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Usually, we don’t 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. We’re a nation that bottles things up, dismissing anger, frustration, hatred and ...
Usually, we don’t 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. We’re 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 it’s 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.
Emotional Healing For Dummies covers:
PART 1: INTRODUCING EMOTIONAL HEALING
Chapter 1: Understanding Emotional Healing
Chapter 2: Exploring the Physiology of Emotion
Chapter 3: Tuning into Emotions
PART 2: EMOTIONS AND YOUR BODY
Chapter 4: You are What you Eat
Chapter 5: Body Rhythms
Chapter 6: Physical Strategies for Emotional Healing
PART 3: EMOTIONAL HEALING FOR REAL LIFE
Chapter 7: Mapping the Emotional Environment
Chapter 8: Facing up to Emotional Challenges
Chapter 9: Managing Relationships
Chapter 10: Strategies for Getting through Tough Times
Chapter 11: Life’s Transitions
PART 4: THE EMOTIONAL HEALING TOOLKIT
Chapter 12: Thinking Strategies for Emotional Healing
Chapter 13: Mindfulness Practices to Rebalance
Chapter 14: Lifestyle Strategies for Emotional Healing
Chapter 15: Becoming the Emotionally Healed Person
PART 5: TAKING YOUR HEALING TO ANOTHER LEVEL
Chapter 16: Planning to Manage Emotions in the Future
Chapter 17: Inspiring Healing in Others
Chapter 18: Helping your Child to Heal
PART 6: THE PART OF TENS
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Heal Emotional Wounds
Chapter 20 Ten Ways to Stay Positive
Chapter 21: Ten Exercises for Emotional Healing
Part I: Introducing Emotional Healing.
Chapter 1: Understanding Emotional Healing.
Chapter 2: Exploring the Physiology of Emotion.
Chapter 3: Tuning In to Your Emotions.
Part II: Emotions and Your Body.
Chapter 4: Unravelling Feelings and Food: What’s Eating You?
Chapter 5: Tackling Tiredness: Following Your Body Rhythms.
Chapter 6: Actively Engaging in Your Emotional Healing.
Part III: Emotional Healing for Real Life.
Chapter 7: Putting Your Emotions in Context.
Chapter 8: Facing Up to Emotional Challenges.
Chapter 9: Managing Relationships.
Chapter 10: Getting Through Tough Times.
Chapter 11: Coping with Life’s Transitions.
Part IV: The Emotional Healing Toolkit.
Chapter 12: Managing Feelings with Thinking Strategies.
Chapter 13: Finding Insight through Mindfulness.
Chapter 14: Using Day-to-Day Strategies for Emotional Healing.
Chapter 15: Living as an Emotionally Healed Person.
Part V: Taking Your Healing to New Levels.
Chapter 16: Planning Ahead: Handling Diffi cult Emotions in the Future.
Chapter 17: Inspiring Healing in Others.
Chapter 18: Helping Your Child Heal.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Heal Emotional Wounds.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Stay Positive.
Chapter 21: Ten Activities for Emotional Healing.
Appendix: Useful Contacts and Resources.