Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No, to Take Control of Your Life

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Zondervan, 1999 - Religion - 96 pages
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Healthy relationships and sound living depend on maintaining smart personal boundaries. But many people don't know where to start. Here's where -- with Boundaries Zondervan Group Resource. Based on the best-selling book by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, these nine interactive sessions can make a life-changing difference. Drawing on principles from the Bible, Boundaries guides small groups on a journey of discovery and practical application . As a participant, you'll learn to live your life more fully and display Christ's love more freely. Each of nine Boundaries sessions contains a video presentation by Drs. Cloud and Townsend. It's the centerpiece for insights, exercises, and spirited discussions that can profoundly improve the quality of your relationships in every sphere of life -- marriage, family, friendships, church, and the workplace. If you would like a richer, more rewarding way of living, Boundaries is for you. Get set to enjoy the support and interaction of a small group as you cultivate the habits of productive relationships.
 

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Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define ... Read full review

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Contents

Preface
7
Understanding Boundaries
21
The Laws of Boundaries Part 1
37
Myths About Boundaries
59
Boundary Conflicts Part 1
74
Boundary Successes Part I
101
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Cofounder of Cloud/Townsend Communications, Henry Cloud is a popular speaker and licensed psychologist. Cloud graduated with a doctorate in clinical psychology from Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology and maintains a private practice in Newport Beach, California. Also a cohost of the nationally broadcast "Minirth Meier New Life Clinic," Cloud has written numerous books with his business partner John Townsend, including Safe People, Twelve Christian Beliefs That Can Drive You Crazy, The Mom Factor, and the Gold Medallion award-winning Boundaries. On his own, Cloud, who specializes in individual adult psychotherapy, has written the books Changes That Heal: How to Understand Your Past to Ensure a Healthier Future and Secrets of Your Family Tree.

Dr. John Townsend is a psychologist, popular speaker, and cohost of the nationally broadcast New Life Live! radio program, and a cofounder of Cloud-Townsend clinic and Cloud-Townsend Resources. He is coauthor of the bestselling Boundaries and author of Boundaries with Teens and Hiding from Love. SPANISH BIO: El Dr. John Townsend es un popular conferencista y un famosisimo autor de exito de ventas. Es graduado de psicologia clinica en Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology de Biola University. Ademas es coautor de numerosos libros incluyendo el ganador de la Medalla de Oro Limites. el es coanfitrion del programa radial emitido a nivel nacional New Life Live!

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