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Shortcut through Therapy: Ten Principles of Growth-Oriented, Contented Living

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You can learn the principles of well-being in ten easy steps that help you achieve your goals without being dependent on a therapist: move with your moods, think your thoughts and let them go, and dig deep for your wisdom. Richard Carlson's principles will start you on the journey toward wellness immediately.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Plume
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Claire
Oct 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Attention fellow crazies! This book is for you!!! Actually, this was the kind of book that I was scared to read in public, but whose lessons really could be applicable to anyone. The main idea is to not let your negative thoughts control you. From as simple to "GAH! Why did that guy cut me off! He's such a jerk! Why are people such assholes!?" to "Oh man, it didn't work out with Dave. It never works out. What's wrong with me? Ahhhh, I'm going to die alone!!!" Obviously, some negative thoughts ar ...more
J Crossley
May 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
I tend to like books by Richard Carlson, and this was no different. His premise is that you don't need to take years and lots of money going over and over issues in therapy that don't move you towards growth. Here he looks at ten principles that will help you deal with your issues, grow, and move forward without spending years in therapy.
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Mar 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
To quote from Dr. Carlson, "No one else is like you. This truth is one of the most liberating principles you can ever master." This book made me truly realize that 'being me', is a really good way to be.
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Richard Carlson Ph.D. was an author, psychotherapist, and motivational speaker, who rose to fame with the success of his best-selling book Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and it’s all Small Stuff (1997).

He met and married Kristine Anderson (Kris Carlson) in 1981 while he was a student at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Carlson published his first book in 1985, but became famous when his Do
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