F*ck feelings: one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems

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"The only self-help book you'll ever need, from a psychiatrist and his comedy writer daughter, who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you can't change, and do the best with what you can control--the first steps to managing all of life's impossible problems. Need to stop screwing up? Feel like you're under a loser's curse? Work with an ass? Want to clear your name or get justice, rescue an addicted person, get closure after childhood abuse, get a lover to commit, not ruin your kid? Although other self-help books claim to reveal the path to happiness, F*ck Feelings warns that convincing yourself that there is such a path will actually lead you to feel like a true failure. What the Bennetts can promise you is that you can manage any situation life throws at you if you can keep your sense of humor, bend your wishes to fit reality, restrain your feelings, manage bad behavior, and do what you think is right. Life is hard. It's not fair. Our feelings cloud our rationality, and we become tangled in our efforts to achieve the impossible or change the unchangeable. In this groundbreaking, entirely sensible, and funny book, the Bennetts open the shrinks' secret solution manual and show you how to find a new kind of freedom by working toward realistic goals and doing the best with what you can control. They address the most common problems Dr. Bennett's patients bring to his private practice--problems with family, love, work, self-esteem, garden variety assholes, and more--and give you a script for going forward. With no-bullshit advice from a Harvard-educated shrink freed of all jargon and patronization by his smart-ass, comedy writer daughter, F*ck Feelings is the cut-to-the-chase therapy session you've been looking for"--
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subject_facet Interpersonal relations, PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations, Problem solving, Problem solving therapy, Problem-solving therapy, SELF-HELP / General, SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General, Self-actualization (Psychology), Self-help techniques
table_of_contents Introduction: What's your goal? -- Fuck self-improvement -- Fuck self-esteem -- Fuck fairness -- Fuck helpfulness -- Fuck serenity -- Fuck love -- Fuck communication -- Fuck parenthood -- Fuck assholes -- Fuck treatment.
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title F*ck feelings : one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems
title_alt Fuck feelings
title_display F*ck feelings : one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems
title_full F*ck feelings : one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems / Michael Bennett, MD, and Sarah Bennet, F*ck feelings : one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems [electronic resource] / Michael I. Bennett, MD, and Sarah Bennett
title_short F*ck feelings :
title_sort f*ck feelings one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems
title_sub one shrink's practical advice for managing all life's impossible problems
topic Interpersonal relations, PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations, Problem solving, Problem solving therapy, Problem-solving therapy, SELF-HELP / General, SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General, Self-actualization (Psychology), Self-help techniques
topic_facet Interpersonal relations, PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations, Problem solving, Problem solving therapy, Problem-solving therapy, SELF-HELP / General, SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General, Self-actualization (Psychology), Self-help techniques