What if what's getting in the way isn't "you"?

This book is a love letter to high-achieving women who...

...can't seem to break out of self-sabotaging thoughts, habits, and behaviorseven though they seem to have it all!

...are successful in their work in the world and are "doing the inner work" but their inner critic is cruel and unrelenting.

...want to fully embody and enjoy their authentic selves, unapologetically. And to remember who they truly are.

Sound familiar? Then this book is for you.


Thank you, Dr. Valerie, for this book. It perfectly describes the inner workings of ambitious women in our culture and the most challenging thing we face that stands between us and creating true sustainable change for ourselves and humanity.

- Christi, Amazon review

This book will help you uncover:

  • ​Why you’re dissatisfied in spite of your achievements... and why it’s not your fault.
  • ​​What could be secretly draining 90% of your time and energy, and how to reclaim it.
  • ​And most importantly, how to upgrade your game of “How much can I bear?” to “How good can it get?”


You deserve happiness, fulfillment, and success on your own terms

Make the Patriarchy Stress Disorder® healing bundle your next step to taking down the invisible barriers to "how good can it get?"!

What is
Patriarchy Stress Disorder?

Let me tell you a story. A group of mice in the lab were introduced to the smell of cherry blossoms, while being zapped with mild electric shocks. These mice were then bred. Their children and grandchildren, when exposed to the smell of cherry blossoms, showed a strong fear and anxiety reaction.

For millennia under patriarchy, women have been oppressed. When they reached for the cherry blossoms of what they authentically desired – loving who they love, being heard, seen, making their own money, having an impact in the world – they suffered traumatic consequences much more severe than mild electric shocks.

This intergenerational trauma still lives in our systems. Although we’ve come a long way toward gender equality in the short few decades, our biology hasn’t caught up to our opportunity. As we color outside the lines of what historically has been allowed for women, our subconscious interprets it as unsafe and drives our nervous system into a fight, flight, or freeze response. It is so automatic and chronic that we don’t realize it’s happening. This state of stress is so familiar and normal, we don’t even recognize that we’re stressed. I’ve termed this condition that has been passed down to us from previous generations, Patriarchy Stress Disorder (PSD).

So as you can see, if you have trouble sleeping, slowing down to smell the roses, delight in playing with the kids, or melt into toe-curling orgasms – this is not your personal issue. It is collective. It is generational. And the good news is – we can heal PSD!

Of course, it takes more than simply reading a book to see real, lasting change in your life. That's why we've put together a comprehensive bundle to get you started on your healing journey.

Here's everything that you'll get in the Patriarchy Stress Disorder healing bundle:

  • A professionally recorded and digitally mastered Audiobook version of Patriarchy Stress Disorder, read by the author, Dr. Valerie Rein (~6hrs of listening time).
  • ​eBook (a PDF copy of the book) to read on your phone, tablet, or computer.
  • ​BONUS Healing Resource #1
    3-Part Breath Exercise

    Regulate your nervous system in just moments… set the stage for a state of flow, relaxation, and wellbeing
  • ​BONUS Healing Resource #2
    3-Minute Re-Power Tool
    Instantly break the spell of overwhelm, distraction, and disconnection and come back home to your state of power—your embodied presence
  • BONUS Healing Resource #3
    Connecting With Desire Guided Meditation

    Yes, you get to have what you want… but first you must know what you truly, deeply, authentically want. This potent practice will support you in getting closer to this life-changing knowing
  • BONUS Healing Resource #4
    The "Prison Guard" Log
    It is vital that you get to know how your "Prison Guards" show up in your mind, body, and actions and exactly how they look, feel, sound, and behave whey they're working around the clock to keep you "safe" by holding you back in the invisible inner prison of PSD

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You deserve happiness and fulfillment.

The Patriarchy Stress Disorder Audiobook is your first step to breaking free of the invisible barrier that is holding you back.

Meet the Author Dr. Valerie Rein

Dr. Valerie Rein is a psychologist who has discovered Patriarchy Stress Disorder® (PSD) and created the only science-backed system for helping women achieve their ultimate success, happiness, and fulfillment by healing this intergenerational trauma of oppression.

She holds an EdM in Psychological Counseling from Columbia University and a PhD in Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Her bestselling book, “Patriarchy Stress Disorder: The Invisible Inner Barrier to Women’s Happiness and Fulfillment” has been heralded by reviewers as "the most important body of literary work of our modern times" and "perhaps the most important book of the century for women."

Her mission is creating a thriving world by healing generational trauma with Thriving Method®.


You deserve happiness, fulfillment, and success on your own terms

Make the Patriarchy Stress Disorder® healing bundle your next step to taking down the invisible barriers to "how good can it get?"!

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