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Life Reset

The Awareness Integration Path to Create the Life You Want

Foojan Zeine

Have you ever wished you could just wake up one day, reach across your nightstand and hit the Life Reset button? Let’s face it. The struggles and frustrations of everyday life leave millions of women and men around the globe yearning for a new way. Awareness Integration is a new model in the field of psychology synthesizing concepts from cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and body-mind theories that offers an opportunity to choose and reset life. This model enhances self-awareness, increases self-esteem, releases psychological blocks, heals emotional wounds, and reduces anxiety and depression. It promotes a clear, realistic, and positive proactive attitude for learning and implementing new skills for an effective, productive, functional, and fulfilling life.

The hunger for more satisfying relationships, more fulfilling careers, a release of stress and anxiety, and the freedom to be who we really are in our hectic and disconnected culture has become paramount for anyone seeking the best they can be. Life Reset offers a comprehensive resource for re-envisioning and rebuilding your life. This accessible, hands-on guide escorts readers through the steps of the time and trial-tested Awareness Integration Model.

Life Reset takes readers on an interactive journey with 12 simple open-ended questions to promote self-awareness. This guided process, designed to facilitate healing past traumas and removing blocks related to the seven major areas of life, is supported by the author’s instructions, guidance and real life examples. Readers visit crucial areas of their lives, examining relationships they have with friends and coworkers, parents, siblings, partners and children.

Life Reset is about creating a depth of awareness, understanding, acceptance, responsibility and accountability toward the way we think, feel, and act toward ourselves and others, owning the impact of our attitudes in the worlds we create, healing the past that is creeping constantly into our present, and creating an intention with goals to create a fulfilled and joyous life from here on out.
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 190Size: 6 1/4 x 9 1/2
978-1-4422-7609-3 • Hardback • April 2017 • $34.00 • (£23.95)
978-1-4422-7610-9 • eBook • April 2017 • $32.00 • (£22.95)
Foojan Zeine, Psy.D., is an International Speaker, Author, Psychotherapist, and Life and Executive Coach. She is the originator and the author of the Awareness Integration psychotherapeutic model. Foojan is the founder, CEO and the Clinical Director for Personal Growth Institute, a not for profit organization that offers psychotherapy services to the multi-cultural and multi-lingual population. Foojan speaks at many academic and nonacademic institutions including UCLA, USC, UCSB, CSLB, MIT, and Harvard University. She was an invited guest on the Dr. Phil show, FOX, Voice of America, GEM TV, KIRN 670AM. She also hosts 2 Internet television shows “Inner Voice” and “My New Life.” www.foojan.com
AcknowledgementsAuthor’s NoteIntroductionChapter 1 – Awareness Awakened: How the Model WorksChapter 2 – From Strangers to FriendsChapter 3 – Career & MoneyChapter 4 – Just a Bit CloserChapter 5 – Love & Romance (and All the Byproducts)Chapter 6 – Mom & DadChapter 7 – Me & MeChapter 8 – Beyond the ‘I’Chapter 9 – The Awareness Integration Return JourneyChapter 10 –The Journey ContinuesAppendix I—Emotional Release ExerciseAppendix II—Step-by-Step Guide to AI ModelAppendix III—An Example of the AI JourneyBibliography
Ever want to hit the “life reset” button? Make real changes in your life? Psychotherapist Zeine contends that readers can free themselves from negative thoughts and experiences by becoming aware of memories and feelings that are blocking our lives. Her answer is the 'Awareness Integration Model' or AI. Zeine explores seven areas in seven chapters covering friends, work, family, love, parents, self, and God. Each chapter lists specific questions intended to prompt readers to delve into their core beliefs and to view themselves from their own and others’ perspectives. (Zeine suggests either journaling or recording answers.) When negative emotions are identified, the author refers readers to the appendixes, where she details steps for breaking through these barriers. The course ends with setting goals and positive intentions.

With clarity and brilliance Dr. Zeine inspires and guides us to realize our inner potential for increasing happiness and love.
John Gray, author, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

Dr. Zeine shares her wisdom and infectious optimism as she takes human potential to a new level. Her Awareness Integration model is ripe with opportunities for meaningful change from which readers are sure to learn and benefit.
Michael D. Yapko, Phd, clinical psychologist and author of Depression is Contagious and Breaking the Patterns of Depression

Foojan Zeine is a widely acclaimed clinician. In Life Reset she brings to the public a set of clear and easy to follow principles and procedures that can help anyone reclaim a richer, more adaptive, more enjoyable life journey.
Jeffrey K. Zeig, director, The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Phd, The Milton H. Erickson Foundation

Dr. Foojan Zeine has written an immensely practical and illuminating guide for how to live life at the highest levels. Her work will teach you how to move into the creative state of self-awareness that allows an intentional positive life. Especially helpful is her “both/and” approach that equally emphasizes the importance of positive intention and how to creatively transform the inevitable major obstacles and old wounds that are integral to every great journey. I will recommend this book to many clients and students!
Stephen Gilligan, PhD, psychologist; author of The courage to love

In Life Reset, Foojan Zeine, PsyD, offers a great gift to seekers of greater self-awareness who wish to free themselves from restrictive shackles of debilitating emotions, thoughts and actions. Her incisive yet gentle manner of guiding readers into deeper realms of identification and recognition of their patterns and tendencies, along with her suggestions and action plans, can lead them to consciously create lives of empowerment and greater joy.
Debbie Joffe Ellis, MDAM, Psychologist and Author; Professor of Psychology, Columbia University

Dr. Zeine’s Awareness Integration Model offers a very useful map to “reset” your life’s path. Follow it and you’ll be on a grand journey to greater freedom, health, and happiness!
Michael F. Hoyt, PhD; author of Some Stories Are Better than Others, The Present is a Gift, Brief Therapy: Principles and Practices, and Brief Therapy and Beyond

Crucial reading for anyone who is ready to hit her life reset button. Zeine walks the reader through his or her life experiences and rekindles the emotions they trigger. She helps her readers reevaluate their past traumatic experiences, and thereby opens the possibility of a new relationship with the present and the future.
Janet Afary, author of Sexual Politics in Modern Iran

The contributions of this book go far beyond the field of psychology, with significant potential contributions to business, management, and organizational behavior. A comprehensive journey of self-discovery, as skillfully crafted in this book, can lead you to a more thorough understanding of what drives you and what your strengths and weaknesses are. There is growing consensus in the world of business that truly exceptional performance can best be achieved by leveraging your strengths in building your career path and relationships, and by not threading where your innate weaknesses will hold you back. By helping you methodically develop deep self-awareness, the tools in this book can light your path to find your real calling in life.
Farshad Rafii, Professor Emeritus, Technology and Operations Mangaement, Babson College

Dr. Foojan Zeine's Life Reset breathes fresh air into the field of psychology. Her comprehensive unpacking of the Awareness Integration Model fully empowers the reader to take the driver's seat in the integration of evidence-based techniques to improve emotional well-being and navigating and releasing the impact of our historical trauma on our ability to utilize such tools, through exploration of the mind-body interplay. I cannot recommend this reading enough, for a journey of complete reset.
Robert N. Johansen, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Co-Director, Cerritos Psychological Center; Author and Lecturer

Dr. Foojan Zeine's Life Reset breathes fresh air into the field of psychology. Her comprehensive unpacking of the Awareness Integration Model fully empowers the reader to take the driver's seat in the integration of evidence-based techniques to improve emotional well-being and navigating and releasing the impact of our historical trauma on our ability to utilize such tools, through exploration of the mind-body interplay. I cannot recommend this reading enough, for a journey of complete reset.
Mohamad Navab, Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, University of California

Utilizing her immense experience and wisdom, Dr. Zeine delivers a powerful message of hope and aspiration through her remarkable and highly sophisticated self-guide book on, “How to get your life back on track”. The versatile and comprehensive nature of Life Reset allows any reader regardless of background to find a way out of their cognitive dilemma and reclaim happiness lost!
Nicole Jafari, EdD, Professor, Speaker, Author of A Multidisciplinary, Multicultural Perspective on Child & Adolescent Development; California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Zeine has masterfully captured the wisdom of practical life with honor and commitment to one’s self-expression and fulfillment in many areas of our lives. From self-discovery to relatedness, and general awareness of life as “it is” and as what we would like it “to be”. Life Reset provides valuable information for creating a journey of distinguishing what we are passionate about and how to create the life which we all desire. As someone who went through the process, I personally find the Awareness Integration Model very effective, relevant and practical. I am very glad to see Dr. Zeine has provided access to the wisdom of her awareness model for people to use and enjoy the outcome.

Behnam Bakhshandeh, MS-OD&C, Personal and Professional Development Expert; Author of Conspiracy for Greatness and Anthony of Upset

From conception to active participation, from channeling the font of youthful energy to facing the certainty of death while still filled with a mature zest for life, and from the depth of despair to the highest fulfillment one life can offer, this book places before you the pathway you have always desired but hardly ever thought possible or practicable. Dr. Zeine’s Life Reset may not offer you a “silkroad” to success, but it does point to safe and solid passage to a most fulfilling existence that you can make for yourself.
Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, University of Maryland