It’s tougher to notice when we’re depriving our kids of the things our parents neglected to provide. Jonice Webb’s “Running On Empty” can help. Written by Jonice Webb PhD, Christine Musello PsyD, Audiobook narrated by Karen White. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time. I had an opportunity to interview Jonice Webb, a psychologist with expertise in Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN), whose new book, Running.

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A really good book for people whose childhoods weren’t great, but weren’t incredibly screwed up either it also works if your childhood was incredibly screwed up, though.

However, I’m certain some readers may find the excersizes useful. Highly recommend this book to any therapist that is interested in learning more about the connection between attachment theory and emotional intelligence as it pertains to clinical presenting problems in our clients.

A chapter for therapists is included as well. Still, well-written and worth reading. Do you suffer from negative self-talk?

In the world of human suffering, this book is an Emotional Smart Bomb meant to eradicate the effects of an invisible enemy. In this remarkable self-help guide, Dr.

Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect

Aug 30, Lori Johnstone rated it it was amazing Shelves: Runinng helps you keep track of books you want to read. Adelyn Birch Narrated by: Do you wake up dreading the day? Jul 10, Kiarash Korki rated it really liked it Shelves: For example, in the 19th and 20th century an authoritarian parenting style was common.

Narcissistic Parent, Permissive Parent, etc and how each parent would handle it if their son or daughter brought home a note from school that they weren’t behaving “as the teacher expected”. Also, Self-help books tend to prey on the very insecurities they promise to fix.


Its clear to me that emotional empfy has been a powerful unseen force in my life. Nov 03, Noah rated it really liked it. With approaches drawn from psychology and other disciplines and with unique exercises, the book will help the listener tackle her own self-doubt and become consciously aware of how her mother’s treatment continues to shape her behavior.

I cry uncontrollably almost every day. Oh so many of us rubning around the wounds and scars from our childhood. Everything is your parents’ fault, even if you think your childhood was happy 2.

Running on Empty

As I read through this short but weighty book the list of those I would want to recommend it to grew and grew. The three questions Webb receives the most are:. Do you feel discouraged with what you’ve accomplished in life?

The first discusses parenting styles, qebb out of Attachment theory.

Running on Empty No More : Jonice Webb :

The author should have made it more clear that parents behaved in this way unintentionally, they simply didn’t know better, this is what they received and they simply did the best they could having such poor tools to raise a child. She reminds the reader that parents can only give what they themselves have received. Do you have a nagging feeling that there is something fundamentally wrong with you?

The most valuable information I took away from it relates to who I am and who I want to be as a parent. It annoyed me to begin with until I got used to it. You don’t come out of reading this book runnijg your parents, you come out of it, saying, okay No parent is perfect but particularly in the age of nuclear families where you have only two parents as opposed to an extended family caring for you, there may be chronic patterns of neglect of some subtle type, which can lead to issues down the road for those children.

Running on Empty (Audiobook) by Jonice Webb PhD, Christine Musello PsyD |

It combines a variety of already known techniques and packages them in a form suitable for an adult who suffers from some mild subclinical issues.


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aebb Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I would highly recommend this book. The book centers around a series of memories that were the basis of the author’s personal psychoanalysis. We were emotionally neglected at such a critical time. Childhood emotional neglect CEN then manifests in adulthood as difficulty identifying and managing one’s inner emotional world low emotional intelligencea tendency toward counter-dependence on others the dark side of “fierce independence”difficulty with self-care such as poor Fascinating book that delves into how to identify childhood emotional neglect, which Jonice Webb defines runnung not something a parent did but what they DIDN’T do ie, failure to be emotionally runhing to the child.

I didn’t get that thing from my parents, since they didn’t realize I needed it.

Jan 19, Rose Wilkinson rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not only will it have you rethinking all of your relationships, but it rhnning offers practical solutions, examples, and case studies for how to live a more connected, fulfilling, and rewarding life.

The case studies were all very similar and the book became highly repetitive. Boundaries After a Pathological Relationship By: Trivia About Running on Empty Having this knowledge will help me to create and plan treatment. People who bought this also bought You owe it to yourself to read this book and reflect sincerely on it.

This was an insightful read actually, would recommend to anyone who ejpty feels crap for no apparent reason.