shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Oct 16th - Management Certificate: Leadership training specifically designed for health and human service professionals [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 16th - 8 Week Mindful Self-Compassion Program [The Centre for MindBody Health]
Oct 16th - The Leadership Edge: Empower and engage employees for maximum performance [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Oct 17th - MBCT Basics in Toronto [The Centre for Mindfulness Studies]
Oct 17th - 21st annual Energy Psychology Conference - Integrating Ancient Wisdom with Modern Science [Energy Psychology Conference Canada]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Connect : 12 Vital Ties That Open Your Heart, Lengthen Your Life, and Deepen Your Soul
Hallowell, Edward M., M.D.
Pocket Books / Softcover / 2001-04-01 / 0743406214
Relationships (Self Help)
price: $21.95 (may be subject to change)
Not in stock - available within 6 weeks.

The promise of wellness and satisfaction has never been as ubiquitous in our culture as it is now. Images of happy people stare out at us from magazine pages and television screens; they are successful and busy, hurrying from office to the opera, eating healthfully and acting responsibly. We are a nation of achievers but, as Dr. Edward Hallowell makes clear in CONNECT, what sustains us -- emotionally, psychologically, physically -- is connectedness, the feeling that we are part of something that matters, something larger than ourselves that gives life its meaning, direction, and purpose.

Hallowell examines the real life most of us lead -- overwhelmed, harried, pressured -- and outlines the steps we can take to connect ourselves to the people and things that matter to us. He elevates the simplest forms of communication, understanding, and self-knowledge as examples of the human moment: the basis for the bridges we build to one another. He tells stories of personal growth -- one woman's plan to bring a neighborhood together, another woman's assembling of a makeshift family, a real estate developer's institution of company-wide weekly pizza dinners -- and identifies in them twelve vital ties to a more connected life. Hallowell concludes that within each of us exists the capacity to connect with the people around us -- our parents, spouses, children, friends, and colleagues -- to become who we want to be and to be happy with who we are.

In CONNECT, you can learn to nurture a heartfelt connection with:

1. Your family of origin. Are you as emotionally close to your family of origin as you would like to be?
2. Your immediate family. Do you treat one another with love and respect?
3. Your friends and community. Do you see friends and neighbors on a regular basis?
4. Work and activities. Do you feel a sense of mission at work?
5. Appreciation of beauty. Do you make time to enjoy a favorite art form?
6. History. Do you feel the power of the past in your daily life?
7. Nature and special places. Are there special places that speak to you in ways no other place can?
8. Pets and other animals. Do you seek companionship from your pet or other animals?
9. Ideas and information. Do you feel that you know how to get the most out of your brain power?
10. Institutions and organizations. Do you take pride in group membership?
11. Greater truth or spiritual faith. Do you continue to seek the truth by whatever means make sense to you?
12. Yourself. Do you feel comfortable being who you are?

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2019

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail info@cavershambooksellers.com
Hours: 9-6 M-W / 9-7 Th-F / 10-6 Sat / 12-5 Sun EST

search
Click here to read previous issues.
authors
Hallowell, Edward M
other lists
Pocket Books
Relationships (Self Help)