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The User's Guide to the Human Mind: Why Our Brains Make Us Unhappy, Anxious, and Neurotic and What We Can Do ...
Shawn T. Smith PsyD

New Harbinger Publications, 2011

Your mind is not built to make you happy; it’s built to help you survive. So far, it’s done a great job! But in the process, it may have developed some bad habits, like avoiding new experiences or scrounging around for problems where none exist. Is it any wonder that worry, bad moods, and self-critical thoughts so often get in the way of enjoying life? Based in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), The User’s Guide to the Human Mind ...


The Hitwoman and the Family Jewels (Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman), 2013

How do you say “no” to a mob boss? When bumbling hitwoman Maggie Lee is asked by her mob boss employer to kill a cop, she wants to say no. When her sexy murder mentor, Patrick Mulligan tells her the cop in question is a guy she once dated, she REALLY wants to refuse. But when her former date, Paul Kowalski tries to kill her, she changes her tune to “Hell, yes!” Maggie and Patrick grow closer as they scramble to figure out what it is ...


The Neurotic Personality of Our Time
Karen Horney

W. W. Norton & Company, 1994

In this work, Karen Horney explores the basic structure of neuroses in the context of their cultural assumptions. Her topics range from the neurotic need for affection, to guilt feelings and the quest for power, prestige and possession.


Brilliant Orange: The Neurotic Genius of Dutch Soccer
David Winner

Overlook TP, 2008

Brilliant range is a book about Dutch soccer that's not really about Dutch socer. It's more about an enigmatic way of thinking peculiar to a people whose landscape is unrelentingly flat, mostly below sea level, ad who owe their salvation to a boy who plugged a fractured dike with his little inger. If any one thing, Brilliant Orange is about Dutch space and a people whose unique conception of it has led to ome of the most enduring art, the ...


i am neurotic: (and so are you)
Lianna Kong

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2009

Book Description Did you wash your hands? Set the alarm clock? Lock the front door? Better yet: Do you like even numbers? Do you fold all of your trash neatly into squares? Do you count steps? Do you carry a bottle of hand sanitizer with you at all times? Everyone has his or her own neuroses. On a routine trip to the office bathroom, Lianna Kong discovered one of hers: "How could I possibly pee with my coworker sitting right ...


THE HITWOMAN AND THE NEUROTIC WITNESS (Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman), 2013

When her apartment building is blown to smithereens, bumbling hitwoman Maggie Lee is forced to move back into the Bed & Breakfast she grew up in. Living with her three meddling aunts is bad enough, but it just so happens that the B&B is also occupied by a U.S. Marshal, an FBI agent, her old friend Zeke who’s on a mysterious mission, and a woman who claims she can see dead people. These aren’t the kinds of roomies Maggie wants to spend time ...


Neurotic Styles (The Austen Riggs Center Monograph Series, No. 5)
David Shapiro

Basic Books, 1973

This new edition of one of the books most closely identified with clinical psychology since 1965 will expose a new generation to Shapiro’s stunningly defining conceptualizations of the Obsessive-Compulsive, Paranoid, Hysterical, and Impulsive ways of being.


The Neurotic Parent's Guide to College Admissions: Strategies for Helicoptering, Hot-housing & Micromanaging
J.D. Rothman

Prospect Park Books, 2012

Admissions rates of 6 percent? Kids applying to thirty-two colleges? Sixteen-year-olds with more impressive resumes than Fortune 500 CEOs? Has the nation lost its mind? Why yes, it has! J.D. Rothman, the Neurotic Parent of blog fame, takes readers on a hilarious satiric journey through today’s insane college admissions process. The vividly illustrated book takes you from the Itsy-Bitsy Fiske Guide and Junior Kumon Tips for Preschoolers through ...


The Hitwoman Gets Lucky (Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman), 2013

A novella about the further misadventures of Maggie Lee and the rest of the cast of zany characters from CONFESSIONS OF A SLIGHTLY NEUROTIC HITWOMAN: Maggie Lee’s a lot of things: The daughter of a mom in a mental institution and a dad serving time; The niece of three meddling aunts; The aunt (and now legal guardian) of her beloved niece, Katie; The friend of a snarky lizard, a dyslexic Doberman, and a semi-psychic co-worker; A contract ...


It's Ok to Be Neurotic: Using Your Neuroses to Your Advantage
Frank Bruno

Adams Media Corporation, 2004

At last, quick relief for the chronic worrywart. A neurosis exists if an individual suffers chronic anxiety that is out of proportion to reality. More than 20 million people suffer from some type of neurosis, and they're looking for answers. It's Ok to be Be Neurotic is a revolutionary book that presents readers with twenty psychological strategies to help them channel their neuroses and achieve posititive goals. In a straight-forward, ...


The Hitwoman Hunts a Ghost (Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman), 2014

Bumbling hitwoman Maggie Lee has discovered the sister she thought was dead might be alive. She’s desperate to find her, but all of her bosses are making unreasonable demands. Demands she can’t afford not to meet. Once again, Delveccio, the chocolate pudding loving mob boss, needs someone whacked. Her obnoxious boss at her day job insists she intervene on his behalf with her semi-psychic friend, Armani. And the mysterious ...


Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman
JB Lynn

Avon Impulse, 2012

Maggie Lee is not your average hitwoman. For one thing, she's never killed anyone. For another, after hitting her head in the car accident that killed her sister, her new best friend is a talking lizard—a picky eater, obsessed with Wheel of Fortune , that only Maggie can hear. Maggie, who can barely take care of herself, is desperate to help her injured and orphaned niece get the best medical care possible, so she reluctantly accepts a ...


Soccer Men: Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World's Most Popular Sport
Simon Kuper

Nation Books, 2014

In his national bestseller, Soccernomics , Simon Kuper pioneered a new way of looking at soccer, the world’s most popular game, through his witty and meticulous use of data. In Soccer Men , Kuper explores the heart and soul of the sport by getting up close and personal with soccer’s greatest players and coaches. An inquiry into the genius and hubris of the modern game, Soccer Men details the lives of international stars such as Arsène ...


Neurotic Styles
David Shapiro

Basic Books, 1965

This new edition of one of the books most closely identified with clinical psychology since 1965 will expose a new generation to Shapiro’s stunningly defining conceptualizations of the Obsessive-Compulsive, Paranoid, Hysterical, and Impulsive ways of being.


How To Live With a "Neurotic" at Home and at Work
Albert Ellis

Wilshire Book Co, 1975

Book annotation not available for this title. Title: How to Live With a Neurotic Author: Ellis, Albert Publisher: Wilshire Book Co Publication Date: 1979/06/01 Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:


Further Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman

Avon Impulse, 2012

Take three wacky aunts, two talking animals, one nervous bride, and an upcoming hit, and you've got the follow-up to JB Lynn's wickedly funny Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman Knocking off a drug kingpin was the last thing on Maggie Lee's to-do list, but when a tragic accident leaves her beloved niece orphaned and in the hospital, Maggie will go to desperate lengths to land the money needed for her care. But the drug kingpin is ...


The Neurotic's Guide to Avoiding Enlightenment: How the Left-Brain Plays Unending Games of Self-Improvement
Chris Niebauer Phd

Outskirts Press, 2014

Has Self-Improvement Helped the Self? More than ever people are on a quest for self-improvement and enlightenment. People are "watching" their egos or losing their egos in order to find peace of mind or to get along better with others. And yet, the more we try to lose our ego, the more of it there is to lose. The more we try to make peace, the more we find conflict. It is exactly what happens when we try not to think of the number 3 and that is ...


How to Live with a Neurotic Cat
Stephen Baker

Gramercy, 1999

Cat owners know the truth: cats, in fact, own them and their feline needs must be met—sooner rather than later. In this delightfully irreverent book, highlighted by Jackie Geyer's evocative illustrations, the author of the highly successful, How to Live with a Neurotic Dog , offers coping mechanisms for those who struggle with the endless task of keeping their cats pampered and therefore happy.


How to Live with a Neurotic Dog
Stephen Baker

Gramercy, 1994

NOW, AT LAST, YOU UNDERSTAND YOUR DOG You think your life is crazy. Try looking at the world through your dog's big melting brown eyes. If your dog is neurotic (and what dog isn't these days?), consider these helpful pointers: • Don't interrupt your dog's naps—remember, he needs your bed far more than you do. • Don't force your dog to play fetch just because you feel like it—keep in mind his busy schedule too. • Never bark orders ...


Psychotherapy Of Neurotic Character
David Shapiro

Basic Books, 1989

With the publication of this masterly new book, David Shapiro fulfills the promise made more than twenty years ago. Psychotherapy of Neurotic Character presents for the first time an approach to psychotherapy consistent with his classic work, Neurotic Styles. Shapiro’s keenness of observation and profound clinical wisdom are once again in evidence, as he brings to bear his brilliant ideas about neurotic character on the actual conduct of ...



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