Uncommon Sense in Self Development

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AuthorHouse, 2008 - 220 páginas

"A must read for all parents filled with great ideas for
children of all ages."
Joseph Maloney, MD

"This is an invaluable book. Dr. Schweiger writes passionately, sharing her very seasoned professional and personal experience and expertise. Without judgement, and with a great deal of compassion, she provides parents with a blueprint for nurturing their children's self-esteem, the foundation for all happiness and well-being. An essential book that can benefit all."
Ann Hatkoff, Author


Building your child's self-esteem is a process that begins at birth and continues throughout a lifetime. In Self-Esteem For A Lifetime, you will learn how building your child's self-esteem influences:
-How and what your child achieves
-How your child socializes
-How your child loves
-How your child will make decisions throughout his or her lifetime

This book is truly a therapeutic experience. By sharing expertise based on thirty years of clinical work, providing thought provoking exrcises and opportunities for journaling, this book teaches the skills needed to prevent common childhood problems and build your child's self-esteem. Dr. Schweiger will support you in creating a home environment based on mutual respect and open communication. You will learn how to listen and respond effectively, resolve conflicts and manage your anger and stress.

Dr. Schweiger presents her practical, straightforward advice in user-friendly language and affirms parents as the experts on their children's lives. Her guilt-free approach ("There are no perfect parents!) will empower you and offer a helping hand through the process of raising a successful child. After reading Self-Esteem For A Lifetime, both parents and children will feel more confident and competent. Be prepared to keep this book close by for many years to come.

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Índice

Preface
1
Introduction
3
About the Book
7
About You and Me
11
About the Author
15
How This Book Was Written
23
YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL
31
Overall SelfImprovement
33
Personal Organization
113
Perfection
117
Preparedness
119
Procrastination
121
Productivity
125
A Sense of Proportion
129
Reality Thinking
133
More Numerical Realities
145

Personal GoalSetting
43
Inspiration
53
Time Management
65
Attitude
75
Pick Your Battles
79
The Bottom Line
81
Coping With Change
87
Choices and Decision Making
89
Creativity
93
Experience and Adaptation
95
Personal Finance
97
Habits
99
Getting Lucky
107
Doors of Opportunity
109
Choosing the Right Pace
111
Stress
151
Worry
155
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS
157
Consideration
159
Credibility and Dependability
163
Employeeship
169
Leadership
185
Mentors
189
Negotiation
191
Voice Training
197
PERSONAL AND INTERPERSONAL
199
The CWS College of LifePreparedness
203
What the Textbooks Dont Cover
207
Final Thoughts
209
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