Healing Rage: Women Making Inner Peace Possible (Paperback)
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Now in paperback, the self-published success that provides guidance for women in identifying and transforming one of the most challenging emotions of our lives
Self-help authors rarely distinguish between anger and rage, but Ruth King has devoted her career to exploring the subtle varieties of this emotion. In Healing Rage, she gives all readers access to her pioneering, breakthrough program, which has already changed thousands of lives through workshops nationwide.
Written for every woman--from counselors and their patients to those who may not realize that rage is at the root of their unhappiness and have just begun to seek new paths of hope--Healing Rage is a unique invitation for transformation.
About the Author
Ruth King, MA, is president of Bridges, Branches & Braids, an organization devoted to working with negative emotions in positive ways, notably the Celebration of Rage and Generational Healing retreats, and the audio CD Soothing the Inner Flames of Rage—Meditations that Educate the Heart & Transform the Mind. A respected authority on the topic of rage, she is also a life coach and team-development specialist. Her client list includes Kaiser Permanente, Intel Corporation, and Levi Strauss & Company. King works extensively with managers, counselors, consultants, psychotherapists, educators, trauma workers, practitioners of the healing and expressive arts, spiritual counselors, artists, activists, mothers, and other women and men who influence the lives of others, to transform the emotional body and mind. King works internationally and lives in Berkeley, California. Her website is www.HealingRage.com.
“Here is a book of enormous scope that helps us to become more curious about our rage and better equipped to use it wisely. Ruth King's compassion and generosity of spirit will leave you feeling like she's right there with you on the journey to a fuller and more courageous life.” —Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., author of The Dance of Anger
“This is a book that can change your life.” —Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize winner for The Color Purple
“A wonderful, wise and inspiring book. I feel the heartbeat on every page. Ruth's compassion and generosity of spirit will inspire us to do our own homework toward a fuller and more courageous life.” —Sue Bender, author of Everyday Scared
"Ruth King has done the unthinkable. She has written a book that empowers women to embrace their pain, confusion and rage in a way that opens a pathway to liberation, healing, leadership and vision. This is a powerful, wise and timely message - a brilliant piece of work."—Lynne Twist, author of The Soul of Money
"King has articulated the painful history, patterns, and traps of a raging heart and offers the skillful means for liberation in their very midst. This is revolutionary work.
Jack Kornfield, author and co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center
“The psychology of our age is characterized by aggression. The antidote is an experiential process that utilizes the energy for healing. This book provides methods for transforming vital energies into positive, creative, life-enhancing endeavors for individuals, institutions, and societies.” —Cecile McHardy, Anthropologist and Radcliffe Institute Fellow, Harvard University