True Coming of Age: A Dynamic Process that Leads to Emotional Stability, Spiritual Growth, and…

Hardcover | May 21, 2004

byJohn Chirban

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RECONNECT WITH THE PERSON YOU'RE MEANT TO BE A four-step process that opens the door to a meaningful life... Life's authentic moments provide the groundwork for connection to ourselves, others, and God, allowing us to assess what is most important in our lives and uncover the True Self. Such moments of clarity often result from crises, such as illness or loss,that awaken us to what is truly valuable. How can this be achieved in everyday living? Dr. John Chirban helps us assess the degree to which we are, or are not, connected to the True Self-- and shows us how we can reconnect. From everyday men and women to notable Americans, including TomBrokaw, Ron Howard, Maya Angelou, and Sandra Day O'Connor, the stories featured in this book underscore Dr. Chirban's message of the costs of losing the True Self, as well as the rewards of opening the heart to oneself and others. Dr. Chirban also offers an examination of the seven intrinsic qualities of the True Self: Spontaneity Reasoning Creativity Free Will Spirituality Discernment Love By exploring these qualities and through the exclusive personal stories found in True Coming of Age, readers will begin to explore their authentic nature and to engage their innate gifts, igniting their unique evolution and experiencing a true coming of age.

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RECONNECT WITH THE PERSON YOU'RE MEANT TO BE A four-step process that opens the door to a meaningful life... Life's authentic moments provide the groundwork for connection to ourselves, others, and God, allowing us to assess what is most important in our lives and uncover the True Self. Such moments of clarity often result from crises,...

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Dr. John Chirban has helped countless people learn what it takes to create a genuine life through periods of both hardship and success--to live more openly, honestly, and fully. Now, in his groundbreaking book True Coming of Age, he shows you how to experience the depth of authentic living as a pathway to experiencing True Coming of Ag...

John T. Chirban, Ph.D., Th.D. , serves as a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and as a psychologist at The Cambridge Health Alliance, and he is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University. He is also professor of psychology and chairman of the Department of Human Development at Helle...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.72 × 5.54 × 0.98 inPublished:May 21, 2004Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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