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This practical and inspirational guide to healing from the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Choice shows us how to stop destructive patterns and imprisoning thoughts to find freedom and enjoy life. Edith Eger’s powerful first book The Choice told the story of her survival in the concentration camps, her escape, healing, and journey to freedom. Oprah Winfrey says, “I will be forever changed by Dr. Eger’s story.” Thousands of people around the world have written to Eger to tell her how The Choice moved them and inspired them to confront their own past and try to heal their pain; and to ask her to write another, more “how-to” book. Now, in The Gift, Eger expands on her message of healing and provides a hands-on guide that gently encourages us to change the thoughts and behaviors that may be keeping us imprisoned in the past. Eger explains that the worst prison she experienced is not the prison that Nazis put her in but the one she created for herself, the prison within her own mind. She describes the twelve most pervasive imprisoning beliefs she has known—including fear, grief, anger, secrets, stress, guilt, shame, and avoidance—and the tools she has discovered to deal with these universal challenges. Accompanied by stories from Eger’s own life and the lives of her patients each chapter includes thought-provoking questions and takeaways, such as: -Would you like to be married to you? -Are you evolving or revolving? -You can’t heal what you can’t feel. Filled with empathy, insight, and humor, The Gift captures the vulnerability and common challenges we all face and provides encouragement and advice for breaking out of our personal prisons to find healing and enjoy life.

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Genre: Self-Help
Author: Edith Eva Eger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2020-09-15
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781982143114

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Angela the pumpkin explains to her friend Sammy the rabbit the environmental secrets that have allowed her to grow lovely and special, with the help of the soil, the sun, and the rain, and then she agrees to sacrifice herself for the good of others around her.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Robert F. Morneau
Publisher: Paulist Press
Release: 2000-01-01
File: 32 Pages
ISBN-13: 0809166739

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What moves us to give gifts to other people? The Gift brings together perspectives on gift exchange and reciprocity from different social scientific disciplines. The first part of this book contains anthropological and sociological 'classics' on gift giving and reciprocity. In the second part the focus is on social psychological theories, and on empirical research on gift giving in Western society. Finally, the main concepts underlying gift exchange - reciprocity, self-interest and altruism - are discussed. Here, the focus is on fundamental assumptions about human nature. Altruism and self-interest turn out to be much more interwoven than we are inclined to think.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Aafke E. Komter
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Release: 1996
File: 258 Pages
ISBN-13: 9053561730

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Genre: Chapbooks, English
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Publisher: Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
Release: 1850
File: 11 Pages
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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Alan D. Schrift
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2014-05-01
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134714773

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A brilliant French sociologist and anthropologist, Marcel Mauss (1872?) used case studies of Melanesia, Polynesia, and northwestern North America to demonstrate that gift exchange is a total system at the center of society.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Marcel Mauss
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 2000
File: 164 Pages
ISBN-13: 039332043X

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Genre: Gift books
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1845
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OSU:32435073201204

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The Question of the Gift is the first collection of new interdisciplinary essays on the gift. Bringing together scholars from a variety of fields, including anthropology, literary criticism, economics, philosophy and classics, it provides new paradigms and poses new questions concerning the theory and practice of gift exchange. In addressing these questions, contributors not only challenge the conventions of their fields, but also combine ideas and methods from both the social sciences and humanities to forge innovative ways of confronting this universal phenomenon.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Mark Osteen
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2013-09-13
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136481437

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“A manifesto of sorts for anyone who makes art [and] cares for it.” —Zadie Smith “The best book I know of for talented but unacknowledged creators. . . . A masterpiece.” —Margaret Atwood “No one who is invested in any kind of art . . . can read The Gift and remain unchanged.” —David Foster Wallace By now a modern classic, The Gift is a brilliantly orchestrated defense of the value of creativity and of its importance in a culture increasingly governed by money and overrun with commodities. This book is even more necessary today than when it first appeared. An illuminating and transformative book, and completely original in its view of the world, The Gift is cherished by artists, writers, musicians, and thinkers. It is in itself a gift to all who discover the classic wisdom found in its pages.

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Genre: Self-Help
Author: Lewis Hyde
Publisher: Vintage
Release: 2009-07-01
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 0307567605

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Sixteen captivating stories by one of America's most popular storytellers. Included are such classics as "The Gift of the Magi," "The Last Leaf" and "The Ransom of Red Chief." Publisher's Note.

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Author: O. Henry
Publisher: Dramatic Publishing
Release: 1963
File: 27 Pages
ISBN-13: 0871295261

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