Stop Being Good and Start Getting Real
Rediscover your true self with Letting Go of Good, an empowering guide to dismantling the false connection between being good and being worthy. While exposing the dangers of the guilt-led life, practicing psychotherapist Andrea Mathews shares innovative tools and techniques for healing, including how to understand and dialogue with emotions, develop intuition and discernment, and make decisions from a place of honest desire and compassion.
Featuring a foreword by Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul, this book provides the guidance you need to embrace the real, authentic you. With illuminating composite examples from Andrea's clinical experience and a powerful exploration of the pathway to healing, Letting Go of Good presents a breakthrough approach to creating genuine relationships and awakening your true self to find peace.
"In this wonderful book, Andrea offers an important and insightful message for those seeking the next step in a life of freedom."—Jonathan Ellerby, PhD, bestselling author of Return to the Sacred
"This beautifully expressed book is a true gift for those many who feel lost or depressed about the celebration of life."—Nancy Qualls-Corbett, PhD, author of The Sacred Prostitute: Eternal Aspects of the Feminine and Awakening Woman
"Andrea Mathews not only understands the depths to which we go to remain in the human condition, but also the purity of the soul in that collaboration. Letting Go of Good: Dispel the Myth of Goodness to Find Your Genuine Self is a powerful bridge between the two, allowing the authentic self to emerge beyond the identity."—Simran Singh, life mentor, award-winning author of Conversations with the Universe, and media creator for 11:11 Magazine
This sacred and galvanizing book is a thunderous call to action for you, and for women all over the world, to awaken the goddess within. Through deep wisdom, engaging exercises, and empowering insights and affirmations, Fierce Woman shows you how to make profound shifts in your life.
You are powerful and worthy. You are destined to rip off the false mask of societal expectations and fully occupy the space and body you're in. Rhoda Shapiro guides you through a unique exploration of wild feminine power and the ways in which it can heal, uplift, and energize the planet. Now is the time to rise up and live your truth, to reclaim ownership of your voice and body.
In The Art of Living Out Loud, Losey describes how she learned to live an authentic life, from this traumatic experience. She guides readers through the process of coming clean with ourselves, accepting who we are, discovering our purpose and developing the courage to embody it.
Losey shows how to find one’s power from the inside out, dropping pretenses and perceptions of control, shedding fears, and embracing who we are. We can literally create a perfect life right here on earth. "I learned that creating the kind of experience that I wanted in life was as easy as believing it, and that worrying was nothing more than fear of 'what ifs' that didn’t even exist."
“I don’t know, I just think there’s too much miscommunication between guys and girls. I mean, no one knows what the fuck is going on. We need to have the discussion. We need to vent it and get it out in the open,” I said, grabbing my drink from the bedside table.
_______ sat on the edge of the bed and put his shirt back on. “What do you want to know?”
“I just want to know what guys are thinking. I mean we have sex and stuff and nothing lasting ever comes of it,” I said, taking a cigarette out and lighting it. I knew I shouldn’t be smoking in the room, but I was too drunk to care.
“I don’t think I should say. We don’t know everything girls are thinking. I think some things are better left unsaid.”
“I want to know. I’d prefer shit to be clearer, because I’m always confused,” I replied. I could tell he was still a bit sexually frustrated, but he seemed okay to chat.
“Go ahead then, ask what you want. I’ll try give it to you as straight as I can. But don’t hate the messenger,” _______ responded, taking the champagne from my hand and having some.
“I won’t, promise. So why do guys act so interested and then not get in touch at all? ?” I asked.
Excerpt taken from The Modern Break-Up.