Soccer to Managers and Organizations

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By

The World Cup is about more than soccer. For George Washington University professor and consultant Peter Loge, the most popular sporting event on the planet is also about management. Not management of the teams in the tournament but rather lessons managers and organizations outside of soccer can learn from what some call “the beautiful game.”

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The Psychology behind the Meme

Jun 14th, 2018 | By

by Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson The word meme was coined by philosopher of science Richard Dawkins. In his 1976 book The Selfish Gene he mused about how ideas influence human evolution. Our ideas pass on mental information (“units of culture”) encoded electrically in our brains’ neural networks. Through “survival of the fittest,” the winning

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Self-Limiting Beliefs

May 23rd, 2018 | By

by Heather Jayne Wynn Throughout the course of your life, mostly when you were growing up, you sucked in information into your subconscious mind just like a sponge sucks up water. You picked up snippets of conversations, comments, media stories, family values and teachings from your family, peers and the people around you, ultimately creating

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Uniting Psychology and Spirituality: Awareness is Freedom

May 12th, 2018 | By

By publisher Tim Ward. Originally published in the Huffington Post. Psychology and spirituality are often seen as opposite, even antagonistic, ventures. The scientists who conduct psychological research raise their eyebrows skeptically when the topic of spirituality is raised: It all seems so fuzzy and subjective. On the other hand, spiritual practitioners are often just as

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Extract: Strip: The Making of a Feminist

Apr 26th, 2018 | By

Catlyn Ladd gives us a compelling and dramatic view into the world of desire. Her journey, mind and body and heart, takes the reader into her experience as a voyeur without judgment and with critical insight. The book is raw, dangerous, sensitive, and real, like the life Ladd portrays. It reads like social science with

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A NEW WAVE RISING

Mar 12th, 2018 | By

by Neil Richardson Surfing like other complex tasks requires going with the flow and adapting to new situations as they emerge. Letting go and allowing some chaos into your life is essential for growth. In my book co-written with Rick Smyre Preparing For A World That Doesn’t Exist-Yet we explore how communities and organizations can thrive in

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