Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

The Art of Living Consciously


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents



1. Living Consciously: First Principles

Acquiring a sense of reality

Awareness: Outer and inner

Reason: The noncontradictory integration of experience

Reason and emotion: Challenging the necessity for conflict

2. Choice and Responsibility

Free will: The choice to turn consciousness brighter or dimmer

Context determines what state of consciousness is appropriate

Strategies of avoidance

Against consciousness: Motives for flight from awareness

To be in love with life on earth

3. A Conscious Life -- 1: Knowing What We Are Doing While We Are Doing It

What mindfulness entails as a way of life: Areas to be considered

The joy of awareness

Choices and actions

Seeking knowledge

Managing avoidance impulses


4. A Conscious Life -- 2: Bringing To Our Pursuits the Awareness They Require

Conscious relationships

Conscious parenting

Consciousness in the workplace

Consciousness of context

Consciousness of our ideas and their roots

5. Self-Awareness: Examining Our Inner World

Consciousness of the body

Consciousness of our needs and wants

Consciousness of our feelings and emotions

Consciousness of our actions and reactions

Concluding observations

6. Consciousness and Self-Esteem

Misconceptions about self-esteem

Awareness of what affects our self-esteem

7. Consciousness and Spirituality

Definitions: The importance of being clear about meanings

Spirituality: A this-worldly interpretation

God: An all-purpose word referring to -- ?

Self-transcendence: But who is doing the transcending?

Mysticism: What are its claims to legitimacy?

Selflessness: Rethinking our basic assumptions and discovering enlightened selfishness


Appendix: A Sentence-Completion

Program to Facilitate Living Consciously


Selected Bibliography



About the Author

With a PhD in psychology, and a background in philosophy, Nathaniel Branden is a practicing psychotherapist and a corporate consultant, and is widely recognized as the world authority on self-esteem, a field he pioneered more than three decades ago. His many books include The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem, Taking Responsibility, Self-Esteem at Work, and A Woman's Self-Esteem. His newest book is My Years with Ayn Rand. He lives and works in Beverly Hills, California.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling The Art of Living Consciously: The Power of Awareness to Transform Everyday Life on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top