2016 International Book Award WINNER in the Self-Help: Relationships category!
Every woman has a mother story. A story she uses to define herself, to limit herself, to react from, to blame from, and to shame herself from. The use of her own story, the writer provides a series of thought-provoking concepts and tools to help adult daughters rewrite and turn into their mother stories from tales of blame, shame, and reaction, to narratives of resilience, empowerment, and autonomy. This is NOT another “here is what’s fallacious with your mother” book!In The Peaceful Daughter’s Guide to Separating from a Difficult Mother, Karen shares her down-to-earth and light-hearted wisdom and personal examples to illustrate the process she used to feel better about herself, The use of her relationship with her mother as the lens through which to focal point.Readers will learn: The difference between stories that hold you back and a story that sets you free. What emotions in reality are, how to literally feel and process them, and how to safely express them. The connection between thoughts and feelings. The art of setting empowered boundaries. How to stop “shoulding” in terms of yourself and your mother. How to start really taking good care of yourself and meet your own needs.