Hidden Wonders of the Human Heart

How to See Through your Sorrow

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Pub Date 24 Sep 2021 | Archive Date 25 Oct 2021

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Hidden Wonders of the Human Heart is a moving testament to ways of seeing which reveal the tender wisdom that stirs in our hearts in times of change and sorrow. Drawing on eight true stories of revelation and renewal from her psychotherapy practice, Susan Holliday invites us to see the ecology of our hearts as a vital realm alive with the possibility of new beginnings.

The cultivation of insight has never been more urgent. We live in a world awash with glances, swipes and clicks. The intimate truth of our hearts is increasingly veiled behind categories and labels that merely codify how we feel. If we are to appreciate the wonders at play in the depths of our human nature, we need to learn how to see ourselves through a more creative vision.

Weaving compelling storytelling with insight from poets, artists and musicians, Hidden Wonders of the Human Heart takes its place alongside popular nonfiction titles that explore how we can enrich everyday experience, by listening, feeling and seeing more deeply.

Hidden Wonders of the Human Heart is a moving testament to ways of seeing which reveal the tender wisdom that stirs in our hearts in times of change and sorrow. Drawing on eight true stories of...


A Note From the Publisher

Susan Holliday studied history at Cambridge and photography at Camberwell College of Art. After a ‘life-changing’ journey to the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, she trained as a psychotherapist. Her MA thesis received the ‘Emma Stavrou Award’ from the Institute of Psychosynthesis. Since then, her practice has included men and women from all walks of life. She is also a Training Therapist with the Psychosynthesis and Education Trust and a Therapy Supervisor.

Susan Holliday studied history at Cambridge and photography at Camberwell College of Art. After a ‘life-changing’ journey to the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, she trained as a psychotherapist. Her MA...


Advance Praise

'A stunningly written and deeply interesting book about wonder as a source of inner revelation.' - Lucy Jones - Losing Eden: Why Our Minds Need the Wild

'In prose that is by turns lyrical, playful and penetrating Susan Holliday shines a light into our inner darkness to reveal the riches within. A riveting, hopeful book.' - Jilly Hopper - The Mahogany Pond

'A highly original text. Susan's own wonderful creative writing is spiced with quotes from artists, musicians and poets.' - Chris Robertson - Transformation in Troubled Times

'Ripples with beauty and shimmers off the page. A jewel of a book.' - Sonia Lakshman - Co-founder, Every One of Us

'A stunningly written and deeply interesting book about wonder as a source of inner revelation.' - Lucy Jones - Losing Eden: Why Our Minds Need the Wild

'In prose that is by turns lyrical, playful and...


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