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Criteria to enable HR professionals and company managers to recognize, recruit, and support these unique personalities who are so valuable to organizations.
In line with Alain Braconnier’s books on optimism. In this book, he starts with an observation — there is a sort of general doubt experienced with regard to the future — and proposes tools to help move forward constructively into the future.
Uncommon and compulsive thoughts, reasoning pushed to its limits, extreme sensorial and emotional sensitivity, a mind that constantly creates connections…: the high potential dusted off for the general public, but also for professionals!
An incomparable book: a practical guide to help the friends and families of victims of an attack to assist them in the trauma they are experiencing indirectly.
This new book is the result. It radically embraces the daily practice of self-esteem and of how to live in friendship and harmony with yourself.
An exploration of a certain personality profile and a particular form of intelligence
A book for a general audience and for health-care professionals that explains how behavioral disorders, can be hiding repressed issues of abuse
How can one perceive one’s own freedom? How can one listen to oneself, others, and chance? How can we act so we’re not on automatic pilot? Fifty short essays that focus on that bit of awareness that helps us see life from a positive angle.
A landmark book, situated between philosophy and neuroscience, in which Damasio deals with the challenging question of the origin of civilization.
The Thetis complex, or the increasingly widespread difficulty in finding a good balance between the quite natural desire to enjoy life, and the acceptance that everything cannot be lived according to one’s desires.
Combining developmental psychology, attachment-based therapy, psycho-sociology, and the neurosciences, a psychotherapy of the sacred that takes into account all forms of belief, without distinction and without judgment, to analyse their foundations, their practices, their inner workings, and also their benefits. An original enlightening study of the major role played by attachment (secure or insecure) in religious feeling.
A powerful testimony enriched with a reflection on children’s psychological defences against abuse. Seen as a positive psychological process, this approach to hatred — an unusual concept — can light the path of many people who consider themselves affected.
A reflection on the benefits of secrecy to the psyche that goes against the tide of transparency. Secrecy can be useful or even indispensable to our psychic survival. A contemporary and historical account of the role of secrecy in psychology.
A gallery of emblematic portraits of mould-breaking women, among them one of the great explorer Alexandra David-Néel whose motto was "Go where your heart takes you and follow your eyes." A campaigning work that will allow every one of us to break free of our shackles and to each make our contribution, as best we can, to a more open, more harmonious and more loving society.
Family dinners are the perfect opportunity to show a rogue’s gallery of characters with strong personalities, who will, over the course of a meal, offend and wound each other, but come to love each other once again. Family get-togethers, where neuroses take centre stage. Olivia Hagimont’s sense of humour works as a magnifying glass, allowing us to see our own idiosyncrasies in order to be able to put things that hurt us into better perspective, and to start letting go of past events.
A practical and informative book for a wide audience, it introduces a concept that is as essential as resilience: mentalization, developing free-flowing and regenerative thought processes. Includes a large number of explanatory anecdotes drawn from contemporary film, literature, and case studies.
Each of these case studies is illustrated by Eloise Oddos, making the book an attractive gift. A true practical guide of the interpretation of dreams, it is concrete, precise, practicable, written by one of the most inventive French authors. This book renews our understanding of dreams and puts the study back in its deserved place in our "rationalised" lives.