Emotional Wellness: Transforming Fear, Anger, and Jealousy into Creative Energy
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Emotional Wellness: Transforming Fear, Anger, and Jealousy into Creative Energy

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How do we reconcile our need to express our emotions with our desire to protect others? Far too often we find ourselves trapped in this dilemma of expression versus repression. We fear that by expressing our true feelings, we will hurt and alienate those close to us. But by repressing our emotions—even in the benevolent guise of “self-control”—we only risk hurting ourselve...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published April 24th 2007 by Harmony (first published 2007)
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Sarah Jane
I really like Osho's simple, conversational-style delivery, though he tends to talk in circles and repeat himself a lot.

He claims that depression is, for the most part, an epidemic in the Western world because of an insatiable drive to acquire more money. The more money we have, the more empty we feel thus perpetuating the depression spiral. He goes on to say that Easterner's tend to have less and be happy with that. In essence, when you have nothing, you can't be disappointed. I see this as a...more
this book is wonderful..
teach me how to be a naturraly human.
just be ,myself.

thank you .
For every good thought Osho's disciples incorporated into this book they included a load of absolute nonsense.
There are things that could benefit many people but surely they must be available without the pseudo-science and outright untruths in this work.
For example;
1.) Gravity is what causes aging and death, according to Osho, not those free radicals and cell degeneration, etc. etc., oh no, it's the gravity.

2.) According to Osho, man is the only creature that kills its own kind. A patently fals...more
this guy is either a certified lunatic or a very very wise man... problem is you'll only find out if you take his advice. still, i'd put osho down as an essential read because every horizon needs expansion and there is nothing more true than that thinking has f---ed too many minds not to mention lives.
Emotional Wellness is full of stereotypes and sweeping generalizations. If you can get past these annoyances, there are some helpful nuggets scattered here and there. On page 140 something so far. Not sure why I'm reading this.
Not preaching Buddhism? More like preaching Buddhism plus free love. Interesting ideas though.
Primera vez que leo a Osho. En general me gustó su forma de ver las cosas y la vida aunque de repente siento que exagera o como que quiere llevar las cosas al extremo en ciertos temas. Parece que a Osho le gusta contradecir todo y lo hace muy bien, da la impresión que siempre tiene una respuesta para todo. Pero también hay momentos en que parece estar bromeando, muy seriamente, pues a veces da mensajes contradictorios que hábilmente aclara. Para él es muy fácil hablar de muchos temas, a veces lo...more
This is another great book by one of the best spiritual gurus. The part I loved is how at the end he explained the abc behavior model, the way he broke it down you could find the root of your behavior problem by looking at what target it, and its actually a good way to find the inner self.

ABC Model:It is based upon the principle that all behavior follows a set of consistent rules, and that methods can be developed for defining, observing, and measuring behaviors, and for designing effective inte...more

love this book....really life changing....love osho...
I like Osho. He rambles and speaks (writes) in a sometimes too circular and conversational style (this book IS a series of answers to specific questions). But, by keeping course in the ebb and flow, the reader can here and there find nuggets of wisdom that are sharp and crystalline - and which resonate & sparkle for days on end. Outside of his otherwise known infamy, I can tell by reading this book why he is such a controversial figure.
If you dare practice what this book says, you will change your view of living...Although I cannot know how willing someone is to do so, I can only promise you that at least it's worth reading it.Of course you must be prepared for it...Just reading it and not understanding what it is trying to tell you deeply in your heart, will only result in disliking the author for the "creepy and crazy" things he says.Highly recommended.
Francia Arreola
Tienes que estar preparado para leer este libro, en mi experiencia, lo compre hace 3 años y a penas este mes lo leí, ya que lo había empezado pero me fue imposible seguir leyendo, primero tuve que pasar por cierto procesos para entenderlo, al día de hoy estoy muy satisfecha del contenido.

Lo recomiendo ampliamnete.
The prose was hard to follow at times, I found that it was easier to comprehend read aloud. I almost put it down but stuck with it and it got easier.

The practices however I thought were interesting and helpful.

Not a place to start on the philosophy/ self-help shelf....
Leyla Giannini
A pesar de ser un personaje muy controvertido, este libro de Osho nos permite aclarar algunos elementos sobre comportamientos propios de las personas y abordar temas del diario vivir despojàndose de los prejuicios sociales.
Sarah O'Flaherty
Full of interesting insights and some quite practical advice.
Osho doesn't tell you to suppress your emotions as do other spiritual teachers. His approach is refreshing.
Yogesh Raut
Absolutely useful book. Must read for every modern man & woman to become stress free.
Tony Kaldas
Osho as usual is a person who always gives you the truth in your face!
Tyrone Martin
good exploration of the emotions and how to balance yourself out
Jessica Vile
Beautiful book and stress reliever
a self realization :)
To this book I owe all my concepts about life, love and everything that surrounds me.
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One of the most provocative and inspiring spiritual teachers of the twentieth century, Osho defies categorization - reflecting everything from the individual quest for meaning to the most urgent social and political issues facing society today. His books are not written but are transcribed from recordings of extemporaneous talks given over a period of thirty-five years. Osho has been described by...more
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“Vives en un mundo rodeado de reglas y normas y ¿qué ha ocurrido? Fíjate en el estado actual de la humanidad. Es un mundo neurótico, un gran manicomio. Es el resultado de todas vuestras normas, idealismo, perfeccionismo y moralidad. Es la consecuencia de vuestros mandamientos... el mundo se ha convertido en un reducto de neuróticos, en un inmenso manicomio. Y aún tienes miedo a las llamas del infierno. Es un círculo vicioso.” 2 likes
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