Links to Lesson-1 Resources
are used in the free
Lesson-1 study guide. They're in four groups:
summaries supporting premises in this Lesson;
psychological wounds and recovery from them
using "parts work;" and...
Many of these articles and worksheets include YouTube
video clips by the author to augment the text. The clips are grouped as
basic concepts and wound recovery.
Lesson-1 guidebook Who's Really Running Your Life? (4th ed.
2011) integrates many of
these Web pages and worksheets. It may be ordered from Xlibris.com and other booksellers,
and is available in hardback, softcover, and ebook formats. If
you have a prior edition of this guidebook, see this
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Unsolicited testimony about the impact of
Lesson 1 on a typical parent
Checklist: are you "wholistically
a "Grown Wounded Child" (GWC)?
Are YOU one?
six common inherited psychological wounds
psychologically wounded (ruled by a false self)
What is your personality?
Who are you, anyway?
An introduction to
Who really runs your life? (2
A comparison of true-Self and
false-self behavioral traits
about personality-subselves (2 pages)
An open letter
to people skeptical about
personality subselves (2 pages)
one or more of your subselves.
Experience an inner dialog.
Perspective on "mental
2) Psychological-wound Assessment and Recovery
overview of recovery
from psychological wounds (3 pages)
Q&A about psychological wounds and recovery
1-16) Perspective on "hitting bottom" (relative to addiction and
assess for psychological wounds
Common behavioral traits
of psychologically-wounded people
of common true Self and false self behaviors
Traits of high-nurturance families
your family tree for signs of inherited wounds
1-22) Estimate the
nurturance-level of a family or group
1-23) Traits of high-nurturance
families and other groups
excessive shame to guilt-free self-love and respect;
excessive guilts to normal, and
fears to normal, and use them productively.(2 pages)
1-27) Understand and
Self and mutual trust
bonding disorders -
symptoms, and recovery goals
1-30) Are your
spiritual and religious beliefs toxic or
nurturing? (2 pages)
Checklist: Are you
1-32) Options for
personal addiction recovery
requisite for wound reduction (2 pages)
freeing your true Self
effective parts work (7 pages)
1-35) Options for effective parts
work with your Inner kids
for common psychological problems
1-37) Perspective on, and options for,
yourself and others
1-38 Options for
balancing your self-control ("will power")
1-39) Options for
improving self respect and self love
improving your self-confidence
alternatives to suicide
The importance of physical human contact. Are you
A brief YouTube video on
reducing excessive procrastination
- perspective on getting free
from toxic life scripts
3) Resources and Recovery Inspirations
1-45) Research studies
supporting Lesson-1 premises
1-46) YouTube videos on
wounds and recovery and
personality subselves and "parts work."
1-47) Selected books on
personalities, wounds, and healing
Update: the 12 Steps for
full (inner-wound) recovery
An inventory of your
personal recovery assets
A profile of your personal
recovery inspirations to guide and comfort you along the way
- Serenity and Gestalt Prayers, and others
2 - Various inspirations;
Part 3 - On Risk, and others;
- Big Rocks / Friendship; ...
Part 5 - Dalai
Lama's Millennium Prayer, and other inspirations
Part 6 - Symptoms of Inner Peace;
Part 7 - The Invitation;
8 - Clearer Vision; ...
Part 9 - Rules for Being
Part 10 - What I Have Learned...
+ + +
from Lessons 2 thru 7 in this
depends on significant progress on freeing
your true Self and reducing related psychological wounds using these Lesson-1 resources.