If you are: * capable of more than you are accomplishing * frustrated that you are not making more money * stuck in a rut and not getting what you want * bored with yourself * silently enduring an emotionally barren life or marriage * trudging, zombie-like, through an unchallenging career * just "going through the motions" of your life * ...
If you are: * capable of more than you are accomplishing * frustrated that you are not making more money * stuck in a rut and not getting what you want * bored with yourself * silently enduring an emotionally barren life or marriage * trudging, zombie-like, through an unchallenging career * just "going through the motions" of your life * living in a comfort zone that yields too little challenge * living a lonely existence with little hope for change then hold on as Dr. Phillip McGraw takes you on a guided tour of your life to honestly label the problems and causes that control your destiny. "Life Strategies" will give you the most honest explanation of your life and how you got where you are that has ever been published. Dr. McGraw is results-based and measures success in terms of changed lives, not rhetoric. This audiobook is a plain-talk, entertaining way to learn to take control of your life, right now. In this audiobook, the author describes the ten Laws of Life that every person needs to know. Learn them, use them, and improve virtually every aspect of your life, from work to home to spiritual to physical. Ignore them and you'll continue to pay the price. With "Life Strategies, " Dr. McGraw tells you how to strategically control your life, rather than continue as a frustrated passenger.
Publishers Weekly, 1998-12-14 After advising Oprah Winfrey in her successful defense against accusations of slander by the beef industry, McGraw, a behavior specialist and trial expert, now makes appearances on Oprah's program as a member of her "Change Your Life TV Team," joining such other luminaries of self-help as Suze Orman, John Gray and Iyanla Vanzant. While McGraw's presentation may play well on the small screen, it suffers on the page from lack of focus, awkward writing and a relentlessly hectoring tone. At the outset, McGraw browbeats his readers: "You are either winning or losing in your life, plain and simple. You live in a competitive world." His strategy for winning is built around 10 "Life Laws," which include the following: "You Either Get It or You Don't"; "You Can't Change What You Don't Acknowledge"; and "There Is No Reality; Only Perception." He also gives 16 homework assignments: the first, to list the five things in your life you have failed to acknowledge to yourself; the second, to write "The Story I'll Tell Myself If I Don't Create Meaningful and Lasting Change After Reading and Studying This Book." McGraw does a good job of identifying many self-defeating behaviors, but it will be up to readers to determine for themselves the efficacy of his methods of changing them. 500,000 first printing; major ad/promo. (Jan.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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