Be The Hero You've Been Waiting For
Chapter 11: "What Else?"
An excerpt from our Founder's book, "Be The Hero You’ve Been Waiting For” which illustrates the tool called What Else?
It was one of those weeks. My fifteen-year-old daughter, stressed beyond capacity, kept snapping at everyone. I reminded myself that anger is always a cover for other feelings and, in an attempt to help, as well as to move the rest of the family out of the crossfire, I asked her if she wanted a “session.”
Tears began flooding her eyes and rage exploded through every vein as she yelled, “I am angry at you!”
I stayed with her and asked softly, “What else?” She upped the ante and took her best shot, screaming, “I hate you!”