Owning Patricia: A Story of Breaking Free

Owning Patricia: A Story of Breaking Free

by Patricia Bonelli

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$15.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935359647
Publisher: Book Publishers Network
Publication date: 10/28/2010
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Full Disclosure 1

Chapter 1 Write Your Life, He Said 3

A relationship with your whole self is necessary to show up whole in the world.

Chapter 2 First Dumping Ground 11

Quiet anger that implodes is as destructive as rage that explodes.

Chapter 3 Far Beyond Control 21

Understand your motives before you act. If you are guided by fear, selfishness, or retaliation-stop.

Chapter 4 Working Hard for the Money 33

We all have an Achilles' heel that shows us where we are limited and need the most work.

Chapter 5 Climbing Up While Going Down 51

Set your bar high, but retain your flexibility so you can move it when necessary to accomplish your end goal.

Chapter 6 A Witness to Change 67

Every place I find myself is the result of my own decisions.

Chapter 7 It's Not Just Me Anymore 77

Relationships are required if you want to thrive.

Chapter 8 She Did Love Me, After All 87

Needing love and approval from others is wasted energy. Others come and go, but your self is always with you.

Chapter 9 How About a Receptionist? 95

When in doubt, look in the mirror and say: I believe in you. Do this over and over again. Change will manifest.

Chapter 10 Irony is Alive and Well 103

As you cross the bridge to accomplishment, tenacity strengthens belief in your goal.

Chapter 11 Real Sexual Liberation 113

Liberation is the freedom to be your dreams.

Chapter 12 The Past Returns 127

To be honest in the face of conflict is true nobility.

Chapter 13 Stubbornly Making a Difference-or Not 139

Once you are comfortable with your own pain, you can become comfortable with the pain of others.

Chapter 14 Everyone Wants a Piece of Me 155

Broken dreams are new opportunities to create triumph by setting new intentions.

Chapter 15 Let's Make a Deal 167

Nothing replaces human touch.

Chapter 16 Going Within 173

Listen to your gut even if it leads you somewhere you don't want to go.

Chapter 17 The Spirit of Aloha 181

Share love with strangers as well as those you consider safe. With No expectation of return, love flows without effort.

Chapter 18 Dreams That Come True Have Their Own Destiny 191

If someone betrays or disappoints you, forgive them. They may have done the best they could under the circumstances-you don't have to like it but you must let it go.

Chapter 19 Go Back and Learn It Again 201

Courage through faith will get you where you need to be every time-even when you want to be elsewhere.

Chapter 20 Aloha, Dear Reader...And The Beat Goes On 215

Love is the ability to extend yourself for the well-being of another.

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