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A Mind Awake

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A Mind Awake is book by N.a, publish by HarperCollins with 320 pages. You can read book online free by subscribe to Kindle Unlimited or direct download from the alternative source.
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : : 0062565540
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Religion

A repackaged edition of the revered author’s anthology featuring hundreds of selections from his writings, organized by the main themes of Christian faith. C. S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—wrote widely on all the main themes of Christian faith: God, Jesus, the Trinity, Scripture, sin, evil, nature, sex, the Christian life, prayer, faith, compassion, guilt, and forgiveness. A Mind Awake includes hundreds of short excerpts, curated from the full range of his works and organized them by theme. Useful as both a reference work and as a devotional resource, A Mind Awake contains hidden gems of wisdom that are provocative, whimsical, and insightful, and is an ideal introduction to this towering figure who has profoundly influenced modern Christianity.

The Secret to Opening Your Emerging Mind

Book of The Secret to Opening Your Emerging Mind
  • Author : Caputo
  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Isbn : : 1608446239
  • Pages : 132
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

The Secret to Opening Your Emerging Mind will assist you to awake, activate and authenticate your life. Our world is shifting and old mindsets are becoming outdated. Optimize your emerging mind by following the instructions entitled; "For Maximum Results." This process is like opening a fortune cookie, as you receive a surprise message. Allow the message to inspire your mind, and powerful ac ons will follow. Law of Attraction is employed in these writings, and adds to your experience. Dr. Jake Caputo has seen life from many different perspectives. His careers have included: telephone man, police officer, college instructor, FM radio personality, and national public speaker. Dr. Jake spent many years investigating transformational systems, New Thought Metaphysics and ancient wisdom. His passion for sharing his findings with others to create a purposeful life through self discovery, led him to write this book. The New Science of Wealth, his three day transformational workshop has been four years in the making. Dr. Jake focuses on thoughts, beliefs, feelings and emotions; and how they shape individual reality. Dr. Jake Caputo earned his Ph.D. in Metaphysical Parapsychology from University of Sedona. "A proverbial cookbook of soul wisdom recipes for the emerging Science of Self!" John Jay Harper, author, Tranceformers: Shamans of the 21st Century. "A treasure chest of inspiration; a direct channel to universal wisdom; Dr. Jake has done a marvelous service by reminding us of truths that are contained in our hearts and minds." Fred P. Gallo, Ph.D., author, Energy Psychology and Energy Tapping for Trauma. "This book will blow you away! Dr. Jake has wri en a masterpiece that goes where few others venture and is vital for enlightenment. Amazing!" Susan Barnes, intui ve reader, spiritual lecturer, author of 9 books. "Why are you holding Dr. Jake's book? You were a racted here on purpose. Each page challenges your very being to walk the path of your heart and live purposefully." Gary Sinclair, Cyberphysiologist, author, Healing Alex and Your Empowering Spirit. "If Self-Improvement baffles you, this book is your key to unlock its mysteries. Dr Jake's "Triple A Plan" for ac on is sure to revolu onize your life." John M. Lopes, Chairman - The JML Group

Living Life Awake

Book of Living Life Awake
  • Author : Kristin Walker
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Isbn : : 1665707577
  • Pages : 232
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction

Are you programming yourself, or is your life programming you? In Living Life Awake, author Kristin Walker offers a process of programming your brain to be smart—to do more than help your body survive and exist in a happy state. The concrete, brain-researched information in this guide ensures you stay on track with your life plans. Walker liberates you from crippling, negative thoughts; shows you how to overcome challenges; and equips you to live life fully. Through seventy-five daily messages, Living Life Awake helps you develop a smart brain. You will learn skills and develop habits to: • get even better grades; • excel in leadership roles; and • attract healthy relationships. Walker teaches you how the brain works and how to use that knowledge to your advantage to upgrade your focus, putting and keeping your life on track with your true potential. “When I reflected upon the difficulties faced by today’s rising generation, I knew I had to do something. I combined my knowledge of the brain with my mom heart and gave birth to this book.” —Kristin Walker

Pearls from the Mind Awake

Book of Pearls from the Mind Awake
  • Author : David Hoffmeister
  • Publisher : Living Miracles Publications
  • Isbn : : 1942253206
  • Pages : 57
  • Category : Religion

These short writings from David Hoffmeister guide the mind into a deep and deliberate rest. "There is an experience that brings an end to all uncertainty and an end to all questions. The experience is Love. The experience of Love is Divinely Inspired and changelessly Eternal. Love does not come and go, or arise and fall like the sun, nor does it shine brightly only to fade and disappear for a time. Love is not personal or specific. It is impossible to Love something specific, for Love is Whole and knows no parts. Love is without an opposite, being Everything God creates forever. Divine Mind is God, is Love, is All." Sprinkled with delicate water color illustrations throughout, this eBook is a gift for the heart ... allow the mind to be gently bathed in the Light of Truth!

Awake Mind, Open Heart

Book of Awake Mind, Open Heart
  • Author : Cynthia Kneen
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Isbn : : 9780786749393
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Religion

Twenty-five years ago renowned Tibetan Buddhist meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche introduced teachings of the Shambhala warrior tradition-teachings that show how we could live as enlightened citizens and help create an advanced society based on fearlessness and non-aggression. Now Awake Mind, Open Heart makes these teachings accessible to the widest possible audience. Author Cynthia Kneen, who has conducted Shambhala Training workshops for more than twenty years, shows us how to develop personal power through direct, genuine experience and how to cultivate natural bravery, authenticity, and gentleness. Directed especially to readers new to Shambhala Buddhism, she also teaches how to develop genuine dignity by connecting to the strength and wisdom of the world as it is, and how to transform fear into fearlessness. This is an invaluable introduction to these ancient Tibetan teachings.

A Shiver of Wonder

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  • Author : Derick Bingham
  • Publisher : Ambassador International
  • Isbn : : 1620206625
  • Pages : N.A
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography

He was an intellectual prig who was transformed into a man who had a mind and heart awake to holiness. He had no posterity, but few men in history have been so deeply loved by children. He was but a mirror reflecting another Face. He was an Oxford Don and a Cambridge Professor. He was an expert in Medieval and Renaissance English who gripped the imagination of millions through his wartime broadcasts of Christian truth for the BBC—broadcasts that later became his famous book, Mere Christianity. He was C. S. Lewis, a name synonymous with legendary kindness, intellectual rigour, a love of nature and perhaps his greatest creation, Aslan and the land of Narnia. His writings still compel countless readers to shiver with wonder at the great imagination and depth of understanding he possessed. Controversial genius that he was, his life is a beacon for all who struggle with doubt and faith in Christ.

Awake

Book of Awake
  • Author : Natasha Preston
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Isbn : : 1492618535
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction

Don't miss the latest gripping, high-stakes thriller from Wattpad sensation Natasha Preston, author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Cellar. Of course, the dress was white. This is what I'm supposed to die in, I thought. Not many people knew what their last outfit would be. I pulled it over my head. It fit me perfectly. It had long, loose fitting sleeves, a modest neckline, and waves of material on the skirt. I hated it. There were no shoes, and I was afraid I'd have to run through the forest barefoot but there weren't a lot of options. Besides, I'd run barefoot over a bed of nails to get away. "Scarlett, are you ready?" he called. I looked in the mirror and took a deep breath. Time to fight for my life. Scarlett Garner doesn't remember anything before the age of four-until a car accident changes everything. She starts to remember pieces of a past that frighten her. A past her parents hid from her...and a secret that could get her killed.

Lying Awake

Book of Lying Awake
  • Author : Mark Salzman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : : 1400077753
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Fiction

Mark Salzman's Lying Awake is a finely wrought gem that plumbs the depths of one woman's soul, and in so doing raises salient questions about the power-and price-of faith. Sister John's cloistered life of peace and prayer has been electrified by ever more frequent visions of God's radiance, leading her toward a deep religious ecstasy. Her life and writings have become examples of devotion. Yet her visions are accompanied by shattering headaches that compel Sister John to seek medical help. When her doctor tells her an illness may be responsible for her gift, Sister John faces a wrenching choice: to risk her intimate glimpses of the divine in favor of a cure, or to continue her visions with the knowledge that they might be false-and might even cost her her life.

Be, Awake, Create

Book of Be, Awake, Create
  • Author : Rebekah Younger
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Isbn : : 1684032407
  • Pages : 264
  • Category : Self-Help

“The Artist’s Way for the twenty-first century.” —Nancy Coleman, PhD, clinical psychologist, writer, facilitator, and teacher Settle your mind, connect with the moment, and unleash your creativity with this unique and mindful art journal. In our demanding, fast-paced culture, it’s increasingly important to find ways to decompress and recuperate from the busyness and stress of life. More and more, mindfulness and creativity are being recognized as antidotes to the speed and overstimulation of modern society. This beautiful book combines the two, offering both creative and meditative practices to provide a guided journey into contemplative art for healing, relaxation, deeper connection, and greater well-being. Rather than focusing on any one medium or art form, this unique guide offers basic meditation instructions, and a variety of creative prompts and activities—from collage and coloring to meditative mark making and sketching to photography and perceptual exercises—making it perfect for anyone who wants to deepen and cultivate their mindfulness and creativity. With these artistic and introspective practices, you’ll put meditation into action, and learn to view yourself and your own creative process without judgment or aggression. Using Be, Awake, Create, you’ll see beyond habitual patterns, discover the richness of your world, and recognize the ordinary magic of your own creativity, with greater freshness of expression and spontaneity. By cultivating awareness and allowing yourself to play in the open space of artistic creation, you’ll come to discover all of the positive impacts mindfulness and creativity can have on every area of your life.

Wide Awake

Book of Wide Awake
  • Author : David Levithan
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Isbn : : 0375891463
  • Pages : 312
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction

Now with exclusive bonus content from author David Levithan, the New York Times bestselling mind behind Every Day and Another Day. An emotional and politically charged novel that’s a must-read for turbulent times when the very democratic process itself is called into question and basic rights are at risk. In the not-too-impossible-to-imagine future, a gay Jewish man has been elected president of the United States. Until the governor of one state decides that some election results in his state are invalid, awarding crucial votes to the other candidate, and his fellow party member. Thus is the inspiration for couple Jimmy and Duncan to lend their support to their candidate by deciding to take part in the rallies and protests. Along the way comes an exploration of their relationship, their politics, and their country, and sometimes, as they learn, it's more about the journey than it is about reaching the destination. Only David Levithan could so masterfully and creatively weave together a plot that's both parts political action and reaction, as well as a touching and insightfully-drawn teen love story. A MARGARET A. EDWARDS AWARD WINNER

Waking Up

Book of Waking Up
  • Author : Sam Harris
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : : 1451636032
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s latest New York Times bestseller is a guide to meditation as a rational practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of numerous New York Times bestselling books, Waking Up is for the twenty percent of Americans who follow no religion but who suspect that important truths can be found in the experiences of such figures as Jesus, the Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history. Throughout this book, Harris argues that there is more to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow, and that how we pay attention to the present moment largely determines the quality of our lives. Waking Up is part memoir and part exploration of the scientific underpinnings of spirituality. No other book marries contemplative wisdom and modern science in this way, and no author other than Sam Harris—a scientist, philosopher, and famous skeptic—could write it.

The Solitary Explorer

Book of The Solitary Explorer
  • Author : Elena Malits
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : : 1498204643
  • Pages : 190
  • Category : Religion

The Solitary Explorer responsibly and critically explores Thomas Merton's lifelong spiritual development as reflected in his religious and secular writings and delineates the meaning of his life and work for contemporary readers. It provides an interpretive chronology of Merton's writings and unravels the intertwining threads of self-realization and widening intellectual interests evidenced in the material he produced between his early autobiography and the controversial work of his later years. Elena Malits shows Merton as writer, as monk, as social critic, as seeker of wisdom in the East, as man of prayer, and as one continually on a journey into the unknown. Merton always held that the quest for God is a continuing one: The Solitary Explorer traces the progress of this quest in Merton's life and literary works to reveal a multifaceted spiritual guide who offers an approach to the divine at once reassuringly traditional and refreshingly contemporary.

Living Wellness Today

Book of Living Wellness Today
  • Author : Annette Denton Livingston
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : : 9781463419820
  • Pages : 132
  • Category : Health & Fitness

Sit a while and have a cup of hot tea while reading about my lifes journey from having no hope to the fullness of life and years of enjoying family, friends, and pets. Perhaps you will be inspired to carry on with your own healing journey, despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Sometimes just reading about someone who has suffered the throngs of despair and somehow got out of it can be encouraging. In this day and age so many people are being diagnosed with serious problems. Have you looked into the face of a doctor who was saying to you Get your affairs in order? There is no cure The thought, no hope has a way of sinking in and taking one to depths unknown. Years before my diagnosis I had already begun a search for something that would make me feel better. I started with whole wheat bread and weight programs. Later I tried the Reams biological theory of ionization, vitamins and minerals and herbs, enemas and colonics, juicing and green drinks, fasting, raw foods and wheatgrass. Next I tried chiropractic, craniosacral therapy, ayurvedic medicine, massage, acupuncture, bad tasting teas, magnets, zappers, kombucha tea, ma rollers, citrine stones, music therapy, and emotional freedom technique. I found that the main therapies that work for me are reflexology, qigong, a macrobiotic eating plan and lifestyle, hypnosis, and prayer. Do you have a desire to feel better? Do you feel like life is passing you by? Would you like to have more fullness of life? Floating along downstream will only leave us washed up on the bank or swallowed up in the current. Remember that there are ways to help ourselves, whether we are strong and healthy or whether we have given up. There is always hope as long as there is breath.

Why We Sleep

Book of Why We Sleep
  • Author : Matthew Walker
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : : 1501144332
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Science

“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and power of slumber. With two appearances on CBS This Morning and Fresh Air's most popular interview of 2017, Matthew Walker has made abundantly clear that sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep, or what good it served, or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent. Compared to the other basic drives in life—eating, drinking, and reproducing—the purpose of sleep remains more elusive. Within the brain, sleep enriches a diversity of functions, including our ability to learn, memorize, and make logical decisions. It recalibrates our emotions, restocks our immune system, fine-tunes our metabolism, and regulates our appetite. Dreaming creates a virtual reality space in which the brain melds past and present knowledge, inspiring creativity. In this “compelling and utterly convincing” (The Sunday Times) book, preeminent neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker provides a revolutionary exploration of sleep, examining how it affects every aspect of our physical and mental well-being. Charting the most cutting-edge scientific breakthroughs, and marshalling his decades of research and clinical practice, Walker explains how we can harness sleep to improve learning, mood and energy levels, regulate hormones, prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s and diabetes, slow the effects of aging, and increase longevity. He also provides actionable steps towards getting a better night’s sleep every night. Clear-eyed, fascinating, and accessible, Why We Sleep is a crucial and illuminating book. Written with the precision of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Sherwin Nuland, it is “recommended for night-table reading in the most pragmatic sense” (The New York Times Book Review).

Goodnight Mind

Book of Goodnight Mind
  • Author : Colleen E. Carney,Rachel Manber
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Isbn : : 1608826201
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Health & Fitness

Do you find yourself lying awake at night, ruminating about the events of the day? Do you toss and turn, worrying about what you have to do in the morning or what you did earlier in the day? If so, you are not alone. In fact, insomnia is the most common sleep disorder faced by the general population today. The most common complaint in those who have trouble sleeping is having a “noisy mind.” Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, it seems like you cannot silence all the internal dialogue. So what do you do when your mind is spinning and your thoughts just won’t stop? Accessible, enjoyable, and grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Goodnight Mind directly addresses the effects of rumination—or having an overactive brain—on your ability to sleep well. Written by two psychologists who specialize in sleep disorders, the book contains helpful exercises and insights into how you can better manage your thoughts at bedtime, and finally get some sleep. Traditional treatment for insomnia is usually focused on medications that promote sedation rather than on the behavioral causes of insomnia. Unfortunately, medication can often lead to addiction, and a host of other side effects. This is a great book for anyone who is looking for effective therapy to treat insomnia without the use of medication. This informative, small-format book is easy-to-read and lightweight, making it perfect for late-night reading.

The Dignity of Living

Book of The Dignity of Living
  • Author : J Krishnamurti
  • Publisher : Krishnamurti Foundation America
  • Isbn : : 1912875101
  • Pages : 298
  • Category : Philosophy

Is it possible to live without conflict? Perhaps this is a theoretical question, but it challenges the mind that is trained to accept conflict as a natural part of living. Ultimately, as Krishnamurti explains, the critical importance of that challenge is not to answer yes or no to the possibility of a life without conflict: When you approach a problem, you start with the fact that there is conflict, and you begin to inquire whether it is possible to end it, neither accepting that it can be ended nor asserting that it cannot be ended. Your mind is then in a position to look at the fact; and that is what we must establish between us. An extensive compendium of Krishnamurti's talks and discussions in the USA, Europe, India, New Zealand, and South Africa from 1933 to 1967—the Collected Works have been carefully authenticated against existing transcripts and tapes. Each volume includes a frontispiece photograph of Krishnamurti , with question and subject indexes at the end. The content of each volume is not limited to the subject of the title, but rather offers a unique view of Krishnamurti's extraordinary teachings in selected years. The Collected Works offers the reader the opportunity to explore the early writings and dialogues in their most complete and authentic form. The Individual and Society By focusing on the fact of our entrenched conditioning and the necessity for the psyche to undergo a revolution, Krishnamurti brings us to the interface, to the source of both the individual and society.

Dreaming Yourself Awake

Book of Dreaming Yourself Awake
  • Author : B. Alan Wallace,Brian Hodel
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Isbn : : 083482793X
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

Some of the greatest of life’s adventures can happen while you’re sound asleep. That’s the promise of lucid dreaming, which is the ability to alter your own dream reality any way you like simply by being aware of the fact that you’re dreaming while you’re in the midst of a dream. There is a range of techniques anyone can learn to become a lucid dreamer—and this book provides all the instruction you need to get started. But B. Alan Wallace also shows how to take the experience of lucid dreaming beyond entertainment to use it to heighten creativity, to solve problems, and to increase self-knowledge. He then goes a step further: moving on to the methods of Tibetan Buddhist dream yoga for using your lucid dreams to attain the profoundest kind of insight.

Managing Your Mind

Book of Managing Your Mind
  • Author : Gillian Butler,Tony Hope
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : : 9780199739431
  • Pages : 544
  • Category : Psychology

Originally published in 1995, the first edition of Managing Your Mind established a unique place in the self-help book market. A blend of tried-and-true psychological counseling and no-nonsense management advice grounded in the principles of CBTand other psychological treatments, the book straddled two types of self-help literature, arguing that in one's personal and professional life, the way to success is the same. By adopting the practical strategies that mental health experts Butler and Hope have developed over years of clinical research and practice, one can develop the "mental fitness" necessary to resolve one's personal and interpersonal challenges at home and work and to live a productive, satisfying life. The first edition addressed how to develop key skills to mental fitness (e.g., managing one's time better, facing and solving problems better, keeping things in perspective, learning to relax, etc.), how to improve one's relationships, how to beat anxiety and depression, and how to establish a good mind-body balance. For this new edition, Butler and Hope have updated all preexisting material and have added five new chapters-on sexuality and intimate relationships; anger in relationships; recent traumatic events and their aftermath; loss and bereavement; and dealing with the past.

A Glimpse of Grace

Book of A Glimpse of Grace
  • Author : David Hoffmeister
  • Publisher : Living Miracles Publications
  • Isbn : : 0983436851
  • Pages : 67
  • Category : Religion

A Glimpse of Grace is a collection of love letters from the Divine. It is a taste of David Hoffmeister's deeply insightful and most liberating early writings. Filled with nurture and care for the awakening and healing mind, it’s a sharing of the same consistent message: Release the illusion of separation, for only Love is real. Meeting David Hoffmeister is like meeting the rising sun. He is a big, gentle, and powerful bright light that seems to flow effortlessly along, emanating a truly genuine, joyful, confident contentment. David has been traveling the world as a mystic—listening to his inner guidance, relying completely on Divine Providence, and teaching oneness through demonstration—since 1991. This booklet offers a consistent, clear, uncompromising, inspiring, and absolutely liberating message: The Love of God is all there is and It is here now. “The Vision of the Holy One is revealed as the veil of duality is parted, and beaming Rays of Light replace the world of perception.”

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Book of William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  • Author : Lucy Newlyn
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Isbn : : 0191504653
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography

William Wordsworth's creative collaboration with his 'beloved Sister' spanned nearly fifty years, from their first reunion in 1787 until her premature decline in 1835. Rumours of incest have surrounded the siblings since the 19th century, but Lucy Newlyn sees their cohabitation as an expression of deep emotional need, arising from circumstances peculiar to their family history. Born in Cockermouth and parted when Dorothy was six by the death of their mother, the siblings grew up separately and were only reunited four years after their father had died, leaving them destitute. How did their orphaned consciousness shape their understanding of each other? What part did traumatic memories of separation play in their longing for a home? How fully did their re-settlement in the Lake District recompense them for the loss of a shared childhood? Newlyn shows how William and Dorothy's writings — closely intertwined with their regional affiliations — were part of the lifelong work of jointly re-building their family and re-claiming their communal identity. Walking, talking, remembering, and grieving were as important to their companionship as writing; and at every stage of their adult lives they drew nourishment from their immediate surroundings. This is the first book to bring the full range of Dorothy's writings into the foreground alongside her brother's, and to give each sibling the same level of detailed attention. Newlyn explores the symbiotic nature of their creative processes through close reading of journals, letters and poems — sometimes drawing on material that is in manuscript. She uncovers detailed interminglings in their work, approaching these as evidence of their deep affinity. The book offers a spirited rebuttal of the myth that the Romantic writer was a 'solitary genius', and that William Wordsworth was a poet of the 'egotistical sublime' — arguing instead that he was a poet of community, 'carrying everywhere with him relationship and love'. Dorothy is not presented as an undervalued or exploited member of the Wordsworth household, but as the poet's equal in a literary partnership of outstanding importance. Newlyn's book is deeply researched, drawing on a wide range of recent scholarship — not just in Romantic studies, but in psychology, literary theory, anthropology and life-writing. Yet it is a personal book, written with passion by a scholar-poet and intended to be of some practical use and inspirational value to non-specialist readers. Adopting a holistic approach to mental and spiritual health, human relationships, and the environment, Newlyn provides a timely reminder that creativity thrives best in a gift economy.