There Are No Accidents: Synchronicity and the Stories of Our Lives

Front Cover
Riverhead Books, Jul 1, 1998 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 260 pages
30 Reviews
In this inspiring book, Robert H. Hopcke, a Jungian psychotherapist, explores the role of synchronicity in our love life and our work life, in our waking life and our dream life, in our everyday life and our dream life, in our everyday life and our spiritual life. Through interviews with people whose lives have been changed by some unexpected chance encounter, he presents us with a rich array of true synchronistic stories: a woman is set up on a blind date with the same man, years apart, on two different coasts; a singer's career changes direction when she walks into the wrong audition; just when he is feeling particularly alone, a man runs into a college friend at a remote outpost on an island in the South Pacific. Not only does Hopcke present these stories to us, he shows us how, by looking at our lives as coherent narratives, with synchronistic experiences the turning points in the plot, we can use the synchronicities we experience to lead our lives more meaningfully.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
14
3 stars
11
2 stars
2
1 star
1

Review: There Are No Accidents

User Review  - Tifnie - Goodreads

I'm still reading this book but I had an itch to write now before I finish reading it in it's entirety. There Are No Accidents is about being aware of happenstance, synchronicity and the nature of ... Read full review

Review: There Are No Accidents

User Review  - Goodreads

I'm still reading this book but I had an itch to write now before I finish reading it in it's entirety. There Are No Accidents is about being aware of happenstance, synchronicity and the nature of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One
15
Chapter Two
48
Copyright

5 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1998)

Robert H. Hopcke is a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist and the director of the Center for Symbolic Studies, a center for training in psychoanalytic and Jungian-oriented psychotherapy. He has led workshops all over the country, and lives in Berkeley, California.

Bibliographic information