When Misery is Company: End Self-Sabotage and Become Content

When Misery is Company: End Self-Sabotage and Become Content

by Anne Katherine
     
 

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Surprising as it may sound, many people take comfort in their own misery. Feeling too good for too long (or even feeling good at all) can be scary for people, explains Anne Katherine.

"Achievement creates anxiety. Intimacy leads to fear. Happiness produces uneasiness. Pleasure causes pain. The solution to this dilemma: what feels good has to be stopped. I call this

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Surprising as it may sound, many people take comfort in their own misery. Feeling too good for too long (or even feeling good at all) can be scary for people, explains Anne Katherine.

"Achievement creates anxiety. Intimacy leads to fear. Happiness produces uneasiness. Pleasure causes pain. The solution to this dilemma: what feels good has to be stopped. I call this an addiction to misery." Katherine's fascination and perspective book provides immediate assistance to those people who think they might be making choices that keep them at a "carefully calibrated level of existence--beneath bliss and above despair."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616491321
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
03/14/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
787,671
File size:
3 MB

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