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  • Melody Beattie

    Melody Beattie has been a trusted counselor for millions of people for more than twenty-five years. Her books are infinitely relatable, flush with candor and insights, and rooted in firsthand experience. Make Miracles in Forty Days is punctuated with Beattie's own stirring stories of overcoming obstacles and dealing with life's tragedies. She walks listeners through a number of different situations, urging them to recognize within themselves the power they have to enact miracles-they have the ability to drastically change their current situations for the better. Beattie provides a six-week action plan, challenging us to practice her Miracle Exercise for forty days. She instructs listeners...read more

  • Melody Beattie

    In Codependent No More, Melody Beattie introduced the world to the term codependency. Now a modern classic, this book established Beattie as a pioneer in self-help literature and endeared her to millions of people who longed for healthier relationships. Twenty-five years later, concepts such as 'self-care' and 'setting boundaries' have become entrenched in mainstream culture. Now Beattie has written a follow-up volume, The New Codependency, which clears up misconceptions about codependency, identifies how codependent behavior has changed, and provides a new generation with a road map to wellness. The question remains: What is and what isn't codependency? Beattie here reminds us that much...read more

  • Melody Beattie

    Author Melody Beattie's Codependent No More spent an astonishing three years on theNew York Times best-seller list and made 'codependent' a household word. In this thoughtful sequel, she offers further helpful advice for making permanent, positive lifestyle changes. Alcoholism, drug abuse and similar destructive practices can render families dysfunctional. When the children of these families become adults, they sometimes develop self-defeating survival tactics, such as low self-esteem or an obsession with controlling another person's behavior. To help those stuck in codependent cycles identify and eliminate such troubling issues from their relationships, Beattie shares wisdom gained from...read more

  • Melody Beattie

    Is someone else's problem your problem? If, like so many others, you've lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone else's, you may be codependent--and you may find yourself in this book. The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic by one of America's best-loved and most inspirational authors holds the key to understanding codependency and to unlocking its stultifying hold on your life. With instructive life stories, personal reflections, exercises, and self-tests, Codependent No More is a simple, straightforward, readable map of the perplexing world of codependency--charting the path to freedom and a lifetime of healing, hope, and...read more