Emotions: Can You Trust Them?
- Author: James Dobson
- Length: 166
- Edition: Paperback
- Publisher: Regal Books
Description of Emotions:
Dr. James Dobson provides practical guidelines and simple steps to help anyone understand their Emotions so that they can improve interaction with others. Love, anger and guilt are Emotions that can be a very positive force in our lives if we learn to recognize and cope with these aspects of who we are. The sound teaching of this book will help dispel the myths surrounding how we think about our Emotions and will separate distorted thinking from the real thing-for instance, distinguishing between infatuation and true love. Learn how to interpret and understand a broad range of Emotions and separate fantasy from reality.
About James Dobson:
James C. Dobson, Ph.D. is founder and chairman of the board for Focus on the Family. His internationally syndicated radio program, Focus on the Family, is heard daily by more than 200 million people. Dr. Dobson is featured in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and has authored many best-selling books including, Emotions: Can You Trust Them? and Preparing for Adolescence. He and his wife, Shirley, have two grown children and reside in Colorado.
Description of James Dobson, author of Emotions:
In this book Dr. Dobson gives readers practical guidelines and simple steps to help them understand and control their Emotions. Love, anger, guilt and the impressions we experience are Emotions that can be a very positive force in our lives if we learn to recognize and manage these aspects of who we are. Questions addressed include: Is love at first sight true love?; Will genuine love last a lifetime?; Is anger wrong?; and How can I learn to control my temper? Dr. Dobson has provided a lifelong resource--a book uniquely written in Q & A format and an excellent resource for personal study and growth or for us in a group. Contents: Intro; Emotions in the Christian Life Part I: Guilt; Guilt the Painful Emotion: the Origin of Guilt; LIving with Conscience; Parental Traiing of the Conscience; 8 Conclusions about Guilt; Learning Discussion Ideas Part II: Romantic Love; Distorion Versus the Real Thing; Beliefs about Love; I am Committed To You; Learning-Discussion Idea; Part III: Anger; Conflict in a Floral Shop; What is Anger; When is it Sinful; How do you Deal with Anger? Aspect of Anger; Learning Discussion Ideas Part IV: Interpretation of Impressions; Can you Know God's Will; Why you can't trust inner feelings and impressions; How to test inner feelings and impressions; how to Know God's Will; Learning Discussion Idea