"I Can Do This .".. When we say things like this, is it just what we commonly call "hype?" Are we just "psyching ourselves up" to do better than we really think we can? Is it just another false expectation that will fail like others before it and which, therefore, is just setting us up for even more heartache? If we speak such words and have nothing to back them up, the author shows us, that may well be the case. Boasting to ourselves or to others of what we can do often ends in little more than added disappointment. But ...

I Can Do This! 2008, McDougal & Associates, Virginia

ISBN-13: 9781934769027

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