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Life's Too Short!: Pull The Plug On Self-Defeating Behavior And Turn On The Power Of Self-Esteem (Paperback)


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In this practical and supportive guide to self-esteem, Dr. Abraham Twerski explains how most self-defeating behavior stems from a sense of inferiority and that practically no one is immune to its hazards. Through his patients' life stories and the humor of cartoons, Dr. Twerski shows that people are far more capable than they consider themselves to be. His advice comes from his experience in helping over 40,000 patients create better lives.

Let Dr. Twerski show you how to:

* Recognize the symptoms of low esteem-- such as workaholism, anxiety, and depression-- and how to avoid these emotional pitfalls.
* Form groups to create a network of comfort and support.
* Identify negative behavior patterns and build the confidence to overcome them.
* Defeat the self-image delusions that affect everyone.

Life's Too Short offers the solutions to problems of inadequacy, shame, and poor self-image. Dr. Twerski's down-to-earth program and optimistic outlook is essential for anyone who feels that life is too short not to live to its fullest.

About the Author

Dr. Abraham J. Twerski is a psychiatrist, an ordained rabbi, and founder and medical director of Gateway Rehabilitation Center in Pennsylvania. His books include When Do the Good Things Start? and Waking Up Just in Time, both inspired by Charles M. Schulz’s Peanut comic strips; and Life’s Too Short!, The Thin You Within You, and I'd Like To Call For Help But I Don't Know the Number.

Praise For…

“Abraham Twerski elucidates many of the problems that result from unwarranted feelings of shame and points a direction to their solution. Very worthwhile reading.” —John Bradshaw

“Dr. Twerski believes that at the core of every human being lies pride, dignity, and self-respect. This book is filled with all three.” —Robert J. Ackerman, Ph.D., author of Silent Sons

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312155704
ISBN-10: 0312155700
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: April 15th, 1997
Pages: 208
Language: English