The comfort trap, or, What if you're riding a dead horse?

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Penguin USA, Jan 1, 2004 - Self-Help - 241 pages
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Does this sound familiar? Youve been in the same job for fifteen years, youre on your sixth administration (but, hey, whos counting?), and it looks like its going to take a stick of dynamite to get you to jump ship. You know theres something missing from your marriage and you have a feeling whats missing is you, but you cant bear to rock that comfortable old boat. Youre stuck. And, as bestselling author Judith Sills would say, you know the horse is dead. Get off!We all have our comfort zonesyourcoffee bar, yourpreference for half hazelnut/half decaf very light no sugar, yourseat on the 8:24, yoursame old fight over the holidays with your parentsand, indeed, theyre what make life possible. But the time comes when your comfort zone isnt so comfortable anymorewhen its keeping you from having a happier, more meaningful, and fulfilling life. If the Horse Is Dead, Get Off!is for anyone whose life has temporarily run aground, whether youre stuck in a dead-end relationship, in a soul-killing job, or when your life just seems to have become one long summer rerun. The rewards for escaping your comfort zone are enormous. And Sillswho has helped thousands with her sage advice, dispensed in her signature go-get-em stylehas come up with a brilliant, excuse-busting seven-step plan that points a clear, inspiring way out.

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A clinical psychologist in private practice since 1975, Judith Sills earned her Ph.D. at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research in New York City. She is the author of the bestselling book "Excess Baggage". She is well known for her appearances as a guest expert on romantic relationships, family issues and general psychology on numerous television and radio programs including "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Sally Jessy Raphael". She has written articles for national magazines including "Mademoiselle, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle" and "O" magazine. Sills lives in Philadelphia.

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