Books tagged: Inspiration & Personal Growth
In a series of reflections focussed on his uneducated yet hard-working Mennonite family and touching on childhood exploits from shoplifting and go-kart racing to the juvenile fear of dying (which spontaneously arises during the rehearsal for an elementary school Christmas concert), ... Read more
By Lise Leblanc
Are you feeling worn out? Overextended? Stressed out? You're not alone - we all get stressed and overwhelmed at times . .. but how do we know when it has gone too far? As we face a global stress-test of epic proportions, this sense of destabilization and uncertainty is causing ... Read more
By Lise Leblanc
None of us want to experience the loss of a loved one, but the sad reality is we've all experienced it, and it is certain that grief will come knocking many times throughout our lives. A psychotherapist for more than twenty years, Lise Leblanc has learned that we are rarely ... Read more
A radical revaluation of how contemporary society perceives death—and an argument for how it can make us happy.
“He who would teach men to die would teach them to live,” writes Montaigne in Essais, and in How to Die: A Book about Being Alive, Ray Robertson takes up the ... Read more
For readers of Walden, Wild, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, A Book of Silence, A Gift from the Sea and other celebrations of the inner adventure.
An utterly engaging dive into our modern ways of retreat — where we go, why we’re drawn, and how it’s urgent
From pilgrim paths ... Read more
Whether it be the death of a friend or family member, this book was written in consultation with teens to ensure it meets their needs. Inside these pagesare moments you will identify with and guidance that will help you onyour painful journey. There are no secrets here--this ... Read more
The loss of your child is a devastating and life-altering experience. Each memory can feel like shattered glass. Sometimes you can cope with your emotions but at other times you are at a loss as to how to calm your pain-filled heart, your splintered world. You are not alone. ... Read more