Sexual Alarm System: Women’s Unwanted Response to Sexual Intimacy and How to Overcome It by Judith Leavitt
Women are socialized from a young age that their sexuality is something that puts them in danger. This Sexual Alarm system can be a helpful survival tool but can also interfere with a woman’s ability to be sexual when she wants to be. Judith Leavitt explains how the Alarm functions, how it is triggered and provides exercises to help women work through this Alarm and to develop the ability to enjoy their sexuality.
The Dark Side of the Light Chasers: Reclaiming Your Power, Creativity, Brilliance and Dreams by Debbie Ford
Debbie Ford believes that we all hold every human characteristic that exists and the capacity for every human emotion but families and society send us strong messages about which are good and bad; encouraging to suppress and deny ourselves certain ways of being. Ford encourages us to turn our attention to those selves that don’t fit into the persona we’ve created for the rest of the world. Through stories and exercises, Ford shows us how to recognize our hidden emotions and to embrace the gifts they offer us.