The Gift of Fear

Survival Signals that Protect Us from Violence

Author: Gavin De Becker

Publisher: Dell Publishing Company


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 420

View: 813

Explains how to use the power of intuition to identify and avoid danger, and shares advice on restraining orders and self-defense tactics

Summary of the Gift of Fear

By Gavin de Becker

Author: Fastreads

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform



Page: 24

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"Real fear is a signal intended to be very brief, a mere servant of intuition." - Gavin de Becker "There are two rules about fear that, if you accept them, can improve your use of it, reduce its frequency, and literally transform your experience of life." - Gavin de Becker "Like every creature, you can know when you are in the presence of danger. You have the gift of a brilliant internal guardian that stands ready to warn you of hazards and guide you through risky situations." - Gavin de Becker "If you tell someone ten times that you don't want to talk to him, you are talking to them-nine more times than you wanted to." - Gavin de Becker What will you gain from reading this book? It's possible to predict danger by listening to your intuition Intuition isn't supernatural or mystical but instead it's your natural defense mechanism Criminals, no matter how heartless, are humans just like you, and you can predict their behavior if you observe them carefully How to use your survival signals to sense danger- they will save your life! Asking the right questions, even when it seems rude, can make all the difference in identifying danger How to tell the difference between a real threat or simply hollow words meant to intimidate you A stalker who refuses to stop bothering you doesn't mean he loves you When you face an intimate enemy, know that your troubles won't fade away even if you've become immune to them ***Don't Miss Gavin de Becker's gripping book, "The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence." In this book, de Becker explores the dark world of not only how fear can drive us, but also how we must use it to our advantage. Gain his key insights on how to protect yourself in this stark look at evil, violence, and the human mind.*** Book Summary Overview The number of rapes, murders, robberies and other crimes has increased enormously today. It's shocking that at least 75 women are raped with every passing hour in the USA alone. The best way to keep safe is to prevent such danger, and that's where this book comes in. Sure, it's easy to say rather than do it, and violence can make you go numb with fear, but the fact that you can use your fear to protect yourself is not only incredible but also makes sense. Whether you have a stalker harassing you or your husband abusing you, Gavin De Becker shows you how to deal with it. Written in an engaging manner, this book makes you realize that it's possible to predict danger by relying on your intuition. Never disregard what your intuition has to say. Needless to say, this book can certainly save your life if you remember that fear that sometimes feels like a curse can also be your biggest ally. Own your copy today!

The Psychology of Teen Violence and Victimization

Author: Michele A. Paludi

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Psychology

Page: 560

View: 189

• Contributions from 70 internationally renowned authors and advocates, comprising all original materials • Bibliographies presented at the ends of each chapter • Name and subject indices • Websites and organizations relevant to teen violence

Moving Beyond Assessment

A practical guide for beginning helping professionals

Author: Melissa D. Grady

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 817

Moving Beyond Assessment: A Practical Guide for Beginning Helping Professionals is a text designed to help beginning professionals from social work, nursing, psychology, counseling, and other related disciplines navigate the early stages of working with clients in a variety of settings. The authors are experienced clinicians, supervisors, and professors who have trained hundreds of graduate students to learn how to assess, intervene, and evaluate their work with clients. In addition to the direct practice focus of the book, the authors address issues such as self-care, the basics of neurobiology, working with multi-disciplinary teams, evidence-based practice, and supervision. The text has a user-friendly tone and the authors have included numerous practice vignettes and their own personal and professional experiences to exhibit how the content can be applied to real life settings. Beginning practitioners will find tips, tools, resources, and concrete examples they can use to enhance their work with clients and normalize their experiences in the helping field, while learning how to take care of themselves as professionals. This text is an essential guide for anyone who is seeking to become a helping professional.

Beauty Bites Beast

Awakening the Warrior Within Women and Girls

Author: Ellen Snortland



Category: Social Science

Page: 198

View: 466

Women are capable of defending themselves and their loved ones--if they learn how. It is not the female's size, it is her culturally induced ignorance that makes her think she is helpless. This book is a clarion call to "sleeping beauties" to wake up and take charge of their own self-defense--both verbal and physical--and celebrates women (and kids) who fought back. Funny and provocative, this is an irreverent but deadly serious look at how family, religion, history, news and entertainment keep women thinking they are defenseless.--From publisher description.

The Obstacle is the Way

The Ancient Art of Turning Adversity to Advantage

Author: Ryan Holiday

Publisher: Profile Books


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 229

View: 586

We give up too easily. With a simple change of attitude, what seem like insurmountable obstacles become once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Ryan Holiday, who dropped out of college at nineteen to serve as an apprentice to bestselling 'modern Machiavelli' Robert Greene and is now a media consultant for billion-dollar brands, draws on the philosophy of the Stoics to guide you in every situation, showing that what blocks our path actually opens one that is new and better. If the competition threatens you, it's time to be fearless, to display your courage. An impossible deadline becomes a chance to show how dedicated you are. And as Ryan discovered as Director of Marketing for American Apparel, if your brand is generating controversy - it's also potentially generating publicity. The Stoic philosophy - that what is in the way, is the way - can be applied to any problem: it's a formula invented more than 2,000 years ago, whose effectiveness has been proven in battles and board rooms ever since. From Barack Obama's ability to overcome obstacles in his election races, to the design of the iPhone, the stoic philosophy has helped its users become world-beaters.


Making the Most of First Impressions, Body Language, and Charisma

Author: Patti Wood

Publisher: New World Library


Category: Self-Help

Page: 280

View: 419

From business meetings to social events to first dates to job interviews, we all encounter new people every day. Our ability to read body cues and convey the right first impression drives the success and quality of our personal and professional lives. Body language expert Patti Wood, a sought-after consultant and speaker to Fortune 500 companies, helps businesses and individuals stand out, create profitable relationships, and thrive in competitive circumstances. Now she brings that knowledge to our daily lives, offering practical and proven guidance on accurately interpreting body cues and creating impressions both in person and digitally. In Snap, you’ll learn how to: * Use your voice and body language to convey confidence and charisma, authenticity and authority * Immediately discern people’s hidden agendas * Make the best impressions via email, phone, video conferencing, and social networks * Convey and interpret signals of likability, power, credibility, and attractiveness * Use nonverbal tools to spot true integrity or recognize charming frauds * Attract the best matches in business and romantic partners * Recognize how you really look to others

Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television, and Other Fields

Author: Thomson Gale

Publisher: Gale Cengage


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 452

View: 584

In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors(r) New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors(r) entries. For your convenience, a soft-cover cumulative index is sent biannually

Contemporary Authors

A Bio-bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television and Other Fields




Category: Authors

Page: 450

View: 690