Life Beyond Confusion and Fear
WANT TO LIVE LIFE BEYOND YOUR CONFUSION AND FEAR? Taylor suggests we are a society in mourning with few adult tools to grieve.'The continual threat of terrorism and war coupled with current stresses of daily life leave us afraid and confused-triggering childhood wounds and adult doubts about our ability to cope. Many of us express this unresolved confusion, fear, grief and tension through compulsive and addictive behaviors. We may eat too much, drink, drug or smoke too much, love, shop, work, gamble or worry too much. But we begin to live out of fear rather than faith-compulsion rather than choice-isolation rather than unity as we long to anchor our safety into something predictable and secure" 'Our stress," Taylor states, 'if not resolved, gets expressed through mal-adaptive methods of coping which ultimately reveal themselves in physical ailments or injuries, psychological unrest, spiritual isolation or addictive and compulsive behaviors." Taylor's Six-Cycle Model offers a viable and creative way out. She takes addiction beyond the ordinary realm of twelve step meetings and abstinence-suggesting our addictive behaviors are actually gifts from our Soul. She invites readers to embrace what lies underneath their confusion and their fear as she guides them through a process which transforms abandonment to union; anger to empowerment; shame to compassion; loneliness to sacred solitude; betrayal to gratitude and fear to faith.
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Recovery Stage One Seeking Help
Recovery Stage Two Healing The Inner Child
Recovery Stage Three Spiritual Pursuit Page 47 CHAPTER SIX An Overview The Beginning Middle And Unknown
GriefThe Antidote For Confusion And Fear
Winning The Game Of Grief Page 75 EPILOGUE
__________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ DISCUSSION ______3 ______Feels addictive behaviors adult adulthood anger angry Baby Boomer begin belief system Bleep cell cherished saboteur Claudia Black co-dependent bargain compulsive and addictive confusion and fear connected coping mechanisms cycle daily day to day deal denial despair develop discomfort disconnected dysfunctional emerge emotional body emptiness End Of Chapter energy essential wound etheric bodies Exercise experience experienced expressed feel safe forever FORGIVE grieve the original GRIEVING OUR ADDICTIONS guided imagery Higher Power identify inner child inner children Internal dialoguing Issues John Bradshaw manage mental body mind’s eye negative numb ourselves pain panic parents patterns person physical Post Traumatic Stress process of grief PTSD rage RECOVERY STAGE relationship scene sense of safety shame shame-based Soul speak spiritual stage of grief stage of recovery tension tragedy trauma Traumatic Stress Disorder trust truth unconsciously unsafe vibration