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Full Potential: Daoist Wisdom Meets Western Psychology By Livia Kohn
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Blending modern psychology and Daoist wisdom into a recipe for the fully actualized child, this book shows how human beings form an integral part of the greater universe. Partaking in Dao to the... More > fullest, they can experience a sense of well-being, inner harmony, and overarching excellence. Daoist classics describe this realization of full potential in terms of free and easy wandering or skillful spontaneity. Western psychologists similarly speak of personal fulfillment in work and play. Activated differently in the brain, subject to both genes and training, key psychological dimensions of happiness and flow become apparent in different stages of childhood development and are enhanced by optimal learning conditions, manifold forms of play, and conscientious parenting—leading to the realization of full potential and attainment of Daoist harmony. This book offers a unique presentation: none other pulls the same level of information together, let alone present it in such a vibrant and engaging way.< Less
Full Potential: Daoist Wisdom Meets Western Psychology By Livia Kohn
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Blending modern psychology and Daoist wisdom into a recipe for the fully actualized child, this book shows how human beings form an integral part of the greater universe. Partaking in Dao to the... More > fullest, they can experience a sense of well-being, inner harmony, and overarching excellence, attaining flow and authentic happiness while developing each one of their multiple intelligences. Activated differently in the brain and subject to both genes and training, they rise to the fore in different stages of childhood development and are enhanced by optimal learning conditions, manifold forms of play, and conscientious parenting—leading to the realization of full potential and attainment of Daoist harmony. This book offers a unique presentation: none other pulls the same level of information together, let alone present it in such a vibrant and engaging way.< Less
Health and Long Life: The Chinese Way By Livia Kohn & Steve Jackowicz
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A comprehensive and integrated overview of the wide variety of Chinese medical and spiritual practices, this volume provides not only a basic description of numerous different facets of Chinese... More > healing, but also discusses its relationship to contemporary Western science and religious Daoism. It provides a clear outline of the worldview underlying the practices, focusing on Dao, qi, and discussing the understanding of body and mind. It then describes the key features of diagnosis, acupuncture, and massage. In addition, it furnishes a detailed outline of key longevity practices, including dietetics, herbal remedies, Feng Shui, self-massages, qigong, taiji quan, and meditation. Clear in presentation and lovingly illustrated, the book is a wonderful primer of all the different dimensions of Chinese health.< Less
Living with the Dao: Conceptual Issues in Daoist Practice By Livia Kohn
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Daoist practice is often seen as a predominantly physical and meditational activity, where the alignment of the body and harmonization of qi bring about the transformation of the emotions and... More > unfolding of the spirit. While this is entirely plausible, progress along the path in all cases also requires the rethinking and reformulation of one's basic ideas about the world, the adjustment of the mind and one's sense of identity to the flow of the Dao. This 250-page collection of thirteen papers for the first time bridges the gap between practitioners focusing largely on the presentation of techniques and thinkers/scholars concerning themselves mainly with cosmological, philosophical, and historical issues. It enhances our understanding of Daoism: its vision of mind, emotions, and the self, its views on the origins and manifestations of evil, and its take on family, society, deities, and the otherworld.< Less

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