Mind Reading Quick and Easy by Richard Webster

Mind Reading Quick and Easy by Richard Webster

Have you ever had that inner sense that someone you know is thinking about you or you happen to be thinking about them the very moment that they send you an email or call you on your phone? Telepathy can be experienced at any time and in a variety of ways. Whilst, for most of the time, we experience telepathic exchanges in totally spontaneous ways it is possible to consciously project your thoughts at someone and to force them to act in ways that they might not be expecting. In…

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The Kindness Handbook by Sharon Salzburg

The Kindness Handbook by Sharon Salzburg

The Kindness Handbook is a collection of stories, meditation exercises, inspirations, poems and teachings all of which are designed, as the author, Sharon Salzberg, puts it ‘…as a guidebook through the wide-ranging landscape of kindness.’ In this sense it is a book that is not designed to be read in a linear fashion but instead to be opened at any page and consulted for its insights and advice. Sharon Salzberg is a life-long student of Buddhism and has taught meditation all over the world. In her book she introduces readers…

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An Intelligent Life by Koitsu Yokoyama

An Intelligent Life by Koitsu Yokoyama

These are Why, What, When and When – without their existence in our language we would have no ability to enunciate our inner desire for deeper understanding or expanded wisdom. As Koitsu Yokoyama points out in his book An Intelligent Life each of these interrogative pronouns are in fact some of the very first words uttered by a child as he or she begins to question the world and to evaluate their place within it. In reality we actually live in two worlds – a tangible world of experience and…

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Ghosts of Lincoln by Adam Selzer

Ghosts of Lincoln by Adam Selzer

Over many years Adam Selzer has amassed a huge collection of information on the life and strange, paranormal circumstances that have surrounded Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865). In his book, Ghosts of Lincoln: Discovering His Paranormal Legacy, he shares some of his research into one a man whose life and violent death has fascinated the American public for a very long time. In the opening to his book Adam expresses the opinion that ‘It’ fair to say that Lincoln haunts the United States, whether as an actual ghost, as several different ghosts,…

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Buddhism for Dudes by Gerry Stribling

Buddhism for Dudes by Gerry Stribling

Buddhism, as Gerry Stribling reminds us in his book ‘Buddhism for Dudes’ is not a religion but a moral philosophy – which came as a slight shock to him when he entered a temple in Sri Lanka and found monks in fervent worship. Having spent a little time with his Buddhist teachers, as well as a great deal more time spent chanting, Stribling eventually discovered for himself that Buddhism as a spiritual process does not impose fixed notions about life and how we should experience it. As he points out…

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