Ann Weiser Cornell
The Power of Focusing: A Practical Guide to Emotional Self-Healing
Focusing is a gentle yet powerful skill that lets you tap into your body’s wisdom and make positive changes in your life. The Power of Focusing shows readers how they can train themselves to learn this vital technique of self-exploration and self-discovery.
“The Power of Focusing clarifies an essential human skill many of us have forgotten and takes it a quantum leap farther along its evolutionary path. Here are germinal teachings and deep human wisdom expressed in a way that can improve anyone’s emotions, well-being, and life.”
—Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior and The Laws of Spirit
“Ann Weiser Cornell approaches Focusing with moment-by-moment sensitivity and years of depth. This is one of the most powerful therapeutic techniques of which I am aware an may even be said to be the basis of all good therapy.” —Jeffrey Mishlove, author of Roots of Consciousness and host of television’s Thinking Allowed
“Most people make life’s important decisions by using their intellect. They think and become logical. Thus their path in life becomes path-o-logical. As a physician, I know how important our feelings are. We store a lifetime of feelings in our bodies. If not felt and responded to, they lead to disease—once again, a state of pathology. Learn to focus, and let the wisdom of your body teach you what it feels like to be happy. The wisdom of this book can help you heal the pathology. This book is an excellent resource for healing your life and body while guiding you to your life’s true path.”
—Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine and Miracles; Peace, Love, and Healing; and How to Live Between Office Visits
“I have included Ann Weiser Cornell’s Focusing work in Intuitive Training classes with excellent results. I see the Focusing technique as an invaluable tool for students of the inner life, particularly psychic-intuitive training.”
—Helen Palmer, author of The Enneagram
The Power of Focusing
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Ann Weiser Cornell (AUTHOR) was getting her PhD in Linguistics at the University of Chicago when she met and studied with Eugene Gendlin, the originator of Focusing, starting in 1972. Learning Focusing with him has led to a lifelong process of discovery and personal development.
In 1980, Eugene Gendlin invited Ann to assist with his Focusing workshops. Today Ann is internationally recognized as one of the leading innovators and theoreticians of Focusing. She has taught Focusing in eighteen countries, and her Focusing books and manuals have been translated into seven languages.
Janis Daddona (NARRATOR) is a professional voice talent and holds a master’s degree in counseling from Fairfield University. She’s a regular blogger and interviewer for the weekly global “Forest Calls” offered through ServiceSpace.com. She greatly appreciates the opportunity to read self-help and other useful audiobooks to support people in their journey. She lives in Connecticut with her feline mentors, Buckminster and Kierkegaard.
Ann’s website, Focusing Resources.