Empower Up and Play Big: Winning at Life from the Inside Out

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Do you go through life feeling like a victim of your past, helpless to change the things that make you unhappy, trapped in destructive emotional patterns? Now, using leading-edge neuroscience, cognitive psychology, ancient wisdom and effective spiritual practices, Valencia Ray, MD, helps you expand the vision you have for your life and heal the blind spots that hold you back from creating a life you love. In her coaching practice as The Confidence Doc,® Dr. Ray guides clients into living lives of confidence and ...

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Overview

Do you go through life feeling like a victim of your past, helpless to change the things that make you unhappy, trapped in destructive emotional patterns? Now, using leading-edge neuroscience, cognitive psychology, ancient wisdom and effective spiritual practices, Valencia Ray, MD, helps you expand the vision you have for your life and heal the blind spots that hold you back from creating a life you love. In her coaching practice as The Confidence Doc,® Dr. Ray guides clients into living lives of confidence and grace. You, too, can learn how to live your life by intentional design, instead of staying stuck, stressed and fearful of change. Step-by-step, Dr. Ray teaches you how to

Understand the science behind what thought is, and learn to use your thoughts to create your best possible life

Recognize the "autobiographical storyteller" of the left side of the brain, and write yourself a new, more empowering story so that you can heal painful memories

Take your power back from external voices and tune in to your own inner guidance

Discover the four-step process of building true self-esteem from the inside out so that you can let your life shine and live with passion

Awaken the awareness that you are more than "only human," and use that truth to develop authentic Core Confidence and become a more peaceful YOU

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780981812670
  • Publisher: Ampersand, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/21/2009
  • Edition description: AMPERSAND, INC.
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Valencia Ray, MD, The Confidence Doc, is president of Core Confidence Coaching. She is an inspirational speaker and transformational coach, working with female entrepreneurs and maverick professionals. She helps her clients to heal blind spots that hold them back, reconnect to their spirit and wake up their passion. Her work draws upon her own life experiences, spiritual explorations, years of study in the personal growth field and her years as a successful eye surgeon and entrepreneur. Dr. Ray lives in the Chicago area with her husband and two teen-aged children.
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Table of Contents

Dedication 5

Acknowledgments 9

Preface 10

Introduction 12

Chapter 1 My Journey Begins 19

Chapter 2 Neuroscience 101 and the Heart of Belief 38

Chapter 3 Who Am I? 62

Chapter 4 The Power of Response-Ability 90

Chapter 5 The Mirror of Life 116

Chapter 6 Getting Unstuck: How to Move to the Next Level 125

Chapter 7 Visioning By Design 151

Chapter 8 Living a New Life with Confidence 166

Resources 174

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