Words That Hurt, Words That Heal, Revised Edition: How the Words You Choose Shape Your Destiny by Joseph Telushkin, 9780062896377, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.. From the New York Times, bestselling author of Rebbe comes this newly revised edition of Words That Hurt, Words That Heal—an invaluable guide in how choosing the right words can enrich our relationships.
Table of Content:
Part One: The Power of Words to Hurt
Introduction: The Twenty-Four-Hour Test
Chapter 1: The (Insufficiently Recognized) Power of Words to Hurt
Part Two: How We Speak About Others
Chapter 2: The Irrevocable Damage Inflicted by Gossip Chapter 3: The Lure of Gossip
Chapter 4: Is It Ever Appropriate to Reveal Humiliating or Harmful Information About Another?
Chapter 5: Privacy and Public Figures
Part Three: How We Speak to Others
Chapter 6: Controlling Rage and Anger
Chapter 7: Fighting Fairly
Chapter 8: How to Criticize and How to Accept Rebuke Chapter 9: Between Parents and Children
Chapter 10: The Cost of Public Humiliation
Chapter 11: Is Lying Always Wrong?
Chapter 12: Not Everything That Is Thought Should Be Said
Part Four: The Power of Words to Heal
Chapter 13: Words That Heal—and the Single Most Important Thing to Know About Them
Part Five: What Do You Do Now? Making These Practices Part of Your Life
Chapter 14: Incorporating the Principles of Ethical Speech into Daily Life
Chapter 15: Where Heaven and Earth Touch: A National “Speak No Evil Day”