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Conscious Loving: The Journey to Co-Committment
Conscious Loving: The Journey to Co-Committment
by Gay Hendricks
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 16.61
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The BEST Relationship Book. Period., July 16 2004
Just returned from a weekend workshop with the Hendricks, and all I can say is, "This stuff works."
Already has changed some signficant patterns in my life and relationship.
Get the book, but if you can afford it, go see them "do" the work live and in person. I've been to tons of personal growth seminars, but this one was so far and away beyond anyone else's it amazed me.
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Check it out.

The Religious Function of the Psyche
The Religious Function of the Psyche
by Lionel Corbett
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 43.95
30 used & new from CDN$ 11.61

5.0 out of 5 stars A Brilliant Jungian on the Numinous!, July 1 2004
Fascinating and thorough and utterly compelling, Dr. Corbett's book is an amazing look at the relationship between psyche and spirit. Recommended!

A Place of Healing: Working with Suffering in Living and Dying
A Place of Healing: Working with Suffering in Living and Dying
by Michael Kearney
Edition: Hardcover
14 used & new from CDN$ 118.51

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Brilliant and Poetic Book/Hospice People Should Read It!, June 30 2004
Anyone who works with or cares about end of life issues should read this book. Kearney, an MD with a specialty in palliative care (he worked with Cicely Saunders!) is a gorgeous, heartful writer and his ideas about healing are cutting edge and profound. All Hospice people, medical students, physians and nurses should read this book.

The Importance of Being Famous: Behind the Scenes of the Celebrity-Industial Complex
The Importance of Being Famous: Behind the Scenes of the Celebrity-Industial Complex
by Maureen Orth
Edition: Hardcover
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2.0 out of 5 stars Don't Be Fooled -- This a Collection of Vanity Fair Articles, May 31 2004
She's a great writer, but if you read Vanity Fair, YOU HAVE READ THIS ALL BEFORE! The publisher should be ASHAMED of how they marketed this book, suggesting it is a comprehensive original piece of writing about a very interesting subject -- when in fact, it is a collection of Orth's previously written pieces. What a rip off.
I'm returning my copy because the book is not what it suggests it is. (And some of the articles profile poeple we SERIOUSLY no longer care about, or about whom so much has already been written (Michael Jackson, Laci Peterson) that the articles seem seriously dated.
She's married to Tim Russert whose own book just hit the new york times best seller list, so they will not be hurting for money. Take a pass on this book. Maureen, use your considerable talent and write a book instead of publishing a collection of tired pieces that ran elsewhere. (Does anyone REALLY care about Tina Turner some 10 YEARS after her book and the subsequent movie was released???) Orth is a compelling writer and I love reading her work in Vanity Fair. I expected more.....

The Unimaginable Life: Lessons Learned on the Path of Love
The Unimaginable Life: Lessons Learned on the Path of Love
by Kenny and Julia Loggins
Edition: Paperback
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars They're Getting a Divorce, May 9 2004
So typical; every single time some famous couple releses a book, or CD or, like Ellen and Anne Heche, go on Oprahto proclaim how NOW they REALLY understand LOVE, inevitably and sooner or later, they break up.
I read in the paper that Kenny and Julia (who I believe he first met during a colonic that she was giving him) are splitting. I remember reading this book when it first came out thinking, oh boy, they'd BETTER STAY MARRIED for all the incredible, self-serving mooning they do over each other -- including (wince) journal entries... oy.
So don't bother; this book was a lovely public display of their courtship and marriage (I seem to recall that Kenny actually broke up with his first wife to marry the colonic-giver) but you can't believe any of it now.
I'd rather read a book written by people after they've been together for at least 15 years -- EVERYONE sounds like Kenny and Julia for the first year or two.
I'm sorry for their pain at this new twist in their story, but I could've told them then ...don't even think you can publish a book like this and expect to achieve longevity. It reminds me of people who get each other's names tatooed on their bodies (can any one say, "Angelina Jolie?") and then have to pay to have it removed when that romance inevitably fails.
The CD of the same name is actually one of Kenny's best ever.. just skip Julia's "poetry" on the first cut and try to pretend that Kenny's not signing all this mooney goo about ... the woman he's now divorcing. Ahh, celebrity.....

Hollywood Animal: A Memoir
Hollywood Animal: A Memoir
by Joe Eszterhas
Edition: Hardcover
39 used & new from CDN$ 5.40

5.0 out of 5 stars What A Great Read!, May 8 2004
Oh, so Joe is human after all? What a surprize! And an alcoholic too! (explains most, if not all of the behavior he was so lambasted for through his years in Hollywood.)
A great story of an immigrant's life, a life in Hollywood, true love, redemption, and the power of life-threatening illness to change someone's life completely around.
He's a terrific writer and the book reads like a novel.
Say what you want about his former enormous ego and over-the-top antics -- most alcoholics with money and power act the exact same way -- but the book is great and his humility at the end proves that people can change.
A must-read for Hollywood fans, writers and pop-culture fans. It's an amazing inside look at the insanity that is Hollywood.
Many blessings on your continued journey, Joszi!

The Mantra Book
The Mantra Book
by Lillian Too
Edition: Hardcover
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Read Thomas Ashley-Farrand Instead, Jan. 18 2004
This review is from: The Mantra Book (Hardcover)
Good gief; she writes a million books on Feng Shui, and then switches to hindu mantras? Read Sanskrit mantra expert Thomas Ashley-Farrand's excellent books (Healing Mantras, Shakti Mantras and lots of Sounds True tapes) instead for the real thing.

On This Journey We Call Our Life: Living the Questions
On This Journey We Call Our Life: Living the Questions
by James Hollis
Edition: Paperback
18 used & new from CDN$ 21.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Profound Wisdom, Nov. 29 2003
Wow, this guy is an amazing writer and thinker and translator of Jungian concepts. I read THE MIDDLE PASSAGE and then started reading ALL of his books. His words give meaning to the journey, that's for sure. Highly recommended!

Shakti Mantras: Tapping into the Great Goddess Energy Within
Shakti Mantras: Tapping into the Great Goddess Energy Within
by Thom Ashley-Farrand
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 14.40
33 used & new from CDN$ 6.27

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Spiritual Practice, Nov. 25 2003
I love chanting mantras, and Ashley-Farrand's books are easy to follow, contain pronunciation guides (very helpful!) and give chants for helping you with all manner of troubles.
I've been doing the Ganesha one for months, and it's really helped!

The Tao of Equus: A Woman's Journey of Healing and Transformation Through the Way of the Horse
The Tao of Equus: A Woman's Journey of Healing and Transformation Through the Way of the Horse
by Linda Kohanov
Edition: Hardcover
16 used & new from CDN$ 3.58

5.0 out of 5 stars A Brilliant Book That We've Been Waiting for Years to Discov, Aug. 24 2003
Finally, finally, finally the good old boyz network can move aside for the women, starting with Linda and this book. How it is that women hav enot written more books about the unique relationship between us and our equine companions boggles the mind, but never mind. The Tao of Equus is here. If you have ever "felt" soemthing "more" when riding or hanging out with your four-legged thousand pound angel, READ THIS BOOK. She's got another one coming and does seminars and has a great web site, etc. This one is a MUST for anyone -- but especially women -- who has flet a deep connection with their horse. Rock on, Linda, and keep writing.

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