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Title:
Healing together : how to bring peace into your life and the world
Author:
Jampolsky, Lee L., 1957-
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Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xi, 243 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471236856
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Book

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"We need tools. We need guidelines. We need understanding. We need books like this. I am grateful to Lee Jampolsky for the work he has done here, for placing these tools in our hands?.Your soul has answered your heart?s desire with the words you will find on these pages. Turn them now, and move into peace." --from the foreword by Neale Donald Walsch, author of Conversations with God

"A deeply profound and powerful book that offers the reader practical guidance. I highly recommend it." ?Caroline Myss, Ph.D., author of Anatomy of the Spirit and Sacred Contracts

"At a time of tremendous turbulence in the world, this beautiful book offers us the possibility of replacing turmoil with transformation and hostility with understanding. The world mirrors each individual?Healing Together can help catalyze world peace one soul at a time." ?David Simon, M.D., Medical Director of the Chopra Center for Well Being, author of the Nautilus Award?winning Vital Energy and Return to Wholeness, and coauthor of The Chopra Center Cookbook

"This beautiful, profound book on healing and the road to peace provides an entirely new look at catastrophe and the ways in which we can recover from it and transcend its effects. It is especially timely, wonderfully written, and filled with much-needed wisdom. I was enriched by every page." ?Brenda Shoshanna, Ph.D., author of Zen Miracles: Finding Peace in an Insane World

"Lee shares practical ways in which we can begin to implement the stopping of the recycling of anger in our lives?.Throughout the book are fascinating stories.... In addition, this book has various exercises that lead us to inner peace.... In a most sensitive way, Lee inserts some of his own prayers, poems, and meditations, bringing a sense of sacredness." ?Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D., author of Love Is Letting Go of Fear

"Peace doesn?t happen, it is crafted?in the hearts, minds, and actions of people like you and me. Lee Jampolsky is a masterful guide in leading us down the path of peace, which our world desperately needs." ?Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Words, Reinventing Medicine, and Healing Beyond the Body

"Healing Together delivers a timely and much-needed message of vision and hope for our world. Lee Jampolsky masterfully penetrates to the heart of how to rise beyond fear and conflict. I wish everyone on the planet would read this book and practice its noble truths." ?Alan Cohen, author of Why Your Life Sucks and What You Can do About It and A Deep Breath of Life


Author Notes

LEE JAMPOLSKY, Ph.D., is an internationally known psychologist, a popular speaker, and an author. He coined the phrase "peace psychology" when he began research on the subject twenty years ago. Dr. Jampolsky has lectured on the subject throughout the world and has served as a consultant to numerous organizations, universities, political leaders, and hospitals. His Web site is www.MotivationalWorks.com.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

For those reeling from the mental pain of events such as last September's terrorist attacks, popular psychologist Lee Jampolsky offers Healing Together: How to Bring Peace into Your Life and the World. Although the book will be published on September 11, it doesn't deal exclusively with overcoming that event. He divides his book into three parts: the first explains what to do when tragedy enters your life; the second gives step-by-step guidelines for personal and global healing; and the third presents suggestions for moving forward after tragedy strikes. In addition to this book, Jampolsky has written about "peace psychology" in his previous works, including The Art of Trust. Agent, Barbara Neighbors Deal. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


Table of Contents

Neale Donald WalschGerald G. Jampolsky, M.D.
Forewordp. v
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Part 1 What to Do When Tragedy Enters Your Lifep. 7
1 The Key to Maintaining Peace of Mindp. 9
2 Universal Spiritual Truths to Rememberp. 29
Part 2 Eight Steps to Personal and Global Healingp. 43
Step 1 Let Yourself Feelp. 46
Step 2 Rise above the Detailsp. 63
Step 3 Ask Important Spiritual Questionsp. 77
Step 4 Find Opportunity in Crisisp. 92
Step 5 Let Go: A Time for Prayerp. 105
Step 6 Decide between Violence and Nonviolencep. 121
Step 7 Develop and Commit Together to a Purpose of Peacep. 132
Step 8 Understand and Practice Forgivenessp. 146
Part 3 Building a Positive Futurep. 161
1 How Tragedy Affects Our Relationshipsp. 163
2 How to Overcome Feeling Separate and Helplessp. 188
3 How to Talk with Our Children about Tragedyp. 210
4 How to Create a New Vision for Our Lives Following Tragedyp. 216
Epiloguep. 231
Suggested Readingp. 233
Indexp. 238