Emotional Freedom

Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life

Also available at Barnes & Noble and Indie Bound.

“Helping people free themselves from fear, worry, and anxiety is what we have to do. It's hard work but we manage to get positive results. I'm enjoying reading your book on kindle.”
Aung San Suu Kyi
Burmese Peace Activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner

“A must read for anyone who's tired of feeling frustrated, lonely, jealous, or emotionally tense. Dr. Orloff shows you how to achieve a lightness of being and feel more positive and peaceful. Highly recommended.”
Deepak Chopra

Reviews for Emotional Freedom

“An invaluable book written by one of the finest psychiatrists of our time. While it isn’t always possible to change your external circumstances, you can change your emotions, beliefs, brain chemistry and brain wiring. Emotional Freedom tells you how to do it..”
Joan Borysenko, PhD – Author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind

“Our faltering economy has cost many people more than their money: They've lost their peace of mind. Peppered with practical action steps to build healthy emotional habits this book tells how to manage difficult emotions and restore inner calm.”
USA Today

“Spectacular! I endorse this book so heartily because it gives a unique blend of the author’s personal and professional experience to enlighten us, and it’s a totally fascinating read. I recommend it to everyone who wants to overcome sabotaging emotional patterns to achieve self-mastery.”
Candace Pert, Ph.D. – Author of Molecules of Emotion

“A heartfelt, accessible guide to the graceland of peace and calm--regardless of our parents, our past, or our present. It's loaded with nuggets of practical and profound healing wisdom.”
Christiane Northrup, M.D. – Author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

“Absolutely brilliant. I couldn't put this book down!”
Caroline Myss, Ph.D. – Author of Entering the Castle: An Inner Path to God and Your Soul
“Emotional Freedom combines neuroscience, psychology, and spirituality to present a new approach for freeing yourself from negative emotions. This book offers you a path to greater health, intimacy, and compassion.”
Dean Ornish, M.D. – Author of The Spectrum and Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease

“This book empowers us in exciting and remarkable ways. Dr. Orloff’s wise insights about emotions serve us with wonderful clarity.”
Neale Donald Walsch – Author of Conversations with God



Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life
Judith Orloff, M.D.Harmony, $24.95 (416p) ISBN 978-0-307-33818-1

Orloff offers a superbly written series of psychological strategies for maximizing positive emotions and minimizing toxic ones. A practicing psychiatrist, the author straddles the worlds of mainstream medicine and alternative healing; she regards emotions as a training ground for the soul, and views “every victory over fear, anxiety, and resentment as a way to develop your spiritual muscles.” As the self is the foundation for emotional freedom, the author discusses how readers can find their emotional type—intellectual, empathic, rock or gusher—and suggests how to find balance. Her tips include avoiding “emotional vampires” or consulting dreams, which she divides into three types: psychological (where fears and neuroses express themselves), predictive and guidance. The second half of the book tackles the most difficult life challenges: depression, loneliness, anxiety, frustration, rejection, grief, envy and bitterness. Orloff addresses each fully and frankly, using anecdotes from her own life and practice—the death of her mother, her own crippling envy. This insightful and positive book will assist anyone who is suffering in mapping a path out of pain. (Mar.)

“EMOTIONAL FREEDOM is packed with that rarest of combinations; it is both intensely informed by the wealth of Dr. Judith Orloff’s professional experience, and it is resolutely compassionate. If you, like myself, wish for a deeper and truer life, a wiser understanding of yourself and your emotions, this book will provide you with answers, with companionship, and, most powerful of all, the clarity and faith of an extraordinary teacher.”
Mary Oliver – Pulitizer Prize winning poet

“EMOTIONAL FREEDOM is an extraordinary guide for anyone who believes that greater possibilities await them, but have not realized them. Dr. Judith Orloff is a compassionate expert whose wisdom can lead you to a deeper, more fulfilled life. If you are looking for a physician you can trust, look no further.”
Larry Dossey, MD – Author, Healing Words

“EMOTIONAL FREEDOM is a breakthrough book! It’s a lifesaver for people who are frustrated, stressed, and anxious, or who have minds that won't shut off. If you long for more joy, give yourself a gift and read this book!”
Marci Shimoff - #1 NY Times bestselling author of Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul and Happy for No Reason, featured teacher in The Secret

“I carry around Dr. Orloff’s book EMOTIONAL FREEDOM like a bible! I keep re-reading it to remind myself to stay positive and that it is a CHOICE not to go to a negative place. It taught me to feel good about my own sensitivities and deal with difficult personalities without going mad! We have the power to change any negative emotion into a positive one.”
Rosanna Arquette – Actress

“This well-written book is full of good advice for anyone who wants to  
take more control of of his or her emotional life. Highly recommended  
for all libraries.”

Library Journal

“Dr. Orloff  has a gift for making psychology lively, relevant, and useful to laypeople, and Emotional Freedom provides an ample menu of highly original action steps to help you work through each emotional state to achieve well−being.”
Sacramento Bee

“Reading Emotional Freedom gave me a new found love for myself.”
Billie -
Reader from Tennessee

“Emotional Freedom literally changed my life. I have been stuck in a self-pitying negative rut for two years but this book gave me the tools to change that and start living again!”
Alex -
Reader from Chicago

“After reading Emotional Freedom, I have gone from being an anxious, negative, unconfident person, easily upset by the smallest things and controlled by emotional vampires to a person who is more centered, patient, assertive and compassionate. For the first time in my life I can hold on to my energy and love the person that I am.”
Kerry -
Reader from Australia

“Emotional Freedom is a good friend to each person who reads it.”
Layanya - Reader from UK

"I read Emotional Freedom and it all makes perfect sense that I am an empath: my choice of career (park ranger/EMT/critical incident stress debriefer), my love of nature and animals, my living arrangements, my vegan lifestyle, my need for space and solitude. I am now meditating every morning and feeling so much more connected and in tune with life. I look forward to developing my intuition and using it to help others. You have given me a great gift."
Reader from the forests of Colorado

“Your book Emotional Freedom has changed my life and the lives of my husband and eleven year old son. Thank you. I am so grateful that I can give my son these tools!”
Elizabeth - Reader from CA

"I still can't believe how much fear controlled me. Since I read Emotional Freedom, I wrote my mother a heartfelt letter expressing appreciation, ditched a horrible frenemy who attempted to manipulate me, told a guy I was interested in how I really felt (without worrying about how he would take every word or ASSUME what he was thinking...a big problem with me) and apologized to someone I was angry with (simply because I thought she was somehow a threat to me....once again...fear!) And it's only been a couple of days! ha.....my work has just begun."
Reader from Canada

"I have been needing this book my whole life."
Reader from Olympia, WA

"When reading Emotional Freedom, it feels as if I'm reading things that every person on earth should have the courage to read. Your insight is to the point and really shows the devotion you have in your career, the courage to work with yourself, and trust your gut. An inspiration!"
Reader from Provoo, Finland




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Saturday, October 21, 2017 – 10 to 4 PM Workshop
The Power of Intuition and Empathy to Heal – New York, NY
New York Open Center
22 East 30th Street, New York, NY
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Deepen Your Mindfulness Practice with Intuition, Empathy & Creativity – Los Angeles, CA
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