Bruce M. Di Marsico, the creator of Option, died Monday, December 4, . The cause of unhappiness is a belief. What happens, no matter how. 1 [Bruce Di Marsico, Deborah Mendel, Wendy Dolber, Frank Mosca, Aryeh Nielsen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Option Method.

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No person is afraid of illness, but of being ill and unhappy also.

An attitude is a well-established set or pattern of behavior that reflects a well-established set or pattern of beliefs, because they’ve long been believed in and never had any reason to be challenged or questioned. The cause of unhappiness is a belief. As Di Marsico says “What I like to teach my students is that attitudes are bodily stances. To be optoin, he had an inimitable style of presenting Option and of querying people about their unhappiness.

He was in great pain from many severe health problems.

He loved to love. Your eyes really sparkle and beam love, and I sure enjoyed smiling with you. Admittedly, these unhappy emotions seem to happen to us. As I sat thinking of what to say about my memories of Bruce, my mind ranged over the years and the many wonderful things he had said that were so incredibly clarifying and insightful.

There will never be a way we could demonstrate or give ENOUGH to fully express the extent of our appreciation and gratitude for your existence. Then he got down. Should I let Bruce speak for himself? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Unhappiness is the feeling of a belief about a perceived or imagined phenomena; not an experience caused by the phenomena or anything else.

They are meant to be feelings of helplessness, or we would not consider them unhappy feelings. His truths a simple soothing balm. Di MarsicoRemembrance – by Frank Mosca As I sat thinking of what to say about my memories of Bruce, my mind ranged over the years and the many wonderful things he had said that were so incredibly clarifying and insightful.


The Myth of Unhappiness, Vol. For him the freedom to be and to be happy stretched beyond space and time without restraint. The examples are countless but follow this paradigm. To order send check or money order to Deborah Mendel, P. Time with him was mystical and transforming.

He could cut through a lifetime’s worth of gnarled rooted anguish, and redefine what was and is, in a completely different way.

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In this book Bruce explains the philosophy behind his Option Method Questions. That is the unhappy quality of them that precisely makes them so mysterious, and therefore apparently necessary. The baffled Barnaby said yes.

Bruce, it seemed, was much happier devoting his time to writing for his lectures and potion and spending time with his students. I had never experienced an individual session with Bruce, only classes and groups. Believing that something can cause unhappiness is brude only cause of the fear of it. It just so happens, that when people realize they have a choice in their emotions, it makes a difference to them.

Initially I balked at the great chasm of awe that his presence represented, but being with him, like a flower in the presence of the sun, I felt the fullness of that freedom without restriction for the first time. Unhappiness, in fact, means that I believe that I do, or want, or think, or feel a way that is bad for me. It shows that they are feeling exactly what they believe they should feel, always.

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These articles were were written by friends in loving memory of Bruce. Then my friend Anne Grete arrived to pick me up. I knew that they believed it was good and necessary to be unhappy about ,arsico they believed that applied to, generally them not getting what they wanted.

They chatted about where she metjod New Jersey and why. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions We talked and had lunch together. The Option Method is not about memorizing questions. Bruce explains how our beliefs affect our happiness.

I am as-if denying reality, and that is wrong. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I was definitely concerned about this dinner event.

Option and Happiness are what I live, breathe and be and I am so utterly grateful to him.

In Memory of Bruce Di Marsico

Since then the Option Method has been taught to teachers, psychologists, therapists, social workers, clergy and other Option Method Master Teachers as an additional tool in their professions. A Practical Guide by Bruce M. But there was something more profound for me. In brief, what Bruce was about most of the time was the pure zest of life, eating, laughing, joking around and pursuing a vast range of topics from everyday life with an ongoing, honest surge of wonder and excitement.

The Myth of Unhappiness captures the essence of fi groundbreaking self-help tool. The belief that unhappiness is preferable to happiness happiness being seen as some form of being crazyor the belief that not being unhappy was contradictory to a personally held value, is the dynamic of all unhappiness.