The Power of Feelings

A Practical Guide to Emotional Intelligence

In this ground-breaking book on emotional intelligence, Vivian takes you into the workings of your mind and heart. Step by step, she explains how feelings are created, why not everything you feel is a feeling and why even challenging feelings like anger or sadness are an important part of who you are.

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More books by Vivian

Vivian has written a number of very successful books about social and emotional intelligence. Most of them are currently only available in her native German, yet new titles continue to be translated.

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A Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence

How Children Develop Social and Emotional Competence

Many parent's feel challenged by the emotional intensity of their children - and with their own feelings. Often, a basic understanding of the true purpose of feelings is missing. This makes it difficult to accompany children in the process of developing their emotional and social competence.

This book is currently only available in German.
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The Art of Relating

Our ability to lead successful and fulfilling relationships appears to be in crisis. The old models, which proposed a clear hierarchy between man and woman, are clearly obsolete - not only in intimate relationships. Also between parents and children, teachers and students, managers and employees a new paradigm is emerging: we want relationships on an equal footing. Yet at the same time, we lack the role models showing us how this works.

The Art of Relating does for relationships what The Power of Feelings did for your emotional life.

This book is currently only available in German.
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Sacred Sex - The Intimate Prayer

This book explores the connection between sexuality and spirituality. It explores what sacred sex is and how we can reconnect with this quality in our lovemaking. In the process, it uncovers new and old obstacles to sacred sexuality and reveals some surprising truths about the role of our collective traumas and shadows. As is characteristic for Vivian's books, it takes you on a journey through your own relationship to sex and the sacred, inviting you to question long-held beliefs and reevaluate the role of each in your life.

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The Emotional Compass

A Roadmap to Emotional Intelligence Vivian Dittmar has created a simple yet profound model of emotional competence. Learn what each feeling is good for, how they are created and why we sometimes have a hard time recognizing their true potential.

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