Synopses & Reviews
We already possess everything we need to have satisfying relationships and a happy, fulfilling life; all we need to do is learn how to bring forth our natural wisdom—which includes our innate kindness, understanding, and courage. Psychotherapist David Richo draws on four decades of his counseling experience to create this manual on how to nurture the best in ourselves and our relationships. He teaches how to access our natural abilities to:
• Care for ourselves as the basis of caring for others
• Find freedom from fear
• Maintain healthy boundaries in relationships
• Develop greater honesty with ourselves and others
• Let go of regret
The book also includes practical exercises—including journaling, contemplation, and guided meditations—to foster inward growth and lasting positive change.
This book is a completely revised and updated edition of Everyday Commitments.
In this unique book, popular self-help author Richo offers 52 promises individuals can make to navigate the ups and downs of daily living in a wise, compassionate, and psychologically healthy way.
In this unique book, psychotherapist David Richo offers fifty-two promises we can make to ourselves that will help us navigate the ups and downs of daily living in a wise, compassionate, and psychologically healthy way. Taken together these commitments, along with the author's brief reflections on them, offer guidance on how to: develop genuine kindness toward yourself and othersfind freedom from fearmaintain healthy boundaries in relationshipsdevelop greater honesty and awareness Designed for daily or weekly inspiration and contemplation, Everyday Commitments also features practical exercises--including journaling, contemplation, and guided meditations--to foster inward growth and lasting positive change.
About the Author
David Richo, PhD, is a psychotherapist, teacher, writer, and workshop leader whose work emphasizes the benefits of mindfulness and loving-kindness in personal growth and emotional well-being. He is the author of numerous books, including How to Be an Adult in Relationships and The Five Things We Cannot Change. He lives in Santa Barbara and San Francisco, California.