Get Out of Your Own Way: Overcoming Self-Defeating Behavior
Practical, proven self help steps show how to transform 40 common self-defeating behaviors, including procrastination, envy, obsession, anger, self-pity, compulsion, neediness, guilt, rebellion, inaction, and more.
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And in fact, sometimes the way precedes the will. Visualize a practical alternative to your self-defeating behavior. Then, when you find yourself starting down the rocky road to self-defeat, pause, reflect, and replace the destructive ...
That's why, for instance, some people use the fact that computers sometimes crash as an excuse for keeping cumbersome paper files. They're actually afraid they won't be able to work the computer. 9. Self-involvement is usually at the ...
I became so concerned about this dilemma, in fact, that I developed chronic stomach problems. My mentor, the dean of students, arranged for me to participate in a program at the Menninger Foundation for Psychiatric Education and ...
... because he had unrealistic expectations, he bemoaned the fact that the sound from his instrument matched perfectly the music in his head only four times in his career (which was four more perfect moments than most of us achieve); ...
—ANDREMAUROIs THE COMMITMENT TO CHANGE This book will give you the inspiration, knowledge and skills to stop undermining yourself. But none of it will help if you are not committed to change. The mere fact that you've read this far ...
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This book is a no nonsense practical approach to various ways to avoid self sabatoging in relationships and with your habitual behaviors. Very short sweet and concise. Everyone should have this book ... Read full review
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Waiting Until Its Too Late
Saying Yes When You Want to Say No
Assuming They Dont Want Anything
Playing It Safe
Always Having to Be Right
Focusing on What Your Partner Is Doing Wrong
Trying to Take Care of Everybody
Refusing to Play Games
Putting on an Act to Make a Good Impression
Being Envious of Others
Feeling Sorry for Yourself
Assuming the Hard Way Is the Right Way
Thinking Im Sorry Is Enough
Holding It All In
Putting up With Broken Promises
Trying to Make up While Youre Still Angry
Not Learning From Your Mistakes
Trying to Change Others
Rebelling Just for the sake of Rebelling
Talking When Nobodys Listening
Pretending Youre Fine When Youre Not
Becoming Obsessive or Compulsive
Taking Things Too Personally
Acting Too Needy
Having Unrealistic Expectations
Quitting Too Soon
Letting Others Control Your Life
Leaving Too Much to Chance
Letting Fear Run Your Life
Not Moving on After a Loss
Not Getting Out When the Getting Is Good
Not Asking for What You Need
Giving Advice When They Want Something Else
Backing Down Because You Dont Feel Ready