The Enchanted Life: Unlocking the Magic of the Everyday

April 24, 2018|
The Enchanted Life: Unlocking the Magic of the Everyday by Sharon Blackie
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Taking as her starting point the inspiration and wisdom that can be derived from myth, fairy tales, and folk culture, Dr. Sharon Blackie offers a set of practical and grounded tools for enchanting our lives and the places we live, so leading to a greater sense of meaning and of belonging to the world.

Enchantment. By Dr. Blackie''s definition, a vivid sense of belongingness to a rich and many-layered world, a profound and whole-hearted participation in the adventure of life. Enchantment is a natural, spontaneous human tendency - one we possess as children, but lose, through social and cultural pressures, as we grow older. It is an attitude of mind which can be cultivated: the enchanted life is possible for anyone. It is intuitive, embraces wonder, and fully engages the mythic imagination - but it is also deeply embodied in ecology, grounded in place and community.

To live this way is to be challenged, to be awakened, to be gripped and shaken to the core by the extraordinary which lies at the heart of the ordinary.

DR. SHARON BLACKIE is an award-winning writer and internationally recognized teacher whose work sits at the interface of psychology, mythology, and ecology. Her highly acclaimed books, courses, lectures, and workshops are focused on the development of the mythic imagination, and on the relevance of our native myths, fairy tales, and fo...
Title:The Enchanted Life: Unlocking the Magic of the EverydayFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:356 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:356 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 inPublished:24 avril 2018Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1487004079

ISBN - 13:9781487004071

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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