Do you sometimes feel so stuck in an endless cycle of meeting everyone else’s needs and expectations that you lose sight of your own? You want to give the best of yourself to others. But what happens when people hurt or take advantage of you? What happens when life doesn’t go your way, despite your best efforts?
The Best of You reveals breakthrough strategies to discover your true self, find your voice, set wise limits, and still be a loving person. For over twenty years, Dr. Alison Cook has brought together faith and psychology to help thousands of women reclaim their confidence, find their purpose, and develop the authentic connections they crave. Her unique wisdom will help you answer these tough questions:
- How do I put a stop to painful patterns that keep recurring in my life?
- How do I find my voice and speak up for myself?
- What if other people respond with anger, blame, or a guilt trip?
- How do I trust myself to make wise decisions even in difficult circumstances?
You don’t have to stay stuck, overwhelmed, or defeated. The Best of You gives you the path to the life and relationships that God designed for you to enjoy.
|Publisher:||Nelson, Thomas, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)|
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Table of Contents
Part 1 Uncover the Hidden You
Chapter 1 What Do You Want?: A Brave New Direction 3
Chapter 2 How Did I Get Here?: The Cocktail of Codependency 19
Chapter 3 How Do I Find My Way Out?: Observing Painful Patterns 39
Part 2 Discover the Best of You
Chapter 4 What Am I Really Like?: Seeing Yourself as God Does 61
Chapter 5 How Do I Find My Voice?: Learning to Trust Yourself 77
Chapter 6 But Won't They Be Mad?: The Secret to Setting Boundaries 93
Part 3 Express the Best of You
Chapter 7 What If My Parents Drive Me Crazy?: Healing Childhood Wounds 115
Chapter 8 How Do I Find Friends Who Get Me?: Creating Authentic Connection 135
Chapter 9 Can I Get Someone to Change?: Drawing New Boundaries in Old Relationships 155
Chapter 10 Why Doesn't God Just Fix Everything?: Healing Your Relationship with God 173
Part 4 Live the Best of You
Chapter 11 How Will I Know I've Arrived?: Envisioning the Best of You 195
About the Author 223