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The One Thing Holding You Back
Unleashing the Power of Emotional Connection
Raphael Cushnir - Dec 30, 2008
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"By the time you finish this book, there will be nothing holding you back."—from the IntroductionMost people have a vision for their lives that they're not pursuing, half-heartedly pursuing, or pursuing with all their might yet somehow falling short. This vision can be modest or grand. It may involve breaking free of a destructive habit or finding ...
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 07, 2020
@cslrobinson So as a supplement to that book, pick up these two as well. Addressing emotions within the body is an essential part of attachment theory therapy.     source
The Body Keeps the Score
Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
Bessel van der Kolk M.D. - Sep 08, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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A pioneering researcher and one of the world’s foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing. Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical viole...
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 07, 2020
And again, if you suspect this in a friendship, please know that telling your friend that the guy is "no good" will NOT work. She's trauma-bonded to him. The process is extrication is slow until something wakes her from the trance. This book is an essential read:     source
Traumatic Stress
The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society
Bessel A. van der Kolk - Oct 31, 2006 (first published in 1996)
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This bestselling classic presents seminal theory and research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Together, the leading editors and contributors comprehensively examine how trauma affects an individual's biology, conceptions of the world, and psychological functioning. Key topics include why certain people cope successfully with traumatic expe...
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 04, 2020
Resources. First: Like everything, you have to read a bit and decide if it's really for you. Here are 4 great books on 1) attachment theory and 2) the way to start resolving emotional traumas, which are not accessible to talk because they *live in the body* and subconscious     source
Money Drunk, Money Sober; 90 Days to Financial Freedom
Mark Bryan - Feb 09, 1999 (first published in 1992)
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In a society where it is often easier to discuss sex than money, many of us have hidden issues about personal finances. But when fending off bill collectors, begging for salary advances, or borrowing from relatives becomes a way of life, unresolved money problems can lead to enormous stress and destroy relationships, careers, and lives. Do you reco...
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 03, 2020
@HamptonStevens @mountaineerdave @kevinroose There's actually a great book called Money Drunk, Money Sober that looks at how people think about money through the lens of their personality traits and childhood needs. You're both spot on!     source
Attached
The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love
Amir Levine - Jan 05, 2012 (first published in 2010)
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We rely on science to tell us everything from what to eat to when and how long to exercise, but what about relationships? Is there a scientific explanation for why some people seem to navigate relationships effortlessly, while others struggle? According to psychiatrist and neuroscientist Dr. Amir Levine and Rachel Heller, the answer is a resounding...
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 02, 2020
@Ter_ELyn I'm glad it helped! It's wonderful that you're doing the work. This book (also in audiobook form) has really great insights too as long as you're all deprogramming yourselves from the patriarchy.     source
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My Year of Rest and Relaxation
Ottessa Moshfegh - May 02, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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FROM THE MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF EILEENTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Savage, funny, frequently on the verge of teetering into lunacy... My Year of Rest and Relaxation is a non-negotiable in your holiday carry-on this summer' VogueIt’s the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong?Our narrator...
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 01, 2020
Last year I read Ottessa Moshfegh's "My Year of Rest and Relaxation" and thought "huh. what a weird concept" and now I think it's the most prescient book of our times     source
Love Me, Don't Leave Me
Overcoming Fear of Abandonment and Building Lasting, Loving Relationships
Michelle Skeen PsyD - Sep 01, 2014
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Everyone thrives on love, comfort, and the safety of family, friends, and  community. But if you are denied these basic comforts early in life, whether through a lack of physical affection or emotional bonding, you may develop intense fears of abandonment that can last well into adulthood—fears so powerful that they can actually cause you to push p...
Heidi N. Moore
Mar 16, 2020
If you feel like other people just exist to slow you down -- and not to strengthen you -- or you struggle with imposter syndrome (now I'm subtweeting the WHOLE TL), this is a great cathartic book to read and address those thoughts.     source
No One Tells You This
A Memoir
Glynnis MacNicol - Jul 16, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Featured in multiple must-read lists, No One Tells You This is sharp, intimateA funny, frank, and fearless memoirand a refreshing view of the possibilitiesand pitfallspersonal freedom can offer modern women ( Kirkus Reviews ).If the story doesnt end with marriage or a child, what then? This question plagued Glynnis MacNicol on the eve of her fort...
Heidi N. Moore
Nov 10, 2019
@SusannaDW @GlynnMacN I remember recommending this book to you! So glad you enjoyed it, I love it too and Glynnis is a treasure     source
On Romantic Love
Simple Truths about a Complex Emotion (Philosophy in Action)
Berit Brogaard - Jan 29, 2018 (first published in 2014)
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Romantic love presents some of life's most challenging questions. Can we choose who to love? Is romantic love rational? Can we love more than one person at a time? And can we make ourselves fall out of love? Berit Brogaard here attempts to get to the bottom of love's many contradictions. This short book, informed by both historical and cutting edge...
Heidi N. Moore
Oct 29, 2019
anyway the book is very good and way more eloquent than my own affectionately sarcastic tweets     source
The Worldly Philosophers
The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers
Robert L. Heilbroner - Aug 10, 1999 (first published in 1953)
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The Worldly Philosophers not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as diverse as Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The theme is the common focus of their highly varied ideasnamely, the search to understand ho...
Heidi N. Moore
Sep 22, 2019
@VarickBoyd @JeSuisBHL Ah well, I thought you were a veteran of this world, my error. Enjoy the book! It's fantastic.     source
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She Said
Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
Jodi Kantor - Sep 10, 2019
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement For many years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein's treatment...
Heidi N. Moore
Sep 08, 2019
One brilliant aspect: Rather than being a roundup of their reporting, this book looks like it builds on it. You see faces who were anonymous before, fights that were unseen.     source
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