Self-defeating Behaviors: Free Yourself from the Habits, Compulsions, Feelings, and Attitudes That…

Paperback | March 2, 2010

byMilton R. Cudney

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“The most detailed examinations of self-defeating behavior I have ever read…. Very useful." — Albert Ellis, PH.D., President, Institute of Rational-emotive therapy, and author of A New Guide to Rational Living

 "Some of my patients would not need therapy if they would read this book." — Dr. Alan Loy McGinnis, author of The Power of Optimism

The groundbreaking theory expounded in Self-Defeating Behaviors asserts that, with each new moment, people have the ability to make a choice for either a self-defeating or self-enhancing behavior; this is the guide to freeing ourselves from the inappropriate and crippling behaviors that sabotage our success.

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Thousands have used these proven and practical methods for overcoming self-defeating behaviors--from procrastination and depression to substance abuse and smoking. Through real-life examples, self-tests, and charts, Cudney and Hardy help readers identify, intercept, and overcome their self-imposed barriers to success and growth.

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“The most detailed examinations of self-defeating behavior I have ever read…. Very useful." — Albert Ellis, PH.D., President, Institute of Rational-emotive therapy, and author of A New Guide to Rational Living "Some of my patients would not need therapy if they would read this book." — Dr. Alan Loy McGinnis, author of The Power of Opti...

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A guide to freeing ourselves from the inappropriate and crippling behaviors that sabotage our success.

Milton R. Cudney, Ph.D., (1930-1992) was a professor of counseling at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dr. Cudney originated the theory to eliminate self-defeating behaviors which asserts that at each new moment people have the ability to make a choice for either a self-defeating or life-enhancing behavior.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:March 2, 2010Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0062501976

ISBN - 13:9780062501974

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Thousands have used these proven and practical methods for overcoming self-defeating behaviors--from procrastination and depression to substance abuse and smoking. Through real-life examples, self-tests, and charts, Cudney and Hardy help readers identify, intercept, and overcome their self-imposed barriers to success and growth.

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"Some of my patients would not need therapy if they would read this book." (Dr. Alan Loy McGinnis, author of The Power of Optimism)