"This book is outstanding... Dr. Schoen is unconventional, and so is this book. Ancient wisdom with new findings in brain research lead to a startling conclusion: What has allowed our species to survive is driving us crazy. There is something you can do about it--read this book, and follow its advice. Reading this book is like having a conversation with Dr. Schoen and that can change your life."
--David Logan, Ph.D., New York Times #1 bestselling coauthor of "Tribal Leadership" and "The Three Laws of Performance. "Professor, USC (University of Southern California) Marshall School of Business
"Dr. Marc Schoen knows what it takes to be resilient and healthy in these modern times. It is not, as some would have you believe, to replace feelings of pain and discomfort with feelings safety and comfort, but rather to allow these seemingly incompatible feelings to sit side by side to inform and shape one another. Grounded in solid theory and evidence as well as engaging stories, including his own, this book is a must-read for any one facing mysterious physical ailments."
--Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., author of "Positivity" and "Love 2.0"
"I know so well how easy it is to fall into the trap of using food, addictions, or other forms of avoidance as protection from my fears of being uncomfortable. Reading Dr. Schoen's book was challenging. It felt so close to home--almost too close and personal in fact. Yet as I came to understand the message of this book, it became so much more obvious to me. This book is about the unavoidable - being uncomfortable. Dr. Schoen's book offers a gift: How to successfully manage your discomfort and fears, and equally as important, how to use the discomfort in your life as a vehicle for empowerment."
--Carnie Wilson, Celebrity, Singer, TV host, and author of "Gut Feelings," "I'm Still Hungry" and "To Serve With Love "
"Dr. Schoen puts his attention to the discomfort, disappointment, worry and impatience thatshow more