february 2012

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Loves Self Reflective Test

This article, by yoga teacher Kino MacGregor, focuses on the challenges and practice of finding love, sharing love and maintaining a healthy self-awareness while giving yourself freely. Kino MacGregor is one of a select group of people to receive certification to teach Ashtanga Yoga by its founder Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India.

Understanding Ourselves and Our Relationships

This article is essentially chapter 9 of the book Psychological Self Help by Dr. Clayton E. Tucker-Ladd, which begins with several general descriptions of human personality and the stages of its development. There’s a discussion on relationships including games, family relationships and long-term affects of childhood experiences. The last section revisits common interpersonal problems, the difficulties we have keeping relationships together, and the continuing conflicts between men and women. Chapter 10 covers love and sex. The entire book can be read online or downloaded.

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

Manning Marable‘s biography of Malcolm X introduces new information that could reshape widely held beliefs about the Civil Rights leader. Taking two decades to research and write, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention culminated in an act of scholarship for Marable, a writer and professor at Columbia University, who died April 1, 2011, just 3 days before the book was published. Marable’s book broke news for mainstream readers by offering a theory on Malcom’s 1965 assassination and naming the alleged conspirators.

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