Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Description: xvii, 137 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
In this work, the author, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of wholehearted living, a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.
Contents: Wholehearted living -- Courage, compassion, and connection: the gifts of imperfection -- Exploring the power of love, belonging, and being enough -- The things that get in the way -- Cultivating authenticity: letting go of what people think -- Cultivating self-compassion: letting go of perfectionism -- Cultivating a resilient spirit: letting go of numbing and powerlessness -- Cultivating gratitude and joy: letting go of scarcity and fear of the dark -- Cultivating intuition and trusting faith: letting go of the need for certainty -- Cultivating creativity: letting go of comparison -- Cultivating play and rest: letting go of exhaustion as a status symbol and productivity as self-worth -- Cultivating calm and stillness: letting go of anxiety as a lifestyle -- Cultivating meaningful work: letting go of self-doubt and supposed to -- Cultivating laughter, song, and dance: letting go of being cool and always in control.
ISBN: 9781592858491 (sc.)