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Emotionally Free: Letting Go of the Past to Live in the Moment

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A remarkable program for shedding emotional baggage and embracing the present, from the host of the popular radio program "The David Viscott Show."
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 22nd 1993 by McGraw-Hill Education (first published 1992)
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Helen
Nov 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: self-help
This is one of the best self-help books I've read. It actually made sense and addressed what it said it would do, which in my opinion is a rarity in these types of books. Like any self-help book, you must read it smart and not take everything the author says as gospel, but see how much of it really applies to what you are looking for. I found the dialogue helpful and words practical instead of a lot of psychological mumbo jumbo. I was able to overlook the parts that did not apply to me (a chapte ...more
Sharon
Mar 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I have to admit, I got mad at this book. Yep, at a book. Why? Because something the author said was absolutely true.

Allow me to elucidate.

At the beginning of the book are some self-evaluation tools that the author has created to figure out the reader's overarching personality type: dependent, controlling, or competitive. And I was pretty angry to come out as a "controlling" type; my immediate response was "That's ridiculous; I don't go around trying to control people." But then I thought about i
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Helene
Feb 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
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PROFOUND AND AWAKENING

Helpful in recognizing strengths and weakness in our self and others .The author goes into great detail on how to deal and identify these gifts. Empowering and personal . This book is written in a concise and intelligent manner .

. Emotional freedom gets it's energy from self-acceptance . Emotional debt is the price and pain of suppressing and avoiding unpleasant and hurtful parts of our lives . This in returns continues a cycle of continuous setbacks that if not dealt wit
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Noor Alhuda
Jun 10, 2017 rated it liked it
I enjoyed it as it includes many inspiring quotes. Here is one for us all:
"Your assignment on this planet is to enhance the part of the world you were put in charge of. You keep that world free by living and speaking the truth."
Ben
May 25, 2020 rated it it was ok
Solid book but pretty long and I didn’t like how he tried to put everyone into three separate categories of people.
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In 1980 Viscott began presenting his own full-time show on talk radio, and was notably one of the first psychiatrists to do so (talk station KABC). He screened telephone calls and gave considerable amount of free psychological counselling to his on-air "patients."

In 1987 Viscott briefly had his own live syndicated TV show, Getting in Touch with Dr. David Viscott, providing much the same service as
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