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Perspective : the calm within the storm

Author: Robert J Wicks
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For generations, classic wisdom literature has taught that a healthy perspective can replenish our thirst for a meaningful and rewarding life. From its inception clinical psychology has followed suit, revealing that how we see ourselves and the world is more important than what we see or have-in essence, that a healthy perspective is tantamount to possessing the psychological ""pearl of great price."" Robert J.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wicks, Robert J.
Perspective
(DLC) 2013028104
(OCoLC)854848101
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Wicks
ISBN: 9780199944569 0199944563 1306372933 9781306372930
OCLC Number: 868580401
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Perspective: The Calm within the Storm; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PEARL OF GREAT PRICE: A PROLOGUE; Psychological Portals to Experiencing a Healthier Perspective; One A Time to See: Creating Space for a More Mindful Life; Two Seeing Ourselves More Completely: Fathoming the Lessons of Positive Psychology and Narrative Therapy; Three Preventing "Spiritual Alzheimer's": Understanding the Modern Psychology of Gratitude and Happiness; Four Seeing in the Darkness: Appreciating the Paradox of Posttraumatic Growth. Five Uncovering and Facing Inner Roadblocks: Overcoming Resistances to Openness and ChangeThe Calm within the Storm: An Epilogue; APPENDIX Once Through the Portals: Daily Reflections on Reinforcing a Healthy Perspective; REFERENCES; READING A BIT FURTHER; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CREDITS; INDEX.
Responsibility: by Robert J. Wicks.

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Robert J. Wicks, author of Bounce: Living the Resilient Life (OUP, 2010), has brought together under one cover some of the most recent and powerful approaches to discovering and regaining a healthy  Read more...

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