Sometimes life can present difficulties that leave you feeling unbalanced and with unresolved emotions, or perhaps you have never fully let go of events from the past.
We’ve all been told “just let it go”, yet it’s been hard for you to do that. This book shows you how.
Let Go, Heal, Be Happy helps you learn about emotions and human nature, gain insight, develop new beliefs, heal, and ultimately transform adversity into strength, resilience and a new found sense of joy. Through tears, laughter, and self-expression you can begin to restore joy and satisfaction in your life.
Written in a friendly, entertaining and caring style, Mark walks you through awareness, change, and transformation to ultimately increase your self-knowledge, self-expression, and happiness.
Learn how to develop a new mastery over your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.
|Publisher:||Soul Care Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
As an author, speaker and professor, Mark shares his lessons on emotional success and transformation. He also shares his message in print, on radio and TV news, and regularly presents at conferences and seminars.
Mark warms his audiences with his personal story, anecdotes and unexpected wit. He is an insightful writer who inspires his readers through his own journey of healing and change. He is also a singer and a recording artist. He lives and lectures in Vancouver, Canada.
Table of Contents
1. INTRODUCTION My First-Level Healing Defining "Letting Go" 2. EARLY EMOTIONAL CONDITIONING The Child's Natural Expression Emotional Myths and Role Models On Becoming Affectionate and Intimate 3. WHAT ARE EMOTIONS? Emotions - Your Natural Resource! Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence and Maturity 4. THE MANY LAYERS OF YOU The Nature/Nurture Dilemma Genetics and Physical Characteristics Mind-Body and Psychoneuroimmunology Personal Development History Daily Living, Emotions, Thoughts and Choices Your Insightful Higher Self 5. MIND, BODY, AND EMOTIONS Stress, Emotions and Physical Health Neuroplasticity and the Healing Brain Healing through Laughter and Tears 6. DEPRESSION - MANY MEANINGS, MANY CAUSES The Nature & Metaphors of Depression Causes of Depression The Secret Strength of Depression 7. THE TOP WAYS OF AVOIDING EMOTIONS The Masks You Wear The Top Behaviors to Avoid Your Feelings 8. OUCH! THINGS THAT HURT! Dealing with Loss and Grief Chronic Conditions Living, Loving and Learning Rejection, Betrayal and Let-Downs Bullying, Teasing and Humiliation Creative Soul Wounding Shame and Guilt Infidelity and Divorce Sexuality and Orientation Crimes of Personal Invasion Other People's Rules and Decisions Experiencing Poverty Ostracism, Isolation, and Humiliation Dealing with a Sociopath Broken Hearts and Unrequited Love Creative Constipation 9. ABUSE, TRAUMA AND THE WOUNDED SOUL Defining & Recognizing Abuse and Trauma The Impact of Traumatic Events and Delayed Reaction 10. HOW THE PAST IMPACTS THE PRESENT Triggers Events and Conditions Emotional Reaction Self-Talk, Frozen Needs and Attitudes Habits, Patterns and Behaviors 11. MEMORIES - FACT OR FICTION? Emotional Memory The Recovered Memory Debate Facilitating Memory Recall 12. DEVELOPING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Learning the Language of Feelings Learning to Meditate Developing the Inner Observer Awareness through Breath Body Awareness through Chakras 13. BIOLOGY OF BELIEFS Cognitive Biases and Blind Spots Are You Open-Minded? Unlocking Beliefs Challenging a Belief Attributions & Subtext Re-evaluating Your Assumptions Invoking New Behavior! 14. GETTING UN-STUCK Opening the Johari Window The Self-Pity Trap Reaching a Crisis Point Modifying Defeatist Behaviors Creating Creativity 15. DEVELOPING YOUR FOUNDATION FOR HEALING Finding Your Voice Developing Healing Skills A Connection with Nature Developing a Support System The Healing Hunch Invoking the Power of Hope Developing Self-Compassion over Self-Esteem 16. RELEASE AND LET GO! Beginning to Feel Again The Emotional Life Cycle Achieving a New Emotional Baseline 17. GOING DEEPER Five Stages of Deep Release 18. RESOLVING ANGER AND RESENTMENT Anger Expression Styles and the Anger Trait-State Undoing the Anger Habit Anger Resolution Exercises Healing Rage 19. REMEMBER AND FORGIVE Blocks and Catalysts to Forgiving Seven Steps to Forgiveness Self-Forgiveness 20. FINDING YOUR COMMUNITY The Roots of Loneliness Social Bargaining Healing Neediness Replacing Unavailable Family Becoming Self-Reliant 21. HEALING WITH CREATIVITY Express Your Traits and Talents Artistic Expression Create Ceremonies of Completion and Letting Go Scents and Aromatherapy Cultural and Religious Healing Practices 22. HEALTHY THINGS TO DO FOR YOURSELF Self-Soothing Activities PART V - TRANSFORMATION 23. HAPPINESS WITHOUT MONEY OR LUCK Redefining Happiness & Success A Positive or a Victim Attitude Reverse the Fading Happiness Trend 24. DEVELOP HEALTHY ATTITUDES AND HABITS 25. UTILIZE THESE FREE HAPPINESS TOOLS Learning to Forecast Your Emotions Learning Positive Words of Praise Building Your Social Capital Forming Pivotal Habits 26. TRANSFORMATIVE LIVING Effortless Creation Gratitude, Kindness and Compassion Look Outward With Empathy! 27. UNDERSTAND THE KEYS TO BOUNCING BACK The Value of Worthiness & Resilience Self-Evaluation