The Peaceful Daughter's Guide to Separating from a Difficult Mother: Freeing Yourself From The Guilt, Anger, Resentment and Bitterness of Being Raised (Volume 1)

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2016 International Book Award WINNER in the Self-Help: Relationships category!

Every woman has a mother story. A story she uses to define herself, to limit herself, to react from, to blame from, and to shame herself from. Using her own story, the author provides a series of thought-provoking concepts and tools to help adult daughters rewrite and transform their mother stories from tales of blame, shame, and reaction, to narratives of resilience, empowerment, and autonomy. This is NOT another "here's what's wrong with your mother" book!In The Peaceful Daughter's Guide to Separating from a Difficult Mother, Karen shares her down-to-earth and light-hearted wisdom and personal examples to illustrate the process she used to feel better about herself, using her relationship with her mother as the lens through which to focus.Readers will learn: The difference between stories that hold you back and a story that sets you free. What emotions really are, how to literally feel and process them, and how to safely express them. The connection between thoughts and feelings. The art of setting empowered boundaries. How to stop "shoulding" when it comes to yourself and your mother. How to start truly taking care of yourself and meet your own needs.

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The Peaceful Daughter's Guide handles a difficult topic with grace and dignity. The tips, techniques, and advice shared are helpful to women who want to set boundaries in their relationships with their mothers and who want to take care of their emotional, physical, and mental needs. The advice can be incorporated into other relationships too, making it a good guide with valuable tools for those who want to improve their life and living. An excellent guide in strengthening bonds and relationships. The author does a great job handling it with finesse, firmness and dignity. ~ Readers' Favorite

"The Peaceful Daughter's Guide is a practical and uplifting guide for the scores of women whose relationship with their mothers is less than optimal!" ~ Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers: "Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Wellbeing", "Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom",  and "The Wisdom of Menopause"

"The work that Karen C.L. Anderson is doing with daughters in regards to their mothers is some of the most important work on the planet today. When we understand how influenced our minds are by what happened when we were growing up, we can then decide to let it go. In this book, Karen gives us the steps to do just that. I know from experience that this work is not easy, but it is by far the most important work I have ever done. Let Karen show you the way." ~ Brooke Castillo, Master Coach Instructor & Founder of The Life Coach School

"The book is enlightening, clear, and concise, and should be helpful to readers struggling with the helpless feelings of a manipulative relationship with a parent who seems impossible to sever from their lives without severe consequences. ... This short, forceful work about mother-daughter dynamics gives clear pathways to relief and empowerment." -- Kirkus Reviews

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