Changing Relationships with Ourselves and Others is the follow-up to author Adelphia’s first book, My Journey Within, in which she shared her own personal story of self-growth and development. Here, she takes a deeper look into relationships and how they affect both self and others. She explores a compilation of both examples of personal and individual growth and the effects of current and past influences for individuals. She hopes to offer expansion of your mind through a reminder that what is seen on the surface is not necessarily the bigger picture of your life. Rather, it is merely that which you choose to show to others, not your true inner workings. It’s easy to get caught up in your own life, and that can make it difficult to see the bigger picture, hindering you from working toward your bigger goals. Changing Relationships with Ourselves and Others also investigates the contracts that are signed by individuals before coming onto the earthly plain. These contracts are both for the individual and collective groups, indicating what their learning curves will be. Nothing you do in life is truly wrong; these decisions are simply required so you can experience certain events in your life, creating opportunities for growth.
Category: Family & Relationships
A flagship series for Edinburgh University Press for many years, The New History of Scotland books have become classic texts. Written by authors at the forefront of their discipline, titles in this series provide an ideal introduction to Scottish history for students and for general readers. This popular and enduring series is now being updated with thoroughly revised editions both by original and by new authors. A galloping and rip-roaring piece of work.' C.P. Hammond Bammel `Fascinating and relevant.' Scottish Review of Books `A subtle and highly original blend of social and cultural history. This book will serve Scotland well.' R.J. Morris, University of Edinburgh What did it mean to be a Scot in an age marked by the movement of people and the flow of information? This revised and updated volume is a blended history of the Scots in a period of major transformation during the industrial era from 1832 to 1914. Examining Scottish society through the lens of modernity, Graeme Morton charts the interplay of social change within Scotland and the relentless eddy of historical developments home and away. Where previous histories of this period have focused on industry, this book takes a closer look at the people who helped to innovate and forge the Scottish nation through technology and opportunity. In the homeland and from a distance, identity was a key element in explaining industrial Scotland, as cultural and societal innovations were melded in this foundry of a confident and self-determined nation
Author: Graeme Morton
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
When it was incorporated into the Greek state in 1912, Greek Macedonia constituted a mosaic of populations who spoke different languages and shared different cultures and religions. The Greek state, the local authorities and the local intelligentsia strove to achieve the ethnic and cultural assimilation of all these populations -- in the end, with varying degrees of success. Long the site of fierce nationalist activity, Macedonia is a revealing microcosm of the ethnic divides that resistthe homogenizing tendencies of nation-states throughout the world. This timely and interdisciplinary book brings together the work of specialists in various fields to spotlight the cultural processes of assimilation that have taken place in Greek Macedonia since 1912. It sheds new light on the old and complex socio-historical roots of this hotly contested area and of the Balkans in general, and will serve as a model for future studies on nationalism, ethnic identity and cultural heritage.
the development of a Greek Macedonian cultural identity since 1912
Author: Peter Mackridge,Eleni Yannakakis
Publisher: Berg Publishers
Category: Social Science
the Washington Post sociology companion
Category: Social Science
We live in a time when attention spans are shrinking while demands on our emotions are accelerating at ever increasing rates. The media that once brought us news now seems determined to interpret it, forcing us to take sides rather than come to understanding. This growing white noise of conflict threatens to overwhelm our ability to find peace of mind. How can we clear away the unnecessary clutter and help ourselves, and others lead lives of true contentment and continuing growth? The answer to this question is found in a remarkable new book, Beyond Help, by Dr. Camaron J Thomas. It is a breakthrough guide that shows us, step by step, how we can help ourselves and others become better human beings in a dehumanizing world. Thomas' text is profound yet easy to grasp and richly illustrated by examples taken from her long experience as a professional mediator. It leads the reader through the challenges and pitfalls of self-perception to the heights of the abiding presence; showing us how to cast debilitating baggage aside along the way so we can rise to our fullest potential. Beyond Help breaks the mold of self-help publications by empowering rather than manipulating the reader. It is a lifeline to anyone struggling to evolve in the turbulent waters racing beneath the surface of today's social network.
A Breakthrough View of How We Help Ourselves and Others
Author: Camaron J. Thomas Ph. D.
In this beautifully written meditation book, best-selling author Karen Casey clarifies the varieties of love: the love we show friends, family, a lover, even ourselves. For those who struggle to love and be loved -- Worthy of Love offers 52 wisdom-filled meditations. Favorite Hazelden author Karen Casey clarifies the varieties of love: the love we show friends, family, a lover, even ourselves.
Meditations On Loving Ourselves And Others
Author: Karen Casey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
This revised and updated volume of the New History of Scotland series explores a period of intense identity formation in Scotland. Examining the 'us and them' mentality, it delivers an account of the blended nature of Scottish society through the transformations of the industrial era from 1832 to 1914.Alongside the history of Scotland's national identity, and its linked political and social institutions, is an account of the changing nature of society within Scotland and the relentless eddy of historical developments from home and away. Where previous histories of this period have focused on industry, this book will take a closer look at the people that helped to form Scottish national identity. Graeme Morton shows that identity was a key element in explaining Industrial Scotland, charting the interplay between the micro and the macro and merging the histories of the Scots and the Scottish nation.
Author: Graeme Morton
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
The four temperaments are patterns of organization. David Keirsey described these patterns of organization in the popular book Please Understand Me. By understanding these four temperament patterns we can better understand and relate to others. In this booklet, Linda V. Berens has made these temperament patterns more available and applicable to everyday life. Understanding Yourself and Others, An Introduction to Temperament is designed to be interactive so you can explore the four temperament patterns and identify your own and others.
An Introduction to Temperament
Author: Linda V. Berens
Publisher: Telos Publications
Category: Interpersonal relations
1. The Aim of This Essay Ethical Egoism, the doctrine that, roughly speaking, one should promote one's own good, has been a live issue since the very beginnings of moral philosophy. Historically, it is the most widely held normative theory, and, next to Utilitarianism, it is the most intensely debated one. What is at stake in this debate is a fundamental question of ethics: 'Is there any reason, except self-interest, for considering the interests of other people?' The ethical egoist answers No to this question, thus rejecting the received conception of morality. Is Ethical Egoism an acceptable position? There are many forms of Ethical Egoism, and each may be interpreted in several different ways. So the relevant question is rather, 'Is there an acceptable version of Ethical It is the main aim of this essay to answer this question. This Egoism?' means that I will be confronted with many other controversial questions, for example, 'What is a moral principle?', 'Is value objective or subjec tive?', 'What is the nature of the self?' For the acceptability of most ver sions of Ethical Egoism, it has been alleged, depends on what answers are given to questions such as these. (I will show that in some of these cases there is in fact no such dependence. ) It is, of course, impossible to ad equately discuss all these questions within the compass of my essay.
A Study of Ethical Egoism
Author: Jan Österberg
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Uses mythical, literary, and film references to discuss the vampire archetype from a Jungian perspective and explore its relevance to personal relationships
Encountering the Psychic Vampire in Ourselves and Others
Author: Barbara E. Hort
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Category: Family & Relationships
"How do we, as human beings, come to understand ourselves and others around us? This question couldn't be more timely or pertinent to the issues facing humanity today. At the heart of most of our world's most troubling political and social problems lies a divergence in perspectives between nations and/or cultural groups. For example, how should we characterize the seemingly intractable divide between Indians and Pakistanis? What lies at the heart of the constant misunderstanding between Israelis and Palestinians? How has the political divide in the United States taken on such polemic divisions? How are we to make sense of the baffling resistance certain groups of people in many nations have to the overwhelming evidence of global climate change? In essence, the divergences in all of these perspectives are related to fundamentally different ways in which groups value their existence and construct a meaningful picture of who they are in relation to others. By drawing on multidisciplinary approaches to social psychological phenomena illustrated in these examples, this book draws together a number of cutting edge researchers and practitioners in psychology and related fields. The discussions in this book both review some of the most significant debates concerning how different groups come to share meanings, and radically advance this discussion in impactful new directions. "--
Explorations in Intersubjectivity and Interobjectivity
Author: Gordon Sammut,Paul Daanen,Fathali M. Moghaddam
Understand more about the mind and how it works with Brilliant Psychology. Bringing this complex area to life, it covers everything you need to know on how we perceive the world, our relationships with others, why psychological problems occur and the key to being happy. Covering the fundamental aspects of the human mind together with an introduction to the important figures and theories, it’s highly practical with an emphasis on how psychology relates to our lives.
How to understand yourself and other people
Author: Louise Deacon
Publisher: Pearson UK
Accepting Ourselves and Others
A Journey Into Recovery from Addictive and Compulsive Behaviors for Gays, Lesbians, & Bisexuals
Author: Sheppard B. Kominars,Kathryn D. Kominars
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
Author: Kathy Collard Miller
Publisher: Xulon Press
Comfort and Joy is a small book that can engender big and welcomed changes in our lives and our attitude. It's a book to keep handy, to turn to again and again. Lafia offers forty-five vignettes-small stories, pictures of comfort as simple and grand as a plush pillow, a warm cup of tea. Simply reading them is comforting and more than likely to inspire the reader to follow the suggestions in "Cultivating Comfort," which follows each passage. And because she knows that comfort taken and comfort shared make the world a very much better place, in a section called "Applied Comfort," Lafia gives us inspiring ways to take comfort and pass it on. A simple and beautiful book with a profound message - learning to comfort ourselves is not a narcissistic pursuit - it's absolutely essential if we want to make any kind of real difference in the world.
Simple Ways to Care for Ourselves and Others
Author: Colette Lafia
Publisher: Conari Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
A reprint of a gay nineties publication for young ladies instructing them in such hobbies as fancy needlework, handmade dolls, china painting, painting in oils, heraldic painting, preservation of wild flowers, and many others.
The American Girls Handy Book
Author: Lina Beard,Adelia Belle Beard
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction