Finding Peace When Your Heart Is In Pieces: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Other Side of Grief, Loss, and Pain

Finding Peace When Your Heart Is In Pieces: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Other Side of Grief, Loss, and Pain

by Paul Coleman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440573385
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 172,812
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Paul Coleman is a psychologist in private practice specializing in grief, anxiety/trauma, intuition development, and rebuilding relationships for more than twenty years. He has appeared on national television shows, including Oprah, Today, Geraldo, and Fox's The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet, as well as in Cosmopolitan magazine and Parenting magazine. Coleman is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the American Psychological Association.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11

Introduction: The Journey from Pain to Peace 15

Chapter 1 The Heroic Journey 19

Chapter 2 The Awakening 35

Chapter 3 The Path of Acceptance 59

Chapter 4 The Path of Inspiration 79

Chapter 5 The Path of Release 107

Chapter 6 The Path of Compassion 133

Chapter 7 The Temple of Transcendence 153

Chapter 8 The Chamber of Perspective 169

Chapter 9 The Illumination 193

Conclusion: Goodbyes Are Not Forever 213

Index 217

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Finding Peace When Your Heart Is In Pieces: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Other Side of Grief, Loss, and Pain 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
GeorgieFrances More than 1 year ago
I received this book as a gift from my mother's best friend after I was laid off from my job of 14 years. She said it helped her cope with the loss of her sister. I was skeptical at first because I didn't realize I was experiencing grief and loss. Page after page I found myself connecting to Dr. Coleman's words and stories. He helped me through this very difficult transition period by giving me a new perspective on my present situation and my goals. I recommend this book to anyone experiencing any type of loss or transition in life, and want to find a way to feel happy again. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Finding Peace When Your Heart Is in Pieces reveals the raw truth around pain and suffering while also offering both peace and meaning when having to face life's inevitable obstacles. Dr. Paul Coleman challenges his audience to view troubled times as hidden blessings, and provides his reader with Four Paths of Transformation, ( acceptance, inspiration, release, and compassion) which offers a healthy outlook around all forms of suffering. Finding Peace When Your Heart Is in Pieces invites the reader to explore the hardships experienced by some of Dr. Paul Coleman's clients. Through this exploration and while following the Four Paths of Transformation, the reader grasps a sense of meaning, stability, and peace within themselves. I recommend this book to everyone since there's absolutely no way to avoid pain and loss in life. Finding Peace When Your Heart Is in pieces truly pushes you to let go of negative thinking during all forms of trials and tribulations, and guides you on a positive road of hope, meaning, and acceptance.