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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... it's much less self-defeating to acknowledge the problem early on and deal with it effectively— with compassion, respect, and empathy. 4. There is nothing more futile than trying to change another person.
The longer you persist in self-defeating behavior the more likely you are to lose the respect and trust of others. Even if no one is immediately hurt or offended by your actions, they will still become wary of what might happen next—and ...
But if you nip self-defeating behavior in the bud, resist the temptation to give in to it and replace it with a positive self-developing behavior, you will discover more selfesteem and self-respect than you have ever experienced in your ...
plagued by so much self-contempt that they felt undeserving of love and respect. One of my patients was a world-renowned jazz musician. During the last months of his life, as terminal cancer dragged him slowly toward death, ...
... measure of self-respect. Take advantage of that feeling of pride. Rewarding yourself for a job well done will reinforce your new behavior and help you make the change permanent. Refer to the Usable Insight “That is what learning is.
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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