I can't believe I just did that: how (seemingly) small embarrassments can wreak havoc in your life-- and what you can do to put a stop to them

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2004 - Psychology - 256 pages
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Examines the potentially destructive impact of embarrassment and shame on everyday life and personal relationships and provides helpful suggestions and practical advice on how to overcome this negative influence, eliminate feelings of self-doubt, and confusion, and transform shame into success and personal accomplishment. 17,500 first printing.

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I Can't Believe I Just Did That: How (Seemingly) Small Moments of Shame and Embarrassment Can Wreak Havoc in Your Life-And What You Can Do to Put a Stop to Them

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This perceptive self-helper puts its finger on the sense of shame that is such a prominent feature of social psychology. Social scientist Allyn (Make Love, Not War) notes the ways in which pervasive ... Read full review


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The Trouble with Trumping Up the Truth

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David Allyn frequently writes travel pieces for The New York Blade and advocate.com. His essays on society and culture have also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Daily News, The San Francisco Chronicle and The Advocate. This is his fourth book.

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