9780800732882

Living Successfully with Screwed-Up People

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  • ISBN13:

    9780800732882

  • ISBN10:

    080073288X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-02-01
  • Publisher: Baker Pub Group
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Summary

Unfortunately, the world is full of screwed-up people. But the good news, says Elizabeth Brown, is that your world no longer has to revolve around them. With brilliant insights and a keen sense of humor, this trusted author and sought-after speaker shows readers how to: ' stop the power of whatever is eating them alive ' productively respond when confronted ' remain poised and in control when everyone around them loses it ' win fairly in unfair battles ' let go of what has been, or what they wish would be, and live triumphantly now Dozens of real-life success stories, brief diagnostic tests, and practical tools are included to help readers assess their own situations and gain confidence to change self-defeating behaviors. This popular word-of-mouth bestseller now has an updated look.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Brown is a teacher, speaker, and the author of Surviving the Loss of a Child. She and her husband, a physician, lead seminars around the country. They live in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the 2010 Editionp. 9
Put On Your Glassesp. 13
When the Pressure Is Onp. 26
Who Is Screwed Up?p. 37
Get Off the Fencep. 48
Pull Out the Splintersp. 62
Heal the Hidden Woundp. 69
Can Ailing Relationships Make You Sick?p. 83
Handling Frazzled Emotionsp. 92
Let the Past Gop. 106
Buttons and Triggersp. 118
Make Anger Your Allyp. 126
Fight Fair with Unfair Peoplep. 136
How Can I Ever Forgive?p. 155
How Many Times Do I Say "Sorry"?p. 165
Touch with Wordsp. 177
Is "Different" Screwed Up?p. 193
When You Want to Helpp. 203
See the Possibilitiep. 219
Dancing with Porcupinesp. 234
Notesp. 243
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