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Secrets You Keep from Yourself

How to Stop Sabotaging Your Happiness

Dan Neuharth, Ph.D.

St. Martin's Press

This insightful guide is an exploration of how and why people undermine their happiness and lose touch with their "best" selves. Counterproductive self-deception, a universal behavior, is a habit that can be broken. People keep themselves from having what they want, a phenomenon known as "self-handicapping."

Offering poignant examples, innovative tools, and a compassionate perspective, Dan Neuharth reveals how to vanquish self-imposed roadblocks and avoid unnecessary losses in order to embrace and share the best in oneself.

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Secrets You Keep from Yourself
PART ONEThe Secrets We KeepThe discovery of a deceiving principle, a lying activity within us, can furnish an absolutely new view of all conscious life.--JACQUES RIVIÈRE 
 
 
 
This book will address the three components to reducing your unnecessary losses and increasing your happiness and fulfillment:1. Recognizing when you are at risk for self-inflicted losses (Parts One and Two)2. Understanding the self-undermining influences in your life and learning how to transcend them (Part Three)3. Motivating yourself to choose the
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Dan Neuharth, Ph.D.

  • Dan Neuharth, Ph.D. is the author of the national bestseller, If You Had Controlling Parents: How to Make Peace with Your Past and Take Your Place in the World. He has appeared on national broadcast media, including Oprah, Good Morning America, and CNN's Talkback Live. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist in the San Francisco Bay area.
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How to Stop Sabotaging Your Happiness

Dan Neuharth, Ph.D.

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