Debbie Ford explains that the dark side of our personality should not be hidden. By denying our dark side, we reject these aspects of our true natures rather than giving ourselves the freedom to live authentically. Here she shows that it is possible to acknowledge and accept our so-called weaknesses, proving that these qualities may be important, hidden strengths. For example, perhaps some "selfishness" can save us from exhaustion and resentment.
Full of illuminating stories and practical exercises, Debbie Ford shows us how to reconcile our darker impulses and find the gifts they offer. Your life will be transformed when you unconceal, own, and embrace your shadow.
©2011 Hay House (P)2011 Hay House
Ive continued to listen to this for months on end! Constantly finding more about myself, and bringing forgiveness! I am so grateful to have found this... it brought me out of a severe depression.
Freeing, enlightening, transformative
learning to embrace our dark side to become whole
delivery was clear and concise, brilliant and easy to comprehend
one of he examples I related to specifically so was great
YES for sure. She asks some really really good questions, that gets you thinking about yourself!
All of it really, many SHOCK questions.
What we often DON'T LIKE in someone else is often a mirror of something we don't like about ourself!
I have been passing over this book for a few months, thinking this is not for me!
But then l stopped and asked myself. Why does this book keep coming up???
I believe someone want me to listen to it!
So glad i did as now it's in my top ten favorite books.....
Challenges are Valuable
The example of the discovery of the golden Buddah that had been covered with clay.
By performing this herself, she was able to add a personal dimension that helped me better understand not just the concepts that she was trying to explain, but also the emotional context that accompanies them.
If we do not stop complaining and take the time to search for and find the gift that is hidden in every trial in life, we will get double smacked by the experience, because we will suffer needlessly and also won't receive the valuable lessons that are there for our growth and enjoyment.
This is one of those love it or hate it kind of books. It invites you to stretch yourself, and to see life from a very different perspective. If you choose not to absorb and embrace its concepts, you will be choosing the short end of the stick. GREAT BOOK!
I loved this book. I have had 2 different personal life coaches and this book helped me to solidify some of the concepts and things I started working on with them. it truly dives into who you are as a person and allows you to see the beauty in every aspect of yourself.
I would recommend this book to all who are seeking a deeper experience of self love in their lives. It is a powerful perspective from which to view and own every part of ones self. I found it to be enlightening, uplifting, and a very useful tool in meeting the parts of myself that I previously did not like with love and compassion.
you are ready to embrace both sides of yourself. What a fabulous audiobook If you are ready to embrace both sides of yourself, break through that barrier and become whole then this is the book for you.
Fabulous meditations and cleverly put together. It was just what I needed to help me through a really terrifying time. I felt as though I had just jumped if a cliff with no safety nets or harness. I found it a fabulous tool to assist me in a break through. Highly recommend
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