Anxious to Please

Author: Craig English
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402231759
Release Date: 2006-04-01
Genre: Self-Help

Do you (or does someone you know)... --Apologize frequently or for things you are not responsible for? --Get preoccupied with what other people think of you? --Become unhappy when your partner isn't happy? --Feel worried or fretful so often it seems normal? --Often not know what you want? --Constantly second-guess yourself? Chronic Niceness affects multitudes, causing severe anxiety and depression, crippling self-esteem, and undermining and destroying relationships Anxious to Please reveals the primary psychological cause of Chronic Niceness--Anxious Attachment. Anxious Attachment drives the Nice Person to accommodate, acquiesce and avoid conflict. Nice People take what they're given rather than asking for what they want, often sacrificing relationship, careers and their own integrity. Anxious to Please presents seven powerful practices designed to bring about: resilient self-esteem; a happier and calmer emotional life; a reality-based optimism for the future; fulfilling sex; and satisfying relationships.

People Pleasing Pastors

Author: Charles Stone
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830841097
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Religion

Pastors and church leaders often fall into the trap of people-pleasing. Charles Stone’s research on thousands of pastors and ministry leaders demonstrates the dangers of approval-motivated leadership. Bringing together biblical insights and neuroscience findings, Stone shows why we fall into people-pleasing patterns and what we can do to overcome these tendencies. With practical tools for individuals and teams, Stone offers concrete resources to help you and your leadership minimize people-pleasing and have more effective min

Social happiness

Author: Thin, Neil
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781447308157
Release Date: 2012-01-18
Genre: Political Science

The development of happiness as an explicit theme in social research and policy worldwide has been rapid and remarkable, posing fundamental questions about our personal and collective motives and purposes. This book examines the achievements and potential of applied happiness scholarship in diverse cultures and domains. It argues that progressive policies require a substantial and explicit consideration of happiness. Part one introduces the development of happiness themes in scholarship, policy and moral discourse. Part two explores the interplay between happiness scholarship and a wide variety of domains of social experience, including relationship guidance, managing social aspirations, parenting, schooling, gender reform, work-life harmonizing, marketing and consumption and rethinking old age. This exciting new text will appeal to policy makers, social organizers and community development practitioners, especially those interested in well-being related policy innovation and social entrepreneurship. It will also be of interest to academics embedded in policy practice.

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny
ISBN: UOM:39015054037059
Release Date: 2003
Genre: American literature

Book World

ISBN: UCSC:32106018179678
Release Date: 1967
Genre: Books

Psychology Today

Author: Bell & Howell Information and Learning. ProQuest
ISBN: 00333107
Release Date:
Genre: Psychology

ProQuest electronic version of: Psychology today. Supports browsing, searching, and printing of documents.

New Realities

ISBN: UVA:X001193553
Release Date: 1984-07
Genre: Parapsychology