The Road to Calm Workbook:

Life-Changing Tools to Stop Runaway Emotions

Emotional flooding—being overwhelmed by feelings—happens in response to stress, anxiety, and life’s challenges. This detailed workbook presents skills and tools on how to dial down reactivity, practice mindfulness, and focus positively on the future. Written to conquer a broad range of emotional challenges in easily accessibly language, this book is intended to help readers improve the quality of their everyday lives.

Throughout the workbook, readers will find guided imagery exercises, opportunities for journaling and reflection, mindfulness practices, and matching audio exercises on the accompanying CD. A complimentary companion app also enhances readers’ ability to take these exercises on the go. The result of this gentle and reliable program is resilience, well-being, and freedom from the emotional patterns that create suffering and damage relationships.

Of all the poignant scenes of human interactions, one of the most universal challenges is emotional flooding and the relational damage it causes. Since few of us are exempt, we all need a guide—and The Road to Calm Workbook is just that. With elegant and detailed exercises, this manual will help you STOP emotional flooding. We recommend it to everyone as an essential tool to keep handy. You never know when you will be triggered!

-Harville Hendrix, PhD and Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD,
co-creators of Imago Relationship Therapy and authors of
Getting the Love You Want and Making Marriage Simple