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Self management /Self Enhancement

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For a general approach to self-improvement, especially in business:
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey

On the success-and limitations-of changing behaviors:
What You Can Change and What You Can't by Martin Seligman

On improving life with optimistic thinking: Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman

On doing the right things at the right time (stages) in order to change:
Changing for Good by James O. Prochaska and Associates

For a cognitive self-talk approach to self-management:
A New Guide to Rational Living by Albert Ellis and Robert Harper
Feel the Fear and do it Anyway by Susan Jeffers
What to Say When You Talk to Yourself by Shad Helmstetter

To optimize natural healing and bodily functioning:
Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil
On learning to respond to life with ease:
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

On conquering procrastination:
Overcoming Procrastination by Albert Ellis and William Knaus

On women's self-enhancement and why they should not blame their mothers:
Don't Blame Mother by Paula Caplan



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