How To Raise your Self Esteem
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Book Review – How to Raise Your Self-Esteem
August 30, 2020
The first time I read How to Raise Your Self-Esteem: The Proven Action-Oriented Approach to Greater Self-Respect and Self-Confidence was back in 2009; I completed reading this for the second time in the fall of 2019. In fits and starts, I spent over a year-and-a-half actually doing the exercises throughout the book. As the subtitle says, it’s an ‘action-oriented’ approach to raise your self-esteem, increase greater self-respect and self-confidence.
Using a unique method of healing early wounds, Nathaniel Brandon offers the reader an opportunity to go back and process the unprocessed feelings of abandonment, rejection, guilt, shame etc using a sentence completion procedure. One is invited to complete incomplete sentences, or sentence stems by whatever comes up for them in the process. For example, one would be urged to write six to ten sentence endings as quickly as possible without analyzing their responses to the following: Sometimes, looking back over my life, I can hardly believe that at one time I___ and now they finish the sentence. Or, it’s not easy for me to admit that____
The exercises take one through their childhood, through their teen years and into adulthood using this method. Sometimes I found it difficult to feel and process the emotions, but that was the whole purpose of using the book – to get to those unprocessed feelings and let them go.
This is a very valuable workbook for those wanting to heal and let go of their past.
I highly recommend it.
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