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It's Not Personal: Lessons I've Learned from Dealing with Difficult…
by Cindy Hampel
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In It's Not Personal, award-winning writer Cindy Hampel shares some of the life-changing lessons she's learned from difficult encounters. Written from a layperson's point of view, the book offers readers practical suggestions and encouraging insights for dealing with difficult behavior. Topics include handling fear and guilt tactics, using resentment and regret as guideposts, staying poised under pressure, communicating more effectively with others, forgiving others as a way to help yourself, and being happy despite difficult encounters. Stories in the book include encounters with a school bully, a cranky neighbor, an arrogant business contact, and a needy elderly parent. The author reveals how the lessons she learned from these encounters freed her to focus again on her own goals instead of the difficult behavior of others. Fully indexed. 130 pages.
What others are saying about It's Not Personal:
"When someone is hostile to you, remember it's not always because of you. It's Not Personal: Lessons I've Learned from Dealing with Difficult Behavior is a self-help guide from Cindy Hampel as she advises readers on how to deal with ever so difficult people we undoubtedly encounter in our lives. Encouraging readers to not let it get them down and more, It's Not Personal is a choice read for those who want to face hostility and leave with their positivity." Five Stars.
Midwest Book Review
"Written for both adults and young adults, It's Not Personal...is filled with good advice. Who hasn't had to deal with bullies, a cranky neighbor, an unpleasant business encounter, and even a demanding elderly parent? Knowing how to deal with them lets you focus on your own goals and push life's common disturbances aside. In the end, it's really up to you." Recommended.
Bookviews by Alan Caruba
"I found myself nodding as I read...This is a book I will reference in the future to remind myself that it's not personal when I find myself dealing with difficult behavior.
Sharon, One Woman's Life in Maine blog
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:26:12 -0400)
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