In this seminal work on the inner life of women, Dr. Estés reveals how within every woman there lives a Wild Woman.
She is filled with passionate creativity and ageless knowing, but has been repressed for centuries by a values system that trivialises emotional truth, intuitive wisdom and instinctual self-confidence.
“A lexicon for the female psyche that is riotous, upbeat and unique” – The Times
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Everyone is talking about mindfulness, but how does it actually work and how can it help you?
Mindfulness is a simple yet radical practice that can completely transform your life. Paddy Brosnan worked for many years as an investment advisor but felt trapped in a cycle of anxiety and anger. When he began practising mindfulness every day, he found that his relationships became more profound, his interactions with others more honest and his daily frustrations and anxieties simply vanished. In other words, mindfulness helped him calm down, and he became truly happy.
This Works is the collection of tools and exercises that Paddy teaches in his workshops and events, and includes examples of everyday mindfulness from his own family life. It shows you that literally anyone can learn to meditate, and you don’t have to become a Buddhist monk to be truly zen. Through simple daily exercises, you’ll learn that mindfulness is not something you do, but something you are.
Or, put simply, mindfulness can help you be truly happy.£10.99 Add to basket
Magical maven, Lilith Dorsey, has packed into this fun, informative and practical book over 250 spells, potions, rituals and recipes devoted to all facets of love and sex.
Based on years of magical experience and prodigious research, this book includes sections on such topics as self-love, marriage, fertility, erotic adventures, the ethics of love magic and more. The spells are drawn from a wide diversity of magical traditions and focus on equally diverse situations. There are spells for finding love, keeping love and healing yourself so that you are ready for love. The book, also, includes rituals for invoking goddesses of love. Dorsey considers and discusses all facets of the romantic experience.
Here is the go-to book for every spell you will ever need for finding and keeping romance, passion, sex, marriage, fertility and love in your life. Rooted in serious scholarship while still exploring the weird, wild and wonderful side of love magic, this book provides expert advice and genuine spells that work to bring you your heart’s desire.£12.99 Add to basket
Crystal Prescriptions volume 7: The A-Z Guide to Creating Crystal Essences for Abundant Well-Being, Environmental Healing and Astral Magic by Judy Hall
Crystal essences and gem waters have been used for thousands of years to bring the body back into harmony and restore personal and environmental well-being. They are an extremely convenient way of combining crystal properties. In this, the latest volume in the Crystal Prescriptions series, you will learn how to create your own essences from healing crystals. Powerful aids to self-development and soul growth, these potent essences heal and rebalance the chakras, support your abundance and aspirations, assist in overcoming addictions, stress and PTSD; expand your consciousness; provide protection against detrimental electromagnetic fields; facilitate environmental and earth-healing, and accelerate karmic, ancestral and past life healing. Sections are included on emotional and mental healing, physiological essences and those to specifically assist young people. You can also explore innovative astrological and astral-magic essences that harness the power of the planets and their associated crystals to capitalise on the strengths of, and overcome the challenges in, your birth chart. These, along with essences for the day-to-day movement of the planets enable you to fulfil your true potential. Each section is accompanied by a Directory of appropriate crystals and an introductory section assists in the care and selection of exactly the right crystals for your essences.£14.99 Add to basket
Photographed by Manuel Bauer and published on the occasion of the Dalai Lama’s 70th birthday, this work includes essays by photographer Matthieu Ricard, and conversations with the Dalai Lama by journalist Christian Schmidt. Photographer Manuel Bauer has photographed the Dalai Lama for years. The privileged access granted him by His Holiness and his entourage have enabled Bauer to offer us these powerful images, oscillating between the spiritual and the personal, the public and the intimate, the epic and the anecdotal. About the Swiss-born photographer the Dalai Lama says: “Manuel Bauer is more than simply a professional: he is a close friend of mine. He also knows a great deal about Tibet, about the Tibetan community, and he has spent years making himself familiar with our culture. He understands Tibet comprehensively, as he does the exile community; and he knows me very well too. It is this knowledge that allows his pictures to say so much about their subjects.” Bauer paints a unique and irreplaceable portrait of one of the most remarkable figures in recent history.
And the book contains numerous quotes from and interviews with the Dalai Lama, plus a full timeline about Tibet’s yesterday and today. “From the early morning until late into the night, and even in our dreams, we experience all kinds of perceptions. We go from being relaxed to being anxious, we feel sometimes anger, sometimes desire, sometimes compassion. Those are transitory states of mind that come and go, from moment to moment. But there must indeed be something that is aware of all this, a continuity of cognition that keeps on experiencing it even after we fall asleep. Yet that something is usually hidden to us, as if behind a curtain. So we need to remove that curtain.” “Promoting science is very important. After all, it is looking for the same thing as Buddhism: the truth! I am more and more convinced that Buddhist monks, too, should study modern science. They could use science to help understand the nature of atoms and quarks, which would in turn help them to grasp the physical aspects of the Buddhist definition of the transitory nature of all things. That is very important.
On the other hand, modern science is not very advanced in the understanding of consciousness, although consciousness, or awareness, is a major physical aspect.”
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