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You Are Not What You Think: The Egoless Path to Self-Esteem and Generous Love
David Richo, Ph.D. Best-Selling Author of You Are Not What You Think
Original Date: Thursday, February 4, 2015
You and your ego: how to develop a healthy sense of self without becoming an egotist-and how to see through that sense of self for the happiness of yourself and others. How can you build the healthy ego necessary to be effective in lifeyet avoid the kind of egotism that makes people dislike you? Don't worry; Dave Richo has the answers. His new book shows you how to navigate the tricky waters between egotism and selflessness in a way that avoids both extremes and makes you much more effective and loving. The key is to acknowledge your ego and to be kind to it, before you ultimately learn to let it go. As with all Dave's books, this one is full of examples from myth and religion, with plenty of exercises and practical advice.
David Richo, PhD, is a therapist and author who leads popular workshops on personal and spiritual growth. Since 1976, Richo has been a licensed marriage, family, and child counselor in California. In addition to practicing psychotherapy, Richo teaches courses at Santa Barbara City College and the University of California Berkeley at Berkeley, and has taught at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, Pacifica Graduate Institute, and Santa Barbara Graduate Institute. He is the best-selling author of The Five Things You Cannot Change, How To Be An Adult in Relationship, The Power of Grace, and many other titles.