Practicing The Here And Now

Author: Herb K
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781616497613
Size: 11.38 MB
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With Practicing the Here and Now: Being Intentional with Step 11, you’ll learn to use prayer and meditation to work all the steps, so you can make contact with the Higher Power in a way that is yours and yours alone. Step Eleven Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. How do we unlock and experience the teachings of Step Eleven? Herb K. helps us realize that working—and living—this vital recovery “maintenance Step” doesn’t have to be as challenging as commonly thought. With Practicing the Here and Now, you’ll find guidance on using prayer and meditation to help you be present throughout each day, staying in contact with your Higher Power for ongoing inspiration and sustenance. By opening the connection to your Higher Power with what Herb K. calls “Intentional Consciousness,” prayer and meditation can help you fully experience the cumulative power of the Twelve Steps to deepen and sustain your recovery journey.

Step Up

Author: Michael Graubart
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781616497460
Size: 14.37 MB
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Twelve Step programs can sometimes be intimidating. Before you walk into that meeting, you want to know the scoop and what it’s really like to work a Twelve Step recovery program. Michael Graubart is here to tell you. “Michael is a master wordsmith as well as an inspirational and thought-provoking storyteller for the Twelve Step community.” —Wally P., author and originator of the Back to Basics book and meetings If you’re ready to take the first steps in a new direction, you don’t have to walk them alone. Step up to your best life, alongside the millions of people who have embraced Twelve Step programs as a way to gratefully recover from their substance use, alcoholism, and addictions. In Step Up: Unpacking Steps One, Two, and Three with Someone Who’s Been There, the first book in Hazelden Publishing’s Step In to Recovery Series, Michael Graubart provides straightforward explanations on working a Twelve Step program, starting with the first three Steps. Graubart honestly addresses the most common questions about the Twelve Step fellowship. As someone who’s been where you are today, he shows you what it’s like to not only maintain sobriety, but to find a different way of life through a Twelve Step program.

Improve Sleep

Author: Katrin Schubert
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781616497224
Size: 12.24 MB
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"Sleep. Even the word provokes a feeling of comfort and happiness. While it's commonly thought of as the ultimate luxury, it's actually a physical necessity. We all need it, and when we don't get it, we can feel unfocused, anxious, run down, simply not ourselves. But relief is in sight. Sleep. We all want it. We all need it. Without sleep we feel unfocused, anxious, run down, not ourselves. Don't spend one more night tossing, turning, staring at the clock. Reach for Improve Sleep: 20 Quick Techniques to fall asleep fast. This first-aid kit for better sleep includes simple techniques--acupressure, reflexology, breathing exercises, guided imagery--to relieve occasional sleeplessness in five minutes or less"--

Brain Powered Weight Loss

Author: Eliza Kingsford
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781623368104
Size: 17.53 MB
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Losing weight and successfully maintaining it over the long term is not as much about what you put in your stomach; it's more about what's happening in the brain. In Brain-Powered Weight Loss, psychotherapist and weight management expert Eliza Kingsford shows that more than 90 percent of people who go on diet programs (even healthy ones) fail or eventually regain because they have a dysfunctional relationship with food. Changing this relationship by changing the way you think about and behave around food is what it takes to permanently achieve weight-loss success. Kingsford's 11-step first-of-its-kind program enlists dozens of mind-altering and behavior-changing exercises and techniques that shows you how to: Identify and reverse the conscious and unconscious thinking errors and food triggers that lead to the behaviors that drive our food decisions. Let go of the mindset of going on or off a diet in favor of a conscious quest to pursue a lifestyle of healthy eating and everyday activity--one that can last forever. Successfully use what Kingsford calls "dealing skills" to outsmart high-risk situations, tame stressful times, and prevent an eating "slip" from leading to a setback or all-out binge. Find out if you have what emerging research shows is an addiction to certain high-fat and sugar-added, processed foods that can be as powerful as addiction to cigarettes and narcotics. Design a personal healthy eating program built on Kingsford's 10 Principles of Healthy Eating.

Emotional Agility

Author: Susan David
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698404120
Size: 13.30 MB
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An Amazon Best Book of 2016 The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year. The path to personal and professional fulfillment is rarely straight. Ask anyone who has achieved his or her biggest goals or whose relationships thrive and you’ll hear stories of many unexpected detours along the way. What separates those who master these challenges and those who get derailed? The answer is agility—emotional agility. Emotional agility is a revolutionary, science-based approach that allows us to navigate life’s twists and turns with self-acceptance, clear-sightedness, and an open mind. Renowned psychologist Susan David developed this concept after studying emotions, happiness, and achievement for more than twenty years. She found that no matter how intelligent or creative people are, or what type of personality they have, it is how they navigate their inner world—their thoughts, feelings, and self-talk—that ultimately determines how successful they will become. The way we respond to these internal experiences drives our actions, careers, relationships, happiness, health—everything that matters in our lives. As humans, we are all prone to common hooks—things like self-doubt, shame, sadness, fear, or anger—that can too easily steer us in the wrong direction. Emotionally agile people are not immune to stresses and setbacks. The key difference is that they know how to adapt, aligning their actions with their values and making small but powerful changes that lead to a lifetime of growth. Emotional agility is not about ignoring difficult emotions and thoughts; it’s about holding them loosely, facing them courageously and compassionately, and then moving past them to bring the best of yourself forward. Drawing on her deep research, decades of international consulting, and her own experience overcoming adversity after losing her father at a young age, David shows how anyone can thrive in an uncertain world by becoming more emotionally agile. To guide us, she shares four key concepts that allow us to acknowledge uncomfortable experiences while simultaneously detaching from them, thereby allowing us to embrace our core values and adjust our actions so they can move us where we truly want to go. Written with authority, wit, and empathy, Emotional Agility serves as a road map for real behavioral change—a new way of acting that will help you reach your full potential, whoever you are and whatever you face.

Twelve Steps To Spiritual Awakening

Author: Herb K.
Publisher: Capizon Publishing
ISBN: 9781619845299
Size: 14.50 MB
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Herb K., who is also the author of "Twelve Step Guide to Using the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book", continues sharing his insights to the Twelve Steps by explaining the how and why, using his own experience along with traditional and universal spiritual wisdom. This book illuminates a path from the dark world of alcoholism and brokenness to a life of peace, purpose and fulfillment. Herb K. leads Twelve Step workshops, retreats and teaches spirituality and recovery throughout the U.S. and the world.

Theory And Practice Of Focusing Oriented Psychotherapy

Author: Greg Madison
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857007827
Size: 16.40 MB
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This comprehensive introduction to Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy lays out the background and fundamentals of the approach covering theory and practice. Gendlin, after many articles on Focusing-oriented psychotherapy, finally published the text Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy in 1996, making these ideas more widely available to the world. With contributions from some of the world's most influential contemporary Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapists and a foreword by Gendlin, this book provides a long overdue survey of this growing field. It explores how Focusing has been integrated with other theoretical orientations such as attachment theory, solution focused therapy, relational psychoanalysis, and existential therapy. Contemporary issues in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy are also covered, such as its suitability across cultures, and how it relates to the latest findings in the field of neuroscience. The book is essential reading for all practicing therapists and counselors, as well as trainee therapists, particularly those who want to explore the potential of experiential dimensions in their therapy and coaching practice. Jessica Kingsley Publishers also publishes a companion volume, Emerging Practice in Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy: Innovative Theory and Applications, edited by Greg Madison [9781849053716].