Synopses & Reviews
In an emotionally revealing way John Bradshaw shows us how toxic shame is the core problem in our compulsions, co-dependencies, addictions and the drive to super-achieve. The result is a breakdown in the family system and our inability to go forward with our lives. We are bound by our shame. Drawing from his 22 years of experience as a counselor, Bradshaw offers us the techniques to heal this shame. Using affirmations, visualizations, "inner voice" and "feeling" work plus guided meditations and other useful healing techniques, he realeases the shame that binds us to the past.
This important book breaks new ground in the core issues of societal and personal breakdown, offering techniques of recovery vital to all of us.
In an emotionally revealing way, Bradshaw shows us how toxic shame is the core problem in our compulsions, co-dependencies, addictions, and the drive to superachieve, resulting in the breakdown in the family system and our inability to go forward with our lives.
Argues that shame is the core problem in compulsions, co-dependencies, and addictions, and suggests techniques for healing shameful feelings.
About the Author
John Bradshaw has been at the forefront of the self-development and recovery field for more than ten years. He has helped millions of people improve their lives through his ongoing lecture series, his nationally broadcast public television series and his bestselling books.