According to lore, a vampire cannot enter your home without an invitation. Putting a spiritual spin on this well-known rule, Claudia Cunningham presents a powerful strategy for dealing with freeloading friends, suffocating spouses, harmful habits, and other “vampires” who drain your heart, mind, and spirit.
This engaging and indispensable guide—based on spiritual principles the author used to overcome dependency—teaches you how to cope effectively with toxic relationships and beliefs. Cunningham features excerpts from her “Ask the Slayer” column and personal anecdotes illustrating how she vanquished her own vampires. You’ll learn how to take responsibility for your life, establish strong boundaries, and arm yourself with an arsenal of self-knowledge and confidence. With the incisive wisdom in Biting Back, you’ll be equipped to defeat any Draculas you encounter.
In popular culture, vampires are as big (or even bigger) as they ever have been. Why? Why are so many of us engaged in this love affair with the Undead? Claudia Cunningham, author of Biting Back: A No-Nonsense (No Garlic) Guide to Facing the Personal Vampires in Your Life, explains that our own relationships with our personal vampires has fueled our love for the vampire culture, and that, like fictional characters, we too can slay our own vampires and reign victorious over our personal demons.
Author Richard Webster uses the interesting literary device of cogent, timely correspondence received by a fictional character. These brief letters from his former high school history teacher contain advice appropriate to each particular crisis, ...
True health is more than a lack of disease or pain. Emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being all contribute to our overall experience of good health and positive satisfaction with ourselves and life. The new and evolving paradigm of health includes empowered self-awareness and active participation in our everyday, health-related choices. We are... read this article