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Book Review: Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction:  A Biblical Path Towards Freedom, by Elizabeth A. Shartle [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that definitely lives up to its name.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Healing Night

Healing Night:  The Science And Spirit Of Sleeping, Dreaming, And Awakening, by Rubin R. Naiman As someone whose sleep problems are pretty openly acknowledged [1], I frequently read books that talk about sleep.  Most of the books, quite sensibly, talk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kidding Ourselves

Kidding Ourselves:  The Hidden Power Of Self-Deception, by Joseph T. Hallinan This book is sort of the flip side of the author’s previous book on why we make mistakes.  This is the sort of book that happens fairly organically for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Transactional Analysis In Psychotherapy

Transactional Analysis In Psychotherapy, by Eric Berne, MD This is an interesting book, if you find psychology interesting [1].  Written by the same fellow who wrote the much less technical and much more popular book Games People Play, this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Games People Play

Games People Play:  The Psychology Of Human Relationships, by Eric Berne, MD Some time ago, I made a note that my pastor was enthusiastic about this book and recommended that we in the congregation read it.  Since it was a … Continue reading

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Leaping The Hurdle Of Low Expectations

I have commented before [1] on the strange disconnect that often exists between my fervor in evaluating things and my strong aversion about being evaluated by others.  While I certainly have a bias and perspective, I consider myself to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Anxious Christian

The Anxious Christian:  Can God Use Your Anxiety For Good?, by Rhett Smith [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The subtitle of this book rather gives the game … Continue reading

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Book Review: Never Split The Difference

Never Split The Difference:  Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It, Chris Voss with Tahl Raz I read this book after a bit of time, since someone recommended this book to me some time ago and the book was … Continue reading

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Book Review: No Trolls Allowed Guidebook

No Trolls Allowed Guidebook, by Kerry Orchard, illustrated by Roberto Gonazlez [This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den/Burroughs Manor Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It is the nature of anxious people–children as well as … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Danny Found His Brave

How Danny Found His Brave, by Kerry Orchard, illustrated by Roberto Gonzalez [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Author’s Den/Burroughs Manor Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There are plenty of children who are fairly … Continue reading

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