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- The Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
Why are some people able to make positive change while others remain the same? In his international bestseller, The Happiness Advantage , Harvard trained researcher Shawn Achor described why happiness is the precursor to greater success. This book is about what comes before both. Because before we can be happy or successful, we need to first... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
With A Natural History of the Senses , Diane Ackerman let her free-ranging intellect loose on the natural world. Now in Deep Play she tackles the realm of creativity, by exploring one of the most essential aspects of our characters: the abitlity to play. "Deep play" is that more intensified form of play that puts us in a rapturous mood and awakens... more...
- Kogan Page 2009; US$ 17.95
In The Art of Creative Thinking renowned expert John Adair offers clear guidelines for developing your full potential as a creative thinker. He helps anyone to overcome barriers to having new ideas and develop a true understanding of the creative process. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
Contemporary psychoanalysis needs less reality and more fantasy; what Michael Vannoy Adams calls the 'fantasy principle'. The Fantasy Principle radically affirms the centrality of imagination. It challenges us to exercise and explore the imagination, shows us how to value vitally important images that emerge from the unconscious, how to evoke such... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2011; US$ 42.99
Appearing nearly forty years after the last significant text on the topic, this book brings the psychoanalytic theory on play truly up to date and elucidates its significance for clinical work with the help of illustrative clinical vignettes. more...
- Shambhala 1995; US$ 18.99
Making art?giving form to the images that arise in our mind's eye, our dreams, and our everyday lives?is a form of spiritual practice through which knowledge of ourselves can ripen into wisdom. This book offers encouragement for everyone to explore art making in this spirit of self-discovery?plus practical instructions on material, methods, and activities... more...
- Shambhala 2005; US$ 23.99
Art is a spiritual path?not a religion, but a practice that helps us knit together the ideals and convictions that guide our lives. Creating art can be prayer, ritual, and remembrance of the Divine. And the sharing of this creativity with others in small groups can serve as sanctuary, asylum, ashram, therapy group, think tank, and village square. Pat... more...
- Hampton Roads Publishing 2002; US$ 17.95
The last time you whistled a tune or hummed a song-why did you choose that one? You may not consider yourself a musical person, but your little act of unintended music may be the key to unlocking within you a wealth of unsuspected creativity-a kind of creativity that goes way beyond music, too. Lane Arye, PhD, a musician himself, focuses on the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 15.95
As a technology pioneer at MIT and as the leader of three successful start-ups, Kevin Ashton experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton leads us on a journey through humanity?s greatest creations to uncover the surprising truth behind who creates... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00
"Aha! is a joyful, upbeat survey of ideas for enhancing creativity. Jordan Ayan's enthusiasm is hard to resist, and every reader will find personally suitable strategies. Aha! is an inspiring yet practical guidebook for freeing the creative spirit." --Betty Edwards, author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain "A delightful romp through the rich... more...