The Meaning of Happiness

Deep down, most people think that happiness comes from having or doing something. Here, in Alan Watts’s groundbreaking third book (originally published in 1940), he offers a more challenging thesis: authentic happiness comes from embracing life as a whole in all its contradictions and paradoxes, an attitude that Watts calls the “way of acceptance.” Drawing […]

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In or Out: A Practical Guide to Decision Making

Do you have trouble making decisions in all areas of your life? Discover a practical system for making decisions quickly and effectively to achieve everything you dream. Do you feel like you have one foot in and one foot out of your jobs, relationships, and social engagements? Are your big and small life decisions weighing […]

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Counselling Skills in Context

Published in association with the BACUP, this textbook provides the required knowledge for counselling skills qualifications. The book relates to the activity of counselling skills and addresses the context and roles in which these skills are used. Each chapter of the book contains information and practical activities which are designed to test knowledge. The book […]

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Economics for Business

Economics for Business enables the reader to develop a clear understanding of the economic environment in which business takes place. This comprehensive book covers: the process of globalization and its implications for business; the role of the market and supply and demand; the impact of demand on branding and brand loyalty; and pricing strategies under […]

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The Counselling Sessions: Overcoming Anxiety & Panic Attacks

This book is based on real-life counselling sessions. The themes are based on real events that occurred during counselling sessions with various clients who were suffering with anxiety or panic attacks. The book shows a scripted conversation between counsellor and client over five counselling sessions. There are also counsellor notes throughout each session to help […]

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The Spiritual Dimension of the Enneagram

A groundbreaking exploration of the spiritual dimension of working with the enneagram by one of its earliest students and teachers in America. Here is one of the first books to explore in an authentic and comprehensive way the original spiritual dimension of the enneagram. Among the most knowledgeable teachers of the enneagram in America, Sandra […]

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Tough Calls

We all make decisions every day. Most of them are pretty straightforward, but every so often there are some really tough calls. In business the choices that executives are sometimes faced with can make the difference between acclaimed success and ongoing prosperity, and failure and financial disaster. In Tough Calls, leading businessman Allan Leighton focuses […]

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Diversity, Culture and Counselling

Canada is one of the most diverse nations in the world. As counsellors increasingly deal with people from many different cultures and backgrounds, there is a need to shift from Eurocentric counselling theories and methods towards an approach that recognizes diversity and new world perspectives. Bringing a fresh Canadian outlook to the field of multicultural […]

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The Book of Woe

“Gary Greenberg has become the Dante of our psychiatric age, and the DSM-5 is his Inferno.” —Errol Morris Since its debut in 1952, the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has set down the “official” view on what constitutes mental illness. Homosexuality, for instance, was a mental illness until 1973. Each revision […]

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