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Get out of your own way : a skeptic's guide to growth and fulfillment / Dave Hollis.

Hollis, Dave, 1975- (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 155.332 (Text) 33062009314817 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 08/31/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 1400215420
  • ISBN: 9781400215423
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 214 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [United States] : HarperCollins Leadership, an imprint of HarperCollins, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-213).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Is self-help for broken people? -- The lie : My work is who I am -- The lie : The things that have worked are the things that will work -- The lie : I have to have it all together -- The lie : A drink will make this better -- The lie : I did something wrong, so I am something wrong -- The lie : Everyone is thinking about what I'm doing -- The lie : Being right all the time doesn't make me an ass -- The lie : Failure means you're weak -- The lie : It's my job to protect them from problems -- The lie : I can phone it in and be just fine -- The lie : If she doesn't love me, I'm not lovable -- The lie : Real men don't show emotion -- The lie : I know what she needs -- The lie : My role in this relationship is constant -- The lie : If they don't need me, they won't want me -- The lie : I know what you've been through -- The lie : Things that are possible for other people aren't possible for me -- The lie : I need to parent like my parents -- The lie : I can achieve balance if I work hard enough -- Conclusion: Stay out of your own way with intention and discipline.
Summary, etc.:
Dave Hollis, CEO of the Hollis Co. and husband of #1 New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hollis, refutes the lies many men believe but don't talk about, topples the phony ideas about what 'real men' do, and points the way for men to finally start living the best versions of their lives.
When a looming career funk, a growing drinking problem, and a challenging trek through therapy battered Hollis, he began to realize he was letting untruths about himself dictate his life. He had to choose: push himself out of his comfort zone to become the best man he was capable of being, or play it safe and settle for mediocrity. Here he points the way for those of us who are, like he was, skeptical of self-help but wanting something more in their lives. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Self-actualization (Psychology)
Attitude change.
Men > Psychology.

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