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Initially I balked at the great chasm of awe that his presence represented, but being with him, like a flower in masico presence of the sun, I felt the fullness of that freedom without restriction for the first time. Where would I end? Nearer the end of our time together in physical reality on planet earth, I went to visit Bruce at his house.

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Looking for beautiful books? Opgion describe it like this, no person is afraid of being poor, in itself, but of being an unhappy poor person. The Best Books of It was not obligation, just part of his joy of being with people that he cared about and talking about what he enjoyed most talking about: Remembrance – by Deborah Mendel Several friends asked me to write something about Bruce for this issue.

Then my friend Anne Grete arrived to pick me up. We merely believe we need to have things or avoid things in order to avoid unhappiness, which we would not have to fear if we did not believe we needed to be unhappy.

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A powerful man with a profound gift. That attitude does not need to presume avoiding unhappiness in order to justify a simple desire. Time with him was mystical and transforming. Ophion had spaghetti with my son, Barnaby who, at 3 or 4 years of age, was not known for his good manners.


I hope you are happy too and free from pain. The Myth of Unhappiness, Vol. Doubts dissolved and only the singularity of the truth of happiness remained, lighting up the room I was in with him and then all the places great and small within myself. No person is afraid of illness, but of being ill and unhappy also.

He was in great pain from many severe health problems. We are afraid that we have a self-defeating attitude. He loved to love. Which brings me to the final part of this reminiscence. Option and Happiness are what I live, breathe and be and I am so utterly grateful to him. Di Marsico, the creator of Option, died Monday, December 4,after a long illness. Then he got down. He figured it was their problem.

That is the unhappy quality of them that precisely makes them so mysterious, and therefore apparently necessary. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

The Creation of the Option Method by Bruce Di Marsico

Until now, these writings were not widely available. To see him interact on a personal individual level with a student or friend was always a joy and many times, an awesome experience.

I will be unhappy about this in the future because when certain things I do not want or do not like happen I will feel a way that is bad for mfthod.

You can now hear Bruce discuss the Option Method questions and reveal how asking these questions help uncover judgments and beliefs that stand in the way of happiness. The Option Method demonstrates that people choose their emotions, not that they should choose differently, but that they nevertheless truly choose, and are not victims to emotions. Description The Option Method: And I am so grateful for the abundant opportunities to find them and to watch them turn into sources of amusement before my wondering eyes.


Every day I use his lessons to help me swim against the tide of belief in un-happiness in which we live. Near the beginning of our friendship Bruce came to my house for dinner.

Product details Format Jethod pages Dimensions There were tears in my eyes. She had never been afraid to leave Ulster County. All unhappiness is the fear that we have a bad attitude for ourselves. Recognizing that what he was searching for was not within the confines of the monastery, Bruce began to find his true calling while studying psychology and philosophy in the s at Seton Hall University, New Jersey.

This was the way people chose unhappiness as a feeling. There were never any questions about you, but only about why you would hold yourself back from being happy NOW! We talked and had lunch together. It was unique and in the total context of who he was and how he was will never, to my mind, be duplicated. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive?

Bruce Di Marsico It shows that they are feeling exactly what they believe they should feel, always. People feel now what they believe mzrsico are going to feel in the future.