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Healing the Shame That Binds You Audiobook

Healing the Shame That Binds You

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Publisher's Summary

Healing the Shame That Binds You is the most enduring work of family relationship expert and New York Times best-selling author John Bradshaw. In it, he shows how unhealthy toxic shame, often learned young and maintained into adulthood, is the core component in our compulsions, co-dependencies, addictions and drive to superachieve. While positive shame empowers us and sustains the fabric of our social system, inappropriate or misdirected shame results in the breakdown of our self-esteem, the destruction of the family system, and an inability to move forward with our lives. In an honest and emotionally revealing style based largely on his personal experience with addiction and his decades as a counselor, John Bradshaw moves from the source and manifestation of toxic shame to the practical tools---affirmations, visualizations, inner voice and feeling work, guided meditations, and other healing techniques---that will release the shame that binds us to our past.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©1988 John Bradshaw, Renewed 2005 by John Bradshaw (P)2011 Tantor

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    abbey isleworth, United Kingdom 05/06/2013
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    "Great Discovery"

    I really really enjoyed the book and found it helpful to understand my issues I was struggling with.

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    andy hanney 27/12/2015
    andy hanney 27/12/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Enlightening read"

    This it seems taboo subject is well tacked by Bradshaw. The book covers many elements of shame and will assist the reader who needs greater insights into how such a powerful debilitating emotion can grip ones life. First steps to healing are in understanding.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    O. Earle London 17/10/2016
    O. Earle London 17/10/2016 Member Since 2016

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    "One of the most profound soul searching books there is"

    I am amazed by the depth of this book and the knowledge it contains. This is an absolute must read for those in search of deep meaning of life. I have particularly enjoyed the solutions healing techniques offered by the author. The book left me with the sense of self-acceptance and inner peace.

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  • Charles Wurts
    United States
    08/01/13
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    "I thought it was worth my time"
    Would you listen to Healing the Shame that Binds You again? Why?

    I am , it's difficult to follow everything so I'm listening to it again.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Healing the Shame that Binds You?

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    Which character – as performed by John Pruden – was your favorite?

    It's not that type of book - this is a textbook really


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    I am able to identify where I have carried shame in my own life.


    Any additional comments?

    Again, this is pretty much a text book. Don't expect it to roll like the catcher in the rye. There are parts that won't apply to you but the parts that do may make it all worth it.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Mary
    Cookeville, TN, United States
    18/12/11
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    "Wonderful information"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Healing the Shame that Binds You to be better than the print version?

    Yes ---held my attention----my mind tends to wonder when I read and I find myself rereading certain parts


    What did you like best about this story?

    the truth about shame --the toxic


    What about John Pruden’s performance did you like?

    Really like Pruden's presentation-----the manner the book was read helped me visualize so many of the concepts


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Both....cry primarily ----I truly identified with the writings and work of James Bradshaw


    Any additional comments?

    Truly the book I have searched for years to answer my questions about why I and others responds to situations the way we do-----Thank you so much for this informative and interesting audio book! I listened whenever I had a spare moment---then listened to the audio book a second time.....

    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
  • James Brown
    NYC, USA
    31/12/13
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    "A MUST READ FOR ANYONE WITH PAST PAIN"

    If you have experienced tragedy, in any way in your life, THEN READING THIS BOOK IS A MUST. It opens your eyes to understanding what you went through, why you went through it, and how to not only survive it, but overcome it and prosper. Great Book.

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • MichaelÃâàÃâàCunninghamÃâÃÂ
    Fayetteville
    26/12/14
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    "Inner peace of the mind. "

    listen then evaluate the context without over processing you life.
    ....then listen again an again for your thoughts and move through the process of healing shame an embrace the intended purpose of your inner person.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Constance
    11/12/16
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    "Excellent narration"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I believe this book is like a perfect recipe.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Healing the Shame That Binds You?

    Finding the why then now what and what to do


    What about John Pruden’s performance did you like?

    His articulation and voice tone


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    Stay in the now


    Any additional comments?

    Schools should integrate books like this one into their program. Start sooner then later

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • debbie
    28/11/16
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    "amazing book!"

    it is the best book I've heard or read for overcoming the hangups we are burdened with in our youth.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Winston Adkins
    15/11/16
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    "very insightful to my childhood and inner thinking"

    even the chapters that didn't apply to me had insight to my behavioral actions. it was a great listen. the last few chapters are mostly meditations which need more attention than during a drive or at work.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    11/08/16
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    "Everyone should read this book!!"
    What did you like about this audiobook?

    I can't believe how much I learned from this book. It was like a mirror where I said yes yes yes.


    How has the book increased your interest in the subject matter?

    Yes


    Does the author present information in a way that is interesting and insightful, and if so, how does he achieve this?

    Easy to read and understand


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Stephanie
    Cleveland, OH, United States
    18/06/16
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    "Excellent!"

    I love this book. My present for everyone!
    As I grow so does my family. Excellent!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • William
    BATESVILLE, AR, United States
    15/06/16
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    "Good, But Not As Good As Homecoming !"
    Would you listen to Healing the Shame That Binds You again? Why?

    No. A bit dry and boring in comparison to Homecoming & Bradshaw's other books.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    No particular character. This is a book on information.


    What about John Pruden’s performance did you like?

    Good reader.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    "Healing Shame"


    Any additional comments?

    Good book, just not as helpful as some of Bradshaw's other books. He seems to have become much less spiritual in his approach to healing.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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