Tag Archives: Liz Gilbert

Liz Gilbert on Mercy

Timely post from Liz on the high cost of ‘othering’ people, our interdependence and our need for compassion towards ourselves and each other. Here’s her latest book:- http://www.amazon.co.uk/Big-Magic-Creative-Living-Beyond/dp/1408866730/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1448297023&sr=1-1&keywords=elizabeth+gilbert+big+magic And here’s Mary Gauthier, on the same theme:- https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/mary-gauthier-mercy-now/ Palace Gate Counselling … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert on How Schopenhauer’s Porcupine Dilemma Reveals the Secret of Happiness – Maria Popova

http://www.brainpickings.org/2012/02/13/elizabeth-gilbert-porcupines/ Click on the link for this piece on Brainpickings by Maria Popova, linking to a short film of Liz Gilbert talking about Schopenhauer’s Porcupines, and our constant movement between reaching into connection and relationship; pulling back into self-protection and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert on Andrew Zolli and resilience

Interesting post from Liz with a link to Krista Tippett’s radio show, “On Being”. The writer has not had time to listen to that yet – and was caught by Liz’s summary of the characteristics Andrew Zolli describes as making … Continue reading

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