Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives


Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060976497
Category: Self-Help
Page: 256
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Dr. Laura Schlessinger is the incredibly popular and controversial psychotherapist who hosts a nationally syndicated, top-rated midday radio talk show. She has strong convictions and doesn't hesitate to voice them to callers. She urges women emphatically to lose a domineering jerk of a lover and pick one of the "good guys," to stay home and parent the babies they've made, and to follow the dream rather than some dreamboat. Above all, she exhorts women not to blame anybody or anything but themselves if they're unhappy and their lives seem a mess. 10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives uses real-world examples from Schlessinger's radio show and private practice to drive the message home. And the message is that our reticence to be bold and brave often makes us act like stupid, submissive victims. Once we muster the courage to take responsibility for our own problems and to tolerate the discomforts of risk, the possibilities for personal growth and joy are limitless. If you're looking for an all-approving hand to hold, you won't find it here. If you're prepared to take a clear-eyed look at your self-diminishing behavior and to make the move to a quality existence, there's no one better than Schlessinger to keep you honest and to cheer you on. One thing's for sure: You'll never look at your relationships, behaviors and decisions the same way after you've finished reading this book.

Ten Stupid Things Men Do to Mess Up Their Lives


Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
ISBN: 9780060929442
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 320
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The straight-talking radio host, author of 10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives, shows men how to think through their decisions, restrain their macho impulses, and marry for the right reasons. Reprint.

Ten Stupid Things Couples Do to Mess Up Their Relationships


Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
ISBN: 9780060280666
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 288
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The author of Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives creates a list of common relationship foibles of couples on the verge of breakup. 150,000 first printing.

The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands


Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061796743
Category: Self-Help
Page: 208
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In her most provocative book yet, Dr. Laura urgently reminds women that to take proper care of their husbands is to ensure themselves the happiness and satisfaction they yearn for in marriage. Women want to be in love, get married, and live happily ever after. Yet disrespect for men and disregard for the value, feelings, and needs of husbands has fast become the standard for male-female relations in America. Those two attitudes clash in unfortunate ways to create struggle and strife in what could be a beautiful relationship. Countless women call Dr. Laura, unhappy in their marriages and seemingly at a loss to understand the incredible power they have over their men to create the kind of home life they yearn for. Now, in The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Dr. Laura shows you—with real-life examples and real-life solutions—how to wield that power to attain all the sexual pleasure, intimacy, love, joy, and peace you want in your life. Dr. Laura's simple principles have changed the lives of millions. Now they can change yours.

How Could You Do That?!

Abdication of Character, Courage, Consci
Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061747009
Category: Self-Help
Page: 288
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How Could You Do That?! illustrates Dr. Laura Schlessinger's philosophy of personal responsibility through her usually provocative but always stimulating moral dialogues with callers about everyday ethical dilemmas. In her lively pull-no-punches style, Dr. Laura takes on the moral dilemmas of our time: from the mindless pursuit of pleasure and immediate gratification to taking the easy way out when those actions produce ugly or uncomfortable life-altering consequences. She demonstrates in no uncertain terms that personal values are never someone else's reponsibility but your own, and why choosing not to honor them actually compounds unhappiness. Finally she explains that by disciplining self-indulgence and rising above temptation we can discover the infinite pleasures, the true happiness, of the moral high ground. Dr. Laura delivers not only a compelling argument for an ethical approach to life but also an invaluable inspiration to rebuilding character, conscience, and courage. Here is a work that can make a genuine difference in the quality of your own life and the lives of those we love.

Bad Childhood---Good Life

How to Blossom and Thrive in Spite of an Unhappy Childhood
Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
ISBN: 9780060577865
Category: Self-Help
Page: 257
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Exploring how the past influences the present, the author discusses how to understand each individual's unique coping style and how to tap into the extraordinary quality of human spirit that will create the transition from victim to victor.

Stupid Things Parents Do to Mess Up Their Kids


Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780060933791
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 288
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Following her previous New York Times bestsellers, Dr.Laura Schlessinger, the conscience of talk radio, now addresses an issue near and dear to her heart: the stupid things parents do to mess up their children. Never one to shy away from tough truths, Dr. Laura marshals compelling evidence for the widespread neglect of America's children and convincingly condemns the numerous rationalizations to excuse it. These are just a few of her hard-hitting points: Don't Have Them If You Won't Raise Them: "The cavalier manner in which our society treats child care, not as a matter of intimacy and love, but as a matter of convenience and economics, is deeply destructive to our children's sense of attachment, identity, and importance." Dads Need Not Apply: "Single motherhood may be more acceptable to society, but it is not acceptable to children; nor is it in their best interest." Brave New Baby: "In our society, reproductive freedom means anyone can decide to create a life by any means with no, and I mean no, consideration of what is in the best interest of that new human being." Spare the Rod: "Children without discipline often become adults with tempertantrums, defiance, rage, depression, anxiety, poor school and work adjustment, drug and alcohol abuse." Stupid Things Parents Do to Mess Up Their Kids covers all aspects of parenting and also tackles such cultural and societal concerns as abortion, modern sexuality, drug and alcohol use, violence, discipline, and a child's right to privacy.

Stop Whining, Start Living


Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
ISBN: 9780060838331
Category: Self-Help
Page: 197
View: 3601

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Building on the principles developed during her long career as a licensed marriage and family therapist, and addressing the chronic struggles of so many of her listeners and readers, Dr. Laura encourages "whiners" to reject negative thoughts, emotions, an

Surviving a Shark Attack (On Land)

Overcoming Betrayal and Dealing with Revenge
Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062042231
Category: Self-Help
Page: 224
View: 9135

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Filled with her trademark no-nonsense voice, and building on the principles developed during her long career as a licensed therapist, Dr. Laura Schlessinger shows readers how to survive enemies—traitors, backstabbers, and saboteurs—at work and at home. As in her previous books, including Bad Childhood–Good Life, Stop Whining, Start Living, and In Praise of Stay at Home Moms (an instant New York Times bestseller), Dr. Laura offers readers the perceptive, common-sense insight they need to live healthier, better lives.

The Proper Care and Feeding of Marriage


Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 000725265X
Category: CD.
Page: 222
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In the long-awaited follow-up to her bestselling "The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands," Dr. Laura now focuses on how men and women need to understand and appreciate the uniqueness of masculinity and femininity and how to bring a marriage back from the brink of disaster.

Why Do You Love Me?


Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 9781442055513
Category:
Page: N.A
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A young boy asks his mother why she loves him and learns that her love is unconditional

12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery

Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action
Author: Allen Berger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592857884
Category: Self-Help
Page: 136
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Concise advice on hunting down the personal culprits that sabotage sobriety and personal happiness. To grow in recovery, we must grow up emotionally. This means getting honest with ourselves and facing up to the self-defeating thoughts and actions that put our sobriety at risk. Although there are as many ways to mess up recovery as there are alcoholics and addicts, some general themes exist, which includeconfusing self-concern with selfishnessnot making amendsusing the program to try to become perfectnot getting help for relationship troublesbelieving that life should be easyIn simple, down-to-earth language, Allen Berger explores the twelve most commonly confronted beliefs and attitudes that can sabotage recovery. He then provides tools for working through these problems in daily life. This useful guide offers fresh perspectives on how the process of change begins with basic self-awareness and a commitment to working a daily program.

Woman Power

Transform Your Man, Your Marriage, Your Life
Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061834297
Category: Self-Help
Page: 256
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Woman Power: for the woman who wants to ensure for herself -- and for her man -- the marital happiness and success everyone dreams of! The immediate feedback to Dr. Laura Schlessinger's seventh bestseller, The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, affirmed that Dr. Laura helped hundreds of thousands of readers make good marriages even better and saved many from the brink of divorce. Now, due to overwhelming response from her readers and listeners who wanted to know more about the special power women have to transform their husbands, their marriages, and their lives, Dr. Laura has written Woman Power. Through a series of provocative chapters and Q&As, Dr. Laura guides women on how to assess what is valuable and what is vulnerable in their marriages, and stimulates women to think about what is really important about being a woman, a wife, and a mother. In addition, readers will find inspirational stories and tips, thought-provoking essays, and plenty of room for entries, thoughts, and journals. There are even fascinating Q&As for husbands and wives to do together!

But I Waaannt It!


Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780613346252
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
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After his mother buys him all the stuffed animals he wants, a boy discovers what he truly wants.

The Ten Commandments

The Significance of God's Laws in Everyday Life
Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger,Stewart Vogel
Publisher: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
ISBN: 9780060929961
Category: Philosophy
Page: 352
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A radio talk-show host and a rabbi bring the ten commandments into the twentieth century with an honest look at their relevance and significance in today's world

Parenthood by Proxy

Don't Have Them If You Won't Raise Them
Author: Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
ISBN: 9780060191252
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 267
View: 4863

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Entreats parents to involve themselves in their children's hearts, minds, and souls, to cherish and protect them, and to commit the essential task of teaching them right from wrong.500,000 first printing.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: Workbook


Author: Sean Covey
Publisher: Mango Media Inc.
ISBN: 1633533999
Category: Self-Help
Page: N.A
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This completely updated and redesigned personal workbook companion to the bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens provides engaging activities, interactives and self-evaluations to help teens understand and apply the power of the 7 Habits. Sean Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has sold more than 2 million copies and helped countless teens make better decisions and improve their sense of self-worth. Pairing new interactives with modern explanatory graphics, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens workbook reaches today’s teen generation effectively.

In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms


Author: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0061690295
Category: Self-Help
Page: 224
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They number in the millions and they are incredibly important to families and to our society, yet they are underappreciated, little respected, and even controversial. Who are they? They are the stay-at-home moms. These are women who know in their hearts that staying home to raise their children is the right choice for the whole family. Some do it from the outset of their marriages, while others make the difficult transition from career-driven women to homemakers. Either way, it is a choice that is incredibly rich and rewarding, not to mention challenging. Now Dr. Laura, building on principles developed during her long career as a licensed marriage and family therapist, provides a wealth of advice and support, as well as compassion and inspiration, to women as they navigate the wonders and struggles of being stay-at-home moms. Learn how: to hold your head high and deal with naysayers; to see the benefits of being home not only for your children but also for your marriage; to understand the changes you see in yourself; to realize that the sacrifices you endure now will make for lasting bonds and a stronger family, in addition to a more cohesive community. In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms is a special book, a profound and unique understanding of how important it is for mothers to raise their own children.

Drive

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Author: Daniel H. Pink
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101524381
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
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Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people—at work, at school, at home. It's wrong. As Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others) explains in his paradigm-shattering book Drive, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today's world is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world. Drawing on four decades of scientific research on human motivation, Pink exposes the mismatch between what science knows and what business does—and how that affects every aspect of our lives. He demonstrates that while the old-fashioned carrot-and-stick approach worked successfully in the 20th century, it's precisely the wrong way to motivate people for today's challenges. In Drive, he reveals the three elements of true motivation: *Autonomy—the desire to direct our own lives *Mastery—the urge to get better and better at something that matters *Purpose—the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves Along the way, he takes us to companies that are enlisting new approaches to motivation and introduces us to the scientists and entrepreneurs who are pointing a bold way forward. Drive is bursting with big ideas—the rare book that will change how you think and transform how you live.