Going Nowhere Fast: Step off Life's Treadmills and Find Peace of Mind

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The bestselling author of Smart Women, Foolish Choices and Women Men Love, Women Men Leave now turns his keen insights toward the individual and the quest for fulfillment. Dr. Kinder says people must stop chasing what we think we should have, and realize what we do have, and what its true value is.
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Overview

The bestselling author of Smart Women, Foolish Choices and Women Men Love, Women Men Leave now turns his keen insights toward the individual and the quest for fulfillment. Dr. Kinder says people must stop chasing what we think we should have, and realize what we do have, and what its true value is.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780449906651
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/8/1991
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
I The Treadmill Mentality
Chapter 1 Blindly Searching for Happiness 3
Chapter 2 Self-Improvement or Self-Rejection? 19
Chapter 3 Is a "Real Me" Possible? 35
II Overcoming Society's Seductions
Chapter 4 Reaching Ever Higher: The Ambition Treadmill 51
Chapter 5 Never Having Enough: The Money Treadmill 75
Chapter 6 Looking Just Right: The Appearance Treadmill 103
Chapter 7 Having to Perform: The Sexuality Treadmill 127
Chapter 8 Waiting for Love: The Singles Treadmill 147
Chapter 9 Changing Your Mate: The Marriage Treadmill 169
Chapter 10 Raising Perfect Children: The Parenting Treadmill 191
III Life on Your Own Terms
Chapter 11 Plateaus: The Secret to Self-Acceptance 213
Chapter 12 Individuality: The Courage of Your Convictions 235
Chapter 13 Beyond the Self: Spirituality and Connectedness 255
Epilogue: Peace of Mind, Just the Way You Are 275
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 28, 2013

    This book opened my eyes.  Before I read this book I was heavily

    This book opened my eyes.  Before I read this book I was heavily in debt, you could say up to my eyeballs in debt.  Today I have a credit rating of 7.10 and I can honestly give the credit to reading this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2002

    A new way to see the problems in our society

    This book helps to show you where we went wrong. Explains how we keep ourselves busy in order to supress what is going on inside. A must read.

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