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Backbone Power the Science of Saying No

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As you read this empowering book that Dr. Brown has so passionately written, it is obvious that we can no longer pretend that people-pleasing and addiction doesn't exist; it is prevalent. Most if not all of us know at least one individual who is suffering from an addiction, victimhood, or martyrdom. It touches all of our lives in some way. Reality is, it won't go away with ...more
Kindle Edition, 158 pages
Published June 2012 by Amazon Digital Services
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Omar Manejwala
Dec 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love books about authenticity/finding and adhering to your authentic self. What I loved about Anne Brown's book is that she provides a framework for the reader to find authenticity and express it, while unpacking the complex baggage that's associated with saying (and hearing) the word "no."

Chapters include homework exercises that seem very doable and directly related to the material at hand, and real life examples that were concise and topical. The book also contains its own workbook in the b
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Self help books are neither my forte, nor my usual reading. Actually its something I've been known to be very critical towards. I don't judge people who use them. Actually I think its great that some people can find the power and inspiration to help themselves, after reading a book. But its never been something that attracted me. When I was approached by Doctor Anne Brown's assistant, who asked me to listen to Anne's audiobook and review it, I was intrigued. It's been years since I even looked a ...more
Kathryn
May 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Anne Brown narrates her own book - Backbone Power the Science of Saying No. It is narrated in a no nonsense, informative way, with plenty given to provide food for thought. She cautions that in no way does the book replace work someone might need to take with a therapist, although the average person I do believe can pick up ideas, areas of importance and the opportunity to reflect on life past and present.

So who might this book be for? I think anyone who wants to think about the place of saying
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