Fully Human: A new way of using your mind by Steve Biddulph


A mother of small children trusts her ‘gut feeling’ and it saves her life. A young dad is able to grieve for his lost baby – using a song. What if there were parts of our minds that we never use, but if awakened, could make us so much happier, connected and alive? What if awakening those parts could bring peace to the conflicts and struggles we all go through? From the cutting edge, where therapy meets neuroscience, Steve Biddulph explores the new concept of ‘supersense’ – the feelings beneath our feelings – which can guide us to a more awake and free way of living every minute of our lives. And the Four Storey Mansion, a way of using your mind that can be taught to a five-year-old, but can also help the most damaged adult.

In Fully Human, Steve Biddulph draws on deeply personal stories from his own life, as well as those of his clients, and from the frontiers of thinking about how the brain works with the body and the wisdom of the ‘wild creature’ inside all of us. At the peak of a lifetime’s work, one of the world’s best-known psychotherapists and educators shows how you can be more alive, more connected. More Fully Human.

‘An essential guide to what makes us human … Steve’s writing is clear and beautiful, his descriptions accurate, our interior world gently laid bare.’ Dr Michael Carr-Gregg, Child and Adolescent Psychologist From the bestselling Australian author of Raising Boys. Praise for Fully Human ‘I loved this book and found it enormously helpful.’ – Rosie Batty AO ‘Steve is back, to help us do better at being in this world.’ – Rachel Ward AM

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