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Human_becoming David Richo

Human_becoming David Richo

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HUMANBECOMING
PRACTICALSTEPSTOSELF-RESPECTANDCOMPASSIONATERELATIONSHIPSDavidRicho,PhDHumandevelopmentbooksberkeley,california2008
 
We are put on earth a little spaceThat we may learn to bear the beams of love.
–William Blake
 
TABLEOFCONTENTS
ABLE OF CONTENTS.......................................................................................................... 3INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................................1WHO WE REALLY ARE........................................................................................................2OUR PERSONAL PURPOSE AND CALLING....................................................................4IN THE HOUSE OF THE HEALTHY PSYCHE.................................................................7DIALOGUING WITH THE INNER CRITIC......................................................................9BUILDING SELF-RESPECT AND LOVINGKINDNESS....................................................11THE GIVENS OF LIFE: THE THINGS WE CANNOT CHANGE.................................. 19THE F.A.C.E. OF EGO..........................................................................................................22Befriending OUR Shadow.......................................................................................25HOW TO S.E.E......................................................................................................................27THE CRADLING TECHNIQUE.........................................................................................29FREEDOM FROM FEARS: AN INVENTORY AND AFFIRMATIONS........................31WORKING WITH ABANDONMENT AND ENGULFMENT FEARS.........................39HANDLING OUR LONELINESS.......................................................................................44Standing Alone At The Edge Of The Void......................................................47A CHECKLIST ON BOUNDARIES IN RELATIONSHIP................................................51Conflict vs. Drama.....................................................................................................54ANGER OR ABUSE?............................................................................................................56NO MORE PUNISHING OR PLACATING.....................................................................59RELEASING GUILT AND FORGIVENESS........................................................................ 61WHEN OUR FEELINGS ARE HURT.................................................................................63LOVE AND CONTROL.......................................................................................................65PAUSING TO FIND OUR SPACE.....................................................................................67MINDFULNESS...................................................................................................................70LOVE AS A PRACTICE........................................................................................................ 73LOVINGKINDNESS............................................................................................................. 75EGOLESS LOVE.....................................................................................................................78FATE OR DESTINY?...........................................................................................................80WHOLENESS WITHIN.......................................................................................................81UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.................................................................................................82CONCLUSION: WHAT MAKES US HUMAN...............................................................86ABOUT THE AUTHOR......................................................................................................88BOOKS ON PERSONAL UNFOLDING...........
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