Bookshelf

Bring Yourself to Love offers a wealth of practical advice and exercises you can apply right away: easy techniques to help you mend relationships not only with your spouse/partner, but also with friends and family members. Bring Yourself to Love uses the popular Internal Family Systems method,

developed by Dr. Richard Schwartz.

The Language of Letting Go

Written for those of us who struggle with codependency, these daily meditations offer growth and renewal, and remind us that the best thing we can do is take responsibility for our own self-care.

Melody Beattie integrates her own life experiences and fundamental recovery reflections in this unique daily meditation book written especially for those of us who struggle with the issue of codependency. Problems are made to be solved, Melody reminds us, and the best thing we can do is take responsibility for our own pain and self-care. In this daily inspirational book, Melody provides us with a thought to guide us through the day and she encourages us to remember that each day is an opportunity for growth and renewal.

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You Are the One You've Been Waiting For (Internal Family Systems)
by Richard C. Schwartz Jan 1, 2008

The is the most current book on the Internal Family Systems model of family therapy by IFS expert Richard Schwartz

The New Rules of Marriage

Terrence Real

The New Rules of Marriage will introduce you to a radically new kind of relationship, one based on the idea that every woman has the power to transform her marriage, while men, given the right support, have it in them to rise to the occasion.

Why Did I Do That?: How You Make Sense and Why There Is Hope: An Introduction to Internal Family Systems (IFS) 

Dorie Cameron LICSW

The strength of the IFS model is its capacity to meet every person with deep respect and compassion. This visual introduction to the IFS model was created to help make it accessible to as many people as possible. May this book serve as a gentle invitation and offering of hope for every person who has ever wondered "Why did I do that?", "Am I truly bad?" and "What does it mean to 'love yourself' anyway?" - Dorie Cameron, LICSW "I am honored to have IFS introduced so beautifully. It has a power that goes beyond thinking minds and gives hope to the parts that live in our hearts." - Richard C. Schwartz, PhD Creator and Founder of Internal Family Systems "This little book is a delightful, captivating and visually creative way to introduce IFS to people of all ages!". - Toni Herbine-Blank, MS, RN, CS-P Senior Trainer, Center for Selfleadership

Teachings on Love

Thich Nhat Hanh

Weaving together traditional stories, personal experiences, and a deep understanding of the Buddha's way of mindful living, Thich Nhat Hanh provides step-by-step practices that foster understanding and intimacy in any relationship and extend our love even to those that cause us pain. Teachings on Love is a treasure-trove of guidance for couples, co-workers, or friends who wish to nourish the gift and strength of their relationships and deal creatively with their weaknesses and difficulties. We all yearn to experience a love that is deeper and more joyful. Teachings on Loveprovides a time-tested path that anyone can follow to nurture the deepest love in ourselves and others.

With a new introductory chapter by Thich Nhat Hanh

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