Wisdom Of Insecurity

Author: Alan W Watts
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448147991
Release Date: 2012-08-31
Genre: Philosophy

A classic look at man's search for certainty from the acclaimed expert on Eastern philosophy In this fascinating book, Alan Watts explores man's quest for psychological security, examining our efforts to find spiritual and intellectual certainty in the realms of religion and philosophy. The Wisdom of Insecurity underlines the importance of our search for stability in an age where human life seems particularly vulnerable and uncertain.Watts argues our insecurity is the consequence of trying to be secure and that, ironically, salvation and sanity lie in the recognition that we have no way of saving ourselves. Alan Watts was the foremost Western expert on Eastern thought, specialising in Zen Buddhism. He was the author of a number of books on the philosophy and psychology of religion, which have continued to be in popular demand over the past forty years.

Summary of Alan W Watts s The Wisdom of Insecurity by Milkyway Media

Author: Milkyway Media
Publisher: Milkyway Media
ISBN:
Release Date: 2018-09-06
Genre: Study Aids

The Wisdom of Insecurity: A Message for an Age of Anxiety (1951) by Alan W. Watts argues that the cause of human frustration and anxiety is people’s inability to live fully in the present, and their futile quest for psychological security. Drawing on Eastern philosophy and religion, with an emphasis on Buddhism, Watts explores why humans are so dissatisfied and unhappy. Purchase this in-depth summary to learn more.

The Wisdom of Insecurity

Author: Alan Watts
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0712695885
Release Date: 1987-09-17
Genre: Anxiety

In this fascinating book, Alan Watts explores man's quest for psychological security, examining our efforts to find spiritual and intellectual certainty in the realms of religion and philosophy. The Wisdom of Insecurity underlines the importance of our search for stability in an age where human life seems particularly vulnerable and uncertain.Watts argues our insecurity is the consequence of trying to be secure and that, ironically, salvation and sanity lie in the recognition that we have no way of saving ourselves.

Review and Analysis of Alan Watts

Author: Summary Shorts
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1976480140
Release Date: 2017-09-16
Genre:

Despite the availability of "Stuff," our lives are often not very fulfilling. As we pursue one shiny object after another we come to the realization that none of it is making us happy. And worse still, it estranges us from our true purpose in life. There must be another way. Alan Watts, in his book the Wisdom of Insecurity proposes a solution. In this edition of Summary Shorts, we will analyze and summarize the ideas put forth in The Wisdom of Insecurity and learn how to truly experience life when consumerism fails us. Enjoy!

Presence

Author: Amy Cuddy
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781409156031
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Genre: Self-Help

Don't fake it till you make it, fake it until you become it - the essential guide to improving your body language. How can we be our strongest selves in life's most challenging situations? We often approach these situations - job interviews, difficult conversations, speaking up for ourselves - with anxiety and leave them with regret. Moments that require us to be genuine and powerful instead cause us to feel phoney and powerless, preventing us from being our best selves. Harvard professor Amy Cuddy shows us we need to stop worrying about the impression we're making on others, and instead change the impression we're making on ourselves. Cutting-edge science reveals that if we adopt behaviours reflecting power and strength, we liberate ourselves from the fears and doubts that obstruct us. By redirecting our thoughts, actions, and even physiology, we free ourselves to be our best. Amy Cuddy galvanised viewers around the world with her TED talk on 'power poses'. Now she explains the science underlying these and many other fascinating body-mind effects, and teaches us how to use this science to become self-assured in high-pressure moments. Impassioned, beautifully researched, and accessible, PRESENCE is filled with stories of individuals facing real obstacles, and succeeding against the odds. Every reader will learn how to approach stress-filled challenges without fear and leave them without regret.

Alan Watts Here and Now

Author: Peter J. Columbus
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9781438441993
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Philosophy

Considers the contributions and contemporary significance of Alan Watts.

A handbook of childhood anxiety management

Author: Kedar Nath Dwivedi
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015040333125
Release Date: 1997-03-01
Genre: Medical

The book aims to fill that important gap, as a practical and comprehensive text written by a multidisciplinary team of experts. The book is aimed at assisting professionals in offering skilful help to children and addresses the causes, nature and distribution of anxiety problems in children and various approaches to treatment.

Inside groups

Author: Thomas R. Verny
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 1975
ISBN: UCAL:B3988632
Release Date: 1975-04
Genre: Psychology


Adam s Return

Author: Richard Rohr
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
ISBN: UOM:39015060121145
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Religion

The author of Everything Belongs and Enneagram introduces a guide to male spirituality that is designed to initiate young men into life's most important lessons--life is hard, you are not that important, life is not about you, you are not in control, and you are going to die. Original.

Genuine fake

Author: Monica Furlong
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: UVA:X000992908
Release Date: 1986-01-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography


The Career Chase

Author: Helen Harkness
Publisher: Davies-Black Publishing
ISBN: UVA:X006032717
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

How to become a creative thriver amidst the new career chaos.