- Sprecher: Anna Fields
- Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 28 Min.
- Ungekürztes Hörbuch
- Erscheinungsdatum: 15.03.2002
- Sprache: Englisch
- Anbieter: Macmillan Audio
Emotional Alchemy explores the latest research in cognitive therapy and neuroscience, including the "magic quarter-second": the moment in which it is possible for a thought to be "caught" before it turns into an emotional reaction; the moment in which we can reject a self-defeating emotional impulse. The program then powerfully combines this science with ancient Buddhist wisdom that guides us to end our self-destructive habits. These teachings include the meditative awareness of mindfulness: an awareness that lets us see things as they truly are without distortion or judgment, enabling us to change not only our lives, but the very structure of our brains.
Wise and pragmatic, gentle and inspiring, this is a liberating journey for those who wish to free themselves from suffering or help others on the way.
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Von MKP Am hilfreichsten 26.05.2005
A book not only for those who try to enhance...
...their own emotional lives but also for those who try to help others with their problems.
Wow! She really has it all figured out. Tara Bennett-Goleman has written a book that can really help us define ourselves more clearly and empower us to remodel ourselves. She helps us realize all the emotional patterns and schemas we have built our (not only emotional) lives on and helps us understand others better and accept them more easily. And she does so in such a universal way! She covers SO many topics. It's truly amazing...
What makes her so competent at this is the fact that she has like studied every single view on these things from Tibetan Buddhism over Japanese Tea Mind to contemporary western sciences.
Though I feel like she often repeats herself I still think this was the best way to write this book because like this we get reminded of things we have kept doing wrong before over and over and feel a greater need to recondition our emotional lives. This makes us listen/read more carefully and start to take care of ourselves more thoroughly.
After I had finished this audiobook I immediately bought some copies of the actual written one and gave them to some of my closest friends because it really can explain and define all that I have ever been trying to 'teach' them when they had asked me for advice. And that is equanimity and composure. I hope they'll enjoy them just as much as I enjoyed the audio version. And I hope you'll enjoy yours. It's really worth a look! ^_^
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