BE HAPPY WITHOUT BEING PERFECT is about learning how to reset unrealistically high expectations and replace them with realistic, attainable goals - for your home, family, relationships, job, body and bank account. Dr Alice Domar will share lessons such as:
* Why we expect so much of ourselves and how failure to live up to our own expectations can have an adverse affect our emotional and physical health
* How to stop being so hard on yourself when you fall short of your own expectations
* How to alleviate the guilt and shame that perfectionism can trigger
* How to accept inadequacies in the areas in which perfectionist thinking is particularly prevalent and damaging
BE HAPPY WITHOUT BEING PERFECT provides the keys to releasing women from the straitjacket of stress and worry, showing them how to relax, enjoy and embrace what they have.
Smartly written, greatly insightful ... there's not a woman I know who wouldn't benefit from reading this book. Take in its lessons and you will find a deeper level of contentment and satisfaction in each day. This is essential reading for every women Miriam Nelson, PhD, associate professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, and author of the bestselling STRONG WOMEN book series Finally the message all women need to hear. It is time to stop beating yourself up and read BE HAPPY WITHOUT BEING PERFECT. It will save your life! Susan Love, MD, president and medical director, Dr Susan Love Research Foundation, and author of DR SUSAN LOVE'S MENOPAUSE AND HORMONE BOOK: Making Informed Choices and DR SUSAN LOVE'S BREAST BOOK Dr Domar fills her easy-to-read book with real-life examples from her own practice and offers solid, innovative advice for dealing with unreasonable expectations of life and self Marianne J. Legato, MD, founder and director, Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine Perfection is the enemy of happiness. Dr Domar teaches us to be more accepting of ourselves so we don't live in fear of failure Mehmet Oz, MD, professor of surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Medical Center