A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More by Roger von Oech

By Roger von Oech

This can be the twenty fifth anniversary variation of the creativity vintage via Dr. Roger von Oech.

through the years, A WHACK at the facet OF the top has been praised by means of enterprise humans, educators, scientists, homemakers, artists, adolescence leaders, and lots of extra. The e-book has been stimulating creativity in hundreds of thousands of readers, translated into 11 languages, and utilized in seminars all over the world.

Now Roger von Oech's totally illustrated and up-to-date quantity is stuffed with much more provocative puzzles, anecdotes, workouts, metaphors, cartoons, questions, quotations, tales, and assistance designed to systematically holiday via your psychological blocks and unencumber your brain for inventive pondering. This re-creation will allure a whole new new release of readers with up to date and mind-stretching fabric.

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In its negative phase it expresses itself as anger, domination, and aggression, or their opposites—cowardice, fear, and submissiveness. Heart chakra (the air element): The mediating chakra between the lower and higher ones, it is the focal point of our love and compassion for both others and ourselves, and engenders patience. Here is the source of commitment and conscience, and also our experience of pure grief. Linked to the thymus gland, its positive activation will stimulate this gland and thus support the all-important immune system.

The word Vim is unique in that expresses the essence of the chakra and is also very close to the Tantra seed syllable of VAM. † The voice is an instrument of creativity and, in the case of all of Creation, the instrument of the Absolute that sounded the Word or Logos. ‡ One slang word for man is dOOde. 6 The Solar Plexus Chakra Sanskrit Name: Manipura (city of jewels) Location: Between the navel and the bottom of the sternum Endocrine gland: Pancreas Element: Fire Sense: Sight* Natural Characteristics: Willpower, courage, selfesteem, self-assertion, autonomy, authority, resolution, dominion Vowels: OH as in rOHw and AW as in rAW Consonant: R Tantra seed syllable: RAM Adapted seed syllable: RAWM *The ancient Egyptian word ra means “light,” which is fundamental to being able to see.

Rather, the choice of which vowels correspond to what chakras has developed from an intuitive general consensus among Western sound therapists. The way it took root in Western circles is a mystery, but there is a fair degree of agreement among practitioners. For example, surveying seven major practitioners, all agreed that AH and EE are linked to the heart and crown, respectively. *Overtones, also known as harmonics, are the subtle higher frequencies embedded in a heard fundamental tone. These upper vibrations are like the aura of the composite tone, giving musical tones their unique color and richness.

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