Having "been there, dated that," I wanted to offer up right here, right now seven quickie empowering tips from the book which helped me break my pattern -- in order to help both men and women break theirs.
One small fissure (texting for too long rather than leaving immediately for special breakfast waffles) is added to another small fissure. Then another small fissure. Until there's a humongous gap of unexpressed disappointments blocking the once flowing pathway to our heart.
You know how a taco, burrito and enchilada all have the same ingredients, they're just laid out in different ways? Well... The Little Mermaid, The Little Mermaid 2 and Tangled all share the same basic ingredients for storylines about good versus evil -- just played out in different ways.
Although police officers risk their life daily, being an officer is literally quite a thankless job. Not only are police officers often taken for granted, many people are highly vocal about their dislike for cops.
I believe that the sharing of positive, happiness-boosting pictures via social media is not merely a trend for the self-help world. I believe this is a new medium for self-help. Inspirational posters are very much here to stay as a daily tool for happiness.
It felt particularly weird to be in a so-called victim position, because I am an optimistic self-help book author, not a helpless little twig being tossed topsy and turvy in the winds of uncontrollable fate.
There's an abundance of ways you can limit your life with limiting thinking. And if you're presently having a repeated pattern of failure, disappointment, and unhappiness, that's exactly what you're doing to yourself .
I was surprised to see much of what Aristotle had to say about love hit home bigtime -- in particular about a sexy, smart, funny, rich, lying, cheating don't-get-me-started "Prince Harming" ex-boyfriend.