THE EXAMINED LIFE: HOW WE LOSE AND FIND OURSELVES

THE EXAMINED LIFE: HOW WE LOSE AND FIND OURSELVES

By: Grosz, Stephen

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A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In his work as a practising psychoanalyst, Stephen Grosz has spent the last twenty-five years uncovering the hidden feelings behind our most baffling behaviour. The Examined Life distils over 50,000 hours of conversation into pure psychological insight, without the jargon. Machine generated contents note: Beginnings -- How we can be possessed by a story that cannot be told -- On laughter -- How praise can cause a loss of confidence -- The gift of pain -- A safe house -- Telling Lies -- On secrets -- On not being in a couple -- A passion for ignorance -- On intimacy -- The bigger the front -- Loving -- At home -- How paranoia can relieve suffering and prevent a catastrophe -- On the recovery of lost feelings -- Why parents envy their children -- On wanting the impossible -- On hate -- How lovesickness keeps us from love -- Changing -- How a fear of loss can cause us to lose everything -- How negativity prevents our surrender to love -- On losing a wallet -- A change in the family -- Why we lurch from crisis to crisis -- On being boring -- On mourning the future -- How anger can keep us from sadness -- On being a patient -- Going back -- On bearing death -- Leaving -- Through silence -- On closure -- On waking from a dream.

Title: THE EXAMINED LIFE: HOW WE LOSE AND FIND OURSELVES

Author Name: Grosz, Stephen

Categories: Psychology,

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 2013

ISBN Number: 070118535X

ISBN Number 13: 9780701185350

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000051063