An empowering guide to managing emotions in difficult situations, from a specialist in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
In The Flower in the Pocket, we meet Wilbur, a man gripped by overwhelming anger. Even his beloved garden seems to wither in the face of his fury. Can Wilbur bring his world back into balance? Can he re-empower himself in a situation he can’t control?
This insightful short story explains how our vulnerabilities to psychological struggle can turn emotional pain into more deep-seated suffering, and gives readers tools to combat this. The concise, insightful narrative uses metaphor to delve into the innate challenges of human psychology, and make them accessible for all readers. The narrative concludes with a deep exploration of a unique teaching, and a practical process for readers to implement in their lives. This is the essential guide for anyone struggling to find stability in seemingly uncontrollable situations.
The Being Human Series
This is one of four books in the Being Human series, a self-help collection that dives into the complexities of the human condition. Based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy teachings, the stories focus on the importance of developing psychological resilience to help us deal with life’s challenges. Each book stands alone but, when read together, offers a thorough understanding of our shared human experience.