The Hidden Addiction: Behind Shoplifting and Other Self-Defeating Behaviors

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Morgan James Publishing, Nov 1, 2012 - Self-Help - 160 pages
The HIDDEN ADDICTION Behind Shoplifting and Other Self-defeating Behaviors is based on the premise that people don’t want to make their life any harder than it is and that when they are shown who they really are as individuals and how to easily change their thinking and beliefs which are false or self-destructive, they can be guided to significantly alter their life solely on their own steam. The goal is to strengthen people to be who they want to be by presenting core issues in life rarely taught at home or in school in this practical and unique manner.

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Chapter 1 Your Big Secret
Chapter 2 Who Are You?
Chapter 3 Life Throws Us Curves
Chapter 4 What Are The Things You Really Need In Your Life?
Chapter 5 Who and What Can You Trust?
Chapter 6 Your Guidance System
Chapter 7 Respect The Things Around You
A Result of Anger
Chapter 9 Replace False Beliefs With The Real Truth
Chapter 10 Ongoing Support and Psychotherapy
Chapter 11 Here Is Your Job For Life
About the Author
Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III

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About the author (2012)

Peter Berlin left his native Sweden the day after graduating from university, and has always looked back since. He maintains that you have to go abroad to view your country in perspective, for how can one size up a whale from within? Of course Sweden is not a whale but a slightly fermented herring, usually delectable but sometimes hard to swallow.
His Canadian wife, a textile artist, has given him a wider focus on Sweden. When there she roams the forests in search of mushrooms for dyeing wool and places each days harvest on the hotel room radiator to dry overnight, slowly asphyxiating her husband in the process.
But there is life in the author yet. After 25 years in the satellite and rocket business, he took early retirement to become a full-time writer. Instead, he found himself re-employed to gather intelligence at Siberian and Kazakh space centres previously unknown to the West. He also gives seminars in Cross-Cultural Awareness during which he offers living proof that your cultural luggage stays with you for life.
In conformance with their theory that if you marry a foreigner you should live in a third country (because you both become expatriates with all the attendant joys and sorrows), the Berlins have lived in Seattle, The Hague, Paris, Toulouse, Darmstadt, London and Moscow.

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