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Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

See below for a selection of the latest books from Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice category. Presented with a red border are the Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Inner Spark

Inner Spark

Author: Kristin Vikjord Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

'Inner Spark is a book that will help you move through difficult times, and remind you of your own greatness.' - Deepak Chopra Change is inevitable, but how can we learn to navigate struggle and appreciate how emotions ebb and flow? Kristin Vikjord presents a practical toolkit of exercises to help find, regain and nurture your inner spark. Drawing on her experiences as a Clinical Psychologist and yoga and mindfulness facilitator, Kristin combines these complementary, integrative therapies for a book that has the scientific mind of a psychologist and the heart and soul of yoga teacher. In Inner Spark, Kristin offers practical activities that match up to the three sections of the book: normalization; clarification and agency. She explains how pathways in the brain work, showing how, and crucially why, it's important for anyone navigating a difficult time, physically or mentally, to have a toolkit for re-connection. Kristin Vikjord has effectively harnessed the long Scandinavian winters to stoke her own inner spark and created this guide that will help readers embrace the challenges of modern life, from burnout to navigating new parenthood.

Inner Spark

Inner Spark

Author: Kristin Vikjord Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2020

'Inner Spark is a book that will help you move through difficult times, and remind you of your own greatness.' Deepak Chopra Change is inevitable, but how can we learn to navigate struggle and appreciate how emotions ebb and flow? Kristin Vikjord presents a practical toolkit of exercises to help find, regain and nurture your inner spark. Drawing on her experiences as a Clinical Psychologist and yoga and mindfulness facilitator, Kristin combines these complimentary, integrative therapies for a book that has the scientific mind of a psychologist and the heart and soul of yoga teacher. In Inner Spark, Kristin offers eight 'prescriptions for wellbeing' including practical activities that match up to the three sections of the book: normalization; clarification and agency. She explains how pathways in the brain work, showing how, and crucially why, it's important for anyone navigating a difficult time, physically or mentally, to have a toolkit for re-connection. Kristin Vikjord has effectively harnessed the long Scandinavian winters to stoke her own inner spark and created this guide that will help readers embrace the challenges of modern life, from burnout to navigating new parenthood.

Fragrance of Freedom

Fragrance of Freedom

Author: Heena Vasani Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/08/2020

She comes with one burning question in her heart. Are you ready to be true to yourself? Fragrance of Freedom celebrates Heena Vasani's remarkable East to West journey. It is the tender story of her determination to forgive, heal, overcome and transform the shadow and pain of a deep ancestral wound into compassionate teachings for conscious and modern parenting. This book touches on the Indian conditioning and belief systems Heena was born into, and highlights the lens through which she perceived the world - where traditional roles, family expectations and strict rules both governed and silenced her young life. Drawing on her personal experience of being a mother, Heena's unique style portrays her radiant teachings. With simple yet penetrating dialogue, she offers her readers a transparent enquiry into the true nature of motherhood and with gentleness, returns them to the essence of Life itself. Fragrance of Freedom is the result of an extraordinary inner journey and the transformation of personal suffering into the flowering of spiritual awareness. It is both a prayer and a mother's call to action on behalf of children everywhere.

Scavengers of Beauty

Scavengers of Beauty

Author: Philippe Sibaud Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2020

Why was the mission to the Moon named after the God of the Sun, and not after a Moon Goddess or God? In this unconventional work, Philippe Sibaud explores the symbolism behind the 1969 landing on the Moon. More than fifty years after this seminal event, and whilst the Moon is attracting renewed interest, the author offers a bold new interpretation of the iconic Apollo mission. Was the Apollo landing the ultimate triumph of solar consciousness over the ancient lunar ways, a concrete enactment of the god Apollo mythically slaying the mother dragon at Delphi, or can the whole venture be seen as the sacred union of Sun and Moon, birthing a new vision at a time of great need? By weaving his own personal story with a greater cultural and symbolic narrative, Philippe Sibaud invites us to reflect on the importance of myths and the power of the Imagination to unlock the deeper meaning of our individual and collective experiences. You will never look at the Moon with the same eyes again.

Integrating Philosophy in Yoga Teaching and Practice

Integrating Philosophy in Yoga Teaching and Practice

Author: Wendy Teasdill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/08/2020

Providing simple explanations of the various philosophical strands underpinning yoga as well as guidance on how to integrate them into teaching, this practical work from Wendy Teasdill concerns itself with values that are often lost in modern-day practice. It looks at balance, moderation, introspection, self-development and liberation, integrating these into asana practices in a way that deepens the experience. Each chapter covers a particular aspect of yoga philosophy in the key texts, with links to asana, pranayama, moral codes, as well as some contemporary issues such as orthorexia, the question of cultural appropriation, the role of the guru, misuse of power and recognition of authenticity in an ever-evolving scene. By presenting practical skills rooted in yoga's long history, Integrating Philosophy in Yoga Teaching and Practice makes the transition from physical to metaphysical easy for both yoga teachers and students.

Luna

Luna

Author: Tamara Driessen Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2020

Bored of feeling stuck and repeating the same situations, again and again? Luna is your definitive guide to finally making the changes in your life that you've been waiting for: the mystical way. You can expect a combination of Moon teachings, astrology, rituals, crystals, meditations and Tarot, that you can use to align with the Moon's cycles. Tamara will guide you through Waning Moon Rituals to help you move on from your ex and let go of what's been holding you back. New Moon Rituals to activate some game-changing intentions to make your version of success and happiness reality. Waxing Moon Rituals to support you to feel more energised and motivated. Full Moon Rituals to help you get a long-awaited pay-rise and a love spell for when you need a boost in your romantic life. You'll learn ways to amplify your intuition to make your life easier and feel confident about your decisions. Gain a deeper connection with the Moon and ultimately, yourself. Luna is here to illuminate, heal and transform every aspect of your life with the Moon's power. It's time to step into your highest potential.

Be Mindful

Be Mindful

Author: Anna Black Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/08/2020

With mindfulness meditation, we can learn to pay attention to our daily experience and become more contented and fulfilled by daily activities. Many of us find it difficult to simply appreciate the present moment. We either dwell on the past or worry about the future, moving mindlessly from one activity to the next. When we are not being mindful, we miss out on small moments that are often incredibly valuable - be it a beautiful park that we walk through on our journey to work, or the taste and texture of a delicious meal. In mindfulness meditation we pay attention to our ongoing experience whether it is pleasant - such as appreciating a beautiful sunny day; unpleasant - a disagreement with a loved one; or neutral - doing household chores. This 'Little Pocket Book' is the perfect introduction to mindfulness and is packed with easy-to-follow tips and suggestions that will allow you to incorporate simple mindful moments into your daily life.

The Universe of the Human Body

The Universe of the Human Body

Author: Marko Pogacnik Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/08/2020

Marko Pogacnik is an expert in geomancy, that is, exploring the landscape experientially and gathering information about the Gaia and the different levels of the earth's reality. In this unique book, he brings the same approach to the study of the human body, exploring how we can consciously enter our own body space to experience it from the inside, and how to prepare to meet the coming challenges -- the equivalent of climate change. This book is both theoretical and practical, and includes exercises called Gaia Touch exercises, inspired by the elementals, which will stimulate personal development and help us become conscious co-creators with Gaia of the new emerging reality.

How to Connect

How to Connect

Author: Thich Nhat Hanh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

'The monk who taught the world mindfulness' Time In this enlightening series world-renowned spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hanh shares the essential foundations of mindful practise and mediation. From unlocking the connection to our inner self, forging deeper and more meaningful bonds with those around us to discovering a true sense of oneness with our natural world, this is the essential guide to help you master the art of connection.

Conversations with God - Book 2

Conversations with God - Book 2

Author: Neale Donald Walsch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

When Neale Donald Walsch was experiencing a low point in his life, he decided to write a letter to God. What he did not expect was a response and the result was Conversations with God Book 1. In Book 2, the dialogue expands to deal with the more global topics of geopolitical and metaphysical life on the planet, and the challenges now facing the world. This incredible series contains answers that will change you, your life, and the way you view other beings.

Conversations With God

Conversations With God

Author: Neale Donald Walsch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Neal Donald Walsch was experiencing a low period in his life when he decided to write a letter to God, venting his frustrations. What he did not expect was a response. As he finished his letter, he was moved to continue writing - and out came extraordinary answers to his questions. This work presents the answers that Walsch received, helping him to change himself, his life and the way he viewed other beings.

Conversations with God - Book 3

Conversations with God - Book 3

Author: Neale Donald Walsch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

When Neale Donald Walsch was experiencing a low point in his life, he decided to write a letter to God. What he did not expect was a response and the result was Conversations with God Book 1. Book 3 takes us even further in our questioning and search for answers, dealing with the universal truths of the highest order, and the challenges and opportunities of the soul. This incredible series contains answers that will change you, your life, and the way you view other beings.