The Reality Slap

The Reality Slap

Finding Peace and Fulfillment When Life Hurts

Book - 2012
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The "reality slap" takes many different forms. Sometimes, it's more like a punch: the death of a loved one, a serious illness, a divorce, the loss of a job, a freak accident, or a shocking betrayal. Sometimes it's a little gentler. Envy, loneliness, resentment, failure, disappointment, and rejection can sting just as much. But whatever form your reality slap takes, one thing's for sure--it hurts! And most of us don't deal with the pain very well.

The Reality Slap offers a four-part path for healing from crises based on acceptance and commitment therapy. In these pages, you will learn how to:

* Find peace in the midst of your pain
* Rediscover calm in the midst of chaos
* Turn difficult emotions into wisdom and compassion
* Find fulfillment, even when you can't get what you want
* Heal your wounds and emerge stronger than before

Unlike some self-help books that claim you can have everything you ever wanted in life, if you only put your mind to it, this book claims that you can't have everything in life. The hard truth of this world is that we are all going to experience disappointment, frustration, failure, loss, rejection, illness, injury, aging, and death at some point. However, in spite of all this, you can still lead a rich and rewarding life. Let this book be your guide.

Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, c2012
ISBN: 9781608822805
Branch Call Number: 158 HAR
Characteristics: vi, 198 p. ; 21 cm


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Dec 30, 2013

Condescending and pretentious author kept saying
- I know what you are thinking
- I know what you are saying
but just keep reading this book and you will find out why I am right over and over and over and over and over again
this attempt at engagement by saying I know - just keep reading request was on every other page
How about he just stick to being an author tell us what he thinks or thinks he knows
and leave the mind reading to the stage performers of magic.

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