Being You: How to Live Authentically: Unlocking the Power of the Freedom Code and Incorporating the Philosophy of Adaptive Freedom

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Balboa Press, Jan 5, 2012 - Self-Help - 368 pages

Being You is about reaching your highest potential through authentic living. It helps you to exercise your own choices and feel and act with confidence and effectiveness in every situation to be free of fear and doubt, to have a life filled with meaning, success, and well-being.

This is the freedom to live according to your unique needs, personality, purpose, and values; to be accepted unconditionally for who and what you are; to feel all life's pain as well as its joys; to live from the heart trusting your inner nature and your experience of the world and to accept responsibility for all your actions.

The philosophy of Adaptive Freedom, outlined in the book, shows that the ability to adapt and grow is the essence of personal freedom, which is the core of authenticity. You need to be adaptive to be free, and both make it easier to become truly authentic.

The power to change and realize the life of your highest imaginings lies in the Freedom Code a set of seven practice pillars offering a liberation path to self-fulfillment, a code to unlock the greatness that lies within. The seven pillars create new ways to guide you through knowledge to self-awareness and purposeful action. They offer a systematic and holistic framework to help you lead a meaningful, successful, happy, and authentic life.

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I got this book as an early reviewer, and it has taken me a while to get through it. It is a self-help book, but does not follow the conventions of the genre; it is also, to some extent, an academic ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Gerard Doyle is a change management consultant, personal coach, NLP, and Reiki master, with thirty-five years as CEO and senior manager with companies and nonprofits in Ireland, Middle East, and Asia. A Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, he divides his time between Ireland, France, and the United States.

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