Contents page for the book"Wanterfall" by Dr Gordon Coates,
a free 227-page ebook about understanding and working through emotions

(If you prefer, you may download the whole book as a free PDF ebook HERE)


UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONS

INTRODUCTION

Notes
Preface
Denials
Cautions

SECTION 1
THE ORIGIN OF EMOTIONS

The Causes Of Emotions

The "Wanterfall" model of emotions

Self Awareness and Emotions

How to use the "Wanterfall Chart" in association with self-awareness

SECTION 2
THE ANATOMY OF EMOTIONS

The Six Primary Emotions

Hope, fear, happiness, sadness, "propathy" and antipathy

Dualistic and Suppressed Emotions

Primary emotions in their natural pairs, and the effects of suppressed emotions

Compound Emotions

Grief, anxiety, gratitude, guilt, shame, stress, burnout and various other emotional states

SECTION 3
THE RAMIFICATIONS OF EMOTIONS

Conditioning

Conflict

Duality

Subjective Time

WORKING WITH EMOTIONS

SECTION 4
THE HEALING OF EMOTIONS

Grief and Other Painful Emotions

More cautions
Introduction to grief
Looking inside grief
Unfinished business
Moving through grief

"Emotional EEEEs" Part 1

A general introduction to the "Encourage - Explore - Express - Evaluate" approach to working with painful emotions

"Emotional EEEEs" Part 2

Gentle methods of emotional expression, and ways in which this can be facilitated

How to reduce the intensity of emotions when safe expression is not immediately possible

"Emotional EEEEs" Part 3

Facilitated Intense Catharsis Part 1: Administration, Participants, Facilitators

"Emotional EEEEs" Part 4

Facilitated Intense Catharsis Part 2: Methods & equipment, Time and place, Perspective

Evaluation, Repercussions, Last Words

 

 

APPENDIX:

Notes on the causes of wanting

Learned and instinctive wanting

Self-preservation, sex, family, society

 

 

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