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The Drama of the Gifted Child
The Search for the True Self, Revised Edition
Alice Miller - 1997-01-01 (first published in 1979)
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Discover the enduring effects of childhood trauma with this wise and profound book. Learn why many successful people struggle with feelings of emptiness and alienation through the experiences of millions of readers. Author Alice Miller delves into how we learn to hide our true selves and adapt to meet our parents' expectations, even in the face of abuse. Miller believes that this adaptability is what allowed us to survive. Yet, surviving is not enough. The Drama of the Gifted Child helps readers reclaim their lives by uncovering their crucial needs and their own truth.
Heidi N. Moore
@theashleyray It depends on the school (more intense ones teach high school algebra in 6th grade) but mostly the issue is yes, how gifted kids are treated and pressured by parents and teachers. It genuinely changes mental health. This is a great book to understand it btw:      source
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Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents
How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents
Lindsay C. Gibson - 2015-06-01
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Heal from the pain and confusion caused by emotionally immature parents with this breakthrough book by clinical psychologist Lindsay C. Gibson. Learn how these parents create a sense of neglect and how to move forward in your life. Discover the four types of difficult parents and ways to control how you react to them while building positive, new relationships.
Heidi N. Moore
Good books for parents (or would-be, or aspiring parents) to read would be Running on Empty by Jonice Webb and Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents. It will give you a sense of the baggage that Boomers saddled their kids with, and how to stop passing that on      source
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Ashley C. Ford
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Running on Empty No More
Transform Your Relationships With Your Partner, Your Parents and Your Children
Jonice Webb PhD - 2017-11-07
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This book is the ultimate guide to overcoming Childhood Emotional Neglect. The author, Jonice Webb PhD, delves into the solution to the invisible weight that has been holding people down all their lives. Running on Empty No More: Transform Your Relationships goes deeper into how people can heal from CEN by offering effective ways to start a conversation about it with partners, parents, and children. The perfect read for those looking to better their relationships and understanding of their past.
Heidi N. Moore
Reminder to anyone brought up in toxic masculinity (whether from neglectful fathers, enabling mothers or teachers/coaches/peers) that it's possible to start healing yourself. It makes love really feel like something. These two books will show where unhelpful patterns begin.      source
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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters with Addiction
Gabor Maté - 2008-02-12 (first published in 2007)
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Discover how addiction is not a personal weakness but a complex issue rooted in various factors such as personal history, emotional development, and brain chemistry. In this groundbreaking book based on two decades of experience as a medical doctor, Dr. Gabor Maté presents addiction as a societal issue that requires a holistic approach for healing and wellness. Using a mix of personal stories and science, "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts" provides a thorough and compassionate understanding of addiction and argues persuasively against current addiction policies. A must-read for both professionals and lay readers.
Heidi N. Moore
@anjushankarr Trauma is not a mental disorder. Everyone suffers trauma. Please check out this book to learn more.      source
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John Cusack
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It Didn't Start with You
How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle
Mark Wolynn - 2016-04-26
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This groundbreaking book explores how trauma can be passed down through generations and offers fresh, powerful tools for healing. Mark Wolynn offers a prescriptive guide to his method, the Core Language Approach, which includes diagnostic self-inventories and techniques for creating a family tree that maps back through generations. Through visualization, active imagination, and direct dialogue, readers can uncover hidden emotional legacies and reclaim their emotional and physical health. It Didn't Start With You is a transformative approach to resolving longstanding difficulties that traditional therapy, drugs, or other interventions have not had the capacity to touch.
Heidi N. Moore
Here are some good books that establish that trauma ALSO lives in the body, and some is also INHERITED, and wrestling with only your thoughts is not helpful on its own. Good therapy addresses the brain, the body, and the past. Everything I've said here is from these books.      source
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Aaron Doughty
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When the Body Says No
Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection
Gabor Maté - 2004-02-03 (first published in 2003)
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Discover how emotion and psychological stress can impact chronic illness in this groundbreaking book. Using real stories, medical doctor and bestselling author Gabor Maté sheds light on the link between stress and diseases such as breast cancer, Alzheimer's, and more. When the Body Says No is a compassionate and knowledgeable guide to navigating the connection between stress, emotions, and physical health.
Heidi N. Moore
Here are some good books that establish that trauma ALSO lives in the body, and some is also INHERITED, and wrestling with only your thoughts is not helpful on its own. Good therapy addresses the brain, the body, and the past. Everything I've said here is from these books.      source
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The Body Remembers
The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment (Norton Professional Books (Hardcover))
Babette Rothschild - 2000-10-17
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Discover how trauma impacts the body and the phenomenon of somatic memory in this illuminating book. Explore how individuals who have experienced trauma hold an implicit memory of traumatic events in their brains and bodies, often leading to posttraumatic stress disorder. With a focus on the psychobiology of the stress response, this book presents principles and non-touch techniques for clinicians to help bridge the gap between talk therapy and body therapy. Packed with engaging case studies, The Body Remembers is a must-read for clinicians, researchers, students, and general readers alike.
Heidi N. Moore
Here are some good books that establish that trauma ALSO lives in the body, and some is also INHERITED, and wrestling with only your thoughts is not helpful on its own. Good therapy addresses the brain, the body, and the past. Everything I've said here is from these books.      source
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The Power of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg - 2012-02-28
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Discover the fascinating science behind our habits and how they can be changed in this bestselling book. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg takes us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to the civil rights movement, presenting a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential. At its core, The Power of Habit provides an exhilarating argument: understanding how habits work is the key to achieving success in life, business, and beyond. With captivating storytelling and practical advice, this book has been hailed by critics as essential reading.
Heidi N. Moore
@TheBasisPoint @cduhigg I loved that book too!      source
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Reclaiming and Championing Your Inner Child
John Bradshaw - 1992-02-01 (first published in 1990)
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"Homecoming" by John Bradshaw explores how the wounded inner child may be causing personal pain and provides practical techniques to heal and nurture that inner child. Readers will learn to validate their inner child through meditation, adopt new rules of pleasure and self-expression, manage difficult relationships, and discover new joy and energy in living. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking to grow emotionally and heal past traumas.
Heidi N. Moore
@mattvillano The book "Homecoming" by John Bradshaw is great about the importance of our inner child (for everyone) and how we need to acknowledge that young self, and nurture him or her and show them the love they wished they had when younger. Okay! Back here in 10 days :)      source
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Noah Centineo
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Running on Empty
Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect
Jonice Webb - 2012-10-01
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This self-help book delves into the topic of Emotional Neglect, an invisible force from childhood that can affect you profoundly. It explores what didn't happen in your childhood, what wasn't said, and what cannot be remembered, and offers clear strategies for healing. If you feel something is missing in you or you struggle to understand and tolerate emotions, this book is an Emotional Smart Bomb meant to eradicate the effects of an invisible enemy.
Heidi N. Moore
@JosephEdmundKe1 It can be a clinical psychologist or a licensed social worker (MSW). Psychology Today has therapist listings; this theory is based on attachment theory (that we play out subconscious childhood patterns until we learn better.) Also, the book is great; take notes while reading 🙏      source
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No Bad Parts
Richard Schwartz Ph.D. - 2021-07-06
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