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I thought it was just me (but it isn't) : telling the truth about perfectionism, inadequacy, and power
Title:
I thought it was just me (but it isn't) : telling the truth about perfectionism, inadequacy, and power
ISBN:
9781592403356

9781592402632
Publication Information:
New York : Gotham Books, 2008, ©2007.
Physical Description:
xxvii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note (Repeatable):
"Previously published as a Gotham Books hardcover edition, February 2007, with the title I thought it was just me"--Title page verso.
Contents:
Understanding shame -- Shame resilience and the power of empathy -- The first element : recognizing shame and understanding our triggers -- The second element : practicing critical awareness -- The third element : reaching out -- The fourth element : speaking shame -- Practicing courage in a culture of fear -- Practicing compassion in a culture of blame -- Practicing connection in a culture of disconnection -- Creating a culture of connection.
Abstract:
Draws on research with hundreds of interviewees to identify the pervasive influence of cultural shame, discussing how women can recognize the ways in which shame influences their health and relationships and can be transformed into courage and connectivity.
Format:
Book

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