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Shrinking the Inner Critic
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Abandonment Depression
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Relational Healing
Grieving and Complex PTSD
The FourF's: A Trauma Typology
13 Steps Flashbacks Management
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Book Excerpts:
 The Tao of Fully Feeling

Recovering Emotional Nature
Recovery and Self-Pity
Forgiveness: Begin With Self
Intentions for Recovery
Human Bill of Rights
Lovingly Resolving Conflict
Therapist Heal Thyself

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Pete Walker, M.A.

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Suggested Intentions for Recovery

Normal and safe wants and needs to wish and hope for...
to cultivate with mental, spiritual and emotional energy.
  1. I want to develop a more constantly loving and accepting relationship with myself. I want an increasing capacity for self acceptance.
  2. I want to learn to become the best possible friend to myself.
  3. I want to attract, into my life, relationships that are based on love, respect, fairness and mutual support.
  4. I want to uncover a full, uninhibited self expression.
  5. I want to attain the best possible physical health.
  6. I want to cultivate a balance of vitality and peace.
  7. I want to attract, to myself, loving friends and loving community.
  8. I want increasing freedom from toxic shame.
  9. I want increasing freedom from unnecessary fear.
  10. I want rewarding and fulfilling work.
  11. I want a fair amount of peace of mind, spirit, soul and body.
  12. I want to increase my capacity to play and have fun.
  13. I want to make plenty of room for beauty and nature in my life.
  14. I want sufficient physical and monetary resources.
  15. I want a fair amount of help (self, human, or divide) to get what I need.
  16. I want God's love, grace and blessing.
  17. I want a balance of work, rest and play.
  18. I want a balance of stability and change.
  19. I want a balance of loving interaction and healthy self sufficiency.
  20. I want a full emotional expression with a balance of laughter and tears.
  21. I want sexual satisfaction.
  22. I want to find effective and non-abusive ways to deal with anger.
  23. I want all this for each and every other being.

(excerpted from The Tao of Fully Feeling, by Pete Walker, MFT)

Suggested Intentions for Recovery pdf