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STIFFER: STOIC MIND: Contents

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Table of Contents for the book Stiffer: Stoic Mind

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  • Ego will help you to live sane in an insane world of competing ego-stories.
  • Stiffer: Stoic Mind will teach you the STPHFR system to Gain a Stoic Mind.

Notes on this Table of Contents

  • This table of contents also serves as an index and outline for the book.
  • This table of contents is based on the print version. The ebook version will have different page numbers.

CB: Beginning of Book 11

  • Introduction: Chapter B 11
  • Title 12
    • Stiffer 12
  • Copyright 12
  • ISBN 13
  • Dedication 13
  • Description 14
  • Notes on the Text 16
  • 10 Approaches to Sanity 19

C1: Psychology Begins with S-R 23

  • Introduction: Chapter 1 23
  • Cause & Effect 23
  • Stimulus & Response (S-R) 25
    • Sensations Defined 26
    • Taste & Interpretation of Sensations 28
    • Feelings Defined 31
  • FIDOC: What Gets Your Attention? 33
    • Table: FIDOC Grabs Your Attention 35
  • 5Fs Survival Responses 35
    • Table: 5Fs of the Survival Instinct 36
  • Psychology Started with S-R 36
    • S-R Thinking Defined 39
    • Boredom Example of S-R Model 40
    • Science & S-R Thinking 42
    • Ego & S-R Processing 44

C2: Psychology Advances to S-T-R 49

  • Introduction: Chapter 2 49
  • Development of the S-T-R System 53
    • S-T-R Advancements 57
    • Table: Ellis’s 11 Irrational Beliefs 59
    • Table: Beck’s 7 Thinking Errors 60
  • Baby’s S-F-R Variation 61
  • Animals & Plants S-I-R Variation 62

C3: S-T-P-H-F-R Advancement 65

  • Introduction: Chapter 3 65
  • STPHFR Definitions 66
  • STPHFR Defined 68
    • STPHFR Generic Model 69
    • Table: Easy STPHFR Model 70
    • Infographic: STPHFR 70
  • STPHFR Emotions & Behaviors 72
    • STPHFR Driven by Feelings 72
    • Understanding Feelings 74
  • STPHFR 5 Intervention & Choice Points 79
    • Table: STPHFR 5 Interventions 81
  • Questions to Find TPH 82
    • What Is T About? 82
    • What Is P About? 84
    • What Is H About? 87
    • Script Questions 89
  • STPHFR Worksheet for Mapmaking 91
    • Table: STPHFR Worksheet 92
    • Table: 3Rs (Recognize, Remove, Replace) 93
    • Table: Example STPHFR Map & 3Rs 96
  • Download Worksheets 97

C4: STPHFR Insights 101

  • Introduction: Chapter 4 101
  • Deeper Into the Model 101
    • STPHFR More than (T) 102
    • Stimulus (S) More than (S) 103
    • Beyond (T) to Playback (P) 105
    • Beyond (P) to Hearting (H) 108
    • Beyond (H) to Feeling (F) 109
    • Beyond (F) to Feeling (R) 110
  • STPHFR Nature of Experience 112
  • STPHFR As Emotional Responsibility 114

C5: STPHFR Combinations 119

  • Introduction: Chapter 5 119
    • Lowering & Reducing P & H 120
    • Table: 5 Thinking Positions (5TP) 121
    • Table: Example Terms for 5TP 123
    • Exercise Description 124
  • ACPD Thinking Errors & STPHFR 126
    • Table: ACPD Thinking Errors 127
    • Results of ACPD Thinking Errors 129
    • Exercise Description 132
  • Download All Handouts 134
    • 17 Handouts Are Available for Free 135

C6: Thought-Things & Ego 139

  • Introduction: Chapter 6 139
  • Thought-Things 143
    • Ego Made of Thought-Things 144
    • Ego Payoffs Are Thought-Things 146
    • Thought-Thing Addiction 150
  • Animated & Emotional 152
    • Animated & Emotionalized Problems 154
  • Thoughts Are Neutral, Not Thought-Things 155
    • Thoughts & Contents Are Static 157
    • Thought-Things Are Thoughts 158
    • Characteristics of Human Thinking 160
    • Verbal Realities Are Thoughts 161

C7: Mixed STPHFR Topics 165

  • Introduction: Chapter 7 165
  • Switching: 3 Superpowers 166
    • Switching: 3 Main Targets 170
    • Meditation Exercise 172
    • Table: 8 Thinking Skills for Switching 172
  • Stop Hearting Identities 173
    • Table: You’re Not STPHFRs 175
  • Ego Danger & Negative STPHFRs 177
    • Ego Danger in 7 Steps 177
    • Ego Danger in 12 Steps 178
  • Inflexibility & Flexibility 180
  • Mind Matters 183
  • Notes on the Systems 185
  • Master S-R: Coming Full Circle 185
    • Monk S-T-R: Not Yet a Master 186

C8: Expectations & Suffering 189

  • Introduction: Chapter 8 189
  • Expectations Cause Suffering 190
  • Quotations on Expectations 192

C9: Superstitions about Feelings 201

  • Introduction: Chapter 9 201
  • Table: 13 Feeling Superstitions 203
  • 1. People Transmit Feelings Into Me 205
  • 2. People Cause My Feelings 207
  • 3. “It” Transmits Feelings into Me 209
  • 4. “It” Causes My Feelings 213
  • 5. Express Feelings, Heal Feelings 215
  • 6. Express Feelings, End Feelings 217
  • 7. Express Feelings, Cope with Feelings 219
  • 8. Express Feelings, Change Feelings 221
  • 9. Feelings Must Express, Else Burst! 223
  • 10. Feelings Cannot Be Controlled 225
  • 11. Feelings Cannot Be Regulated 228
  • 12. All Feelings Are Good 230
  • 13. I Have to Act the Way I Feel 231
  • Table: Healthy & Unhealthy Feelings 234

CE: End of Book 237

  • Introduction: Chapter E 237
  • About the Author 238
    • Professional Life & Philosophy 239
    • Early Years & Motivation 240
    • Wounded Healer 248
    • Professional Credentials 249
  • Table: Books for 7 Steps to Sanity 251
    • Step 1: Practice Emotional Responsibility 251
    • Step 2: Upgrade Coping & Problem-Solving 252
    • Step 3. Discover & Reduce Ego Control 253
    • Step 4. Rediscover Authentic Self 254
    • Step 5. Upgrade Thinking Skills 255
    • Step 6: More Responsibility & Less Ego 256
    • Step 7: Improve World & Communication 257
  • Recommended Books by Author 258
  • How to Read FitzMaurice’s Books 274
  • FitzMaurice’s Books 275
    • Book Descriptions 275
    • 99¢ Books 275
    • How to Change the World 275
    • How to Live Maturely 276
    • How to Make Stress Work for You 276
    • How to Have a Super Attitude 276
    • How to End Ego 277
    • How to Live a Positive Life 277
    • How to Use CBT & REBT for Self-Help 277
    • How to Practice Instant Yoga 277
  • Enjoy! 278

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