Handbook for the Heart: Original Writings on Love

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Richard Carlson, Benjamin Shield
Little, Brown and Company, 1996 - Philosophy - 226 pages
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"What is love? Why is it central to our happiness and personal growth? And how can we find it, nurture it, express it, keep it alive? In Handbook for the Heart, thirty-four of today's best-known spiritual teachers provide us with answers - and illuminate the many ways we can fill our lives with love."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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In this companion to their Handbook for the Soul (LJ 10/1/95), Carlson and Shield offer 31 brief essays written by celebrated contemporary authors who have contributed to the field of personal ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Author and psychotherapist Richard Carlson was born on May 16, 1961 and grew up in Piedmont, California. He received his undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University, his Ph.D. in psychology from Sierra University, and an honorary law degree from Pepperdine University. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a psychotherapist in private practice. His wrote 30 books that deal with psychological and spiritual health, including the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series. He was a supporter of the National Center for Family Literacy. He died of cardiac arrest on December 13, 2006.

Shield is an educator, lecturer, and therapist, who has written numerous articles on psychology, healing, and spirituality.

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