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Stop being mean to yourself

a story about finding the true meaning of self-love

by Melody Beattie

  • 292 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beattie, Melody -- Travel -- Africa, North,
  • Self-esteem,
  • Self-acceptance

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMelody Lynn Beattie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF697.5.S47 B44 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1000718M
    ISBN 10006251119X, 0062511203
    LC Control Number96039644

    Sure, you’re only trying to help – keep telling yourself that. But eventually, people aren’t going to confide in you anymore, and will start to drift away from you. If you’re a drama magnet, you need to learn how to stop being toxic by keeping the focus on yourself, and . Finally, fight fire with water by sending loving thoughts to the people who hurt you. This is an advanced technique, but I can almost promise that it will make you feel better. I use a traditional loving-kindness meditation, and say things like “May you be happy. May you be healthy and strong. May you be free from suffering” while imagining.

      There are several other important signs, too, so let’s get to it. Here are 11 signs you’re being too hard on yourself, and how to stop. Check Out: Positive Thinking in a Negative World, $3 Author: Erica Florentine. To be true to yourself takes courage. It requires you to be introspective, sincere, open-minded and fair. It does not mean that you are inconsiderate or disrespectful of others. It means that you will not let others define you or make decisions for you that you should make for yourself.

    I hope it gives you some inspiration for ways to take care of yourself. I commit to: 1. Being fully in and embracing the present moment—mindful living. 2. Preparing and eating three healthy meals a day, avoiding sugar fixes. 3. Getting outside every day. 4. Exercising every day. 5. Doing something I enjoy every day—being creative. 6. Stop Being Mean to Yourself: A Story about Finding the True Meaning of Self-Love Book The beloved author of the national bestseller "Codependent No More" now narrates the story of her hard-won discovery that you can really love your neighbor "and" yourself.


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Stop being mean to yourself by Melody Beattie Download PDF EPUB FB2

An enlightening blend of travel adventure and spiritual discovery, filled with new ideas for overcoming the pitfalls of guilt and self-doubt, Stop Being Mean to Yourself is a compassionate tour guide for the troubled and the heartsick, for those who seek a happier place in the world.

A tale that is at once modern and timeless, rich with the promise of personal discovery, it is a book about learning the art of /5(53). Stop Being Mean To Yourself introduces refreshing new ideas about healthy self-esteem for people trying to overcome -- or avoid -- the pitfalls of guilt and self-doubt.

Readers who have had enough of jargon, enough of programs, enough of traditional self-help books will appreciate the appeal of this spiritual adventure story and the jewels of inspiration wrapped in its folds/5(55). Stop Being Mean to Yourself is a compassionate guide filled with new ideas for overcoming the pitfalls of guilt and self-doubt, and helps readers find a happier place in the world/5.

Stop Being Mean to Yourself is a compassionate guide filled with new ideas for overcoming the pitfalls of guilt and self-doubt, and helps readers find a happier place in the world/5(2). Author, with all the love and respect to your person, tells you outright if you want to be someone else stop being yourself.

For instance, if you are, like me, a bit on the lazy side, and wish you could enjoy working more, so that youd not feel too lazy before you even started it start being that person/5. Free your mind of being yourself by Ron Immink on Decem in Blog “The Greatest Habit You Can Ever Break Is the Habit of Being Yourself” is a great book about your mind, brain imaging, neuroplasticity, epigenetics, psychoneuroimmunology, quantum entanglement, neurochemicals, and meditation The power of the mindCited by: 4.

Don’t let that stop you from loving yourself. It is easy to hate yourself for not being perfect or enough. But this only creates self-hate because instead of focusing on all that you have, you are focused on all that you are not. Self-love blooms in a mindset of abundance, which means you have to see all that you have and feel gratitude for it.

How to Stop Being Mean to People - Improving Your Overall Mood Do something you enjoy. Give yourself time alone. Read a book or watch a favorite television show.

Exercise. Eat a healthy meal or snack. Socialize with a friend%(54). That means sometimes we don't even realize when we're saying something that someone else might take as rude or mean. But you can learn to pay more attention to the reactions others have to your words, and from those reactions, learn how to stop being mean unintentionally.

But being a pushover doesn't mean you are weak. It just means that you're missing the tools you need to defend yourself. No one is telling you that you have to change who you are, or that you have.

Melody Beattie is the author of Beyond Codependency, The Language of Letting Go, Stop Being Mean to Yourself, The Codependent No More Workbook, and Playing It by Heart. Discover More Books You Might Like with B&N Book Graph™ Book Graph™ Discover unexpected connections between one book and the next Start a new connection.4/4().

And I definitely needed to learn how to stop being mean to myself. Don't get me wrong: I'm not the type of depressive self-loather who moves from person to person, pointedly discussing all Author: Amanda Richards.

Stop Being Mean to Yourself is a compassionate guide filled with new ideas for overcoming the pitfalls of guilt and self-doubt, and helps readers find a happier place in the world. "In this wonderfully practical book, Melody Beattie gives you the tools to discover the magnificence and splendor of your being."/5(5).

One of the best tips I could give you on how to stop being mean to people is to advise you to try to find to real reason why you are feeling so angry and to try to solve the problem that makes you feel like this.

Remember that no one likes somebody who is constantly mean to others, especially if those people did nothing wrong to you. An enlightening blend of travel adventure and spiritual discovery, filled with new ideas for overcoming the pitfalls of guilt and self-doubt, Stop Being Mean to Yourself is a compassionate tour guide for the troubled and the heartsick, for those who seek a happier place in the world.

This book is different than many of Melodie's titles. Rather than doling out wisdom in neat daily parcels, she shares insight in the form of story.

Many cultures use storytelling as a means of sharing their experience, strength, and hope.4/5. Don’t participate. Resist the feeling that you don’t deserve joy and success. Give up the need for control and enjoy all the blessings that are before you. Accept them fully and graciously.

Perform acts of kindness to others. Doing kind acts for others — even simple acts — helps us get outside our own head. Release yourself from guilt. Returning to work after having a baby can be harder for mothers than fathers. While both parents are adapting to a new normal, research shows that women experience tremendous amounts of guilt when their career takes them away from their children or their : Julia Herbst.

Creating a more positive sense of self is, of course, critically important for improving our health and well-being; self-punishment, however, is far more complex than a lack of self-esteem.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Stop Being Mean To Yourself: A Story About Finding the True Meaning of Self-Love at Read honest and /5. Also available as an E-book – available to purchase from your favorite e-book retailer Item: ISBN Publisher: Hazelden Published Year: An enlightening blend of travel adventure and spiritual discovery, Stop Being Mean to Yourself is a compassionate tour guide for the troubled and the heartsick, for those who seek a.But even beyond the extremes of potentially telling some people to be themself, there is the negative result of being unaware of our freedom to not just be who we are.

I think the problem with this way of thinking –“be yourself” – is that we make other people and other things responsible for .If someone says something you don't agree with, train yourself to stop, think and proceed calmly rather than firing off a quick and mean response.

You can still make your point without hurting anyone's feelings and you'll build a reputation as a level-headed, fair person.