Getting Real: 10 Truth Skills You Need to Live an Authentic Life

  • 4h 2m
  • Susan Campbell
  • New World Library
  • 2001

Everyone values honest communication, but how many of us have the necessary skills? Getting Real provides a set of simple yet effective awareness practices that will help you:

  • discover the freedom that comes from relating more and controlling less
  • say what you really feel without losing your friends, your mate, or your job
  • stop worrying about how others might react to your honesty
  • let go of shoulds and discover your authentic voice
  • become an effective communicator in both business and personal relationships

About the Author

Susan Campbell, Ph.D. has worked for many years as a relationship coach and a teamwork consultant to Fortune 500 companies. She is the author of five previous books, including The Couples’ Journey, Beyond the Power Struggle, and From Chaos to Confidence.

In this Book

  • Getting Real—10 Truth Skills You Need to Live an Authentic Life
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • How to Stop Being Right and Start Being Real
  • Experiencing What is—to Get Where You Need to Go, Be Where You Are
  • Being Transparent—Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Hide
  • Noticing Your Intent—Is it to Relate of to Control
  • Welcoming Feedback—It’s How We Learn
  • Asserting What You Want and Don’t Want—Supporting Your Feelings With Action
  • Taking Back Projections—Discovering Your Other Side
  • Revising an Earlier Statement—It’s Okay to Go Out and Come in Again
  • Holding Differences—Seeing Other Viewpoints Without Losing Your Own
  • Sharing Mixed Emotions—You’re Not Crazy, You’re Complex
  • Embracing The Silence of Not Knowing—Entering the Fertile Void
  • Serenity, Presence, and Compassion