A Theory of Human Motivation

Reprint of 1943 Edition.This is the article in which Maslow first presented his hierarchy of needs. It was first printed in his 1943 paper "A Theory of Human Motivation". Maslow subsequently extended the idea to include his observations of humans' innate curiosity. His theories parallel many other theories of human developmental psychology, some of which […]

Wise Mind Living

Are you easily overwhelmed by your emotions? Is stress hurting your relationships and getting in the way of reaching your goals? With Wise Mind Living, esteemed psychotherapist and Columbia University professor Dr. Erin Olivo presents an in-depth resource that empowers us to stop struggling with emotions like fear, anger, shame, and sadness—and discover the doorway […]

The Liar in Your Life

In The Liar in Your Life, psychology professor Robert Feldman, one of the world’s leading authorities on deception, draws on his immense body of knowledge to give fresh insights into how and why we lie, how our culture has become increasingly tolerant of deception, the cost it exacts on us, and what to do about […]

Happy

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTELLER ‘Deeply informative, moving, wise and full of love’Alain de Botton Everyone says they want to be happy. But that’s much more easily said than done. What does being happy actually mean? And how do you even know when you feel it?Across the millennia, philosophers have thought long and hard about happiness. […]

The End of Absence

Soon enough, nobody will remember life before the Internet. What does this unavoidable fact mean? Those of us who have lived both with and without the crowded connectivity of online life have a rare opportunity. We can still recognize the difference between Before and After. We catch ourselves idly reaching for our phones at the […]

Time For Wonderlust

RETIREMENT AS YOUR LAST SECOND CHANCE This “Wonderlust” book speaks to those over 50 who are looking to rededicate their lives to something other than work. It’s difficult to know where to turn after a long career, so this book offers four helpful concepts. YOUR NEW FUTURE MAY LIE IN YOUR PAST 1. You’ve probably […]

My Mother/My Self

When Nancy Friday began her research for My Mother/My Self in the early 1970’s no work existed that explored the unique interaction between mother and daughter. Today psychotherapists throughout the world acknowledge that if women are to be able to love without possessing, to find work that fulfills them, and to discover their full sexuality, […]