Becoming Your Own Hero
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Your Own Hero presents a comprehensive look at what may be
the most important, challenging, and least understood pursuit
of our lives" learning to live consistently with our hearts
open" who we truly are. Our most revered heroes, such as
Jesus, Gandhi and Martin Luther King, distinguished themselves
by their ability to remain true to themselves even when facing
adversity. Whenever we exhibit this kind of integrity we feel
like our own hero. It is available to us all but, even our most
inspirational heroes usually have not shown us the way to apply
this principle in our close interpersonal relationships. Becoming
Your Own Hero fills this gap.
illustrating how to respond to difficulties in ways that do not
compromise our own integrity or that of others, the book provides
a guide to finding greater fulfillment in relationships with ourselves,
significant others, children, friends, and co-workers. The dividends
include greater self-esteem, and a growing level of trust that
results in more satisfying connections with our loved ones as
well as, a more productive work life.
liberal use of personal and fictional stories makes the material
user friendly to those who like to enjoy their reading while they
learn. Five extended teaching stories, illustrate how learning
focused on becoming our own hero can teach us how to accommodate
other people's needs without compromising our own. The books final
chapter provides a revolutionary way to evaluate our sources of
information and help, including psychotherapy, personal growth
workshops and seminars, religious and spiritual disciplines, and
self-help books. Finally, the appendix contains a practical seven-step
guide that can be used over and over again to deepen the reader's
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