How to Be a Grown Up: The Ten Secret Skills Everyone Needs to Know

How to Be a Grown Up: The Ten Secret Skills Everyone Needs to Know

by Stacy Kaiser

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Overview

Fully Loaded Grown Up \fu(1)-le lo-d gron p\ noun: one who knows when to get down to business and when to lighten up; can bounce back from life's little spills while not blaming someone else for the mess; and most important, comes equipped with the ability to accelerate through any roadblock to success and happiness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061941184
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/18/2010
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 6.52(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Stacy Kaiser, M.A.M.F.T., is a licensed psychotherapist and relationship expert. With a reputation for bringing a unique mix of thoughtful and provocative insights to a wide range of topics, she has appeared on major networks, including CNN, NBC, CBS, MSNBC, and FOX. In addition to her numerous television appearances, her expertise and perspective have been solicited by a diverse group of clients, including major corp-orations, public institutions, government agencies, and philanthropic organizations. Stacy is also the chief program officer for ToughLOVE. She lives in Los Angeles with her two children.

Table of Contents

Foreword vi

Introduction 1

1 The Quiz 5

2 Talk Is Cheap...Communication, Priceless 23

3 Deal or No Deal 41

4 I Get By with a Little Help from My Friends 63

5 I Don't Care If You Have Bad Breath...Kiss Me Anyway! 91

6 Does This Chapter Make Me Look Fat? 113

7 Non-Cents: Are You Using Your Visa to Pay Your MasterCard Bill? 133

8 Job: Got One? Like It? 155

9 Gotta Have It! 177

10 I Don't Have Time to Read This Chapter! 197

11 Flex Appeal: Bend Before You Break 219

Conclusion 241

Suggested Reading 257

Acknowledgments 259

Author Biography 262

What People are Saying About This

Harvey Walden IV

“Awesome therapist Stacy Kaiser really hits a home run with How to Be a Grown Up. I particularly like the chapter on appearance. I can give you the million dollar workout but if your head isn’t in the game your body won’t follow. Stacy, YOU ROCK!”

Peter Walsh

“Stacy Kaiser lets us in on the secrets of human behavior: change is always possible! How to Be a Grown Up is a smart, funny read. But more importantly, Stacy gives you the power to create the life you want.”

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DrMark More than 1 year ago
Therapist Stacy Kaiser shows us how to become a "fully loaded" adult... i love that phrase... in her entertaining, clear, concise style, Stacy shows us how to make adjustments in our behaviors which are manageable and obtainable for anyone. DrMark
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