The Insiders Guide to Publishing
This Teach Yourself boxed set for aspiring authors includes a substantial creative-writing course with its accompanying audio CD, a comprehensive guide to how the publishing industry works, a hardback notebook and a six-month subscription to Writing Magazine. There is advice for novelists as well as writers for stage and screen, with information, tips and tools covering each step of the creative journey from developing characters and designing plots to making e-books, self-publishing and submitting to agents.
Freud: The Key Ideas
From Psychoanalysis and Sex to Dreams, the Unconscious and More
The influence of Freud’s revolutionary ideas extends to art, literature and the language of everyday life. With clear and concise explanations of Freud’s technical terminology, this guide to his theories begins with a short biography, then explains how he developed each of the central concepts of psychoanalysis.
Beat Stress with Meditation
Meditation can help to relieve stress and anxiety by developing a calmer and more balanced approach to everyday situations. This practical step-by-step guide describes how to master progressive exercises and integrate meditation techniques into daily life, emphasising the importance of a holistic approach to health for the body and the mind.
Jung: The Key Ideas
An Introduction to Carl Jung's Pioneering Work on Analytical Psychology, Dreams and the Collective Unconscious
This accessible and methodical introduction to Karl Jung’s analytical psychology offers concise explanations of his key concepts, from archetypes and the collective unconscious to dream analysis and the eight psychological types. Illustrated with humorous cartoons, the book also explores his main influences, including his relationship with Freud and his deep interest in Eastern religion, as well as examining the numerous approaches he devised to help understand the human psyche.
How to Stop Smoking
30 Solutions to Suit You
Aimed at anyone who has made the decision to stop smoking, this practical guide offers advice on overcoming those obstacles that make the habit so notoriously difficult to break. Hypnotherapist and life coach Matthew Aldrich provides realistic solutions tailored to different personalities and types of smoker. There is motivational support for the tough days, and inspiration for staying focused on becoming – and remaining – a non-smoker.
How to Reach Enlightenment
This inspirational guide contains practical advice to help you unlock your spirituality. Its chapters offer strategies for learning how to live a conscious life enriched by enlightenment; find quiet and balance; serve others with compassion; and step into your authenticity. Off-mint and felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.
Understand Chinese Mythology
This Teach Yourself guide is the ideal introduction to Chinese myth, covering little-known symbolic stories as well as the familiar dragons and astrology that are well embedded in popular culture. The author begins by explaining the background to Chinese culture and mythology, then goes on to explore the myths, retelling them in modern English and teasing out their meanings and cultural significance.