A SHORT COURSE VIA BOOKS AND VIDEOS
THE DEFINITIVE PSYCHOLOGY BOOKS
The Road Less Travelled, M. Scott Peck - Perhaps no book in this generation has had a more profound impact on our intellectual and spiritual lives than The Road Less Traveled. With sales of more than seven million copies in the United States and Canada, and translations into more than twenty-three languages, it has made publishing history, with more than ten years on the New York Times bestseller list. (Get your map of how life works updated! Read "transference" of our childhood map into adulthood and the ill effects of that. )
A Beautiful Mind - An essential understanding is portrayed in this movie.
Without this understanding, one cannot live a sound psychological life.
(If you wonder what it was, email me.)
You Can Choose To Be Happy, Tom Stevens - Available for purchase or free on line, this is one of the books that could be classified as the best of all in its area. (Page on this site about the book, linking to the site: Stevens) [My 'internet" book, with links, Implementing Happiness - Alot of reading...but it ties it together Not completely constructed yet, though one can find the topics in the table of contents list by entering them in the search engine.] Must, must, for without it one cannot come to good conclusions and solve problems, develop capability of doing critical thinking. It is an absolute must if one wants to question beliefs that cause problems. Critical thinking video playlist (you can link into others that come up on youtube, to go deeper). Book: Trying to find one that is suitable
THE BRAIN, PEACE, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE PATH TO SUCCESS
Search Inside Yourself, Chade-Meng Tan - From the "jolly good fellow" who lead the Google personal growth classes and worked with Daniel Goleman and Jon Kabat-Zinn (both of whom write forewords). Uniquely understandable and practical. Super-highly rated!
"Gratitude Works!: A 21-Day Program for Creating Emotional Prosperity", Robert A. Emmons
PHYSICAL - A MUST
BEING EFFECTIVE IN LIVING LIFE
Richard Koch - The application book based on his best selling classic The