Why Dogs Chase Cars: Tales of a Beleaguered Boyhood (Google eBook)

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Workman Publishing, Jan 12, 2010 - Psychology - 304 pages
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These fourteen funny stories tell the tale of a beleaguered boyhood down home where the dogs still run loose. As a boy growing up in the tiny backwater town of Forty-Five, South Carolina (where everybody is pretty much one beer short of a six-pack), all M

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Review: Difficult Personalities

User Review  - Alexis - Goodreads

Chock full of helpful tips on how to handle unpleasant people, and recognize when you are being a jerk or weirdo and how to keep yourself in check. (Didn't really read this for fun, but it was good.) Read full review

Review: Difficult Personalities: A Practical Guide to Managing the Hurtful Behavior of Others (and Maybe Your Own)

User Review  - Cara - Goodreads

Ok so far, but not what I was hoping for. The beginning part covers people who just seem difficult to get along with because they're different in some part of Myers-Briggs. Nothing new there. Then it ... Read full review


Title Page
What Are Incompatible Personality Traits?
Lets Get Organized or Go with the Flow?
Which Rules the Head or the Heart?
Builtin Flaw Detectors
lm Better Than You
I Have All the Power I Know All the Answers
The World Is Such a Dangerous Place
A Silent Nightmare
Everyday Predators Among
Strategies for Copi_ng with Sociopaths
Making Decisions About Difficult Situations and Relationships
Healthy SelfAssertion
Managing Your Own Anger and the Anger of Others
Managing Conflict

Getting on Top of Anxiety
Everything Is Under Control
lm Always Right
Dont Ever Leave
Youll Never Get
Skills for Maintaining a Strong Romantic Partnership
Finding a Good Psychologist

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About the author (2010)

Acclaimed childrenís author of over 200 titles, Hazel Edwards is best known for her popular classic Thereís a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake.

Helen McGrath completed her undergraduate degree and Diploma of Education at the University of Sydney and her Masters degree and Ph.D at Monash University. She is currently an Adjunct Professor in the School of Education at RMIT University as well as a part-time senior lecturer in the School of Education at Deakin University. She also has a small private psychology practice in Cheltenham, Melbourne. Helen is a leading psychologist and educator with a particular interest and expertise in mental health, social skills and relationships. She is the author or co-author of 22 books for educators, psychologists and the general community.

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