Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters

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Hachette Books, Aug 1, 2001 - Self-Help - 304 pages
Whether its a bad relationship, a dead-end career, or a harmful habit, Dr. McGraw's 10 Life Laws will empower you to take responsibility for your own actions and break free from self-destructive patterns.

Drawing upon more than fifteen years of experience, Dr. McGraw explores each of the 10 Life Laws necessary to succeed, including:

  • People do what works
  • Life rewards action
  • Life is managed, not cured
  • There is freedom in forgiveness


Filled with case studies, checklists, and strategies that will work for you, Life Strategies will provide you with the skills you need.
 

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A workbook from the prolific Dr Phil who provides various strategies to improve your life. Encourages readers to identify goals and work towards them. It is successful, but only if readers actually complete the exercises. Read full review

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In this book, Dr. Phil focuses on how the world works, what makes people tick (including yourself), and how knowledge of these things can help you become successful. His oldest son, Jay, has reworked ... Read full review

Contents

Cover Page Title Page
CHAPTER ONEGET REAL
CHAPTERTHREE You CREATE YOUR OWN EXPERIENCE
CHAPTER FOUR PEOPLE DO WHAT WORKS
CHAPTER FIVE You CANT CHANGE WHAT YOU DONT
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Dr. Phil McGraw is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers: Life Strategies: Doing What Works, Doing What Matters; Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner; Self Matters: Creating Your Life From the Inside Out; The Ultimate Weight Solution: The Seven Keys to Weight Loss Freedom, and his most recent book, Family First: Your Step-by-Step Plan for Creating a Phenomenal Family. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The Ultimate Weight Solution Coookbook: Recipes For Weight Loss Freedom as well as The Ultimate Weight Solution Food Guide. His books have been published in 37 languages with over 22 million copies in print. Dr. Phil has a B.S, M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from North Texas State University with a dual area of emphasis in clinical and behavioral medicine. He has been a board-certified and licensed clinical psychologist since 1978, and appears on his nationally syndicated daily one-hour series, Dr. Phil. He lives in Los Angeles with Robin, his wife of 28 years, and their two sons, Jay and Jordan.

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