Falling Awake

Author: Alice Oswald

Publisher: Random House

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 96

View: 133

Winner of the 2017 Griffin Prize Winner of the 2016 Costa Poetry Award Shortlisted for the 2016 T. S. Eliot Award Shortlisted for the 2016 Forward Prize A Daily Telegraph / Guardian / Herald / New Statesman / Sunday Times / Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year Alice Oswald’s poems are always vivid and distinct, alert and deeply, physically, engaged in the natural world. Mutability – a sense that all matter is unstable in the face of mortality – is at the heart of this new collection and each poem is involved in that drama: the held tension that is embodied life, and life’s losing struggle with the gravity of nature. Working as before with an ear to the oral tradition, these poems attend to the organic shapes and sounds and momentum of the language as it’s spoken as well as how it’s thought: fresh, fluid and propulsive, but also fragmentary, repetitive. These are poems that are written to be read aloud. Orpheus and Tithonus appear at the beginning and end of this book, alive in an English landscape, stuck in the clockwork of their own speech, and the Hours – goddesses of the seasons and the natural apportioning of Time – are the presiding figures. The persistent conditions are flux and falling, and the lines are in constant motion: approaching, from daring new angles, our experience of being human, and coalescing into poems of simple, stunning beauty.

Falling Awake

How to Practice Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

View: 204

More than twenty years ago, Jon Kabat-Zinn changed the way we think about awareness in everyday life with his now-classic introduction to mindfulness, Wherever You Go, There You Are. He followed that up with 2005's Coming to Our Senses, the definitive book for our time on the connection between mindfulness and our well-being on every level, physical, cognitive, emotional, social, planetary, and spiritual. Now, the original text of Coming to Our Senses is being repackaged into 4 smaller books, each focusing on a different aspect of mindfulness, and each with a new foreword written by the author. In this second of these books, Falling Awake (which was originally published as Part III and Part IV of Coming to Our Senses), Kabat-Zinn focuses on the "how" of mindfulness--explaining how meditation brings us into intimate relationship with all our senses, how to establish a formal meditation practice, and how to overcome some of the common obstacles to incorporating meditation into daily life in an age of perpetual self-distraction. By "coming to our senses"--both literally and metaphorically--we can become more compassionate, more embodied, more aware human beings, and in the process, contribute to the healing of the body politic as well as our own lives in ways both little and big.

Falling Awake

How to Practice Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

View: 428

More than twenty years ago, Jon Kabat-Zinn changed the way we think about awareness in everyday life with his now-classic introduction to mindfulness, Wherever You Go, There You Are. He followed that up with 2005's Coming to Our Senses, the definitive book for our time on the connection between mindfulness and our well-being on every level, physical, cognitive, emotional, social, planetary, and spiritual. Now, the original text of Coming to Our Senses is being repackaged into 4 smaller books, each focusing on a different aspect of mindfulness, and each with a new foreword written by the author. In this second of these books, Falling Awake (which was originally published as Part III and Part IV of Coming to Our Senses), Kabat-Zinn focuses on the "how" of mindfulness--explaining how meditation brings us into intimate relationship with all our senses, how to establish a formal meditation practice, and how to overcome some of the common obstacles to incorporating meditation into daily life in an age of perpetual self-distraction. By "coming to our senses"--both literally and metaphorically--we can become more compassionate, more embodied, more aware human beings, and in the process, contribute to the healing of the body politic as well as our own lives in ways both little and big.

Falling Awake

Author: Fr. Mark Burger

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page:

View: 566

Falling Awake offers a reflection—one for each day of the year—to encourage individuals to seek out and to find those moments of quiet and solitude in which they can attune themselves to God’s quiet voice. By drawing upon the insights and experiences of Fr. Mark Burger, author, the reflections in Falling Awake present a gradual and immersive way to grow closer to God. The pace of modern life is frantic, hectic, and frenetic. Falling Awake recognizes that most people live in precisely that reality. In response, the reflections suggest slowing down, reducing the volume, eliminating the distractions, and freeing one’s ears to listen for that voice, the one from God that waits patiently for the right moment to speak softly in one’s ear. When you are ready to listen, God will speak; this is the promise Falling Awake makes. It shows, through the experiences of God’s people in biblical and modern times, that God works slowly and incrementally to change people’s lives by speaking to them.

Falling Awake

Author: Todd L. Blattner

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 378

View: 618

Waking is a natural shift from unconsciousness to awareness. Falling awake is a special case of waking where we relax out of old patterns, ease out of resistance, and surrender to the grace and love that are always present beneath the surface of appearances. Although falling awake, like falling asleep, cannot be forced, it can be prepared for. Integrating perspectives from physical, social and psychological sciences, philosophy, religion and energy awareness, and calling on many years of experience as a teacher, counsellor and Buddhist monk, Blattner takes us step by step into an expanded understanding of the universe in which we live, the mind/body system that we call "self," and that which may lie beyond. With gentleness and kindness, Falling Awake shows us how to move beyond the programs and limiting belief systems that support the problems in our lives, and awaken into an increasingly gentle, joyful, and expanded experience of the art of living.

Falling Awake

Author: Gary Margolis

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 120

View: 395

These are poems of the present, of commercials and human interest stories, of the drive-in windows that make banks and bedrooms of our cars. These poems trace the faint erasures of time and human relationships-following runners as they pause by the Ticonderoga ferry and Lake Champlain, riding with tourists across a river to an old fort, the distant sounds of a historic slaughter obscured by the misfiring pistons of an inboard motor and by the unforgiving surf. Describing the world he has seen and loved as well as how that world sometimes threatens itself, Gary Margolis speaks with caring humor and seriousness of the brokenness and beauty of America's present.

Falling Awake

Author: Jayne Ann Krentz

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 712

Isabel Wright spends her days at the Belvedere Centre for Sleep Research analyzing the dreams of others. It's satisfying, lucrative work, but it can be emotionally draining at times. Especially when one of her anonymous subjects, known only as Client Number Two, captures her imagination through his compelling dream narratives. Client Number Two's real name is Ellis Cutler. A loner who learned long ago not to let anyone get too close, he works for a highly classified government agency with an interest in the potential value of lucid dreaming. And he has just been ordered by his boss to make contact with Isabel, who's been fired after the sudden death of her boss, Dr. Belvedere. When they meet in the flesh, the dream becomes real enough to touch. And a waking nightmare begins. For a suspicious hit-and-run leads them into a perilous web of passion, betrayal and murder, and forces them to walk the razor-thin line between dreams and reality

Falling Awake

A Gripping Thriller of Deceit, Romantic Suspense and Paranoia

Author: Charles Jay Harwood

Publisher: C J H Publications

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 262

View: 658

Insomnia can have the most sinister causes. Gemma’s husband vanishes under mysterious circumstances leaving only a black contorted doodle and mysterious debts. But saving her home proves the least of her worries after Gemma earns urgent cash by performing routines for a chronic insomniac. Voyeurism never hurt anybody. The cause of his insomnia is another matter. As the horrifying truth about her husband unfurls, Gemma’s paranoia about her voyeur takes its grip. Note: this novel can also be found within two anthologies: Eclipse Quartet: 4 Psychological Thrillers, and Gone Too Far: 3 Psychological Thrillers about Taboo. Now on audio.

Falling Awake The Screenplay

Author: Charles Jay Harwood

Publisher: CJH Publications

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 94

View: 505

A screenplay adaptation of the psychological thriller, Falling Awake which relates on an unseen voyeur and a reluctant exhibitionist. Gemma is faced with the threat of repossession. In desperation, she takes an evening commission performing for chronic insomnia, Luke as he watches from his apartment window. If only she knew the sort of man her voyeur was. She wouldn't perform for him. Insomnia can have the most sinister causes. Adapted from the novel of the same name, this screenplay runs approximately 90 minutes. Specially formatted for ereaders. Available also on paperback. Includes a character list and guide to reading a screenplay.

Falling Awake

Author: Jayne Ann Krentz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 283

A red-hot, suspenseful novel about a free-spirited dream researcher-and the gorgeous man who brings her dreams to life.

Falling Awake

An American Woman Gets a Grip on the Whole Changing World One Essay at a Time

Author: Mary Lou Sanelli

Publisher: Aequitas Books

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 251

View: 354

A chronological collection of essays that address current political and cultural issues specifically with regard to Sanelli's home city, Seattle, WA.

Falling Awake

Creating the Life of Your Dreams

Author: Dave Ellis

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 306

View: 984

This book reveals time-tested, life-changing processes. In addition to articles that explain the key concepts, there are exercises and journal entries to assist the reader in putting the practical ideas to work in real life - both professionally and personally.

Falling Awake

Author: Royal Atman

Publisher: Innercircle Pub

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 112

View: 124

Falling Awake

Author: Kristoffer Gair

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 84

View: 746

Imagine waking up in a place you can't remember, with a face you don't recognize, and a name that may not be your own printed on a ticket in your back pocket. And of the five people you meet during the next few hours, four of them hold clues to your past, present, and two possible futures. The outcome of the encounter will determine your soul's fate, and the only way out of the nightmare may be through falling awake.

Falling Awake

Creating the Life of Your Dreams

Author: Dave Ellis

Publisher: Breathrough Enterprises

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 304

View: 991

"After reading "Falling Awake," I feel clearer about almost everything. Even truths I thought I already knew, seem more natural and easily attainable. This book is a beautiful presentation of some wondrous thoughts about the things that matter most." Marianne Williamson, author of "Illuminata" and "The Healing of America."

Falling Awake

Author: Vivian French

Publisher: Barrington Stoke

ISBN:

Category: Drug abuse

Page: 53

View: 353

"Danny is cool. The younger kids think theyre cool too, but they are just kiddie babes to Danny. He can make easy money out of them. He isnt going to say no to easy money, is he?First PageI was lying on the ground. It was hard and cold. Id been asleep but I didnt know for how long. I couldnt remember where I was. My head hurt. My eyes felt as if they were glued shut. I groaned, opened my eyes and saw a bird. A huge bird. A vulture ...

Falling Awake

Author: Debrah Martin

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 308

View: 713

Some would say suffering has driven Mary mad, and the people and places she remembers all just dreams dreamt inside her insanity. But then how can her husband Joe remember them too? Falling Awake is the story of Mary, Joe and a world populated by love, betrayal and obsession - and what it does to those who live in it. Fantasy or madness? The impossible is only a breath away. Just don't fall awake.

Falling Awake

Author: Kage Alan

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 84

View: 128

Imagine waking up in a place you can't remember, with a face you don't recognize, and a name that may not be your own printed on a ticket in your back pocket. And of the five people you meet during the next few hours, four of them hold clues to your past, present, and two possible futures. The outcome of the encounter will determine your soul's fate, and the only way out of the nightmare may be through falling awake.