Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work

Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work

by Melody Wilding, LMSW


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Are you a Sensitive Striver? Learn how to get out of your own way and rediscover your sensitivity as a superpower.

⋆⋆⋆ Highly sensitive and high performing?
⋆⋆⋆ Need time to think through decisions before you act?
⋆⋆⋆ Judge yourself harshly when you make mistakes?
⋆⋆⋆ Take feedback and criticism personally?
⋆⋆⋆ Find it difficult to set boundaries?

It's time to Trust Yourself. Being highly attuned to your emotions, your environment, and the behavior of others can be the keys to success, but they can also lead to overthinking everything and burnout. Human behavior expert and executive coach Melody Wilding, LMSW has spent the past ten years working with Sensitive Strivers like you. In this groundbreaking book, she draws on decades of research and client work to examine the intersection of sensitivity and achievement in the workplace and offer neuroscience-based strategies you can use to reclaim control of your life and reach your full potential.

Trust Yourself offers concrete steps to help you break free from stress, perfectionism, and self-doubt so you can find the confidence to work and lead effectively. You will learn how to:

Achieve confidence and overcome imposter syndrome.
Find your voice to speak and act with assertiveness.
Build resilience and bounce back from setbacks.
Enjoy your success without sacrificing your well-being.

If you're an empathetic, driven person trying to navigate your career and learn how to believe in yourself in the process, Trust Yourself offers the mindset and tools to set you on the path to personal and professional fulfillment.

The perfect book for:

• Those who identify as highly sensitive
• Anyone who overthinks or struggles with work stress and burnout
•Corporate professionals of all levels
• Managers, leaders, and executives
• Life, career, and leadership coaches

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781797201962
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 05/04/2021
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 116,744
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Melody Wilding, LSMW is an executive coach for smart, sensitive high-achievers and author of Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work. Recently named one of Business Insider's Most Innovative Coaches for her groundbreaking work on "Sensitive Strivers," her clients include CEOs, C-level executives, and managers at top Fortune 500 companies such as Google, HP, Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, IBM, Citibank, JP Morgan, and others. Melody has been featured in the New York Times, O Magazine, NBC News, and spoken at Stanford University, Walmart, Adweek, Burberry and more. She's here to help you break free from self-doubt and imposter syndrome so you can use your sensitivity as the superpower that it is. Melody is a licensed social worker with a Masters degree from Columbia University, and a former researcher at Rutgers University. She is a professor of Human Behavior at Hunter College and is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, and Business Insider.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Build Self-Awareness

1 Are You a Sensitive Striver? 11

2 Overcome the Honor Roll Hangover 31

3 Give Yourself Permission 47

Part II Tame Self-Sabotage

4 Channel Emotions into an Advantage 63

5 Overhaul Your Overthinking 77

6 Trust Your Gut 95

7 Build Boundaries Like a Boss 111

Part III Achieve Self-Confidence

8 Show Up as Your Full Self 131

9 Aim Your Ambition 147

10 Find the Right Fit 161

Part IV Sustain Self-Growth

11 Take Smart Risks 181

12 Speak Up and Stand Your Ground 197

13 Bounce Back from Setbacks 213

What's Next? 229

Acknowledgments 233

Notes 237

About the Author 245

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