Seven Life Lessons of Chaos
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Seven Life Lessons of Chaos

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If you have ever felt your life was out of control and headed toward chaos, science has an important message: Life is chaos, and that's a very exciting thing!

In this eye-opening book, John Briggs and F. David Peat reveal sevenenlightening lessons for embracing the chaos of daily life.

Be Creative:
engage with chaos to find imaginative new solutions and live more dynamically

Use Butterfly Power:
let chaos grow local efforts into global results

Go With the Flow:
use chaos to work collectively with others

Explore What's Between:
discover life's rich subtleties and avoid the traps of stereotypes

See the Art of the World:
appreciate the beauty of life's chaos

Live Within Time:
utilize time's hidden depths

Rejoin the Whole:
realize our fractal connectedness to each other and the world

Life is impossible to control--instead of fighting this truth, Seven Life Lessons of Chaos shows you how to accept, celebrate, and use it to live life to its fullest.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 13mm | 181.44g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • HarperPerennial ed
  • 006093073X
  • 9780060930738
  • 336,329

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If you have ever felt your life was out of control and headed toward chaos, science has an important message: Life is chaos, and that's a very exciting thing!

In this eye-opening book, John Briggs and F. David Peat reveal seven enlightening lessons for embracing the chaos of daily life.

BE CREATIVE:

how to engage with chaos to find imaginative new solutions and live more dynamically

USE BUTTERFLY POWER:

how to let chaos grow local efforts into global results

GO WITH THE FLOW:

how to use cha to work collectively with others

EXPLORE WHAT'S BETWEEN:

how to discover life's rich subtleties and avoid the traps of stereotypes

SEE THE ART OF THE WORLD:

how to appreciate the beauty of life's chaos

LIVE WITHIN TIME:

how to utilize time's hidden depths

REJOIN THE WHOLE:

how to realize our fractal connectedness to each other and the world
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Review quote

"Eloquent and utterly delightful."-- Fritjof Capra, author of "The Tao of Physics" and "The Web of Life""Makes chaos not only understandable but actually usable. These seven lessons are worth taking-and taking to heart." -- Ervin Laszlo, author of "The Whispering Pond"
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