The Magic of Detachment

  • by Lyn Kelley
  • Narrated by Lyn Kelley
  • 5 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Dr. Lyn has struggled with the concept of detachment and "letting go" her entire life, and she finally got fed up with OPP’s (other people’s problems)! She shares with you exactly how to detach with compassion, what to say to yourself, what to say aloud, and how to pull out of the situation while avoiding conflict and the emotional rollercoaster. You’ll learn how to protect yourself with spiritual empowerment, how to show genuine love and concern, while detaching from your emotions. This audiobook is a must-listen for anyone who is struggling with OPP’s. Here’s what you’ll get:
How I Stopped Being a Whipping Post
Recovering People-Pleasers
I Just Want to Feel Good
What Is Detachment and How Do You Do It?
Highly Sensitive People
Detached Concern
How to Protect Yourself from People Who Hurt You
What’s Really Wiping out All Your Energy
If One More Person Tells Me They Need Me I Will Scream!
The Six Toxic People in Your Life and How to Handle Them
Emotional Vampires
Controllers
Manipulators
Moochers
Drama Addicts
The 11 Best Ways to Manage Toxic People
Are You Putting Yourself Last?
Validators vs. Invalidators
Why Others Sabotage Us and How to Handle Them
How to Handle Criticism without Anguish
Choose Your People Well
Your 4 Guiding Forces and How to Use Them
Why You Worry and How to Stop It
10 Tips for Handling Anxiety
Navy Seals Stress Relief Tactics
Fix the Broken Windows and Clean up Your Life
Create a Strategy
Choose Every Battle
Have High Standards
Why Detach?
The 3 Main Obstacles to Detachment and How to Overcome Them
Letting Go of People from our Past
How to Confront Your Tightest Bonds
Co-Dependent Meets Narcissist - The Bad Match
Co-Dependency vs. Empathy
The Cure: Respect, Reality and Reciprocity
Enabling

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Very mixed feelings

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I bought " Dr. Lyn's" books in the past, and I returned them to Audible
I listen to this one and I have truly mixed feelings. I find very difficult to believe that this lady obtained Ph.D. in counselling, psychology or any other mental health profession. The professional vocabulary and knowledge is not there. This lady commits the basic mistakes that are described and corrected during the initial training of the mental health professionals.
I perceive this book and the rest of " Dr. Lyn" publications, as books written by someone, who underwent counselling therapy and is in a process of sorting out her problems by writing the series of self-help books. There is nothing wrong with this approach (except the fact that she presents herself as a professional).
These books are written with the great degree of naiveté; however, they are refreshing. They offer a common sense approach that appears quite sound. To "Dr.Lyn”: Ma'am, you are quite smart lady. You have a lot to offer for the average reader. Please do not stop writing.
Stop pretending that you are someone else, stop the process of self-publishing and self-recording your books, start working with a professional editor, hire the professional narrator. You have a great message to pass around. I am sure that you will be able to reach much greater audience when you come across as being an authentic person with life experience and unique techniques that you are utilizing in combating your problems and setbacks. Best luck to you.

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- Marie A "MaggieA"

insightful!

Would you listen to The Magic of Detachment again? Why?

Yes and probably will too. The message is very comforting and takes a couple of times to take it all in.


What didn’t you like about Lyn Kelley’s performance?

I think it was the worst part of the experience. Her voice really isn't very good for this at all. Also there was some background noice at times.


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It really made me think about codependeny and the importance of finding my own bordres.


Any additional comments?

Despite the reading I found this to be a very good book with a lot to think about!

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- Ani Kellomäki

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2014
  • Publisher: GROW Publications