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Why Your Best Is Good Enough

Why Your Best Is Good Enough

by Kevin Leman

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Writing in his well-known, upbeat style, Dr. Kevin Leman helps those who struggle with self-doubt to value their talents and gifts and accept their shortcomings. He points out why the lifestyle we develop as a child determines our degree of success or failure and explains how, regardless of the past, each person can develop a healthy lifestyle today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441212566
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, humorist, and bestselling author of many books, including Have a New Kid by Friday. He is former consulting psychologist for Good Morning America.
Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, radio and television personality, and speaker who has taught and entertained audiences worldwide with his wit and commonsense psychology. He has made house calls for hundreds of radio and television programs, such as Fox & Friends, The View, Fox's The Morning Show, Today, Dr. Bill Bennett's America in the Morning, 700 Club, CBS This Morning, James Robison's Life Today, Janet Parshall, CNN's American Morning, and Focus on the Family, and has served as a contributing family psychologist to Good Morning America.

A bestselling and award-winning author, Dr. Leman has written more than 50 books about marriage and family issues, including The Birth Order Book, Sheet Music, Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, and Have a New Kid by Friday. He is coauthor, with his son Kevin Leman II, of a series of illustrated children's books for each child in the family. He is also featured on 6 video series on marriage, parenting, blended families, and single parenting.

Dr. Leman and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and four grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Part 1 Starting Out on the Wrong Foot

1 Why Can't I Measure Up? 13

2 What's This Thing Called Life-Style? 21

3 How the Pattern Begins: The Early Years 41

Part 2 Discovering Who You Really Are

4 The Critical Parent and You 99

5 The Problem with Guilt 131

6 Is It Time to Lower Your High-Jump Bar of Life? 163

7 Help and Healing for Your Broken Heart 215

Part 3 No Losers in the Game of Life

8 A Few People Who Didn't Measure Up 237

9 It's Great Being You! 251

Notes 267

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