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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Every one of them has felt foolish because of self-defeating behavior, and every one has been unable to figure out how to change—or, if they did know how, failed to follow through. In some cases, people who exuded confidence and ...
If you are ready for change, it will help you find the conviction and direction to follow through. By following the advice in the chapters ahead, you will find that instead of defeating yourself you will be able to face difficult ...
Study them carefully and follow the advice they contain. After this initial phase, I suggest you keep the book handy as a reference source. There are two reasons for this. First, as new situations arise, you might, like most people, ...
Develop a plan of action for the next time the situation arises. Reward Yourself Each time you repeat a self-defeating behavior, you suffer a blow to your self-esteem. You see yourself as weak and undisciplined, unable to follow through ...
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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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Really thin self help content that neglects to provide insight into suggestions. Read full review
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