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Living an examined life : wisdom for the second half of the journey

Author: James Hollis
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, [2018]
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James Hollis offers an essential guidebook for anyone at a crossroads in life. Here this acclaimed author guides you through 21 areas for self-inquiry and growth. With his trademark eloquence and insight, Dr. Hollis offers Living an Examined Life to inspire you toward a life of personal authority, integrity, and fulfillment. “It is my hope that this book will be a tool to recover your respect for that which abides  Read more...
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Hollis, James, 1940-
Living an examined life.
Boulder, CO : Sounds True, Inc., [2018]
(DLC) 2017033164
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Hollis
ISBN: 9781683640479 1683640470
OCLC Number: 993623835
Description: x, 125 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Choice Is yours 1 --
Chapter 2 It's Time to Grow Up 7 --
Chapter 3 Let Go of the Old 13 --
Chapter 4 Recover Personal Authority 19 --
Chapter 5 Seek to Make Amends 25 --
Chapter 6 Step Out from under the Parental Shade 29 --
Chapter 7 Vow to Get Unstuck 33 --
Chapter 8 Come back to Your Task 39 --
Chapter 9 Chosse the Path of Enlargement 45 --
Chapter 10 What Gift Have You Been Withholding from the World? 51 --
Chapter 11 See the Old Self-Destructive Patterns 57 --
Chapter 12 What Is the Bigger Picture for You? 63 --
Chapter 13 Choose Meaning over Happiness 69 --
Chapter 14 Honor, Finally, What You Left Behind, and Seize Permission to Be Who You Are 75 --
Chapter 15 Exorcise the Ghosts of the Past That Bind You 81 --
Chapter 16 Free Your Children from you 87 --
Chapter 17 Bestow Love on the Unlovable Parts of You 91 --
Chapter 18 Honor the Difference between Job, Duty, and Calling 97 --
Chapter 19 Construct a Mature Spirituality 103 --
Chapter 20 Seize Permission to Be Who You Really Are 109 --
Chapter 21 Live the Examined Life: Live the Questions, Not the Answers 115.
Responsibility: James Hollis, PhD.

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James Hollis offers an essential guidebook for anyone at a crossroads in life. Here this acclaimed author guides you through 21 areas for self-inquiry and growth. With his trademark eloquence and insight, Dr. Hollis offers Living an Examined Life to inspire you toward a life of personal authority, integrity, and fulfillment. “It is my hope that this book will be a tool to recover your respect for that which abides deeply within,” writes Dr. Hollis. “You will not be spared disappointment or suffering. But you can know the depth and dignity of an authentic journey, of being a real player in your time on this turning planet, and your life will become more interesting, taking you deeper than ever before.”

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