|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -316).
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| The nature of self-esteem -- The pathological critic -- Disarming the critic -- Accurate self-assessment -- Cognitive distortions -- Compassion -- The shoulds -- Handling mistakes -- Responding to criticism -- Asking for what you want -- Goal setting and planning -- Visualization -- Hypnosis for self-acceptance -- I'm still not ok -- Core beliefs -- Building self-esteem in children.
|| A program for challenging the "inner critic" begins with the premise that destructive interior messages played over and over can hold a person back and offers practical advice on how to stop this negative behavior.