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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Instead of waiting until a similar situation arises and acting impulsively, figure out in advance what course of action would provide a lasting solution, ...
... down the rocky road to self-defeat, pause, reflect, and replace the destructive behavior with the more constructive way of dealing with the situation.
By following the advice in the chapters ahead, you will find that instead of defeating yourself you will be able to face difficult situations with dignity, ...
When faced with a crisis, a threat or a potentially upsetting situation, we try to protect ourselves. We grasp for something that will reduce tension or ...
First, as new situations arise, you might, like most people, find new ways to defeat ... Whenever you find yourself in a situation that has, in the past, ...
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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
Playing It Safe
Always Having to Be Right
Focusing on What Your Partner Is Doing Wrong
Putting up With Broken Promises
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
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