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Section 1	- Introduction - getting to  know your selves (BOOK 1 ON CD)
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What is an inner  self?										 	
   	You  and your journey through life - (the selves on your bus)					 
	Growing your awareness- three stages					 
	The road to awareness - losing it and finding it again 			 
	Breaking out of the low awareness trap 						 
	How to use this book										 
	What is voice dialogue
	This could hurt a bit ..... (Selves can act like powerful pain killers, so when we stop relying on them .....)									 
	The adult-child 
	The world of the inner selves								 
		One-above and one-below selves 						 	
		What other writers say about the inner selves				 
		Selves feel they are experts								 
	Opposite selves and polarity issues							 
	Overpowering  and unbalanced selves						 
	Disowning 		
     	Identifying Disowned selves in you							 
	The trap of polarised or binary thinking					 
	Noticing the inner selves at work - self shifts					 
	Signs that an inner self is driving your bus				 
	Intensity as a sign of vulnerability, cannons, crucifixes, concreting the cellar and 
                charisma (or revving the engine) 	 
	The grown-up way of living your life							 
	Personal and impersonal selves								
	Getting to know your own inner selves - self profiles				
	Signs that selves are  at work in other people					
	How to tell when the aware adult is driving						
	How long will it take to grow my adult awareness?				
	How will I know when I am ready to grow?						
	
Section 2	-  Understanding  adaption (BOOK 1 ON CD)
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	Underlying vulnerability 
	Early vulnerability as a source of negative core belief binds			
	How adapting  reduces  vulnerability								
	Core belief-adaption binds - Phil's story						 
	Mel's story 	 									
	Life in your original "village" or family of origin					
	Carried selves - a toxic problem								  
Section 3 - Understanding your belief system - previously book 2 
Latest News - Book 2 has just had a major revision. 
It is now available in the new 2008 version as a set of four powerful Core Belief workbooks
with many new notes and updated work sheets. 
This new set replaces the old 2000 Book 2 shown below and is available at the same price 
NEW 2008 CORE BELIEF SET INCLUDES

BOOK 2A - UNDERSTANDING YOUR CORE BELIEF SYSTEM (see detailed list of contents below)  20 pages)  Only pages in blue are linked on this website and are free to copy. All pages are included in the pdf or CD versions)
Negative Core Beliefs - and how they control the selves and your life
How and why your inner selves react when a core belief is triggered
Your belief system and how it works
Your  'F' reaction patterns when you are triggered
How your core beliefs bind your reality
Four positive gifts that come from a negative core belief
Your  automatic intention and self fulfilling prophecies
Supporting beliefs - two case studies
Resonance - every day of your life ...
Your inner gifts
The Gods (or the Universe) like to challenge your new beliefs
Examples of typical core beliefs

BOOK 2B - USING SELF-AWARENESS WORKSHEETS TO IDENTIFY YOUR OWN NEGATIVE CORE BELIEFS (see detailed list of contents below) (17 pages including worksheets) These pages are not on this website but are all available in the pdf or CD versions)
Core profile - personal activity sheets     

Getting to know (and name) your reactions - the F patterns     
Compensating skills  
Flashing red neon signs and other ways of advertising a belief     

BOOK 2C - BALANCING YOUR OLD NEGATIVE CORE BELIEFS WITH POSITIVE BELIEFS (see detailed list of contents below) (19 pages) These pages are not on this website but are all available in the pdf or CD versions)

What to do when you are triggered again 

Overcoming balancing difficulties   

Owning and taking responsibility for triggering and reactions     

Positive coping skills            

BOOK 2D UNDERSTANDING VULNERABILITY AND OVERCOMING  ADDICTIONS
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What triggers your vulnerable feelings?
Different kinds of vulnerability
Your underlying vulnerabilities
Addictive cycles - over medication and vulnerability
Remember to H-A-L-T
Overview of typical addictive substances and activities
Sexual addiction cycles
Inner selves and addictive cycles
The path and the holes - a story about life after recovery  

(22 pages)

If you are specially interested in Core Beliefs why not go to our new website
 www.core-beliefs-balance.com  There is far more information there and it is more up-to-date.

Section 6 -  Understanding your energy systems	(BOOK 3 ON CD)
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	The great law of energetic balance
	You are made up of energies and emotions - not just words		
	Personal and impersonal energies						
	Balancing the energies of a one-above, one-below, or opposite self		
	Selves that disempower you - (because they think this will help ..). 	
	High intensity (dramatic energy) selves - 						
	Disowned selves and the law of energetic balance
	Signs that help identify a disowned self 	
	Re-embracing a disowned self						
	Flips, coups and freedom fighters -  power politics of the inner self world	
	Identifying your place in the family system					
	Different kinds of energy					
Section 7 - Embracing your aware adult system (BOOK 3 ON CD) 
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	Your key life skills						
	Growing  adult boundaries 						
	Adult boundaries - walls, limits and levelling 					
	Developing your own boundaries						
	Different kinds of boundaries						
	Personal and impersonal - chart						
	Developing your key life skills						
 	Accessing  and communicating your (real) adult feelings 						
	The reality of awareness - you have so many  choices 				
	Adult humility						
Section 8 - Growing your relationships	(BOOK 4 ON CD) 
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	Partnering - a skill you can learn	
	What is love?						
	Stages in a traditional relationship					
	Unconditional intimacy						
	Linkage - a new kind of intimacy									
	Differentiation A formula that helps relationships grow						
	The fable of the two codependents 						
	The rescuer and the bird with a broken wing				
	Fighting in a relationship	
	Bonding patterns - introduction  INCLUDED as additional file in the 2008 PDF/CD BOOK 
	Identifying  understanding  and drawing bonding patterns INCLUDED as additional file in the 2008 PDF/CD BOOK 
	Getting out of bonding patterns INCLUDED as additional file in the 2008 PDF/CD BOOK 
	Bonding patterns case studies INCLUDED as additional file in the 2008 PDF/CD BOOK 				
	Guidelines for making up after a fight INCLUDED as additional file in the 2008 PDF/CD BOOK 
			
	Worksheets - negative bonding in relationships 				
	Staying in the adult state when fighting						
	Relationship essentials 						
	Relationship guidelines
        	The gifts of Friendships and relationships	INCLUDED as additional file in the 2008 PDF/CD BOOK 			
	What is NOT love 					
	Why selves cannot help with abandonment  and engulfment	issues    			
	Pursuer-engulfer and Avoider-distancer dance cycle  						
	Power and control issues - Persuasion, pressure and  manipulation  (NEW)			
	Testing for power - the 'finger in the socket' test	
	Negotiating in an adult  relationship   							
	Avoiding  triangles 						
Section 9 - Communication skills (BOOK 4 ON CD) 
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	Communication and understanding						
	Non-verbal communication						
	Your unique communication styles and patterns					
	Open honest communication 						
	Levelling  or personal feedback						
	
Section  10 - Dialoguing with your inner selves or voices 	(BOOK 5 ON CD)
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	Voice dialogue - the process						
	Voice dialogue - the method 						
	Voice dialogue - general guidelines for facilitators				
 	Facilitating the aware adult and balancing opposite selves			
	Ending the session						
	Working with the selves					
	Naming inner selves 						
	Let the inner selves help you facilitate					
	Facilitating a  close friend, family member or partner				
	Alternate  ways to meet and dialogue with  inner selves 				
	Do-it-yourself and long distance voice dialogue  (revised August 2000)				
	Writing to the inner selves	(revised August 2000)					
	Sample inner self map (completed)
	voice dialogue Facilitators' Working Guide Sheet	Do's and Don'ts  
(revised  NOVEMBER 2000)				
	Blank inner self map and profile sheets						
Section 11 -  Some special inner selves (BOOK 6 ON CD) 
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	Specially entitled self					 
	The 'knower' group				
	In praise of the inner Goddess				
	The defence lawyer, explainer or justifier and tour guide selves			
	The 'Top 100' inner selves						
	The four sides of your personality (Johari window)						
	Blank inner self map (spare) 						
Section 12 -  Appendix  (BOOK 6 ON CD) 
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	From the wisdom of the Twelve Step groups						
	Abused in childhood - confused in adulthood 			
	What is abuse? 	
	Glossary of terms used in this book					
	God's letter to all						
	The Twelve Steps of Dependents Anonymous		
	Links and contact addresses					
	Recommended  reading 					
	
Progress charts, worksheets and tables (BOOK 6 ON CD) 
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    are not on this website but are all available in the pdf or CD versions)
	Spare worksheets and profiles							
	Trauma history work sheets						
	Your personal progress charts					
	
Alphabetic  index  (BOOK 6 ON CD)
	Index			

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