Road Less Travelled

Confronting and solving problems is a painful process, which most of us attempt to avoid. Drawing on his own professional experience, the author, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships.

Confronting and solving problems is a painful process that most of us attempt to avoid, yet avoidance may result in even greater pain. Using his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the ensuing changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding He discusses the nature of loving relationships; how to recognise true compatibility; how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become one's own person, and how to be a more sensitive parent. This guide sets out to show you how to embrace reality and at the same time achieve serenity and a richer existence.

Review:

A brilliant self-help book, which I found genuinely inspiring...I love this book, it's my spiritual refuge and I'm certain everyone will find something to console them within these pages - Boy George, Sunday Express; 'Magnificent...This is not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity written by an author who leans towards the reader for the purpose of sharing something larger than himself' - Washington Post
Author:
M. Scott Peck
Format:
Paperback

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Confronting and solving problems is a painful process, which most of us attempt to avoid. Drawing on his own professional experience, the author, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships.

Confronting and solving problems is a painful process that most of us attempt to avoid, yet avoidance may result in even greater pain. Using his own professional experience, Dr M. Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the ensuing changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding He discusses the nature of loving relationships; how to recognise true compatibility; how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become one's own person, and how to be a more sensitive parent. This guide sets out to show you how to embrace reality and at the same time achieve serenity and a richer existence.

Review:

A brilliant self-help book, which I found genuinely inspiring...I love this book, it's my spiritual refuge and I'm certain everyone will find something to console them within these pages - Boy George, Sunday Express; 'Magnificent...This is not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity written by an author who leans towards the reader for the purpose of sharing something larger than himself' - Washington Post

Product details

Author:
M. Scott Peck
Subtitle:
A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth
Publisher:
Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random H
ISBN:
9780099727408
Audience:
Academic
Pages:
320
Width (mm):
109
Length (mm):
175
Additional Info:
Dr M. Scott Peck was a leading psychiatrist and bestselling author of inspirational self-help books. A graduate of both Harvard University and Case Western Reserve, Dr Peck served in the Army Medical Corps from 1963 to 1972 and had a private practice in psychiatry from 1972 to 1983. In 1984, he and his wife Lily helped found the Foundation for Community Encouragement, a nonprofit organisation which he devoted much of his time to until his death in 2005. See the author website: www.mscottpeck.com.
Weight (g):
158

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