The Language of Letting Go

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Hazelden, 1990 - Religion - 393 pages
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The Language of Letting Go

Melody Beattie, the bestselling author of " Codependent No More" and " Beyond Codependency ," has now created Hazelden's first meditation book for codependents. Here are reflections that nurture spiritual and emotional health, serenity, and recovery. Focusing on self-esteem and acceptance, and written in the direct, unsentimental style of Beattie's bestsellers, these daily meditations give voice to the thoughts and feelings common to men and women in recovery. They encourage fruitful reflection on problem-solving, self-awareness, sexuality, intimacy, detachment, attachment, acceptance, feelings, relationships, spirituality, and more.

Offering hope and inspiration, tempered with the clear-eyed perspective of one who has been there and back, the author empowers readers to affirm who they are--their beliefs, thoughts, instincts, feelings--and, ultimately, their ability to change. These meditations are tools designed to help recovering codependents realize the goal Beattie defines as "stopping the pain and gaining control of your life"

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Review: The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependency (Hazelden Meditation Series)

User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

We started each day in IOP with a reading from this book. I was familiar with Melody Beattie as only that codependent writer, but once I became familiar with this book, I realized just how essential ... Read full review

Review: The Language of Letting Go: Daily Meditations on Codependency (Hazelden Meditation Series)

User Review  - Hippie - Goodreads

A wealth of information and knowledge for children of alcoholics and recovery. Many "light bulb" moments with this book. I refer back to this book all the time. This one is a forever keeper on my bookshelf. Read full review

About the author (1990)

Melody Beattie is the author of numerous best-selling books, including "Playing It by Heart," "Stop Being Mean to Yourself," "Codependent No More," "Beyond Codependency," "The Language of Letting Go," "Codependents' Guide to the Twelve Steps," & "The Lessons of Love." Beattie's writing draws on the wisdom of Twelve Step healing, Christianity, & Eastern religions. Her loyal readers continue to find her books accessible, practical, & filled with universal truths. She lives in Malibu, California.

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