View from the Cliff: A Course in Achieving Daily Focus

View from the Cliff: A Course in Achieving Daily Focus

by Lynn Weiss PhD

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Overview

View from the Cliff imparts new hope not only to ADD-style thinkers, but to anyone challenged with self-esteem issues or seeking to achieve their goals. With her simple, straightforward program, Dr. Weiss lays out the tools and techniques to help sharpen existing strengths and develop new ones.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878332533
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2001
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.96(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Organizing in New Ways
Getting the Best of Clutter19
Subduing Stacks and Piles24
Cleaning the Whole House29
Keeping Track of Personal Finances34
Managing Paper at Work39
Writing a Report42
Putting Off Starting Things46
Talking Off Track50
Getting Places on Time53
Refueling Your Energy58
2Following Through to Success
Making a Big Purchase67
Failing to Follow Through72
Limiting Your Losses75
Tuning Out79
Anchoring a Drifting Mind83
Returning to College87
3Behaving Yourself
Handling Change99
Taking Control of Your Impulsivity103
Shifting Gears and Being Interrupted106
Having a Temper Outburst109
Displacing Your Temper onto Others113
Living with Unexpressed Temper116
Responding to Disrespect119
Finding Ways to Sit Still124
Quieting a Noisy Mind129
Talking Lots and Lots134
Blurting Things Out138
Taking On Too Much143
Attending to R & R148
Dealing with Drug or Alcohol Usage151
Getting "High"156
Overdoing Activities161
4Using and Protecting Your Sensitivity
Catching Another's Feelings171
Being Suggestible175
Taking Things Personally178
Defending the Underdog182
Feeling Overwhelmed186
Taking the Chaos out of Meetings188
Traveling without Stress190
Interrupting Conversations194
Borrowing without Permission197
Respecting Job Boundaries200
Hugging and Touching Others203
Getting Comfortable with Touch206
Feeling in the Mood for Sex210
Facing Dentists and Shots214
Reliving Past Pain217
5Succeeding at Work
Suffering from Feelings of Inadequacy227
Taking Tests232
Assessing Job Hopping236
Escaping Boredom240
Finding Jobs That Fit244
Implementing Your Dream248
Creating in Your Mind255
Succeeding as a Creative Employee261
6Epilogue
Deciding What to Do270
Building a Life According to What You Believe275

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