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Risking being alive is just not a book, it is a life style.


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By Yaro Starak and other authors

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A new edition by Yaro Starak


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$36 Aud

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Risking Being Alive is a collection of ideas, experiments, and readings that introduce psychological and psycho-therapeutic tools that can be used to increase the sharpness with which you see and relate to the world. Used properly they will enable you to enrich your life and become master of your fate.


Yaro Starak

James Oldham

Tony Key

The metaphoric meaning of "The risk of being alive" refers to the idea that living and fully experiencing life inherently involves uncertainty, vulnerability, and the potential for challenges and struggles. It emphasizes that life is not without its dangers, setbacks, or emotional hardships, but embracing these risks is essential for personal growth, self-discovery, and a fulfilling existence.

Therapeutically, exploring the concept of "the risk of being alive" can have several benefits:

  1. Embracing vulnerability: Acknowledging and accepting the risks and uncertainties of life can help individuals become more comfortable with vulnerability. This can lead to more authentic connections with others and foster emotional resilience.
  2. Overcoming fear: Delving into the metaphorical risk of being alive allows individuals to confront their fears and anxieties, leading to personal growth and a sense of empowerment.
  3. Self-discovery: By embracing life's risks, people may discover hidden strengths, passions, and aspirations. This process of self-discovery can lead to a deeper understanding of oneself and what truly brings meaning and fulfillment in life.
  4. Resilience and coping skills: Confronting and navigating life's challenges can build resilience and enhance coping mechanisms. Therapeutically, this can help individuals develop healthier ways to manage stress and adversity.
  5. Living authentically: Embracing the risk of being alive encourages individuals to live in alignment with their values and passions, rather than succumbing to a fear-driven existence. This can lead to a more authentic and purposeful life.
  6. Breaking free from limitations: Exploring the metaphorical risk of being alive can challenge self-imposed limitations and open up new possibilities and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  7. Mindful living: The concept of the risk of being alive can also promote mindfulness, as individuals become more aware of their thoughts, emotions, and experiences in the present moment.
  8. Finding meaning and purpose: By recognizing that life is not without risks and challenges, individuals may actively seek meaning and purpose, driving them to create a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

►It's important to note that the therapeutic exploration of "the risk of being alive" does not mean seeking out unnecessary dangers or engaging in risky behavior for the sake of it. Instead, it encourages individuals to embrace life's uncertainties, learn from their experiences, and grow through the process of living fully and authentically.

In this book, you will find a multitude of exercises to be explored individually for personal growth or as group work.

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