The Five Longings

The Five Longings

What We've Always Wanted-and Already Have

Book - 2017
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"Identifying the things you long for can reveal deep truths about yourself. The Five Longingscan show you how to work with these desires to live in a happier, more satisfying way. If you've ever had a vague sense that something's missing from your life, congratulations: That longing for something better is a sign of being fully human, fully alive. But what's even more wonderful, according to Dave Richo, is that when you identify and carefully examine the things you long for--like love, meaning, freedom, happiness, and growth--you not only discover deep truths about yourself, but you also find that the things you long for were never really "missing" at all. He provides enlightening advice and practices for accessing just this kind of profound self-discovery, illustrated by a wealth of examples from depth psychology, religion, and literature. Our longings in fact point to the presence of something transcendent in us, he shows. In seeking something better, we are seeking that which we already are"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Boulder : Shambhala, 2017
ISBN: 9781611803624
1611803624
Branch Call Number: 158 R533f 2017
Characteristics: ix, 180 pages ; 22 cm

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