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Whole Again

Healing Your Heart and Rediscovering Your True Self After Toxic Relationships and Emotional Abuse
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From a leading voice on recovering from toxic relationships, a deeply insightful guide to getting back to your "old self" again - in order to truly heal and move on.

Jackson MacKenzie has helped millions of people in their struggle to understand the experience of toxic relationships. His first book, Psychopath Free, explained how to identify and survive the immediate situation. In this highly anticipated new audiobook, he guides listeners on what to do next - how to fully heal from abuse in order to find love and acceptance for the self and others.

Through his work with thousands of survivors of abusive relationships, Jackson discovered that survivors frequently have symptoms of trauma lasting long after the relationship is over. These may include feelings of numbness and emptiness, depression, mood swings, isolation, perfectionism, rumination, caretaking and people-pleasing, a need for control, physical maladies, substance abuse, and more.

But he also found that it is possible to work through these symptoms and find fulfillment and love on the other side. In Whole Again, he shares insights and tools for working through the protective self we've developed so that we can finally move on to live a full and authentic life - to once again feel light, free, whole, and ready to give and receive love.

Like Brené Brown's The Gifts of Imperfection and John Bradshaw's Healing the Shame that Binds You, Whole Again offers hope and multiple strategies to anyone who has survived a toxic relationship, as well as anyone suffering the effects of a breakup involving lying, cheating, and other forms of abuse - to release old wounds and safely let the love back inside where it belongs.

©2019 Jackson MacKenzie and Shannon Thomas (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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  • Lady Rider
  • USA
  • 2019-01-22

Top Book of a Lifetime

This is an amazing read for anyone who is looking for self healing after an abusive relationship. I am forever changed by this book and will read it again and again!!
Author was amazing as well ! MUST READ

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  • tabbyscat
  • 2019-02-07

Incredible!

Great narrative! Very insightful. Absolutely the best book I’ve listened to in a while. He really dives deep into the issues and how to correct them. It took me several weeks to finish this because I kept going back to listen to certain parts over and over again. I recommend it to anyone.

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  • dawn williams
  • 2019-01-14

a truly healing and enlighten experience

I truly thank you for this book I read psychopath free and this one thank you

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  • Adri
  • 2019-03-23

Good content, but to much repeat

It's not often I leave negative reviews & I apologize to the author,.

I honestly don't understand how it got so many great reviews. Don't get me wrong, the content was great and so was the narrator. However, the meat and potatoes could have been conveyed in a few hours, tops. It seemed the author consistently repeated the same points, just in a hundred different ways. If I want to drill content into my head, I would like the choice to do so.

I can summarize it here - if you want to heal chronic issues caused by an unhealed emotional trauma, then you should practice mindfulness. I feel the author psychoanalyzed the heck out of the wounded personality types in order to help the readers understand which type(s) they are. Also, so the readers can recognize which types they may be attracted to in order to avoid those types of wounded souls. Here are some (if not all) of the wounded personality types: the Codependent, Cluster B disorders (the Narcissist, the Borderline Personality), the Complex PTSD type, and the Avoidance type.

I wish the author dedicated more time explaining how to practice mindfulness with a some exercises to illustrate what he/she means by mindfulness. I wish it had its own section or chapter. I feel as though the author basically referred me to a couple of other books that went into greater detail about mindfulness.

The overall message was abundantly clear. However, it repeated so much that I became suspicious, wondering if the author provided filler in order to stretch out the length of the book (longer books are often sold at a higher price). I hope the author makes future amendments to add more original content, especially regarding mindfulness, and make the book more concise.

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  • brian McMillian
  • MOBILE, AL
  • 2019-02-04

skepticall

good book but, talked about what you need without every explaining how to get it

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  • Robin M.
  • 2019-03-05

Thank you

Thank you for explaining in words that really connect and make sense. This book truly describes what I’ve experienced like none other. On my healing journey....

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  • Anthony Smith
  • 2019-02-26

Excellent

Excellent definitely will be reading this book again. Very well written and easy to follow

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  • Daniel Greene
  • 2019-02-14

Amazing

This book might be the best book I've ever read! Do yourself a favor and read it.

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  • joie de vivre
  • DC
  • 2019-02-06

Excellent Book Focuses On True Healing

I needed to read this book in order to learn how to deal with the process of healing after toxic relationships. This book truly hits the mark. Thank you!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-02-01

time to heal!

Actually very helpful. nice to have an actual recovery book that is focused on healing,moving on and letting go and on improving the self, not anybody else! I would reccomend to anybody who has suffered from narcissistic abuse syndrome who is ready to move on with life and stop obsessing over the abuser!_

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