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173 | Slaying Your Dragons with Compassion with Malcom Stern


Slaying Your Dragons

Gratitude Cafe Episode 173: Featuring Malcolm Stern.

Malcolm’s new book, Slay Your Dragons with Compassion, describes 10 practices for thriving in an unstable world, all distilled from his thirty years of intense group work.

The book is filled with practical exercises, which are combined with real and compelling stories from the therapy room.

Topics that Sue and Malcolm discuss in this episode of Gratitude Cafe are:

  • Learning how to listen on a deeper level
  • Activating your sixth sense & intuitive action
  • Learning to listen to higher wisdom so you engage in intuitively guided dialog


Slaying Your Dragon with Compassion is an in-depth guide to harnessing the genius of this emotion.

When renowned psychotherapist Malcom Stern’s daughter Melissa took her own life in 2014 he experienced most parents’ worst nightmare and his grief made him challenge every aspect of his work and life. It thrust his growth and development forwards in ways he never thought possible, forcing him to confront his fears and work through his biggest blocks.

Anyone could be struggling with suicide.

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Renowned psychotherapist & author, Malcolm Stern, reveals his personal journey through grief, and shares 10 practices for thriving, even in the face of a chaotic world.

Additional books include: Falling in Love, Staying In Love.

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