Human Moments: How to Find Meaning and Love in Your Everyday Life

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Health Communications, 2001 - Self-Help - 400 pages
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Human Moments is unlike any book available today. Renowned author EdwardHallowell proposes a simple, effective way to find happiness and love in thistotally unique guide to living a fulfilling life. Dr. Hallowell teaches us howto recognize and appreciate a "human moment," an instance when we recognize andconnect to things that really matter most in life and make it worth living.

An engaging storyteller, Hallowell uses his own personal experiences from atraumatic childhood to a prosperous adulthood to illustrate concepts and connectwith readers. Skillfully he teaches us how to recognize human moments when theyhappen, how to savor them, treasure them, and turn them into an enrichingexperience. Best of all, he reveals how human moments are happening to us allthe time-in fact, every day.

Hallowell forms each chapter around narratives of intensely moving storiesfrom his own life and embellishes them with personal accounts and reflectionsfrom others. He concludes each one with suggestions on "creating connections" inour own lives through which we find true meaning and love.

For all those engaged in the ongoing work of personal growth and lifeenrichment, Human Moments is at once poignant and inspiring, uplifting andendearing-an unforgettable book that will awaken hearts and change lives.

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About the author (2001)

Edward M. Hallowell, a child and adult psychiatrist as well as an author and lecturer, is a graduate of Harvard College, Tulane Medical School, and a Harvard Residency Program in Adult and Child Psychiatry. In addition to his private psychiatry practice in Cambridge, Mass., and his teaching career at Harvard Medical School, Hallowell is the founder and director of The Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health. The Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive and emotional problems in both children and adults. As an author, Hallowell has written two best-selling books on Attention Deficit Disorder: Driven to Distraction and Answers to Distraction. He has also written the comprehensive books When You Worry About The Child You Love and Worry: Controlling It and Using It Wisely. Hallowell, who is married and has three children, lives in Massachusetts

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