Emotional Currency

Emotional Currency

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Every day, women face new challenges that come with having control over, and responsibility for, their financial lives. Sometimes exciting, sometimes frightening, these issues always have an emotional side. Author and psychotherapist Dr. Kate Levinson offers fresh approaches to navigating the astonishing range of beliefs about the role of money in our lives, coming to terms with our feelings about being "rich" or "poor," and exploring our inner money life so that we can put our feelings to work for us in a positive way. By understanding our intimate history and relationship with money we are better able to handle our money anxieties, solve our money problems, enjoy the money we have, and make room for other, more meaningful values.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • one colour illustrations
  • 158761068X
  • 9781587610684
  • 674,970

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Here s the book every woman (and most men) need: a clear, thoughtful, and beautifully written guide for how to cope with the myriad emotions caused by money. Kate Levinson shows how money is both mercilessly public and intimately personal, stirring up our deepest feelings about independence, status, attractiveness, and the terrifying confusion between net worth and self worth. Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor, author of Aftershock: The Next Economy and America s Future, Chancellor s Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley This is not just the best book about women and money that I have ever read, it is the best book about money beautifully written, wise, accessible, practical, and profoundly healing. I wish Kate had been my mother. Or my big sister. It would have changed my whole life. Don t make another decision about money until you ve read it. Then read it again. Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, author of Kitchen Table Wisdom Kate Levinson s book shows how money permeates every nook and cranny of our inner mental and emotional world. Although written especially for women, it offers a warm, guiding hand to anyone seeking a healthy relationship to money and everything money touches. Jacob Needleman, author of Money and the Meaning of Life Finally! A beautifully written, straightforward guide for women to better understand the opportunities, choices, and challenges of money. Reading Emotional Currency evoked many of my own emotional memories about money. Frances McDormand, actor"show more

About Kate Levinson

A psychotherapist for more than 25 years, DR. KATE LEVINSON has led Emotional Currency(TM) workshops about women's emotional relationship to money in Oakland, Seattle, and Minneapolis since 2000. Dr. Levinson currently works with individuals and couples in her private practice in Oakland and is on the supervising and teaching faculty at the Psychotherapy Institute. Dr. Levinson and her husband own Point Reyes Books in Pt. Reyes Station, CA.show more

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION: Getting Started  |  1 PART ONE: UNDERSTANDING MONEY  |  11 Chapter 1: Money as Emotional Currency  |  13 Chapter 2: Writing Your Money Memoir  |  41 Chapter 3: What Shapes Your Relationship to Money?  |  55 Chapter 4: Women and Money  |  93 PART TWO: EXPLORING YOUR EMOTIONS AROUND MONEY  |  113 Chapter 5: Fear and Confidence  |  115 Chapter 6: Shame and Pride  | 129 Chapter 7: Love  |  143 PART THREE: TRANSFORMING YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH MONEY  |  167 Chapter 8: Healing Your Relationship to Money  |  169 Chapter 9: Making Your Money Action Plan  |  183   APPENDIX: Resources for Action  |  187 BIBLIOGRAPHY  |  191 ABOUT THE AUTHOR  |  193 INDEX  |  195show more

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79 ratings
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