Emotional Healing For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0470663545
  • ISBN-13: 9780470663547
  • DDC: 158.1
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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At some point in their lives, most people will have thought: He should never have said that How could she treat me this way? I feel guilty when I remember what I said to him Im so angry I cant bear it Usually, we dont feel that we can discuss these hurtful emotions, such as guilt, anger or jealousy, with our friends and families, let alone go to a GP for advice on dealing with them. Were a nation that bottles things up, dismissing anger, frustration, hatred and guilt as largely insignificant to our minds and bodies. But powerful emotions like these do affect us in a long-term way, not only mentally but also physically, and its important to know how to get them under control before our health really suffers. This easy-to-follow, plain-English guide shows you why and how emotions can leave a physical scar, and talks about various life factors and influences that can lead to emotional stress. It will help you heal your emotional traumas with a toolkit of strategies, and allows you to take care of your health with a practical, hands-on approach.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Author's Acknowledgements.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Introducing Emotional Healing.
3: Understanding Emotional Healing.
4: Exploring the Physiology of Emotion.
5: Tuning in to Your Emotions.
6: Emotions and Your Body.
7: Unravelling Feelings and Food: What's Eating You?.
8: Tackling Tiredness: Following Your Body Rhythms.
9: Actively Engaging in Your Emotional Healing.
10: Emotional Healing for Real Life.
11: Putting Your Emotions in Context.
12: Facing up to Emotional Challenges.
13: Managing Relationships.
14: Getting through Tough Times.
15: Coping with Life's Transitions.
16: The Emotional Healing Toolkit.
17: Managing Feelings with Thinking Strategies.
18: Finding Insight through Mindfulness.
19: Using Day-to-Day Strategies for Emotional Healing.
20: Living as an Emotionally Healed Person.
21: Taking Your Healing to New Levels.
22: Planning Ahead: Handling Difficult Emotions in the Future.
23: Inspiring Healing in Others.
24: Helping Your Child Heal.
25: The Part of Tens.
26: Ten Ways to Heal Emotional Wounds.
27: Ten Ways to Stay Positive.
28: Ten Activities for Emotional Healing.
Useful Contacts and Resources.