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The Trance of Scarcity
To successfully upgrade from scarcity and struggle to Abundance and ease, we must interrupt and dislodge old patterns that have been living quite comfortably within us, acting like they own the place. These old patterns are like a cat that likes to sleep on your head but isn't the least bit interested in the fact that you are allergic. It's time to move the cat. A little d ...more
Paperback, 203 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Sagacious Press
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Jan 10, 2010 Link rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
The main point of the book is that the experience of abundance in life depends on your psychological outlook. Castle explores the way in which personal narrative, generosity, and openness, among other concepts, influences either a sense of abundance or its opposite, scarcity and constriction. This is a wonderful perspective that psychologically complements the emerging literature of voluntary simplicity. The book would be improved by connecting the message to previous work in this area, such as ...more
Great book, smooth and easy to read...Many great insights to understand how we restrict ourselves from the abundance that is our birthright. simple exercises to shift the tides of that behavior into full, rich, "voluptuous" and "juicy" lives (as the author, Victoria Castle puts it).
Brilliant book. Great visuals and metaphors helping us to understand immediately how we separate ourselves from our rightful seat in the scheme of life which only we can fill. As we stand outside "the circle" no one can take our place but the disconnection is what is most painful to us and all we need do is reclaim our space and breathe.
This excellent guide to ending fearful and self-defeating stories, and embodying the mind of abundance, is a classic of the psychology of wealth. Victoria Castle's smart, funny handbook gives readers an eminently readable (illustrated!) way to change what's holding you back from expressing a life of generosity and plenty.