By Claudia Kalb
Used to be Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? used to be Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? during this superb, creative, and meticulously researched examine the evolution of psychological wellbeing and fitness, acclaimed well-being and technology journalist Claudia Kalb offers readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile old figures in the course of the lens of recent psychology, weaving groundbreaking learn into biographical narratives which are deeply embedded in our tradition. From Marilyn Monroe's borderline character sickness to Charles Darwin's anxiousness, Kalb offers compelling perception right into a large variety of maladies, utilizing historic documents and interviews with prime psychological healthiness specialists, biographers, sociologists, and different experts. jam-packed with interesting revelations, this clever narrative brings a brand new standpoint to 1 of the most popular new themes in today's cultural dialog.
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We are continually gravitating toward more love, more beauty, more justice, and seeking to distance ourselves from their opposites. Without emotions, we lose our fundamental bearings—we cannot make choices that reflect what truly matters most to us. Some people with serious mental illness lose that ability. ” Like Peter, for example, a young Canadian who turned up in the emergency room of my hospital when I was still an intern. For some time, Peter had been hearing voices. They had told him that he was ridiculous and incapable and would be better off dead.
With an air of surprise, she answered me that everything was fine. She was not feeling anything; the images had no effect on her, she said, and she did not understand why I was offering to stop everything! Later, I discovered that the young woman had very few friends and lived only for her work. Without really understanding why, the members of my team did not really like her. Was it because she talked too much about herself and did not seem to care about the people around her? She herself had no idea at all why she was not appreciated more.
Through them, I wish to dedicate this book to all physicians and therapists, everywhere in the world, who burn with curiosity about human beings and with a passion to heal. Table of Contents Caveats Chapter 1 A New Emotion Medicine Chapter 2 Discontent in Neurobiology Chapter 3 The Heart and Its Reasons Chapter 4 Living with Heart Coherence Chapter 5 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Chapter 6 EMDR in Action Chapter 7 The Energy of Light Chapter 8 The Power of Qi Chapter 9 The Revolution in Nutrition Chapter 10 Prozac or Puma?
Andy Warhol was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities by Claudia Kalb