The well-known anthropologist and social biologist explores the subtle vocabulary of kinesics, or communicative body motion, to better understand the significance of such silent signals as posture, gesture, and eye and facial movements in encounter ritual
Author: Terrie Anderson
Publisher: Terrie Anderson
Release Date: 2010
"... This book is is about how humans interact at a higher level than simple voice, or written communication. ... it is a practical guide in how to reach customers, peers, leaders and colleagues, and connect with them."--Back cover.
Author: Stephen Cope
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
Release Date: 2017-04-04
“Most of us will have many friends throughout our lifetimes —friends of all shapes, sizes, and callings. Many of these are wonderful, meaningful friendships. Some are difficult. But some magic few of these are connections that have gone right to our soul. These five or seven or ten friendships have been powerful keys to determining who we have become and who we will become. . . . These are the people I call Soul Friends.” As the Senior Scholar-in-Residence for over 25 years at the renowned Kripalu Center, Stephen Cope has spent decades investigating —and writing about —the integration of body, mind, and spirit and the rich complexity of our relationships with others, and with ourselves. Perhaps the central truth that arises from his work is this: human beings are universally wired for one thing —vital connection with one another. Soul Friends invites us on a compelling journey into the connectivity of the human psyche, the study of which has fascinated scholars, philosophers, and thinkers for centuries. Cope seamlessly blends science, scholarship, and storytelling, drawing on his own life as well as the histories of famous figures —from Eleanor Roosevelt to Charles Darwin to Queen Victoria —whose formative relationships shed light on the nature of friendship itself. In his exploration, he distills human connection into six distinct yet interconnected mechanisms: containment, twinship, adversity, mirroring, identification, and conscious partnership. Then he invites us to reflect on how these forms of connection appear in our own lives, helping us work toward a fuller understanding of “who we have become and who we will become.” Without a doubt, the journey to our most fulfilled selves requires us to look within. But in order to truly thrive, we must make the most of who we are in relation to one another as well. Unsparingly honest, deeply wise, and irresistibly readable, Soul Friends gives us a map to find our way.
Technology allows us to communicate across vast distances but something is lost in translation. Busy lives result in neglected relationships and patterns of behavior that discourage intimacy. Touch: The Power of Human Connection illustrates 19 positions designed to bring you closer to the people you value and achieve true fulfillment. More importantly, Touch reveals the science behind cuddling and why it is such a fundamental need. While no book guarantees happiness, Touch comes awfully close. This book shows you how to improve your health, boost your personal energy, strengthen your relationships, satisfy your partner and approach life with confidence. Samantha Hess created a work of astonishing power and grace.
Author: Carol L. Fernow
Release Date: 1995-02-01
Genre: Medical care
"...a MAJOR STEP FORWARD IN THE PROCESS OF REFORMING THE PATIENT- DOCTOR RELATIONSHIP...(It) offers the most concrete & practical assistance I have yet seen...The COACH PROGRAM will improve communication, facilitate a more appropriate balance of power between patients & doctors... of great interest & use to individuals...of even greater interest to practitioners & health care organizations who might consider distributing it to their patients."--Anthony L. Suchman, M.D., Highland Hospital, Rochester, N.Y. COACH teaches people to look at doctors in a brand new way -- AS PARTNERS. It shows them how to keep accurate medical records that are up-dated at every visit. Patients who understand their histories & the connection between diagnoses & treatments narrow the information gap between themselves & their doctors. Good two- way communication helps patients & doctors to make maximum use of the doctors' medical skills to hasten the healing process. COACH does not neglect the psychological pitfalls commonly found in doctors' offices. Readers are given scenarios that can humiliate or diminish them & shown how to handle them without loss of dignity or self-respect. Available from Book Call, 1-800-255-2665. In CT or world-wide (203) 966-5470. FAX 1-203-966-4329. $16.95 plus handling. Discounts for bulk orders.
Author: Arthur F. Coombs III
Publisher: Scrivener Books
Release Date: 2017-09-21
Sixth U.S. president John Quincy Adams, a man who knew a lot about effective leadership, maintained that the most successful people were those whose actions inspired others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more. These people were the ones who left the sidelines, entered the fray, and threw themselves into life. They were the ones who forged a nation and achieved the impossible. They were the ones who truly connected to life, to others, and to themselves. Today, the world needs human connection more than ever. It needs people who strive for deeper relationships, not just surface recognition, who come at life with the enthusiasm, energy, and excitement that bind people together. These people have a powerful impact on all around them. Leadership guru Art Coombs combines fresh perspectives, profound experience, engaging information, and unforgettable stories into a simple formula that will result in rich connections as you live, laugh, learn, love, and lead those who mean the most to you. Begin today to live the authentic, abundant life you were meant to as you build and shape the connections that change everything.