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Personal Development

Personal Development

Personal development comprises activities that improve self-knowledge and identity, develop talents and potential, enhance quality of life and realise dreams and aspirations. The concept of personal development covers a wider field than self-development or self-help; it also includes developing other people, and by extension refers to the methods, programs, tools, techniques, and assessment systems used in personal development. From early advocates in self-driven advice, the connotations of the phrase have spread and often apply particularly to education, business, or psychological areas, purveyed through the popular genre of self-help books. Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) is sometimes credited with beginning the self-help movement in the twentieth century when he published How to Win Friends and Influence People in 1936. Having failed in several careers, Carnegie became fascinated with success and its link to self-confidence, and studied the subject for years. Carnegie's books have since sold over 50 million copies, alongside modern bestsellers in the field such as Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay and Anthony Robbins.

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  1. Tantra for the West: A Direct Path to Love, Fulfillment, Freedom, and Enlightenment
    Tantra for the West: A Direct Path to Love, Fulfillment, Freedom, and Enlightenment
    £11.99

    Tantra is usually thought of as sex with some kind of mysticism thrown in. Marc Allen goes back to the original meaning of tantra and shows how it can be applied to every moment of your life, excluding nothing. Within your way of life, within your everyday thoughts and feelings, are the keys to love, freedom, and fulfillment. Learn More
  2. The Science and Practice of Humility: The Path to Ultimate Freedom
    The Science and Practice of Humility: The Path to Ultimate Freedom
    £12.99

    Humility, being open and receptive to all experience, is the key to becoming one with the spontaneous patterns of the universe. Learn More
  3. Gates of Power: Actualize Your True Self
    Gates of Power: Actualize Your True Self
    £12.99

    An accelerated and comprehensive path to self-actualization and self-transformation Learn More
  4. Sacred Number and the Lords of Time: The Stone Age Invention of Science and Religion
    Sacred Number and the Lords of Time: The Stone Age Invention of Science and Religion
    £12.99

    An exploration of sacred geometry, space, and time encoded in stone structures during four successive ages of megalithic building. Learn More
  5. Norse Goddess Magic: Trancework, Mythology, and Ritual
    Norse Goddess Magic: Trancework, Mythology, and Ritual
    £12.99

    A practical guide to the magic of the feminine side of the Norse pantheon. Learn More
  6. Meditation on Perception: Ten Healing Practices to Cultivate Mindfulness
    Meditation on Perception: Ten Healing Practices to Cultivate Mindfulness
    £11.99

    Perception one of the basic constituents of the body and mind can be both a source of suffering and pain, as well as a source of happiness and health. The Buddhist tradition teaches that perception can be trained and ultimately purified through the practice of meditation. Learn More
  7. Baldr's Magic: The Power of Norse Shamanism and Ecstatic Trance
    Baldr's Magic: The Power of Norse Shamanism and Ecstatic Trance
    £12.99

    A guide to using ecstatic trance to connect with your ancestors, rediscover your extrasensory powers, and reclaim the peaceful nature of humanity. Learn More
  8. No Mud No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering
    No Mud No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering
    £11.99

    The secret to happiness is to acknowledge and transform suffering, not to run away from it. In No Mud, No Lotus, Thich Nhat Hanh offers practices and inspiration for transforming suffering and finding true joy. Thich Nhat Hanh acknowledges that because suffering can feel so bad, we try to run away from it or cover it up by consuming. Learn More
  9. The Zero Point Agreement: How to be Who You Already are
    The Zero Point Agreement: How to be Who You Already are
    £15.99

    A practical guide to stop searching for meaning by creating meaning from within. Learn More
  10. Your Essential Self: The Inner Journey to Authenticity and Spiritual Enlightenment
    Your Essential Self: The Inner Journey to Authenticity and Spiritual Enlightenment
    £13.99

    Helps you learn how to attain the three stages of human awakening - the process of self-discovery, the transformation into authenticity, and the source of consciousness - on the inner journey to your true self. This guide describes how spiritual attainment is not an unreachable fantasy, but a logical extension of human development. Learn More
  11. The Mystical Backpacker: How to Discover Your Destiny in the Modern World
    The Mystical Backpacker: How to Discover Your Destiny in the Modern World
    £10.99

    The Mystical Backpacker invites you to explore your inner terrain and learn how to create your own unique version of a modern day vision quest. Learn More
  12. The Buddha's Wife: The Path of Awakening Together
    The Buddha's Wife: The Path of Awakening Together
    £16.99

    For the first time the intimate story of Princess Yasodhara, the wife Buddha left behind, and her alternative journey to spiritual enlightenment Learn More

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