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Destructive Emotions

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Destructive Emotions

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Narrated by Daniel Coleman Published by Bloomsbury Hardback, 404 pages, ISBN:0747553939 L16.99 Based on a week long discussion between the Dalai Lama and leading figures from the worlds of neuroscience and psychology, Daniel Coleman, the leading expert on Emotional intelligence (EQ), has created a compelling new work. He sets out to explain how our lives can be affected by the three destructive emotions known in Buddism as the three poisons. He offers unique insights combining Buddhist wisdom and the latest scientific research, and provides the reader with a guide to:

* What the destructive emotions are,

* Where they come from,

* Why destructive emotions (such as anger) are contagious,

* How we can learn to recognise and transform the destructive emotions.

The book ranges over diverse, but interconnected, topics such as the philosophical difference between building self-esteem, or discouraging self-delusion, and the details of which part of the brain decides between "fight or flight" in a crisis. …

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