Soul without Shame by Byron Brown
A Guide to Liberating Yourself from the Judge Within

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Whetherwe call it the inner critic, superego, or just plain nag, most of us have a"judge within" who's constantly on our case. A comprehensive guide tounderstanding how the inner critic works, this book offers practical, positivesuggestions for breaking free of it. Using straightforward language andexamples from everyday life, Byron Brown shows:

Wherethe inner judge came fromHowit operatesWhyit trips us upWhywe believe we need itHowto develop awareness of itHowto disengage from itThe"soul qualities" we can develop to weaken its influence

Eachchapter begins with an episode of the "Frank and Sue story," dramaticallyillustrating how the inner critic works; each chapter ends with a simpleexercise designed to help the reader move along the path of self-discovery.


About Byron Brown

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Byron Brown is a senior student of A. H. Almaas, who developed the Diamond Approach. His special interest is guiding students through the basics of working with their superegos. He leads workshops on the West Coast.
Published September 24, 2012 by Shambhala Publications. 312 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Brown, a disciple of the Diamond Way Approach, a modern spiritual path based on self-understanding, encourages readers to rediscover their life spirit by silencing their inner critics in this dens

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Some of Brown's insights--particularly about the ways bodily awareness can both signal and halt the self-judgment cycle--are helpful, but fuzzy generalities far outnumber practical suggestions, while stories that might ground the book in actual experience are often unintentionally funny: ""Frank ...

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I’ve been fortunate to read many books and several of them have had profound effects on my personal philosophies and life views.

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