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Unleash Your Dreams: Tame Your Hidden Fears and Live the Life You Were Meant to Live / Edition 1
     

Unleash Your Dreams: Tame Your Hidden Fears and Live the Life You Were Meant to Live / Edition 1

by Michael E. Silverman
 

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ISBN-10: 0470137142

ISBN-13: 2900470137146

Pub. Date: 04/07/2008

Publisher: Turner Publishing Company

Advance praise for UNLEASH YOUR DREAMS

"Michael Silverman is a brilliant and deeply compassionate psychologist whose book gives all of us hope for clarity and positive momentum in achieving our dreams. His understanding and practical methodology offer a path out of the woods of unconscious personal sabotage. The journey through his book has been a most

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Advance praise for UNLEASH YOUR DREAMS

"Michael Silverman is a brilliant and deeply compassionate psychologist whose book gives all of us hope for clarity and positive momentum in achieving our dreams. His understanding and practical methodology offer a path out of the woods of unconscious personal sabotage. The journey through his book has been a most enlightening one."

—BETTY BUCKLEY, Tony Award–winning singer/actress

"Practical yet profound, Michael Silverman's strategies for recognizing and overcoming latent fears about success, failure, or mediocrity will be of great use to readers of all kinds. These are provided with a scientific base and a sure, sensitive clinical touch. Highly recommended."

—STEPHEN P. HINSHAW, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley

"As a professional golfer, I know firsthand about the fear of success and how daunting it can be. But I also know that facing fears is the best way to overcome them. Dr. Silverman's approach to this complex issue will help readers understand that they don't necessarily have to lose what they have in order to get what they want.'I recommend it highly to anyone who wants to achieve his or her best."

—CRISTIE KERR, winner of the 2007 U.S. Women's Open

"Unleash Your Dreams offers a fascinating look at how to stop self-sabotaging behavior and get out of your own way so that you can truly achieve your dreams. Dr. Silverman draws on a powerful combination of scientific research, clinical experience, and personal insights to show you how to uncover your true desires, face your fears, and get what you want out of life."

—DR. RICK KIRSCHNER, author of Dealing with People You Can't Stand and Insider's Guide to the Art of Persuasion

"Whether you're just breaking into a field or planning to be the next box-office sensation, Unleash Your Dreams is a must-read. Dr. Silverman's engaging book can help you to identify the mental barriers associated with achieving your dreams."

—CECELIA PLEVA, casting director, Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900470137146
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/07/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

INTRODUCTION: The Gorilla in the Room.

PART ONE: Uncover Your Dreams.

1 Know Your Own Mind—Even if It Scares You.

2 Imagine the Life That’s Right for You.

PART TWO: Identify Your Hidden Fears.

3 Three Big Fears: Failure, Mediocrity, and Success.

4 Overcome Your Fear of Fear Itself.

5 Free Yourself from Your Fear of Guilt.

6 Face Your Fear of Anger.

7 Conquer Your Fears of Envy and Isolation.

8 Understand Your Fear of Not Being a Real Man or a Real Woman.

9 Uncover Your Fear of Being Trapped in a False Dream.

PART THREE: Decide What Matters Most.

10 Get in Touch with Reality.

11 Choose Your Own Path.

References.

Index.

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