Harriet B. She was Braiker died Saturday at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena of respiratory failure after suffering from pneumonia, said her husband, Steven Fink. Fink said his wife became intrigued in the early s with emerging research on the Type A personality -- hard-driving men who make themselves vulnerable to cardiovascular disease by their nonstop, workaholic behavior.
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If you struggle with where, when, and how to draw the line between your own desires and the demands of others, buy this book! People pleasers are not just nice people who go overboard trying to make everyone happy. Those who suffer from the Disease to Please are people who say "Yes" when they really want to say "No. Their debilitating fears of anger and confrontation force them to use "niceness" and "people-pleasing" as self-defense camouflage.
Best-selling author and frequent "Oprah" guest Dr. Harriet Braiker offers clear, positive, practical, and easily do-able steps toward recovery.
Begin with a simple but revealing quiz to discover what type of people-pleaser you are. Then learn how making even small changes to any single portion of the Disease to Please Triangle - involving your thoughts, feelings, and behavior - will cause a dramatic, positive and long-lasting change to the overall syndrome. As a recovered peoplepleaser, you will finally see that a balanced way of living that takes others into consideration but puts the emphasis first on pleasing yourself and gaining your own approval is the clearest path to health and happiness.
Sold by: Amazon. In Who's Pulling Your Strings? Harriet B. Braiker, New York Times bestselling author of The Disease to Please , explains how depression, low self-esteem, chronic anger, and feelings of helplessness are often the result of being caught in relationships with manipulative people--including family members, friends, coworkers, and associates.
More importantly, she arms readers with the knowledge and tools they need to understand and identify manipulative personalities and to free themselves from the bondage of relationships with them. Working from sound psychological theory and research, yet writing in a warm, accessible style, Braiker exposes the most common methods manipulative people use to control others--and makes clear that it takes at least two people to enable such a relationship to function.
With the help of valuable self-assessment quizzes, action plans, and how-to exercises she empowers readers to:. More than just the World Trade Centers were destroyed on September Also lost to us was the sense of security and peace of mind taken for granted by generations of Americans. Written by Harriet Braiker, renowned psychologist and author of the New York Times advice bestseller The Disease to Please , The September 11 Syndrome: Anxious Days and Sleepless Nights arms readers with proven techniques for developing psychological hardiness and emotional resiliency.
Braiker imparts the keys to regaining a sense of control over life and the freedom of mind to travel, conduct business, and experience everyday joys without being crippled by fear. Skip to main content Harriet B. Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. Are you an author? Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Learn more at Author Central.
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Books By Harriet B. What's wrong with being a "people pleaser? Who's Pulling Your Strings? Braiker Ph. A self-empowering plan for anyone who wants to stop being manipulated by others In Who's Pulling Your Strings?
With the help of valuable self-assessment quizzes, action plans, and how-to exercises she empowers readers to: Recognize the signs of a manipulative relationship Spot manipulators and their typical modus operandi Assess their own vulnerability to manipulation Identify the 7 main "Head Games" manipulators play Proven methods for how to live fully and panic-free in the face of anxiety and stress More than just the World Trade Centers were destroyed on September Other Formats: Paperback.
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