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I Used to Have a Handle on Life But It Broke: Six Power Solutions for Women with Too Much to Doby Mary Loverde
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andlt;Bandgt;Working 24/7 and andlt;Iandgt;STILLandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt; Can't Get It All Done?andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Then andlt;Iandgt;don't!andlt;/Iandgt; Most women think that the only way to manage the mounting chaos in their lives is to take control and organize, organize, organize. No wonder we have overwhelming to-do lists that leave us feeling exhausted and powerless! But in andlt;Iandgt;I Used to Have a Handle on Life but It Broke,andlt;/Iandgt; Mary LoVerde has a better idea. andlt;BRandgt; Showing us that the opposite of control is not chaos but contentment, LoVerde demonstrates how to counter the natural urge to assume responsibility for andlt;Iandgt;everything.andlt;/Iandgt; In place of frustrating and futile controlling strategies, she gives readers straightforward techniques for maintaining their energy and keeping their balance no matter what life throws their way. Recognizing that we often confuse control with power, LoVerde delineates six solutions that will help women change from striving for control to thriving with true power: andlt;BRandgt; 1. Pose good questions andlt;BRandgt; 2. Pay attentionandlt;BRandgt; 3. Predict your Achilles' heelandlt;BRandgt; 4. Partner with womenandlt;BRandgt; 5. Pause before judgingandlt;BRandgt; 6. Position yourself andlt;BRandgt; With her trademark sense of humor and the compassionate voice that has earned her such a strong national following, Mary LoVerde shows us that the result of letting go is not a black hole of dirty laundry and unpaid bills, but a life that is light, free, and joyful.
Showing that the opposite of control is not chaos but contentment, LoVerde demonstrates how to counter the natural urge to assume responsibility for everything. In place of frustrating and futile controlling strategies, she gives readers straightforward techniques for maintaining their energy and keeping their balance no matter what life throws their way.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Mary LoVerdeandlt;/bandgt; is the president of Life Balance, Inc., and was formerly on the faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and director of the Hypertension Research Center in the Division of Internal Medicine. She is the author of andlt;Iandgt;Stop Screaming at the Microwave!andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Touching Tomorrow.andlt;/Iandgt; She lives in Aurora, Colorado.
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