Taming Your Gremlin (Revised Edition): A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way (Paperback)

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The completely updated edition of this classic includes powerful methods for freeing oneself from self-defeating behaviors and beliefs

Your gremlin interprets your every experience. He has nothing good to say about you or anything you do. Just when you feel you’ve out-argued him, he changes his strategy. Grapple with him and you become more enmeshed. What he hates is simply being noticed. That’s the first step to his taming. This and many other powerful techniques await you.

This is a low-key but tremendously effective approach to banishing the tenacious nemesis within. Readers will learn:

  • How simply noticing their gremlin is the first step in gremlin taming.
  • How to experiment playfully with new actions and attitudes.
  • Simple exercises for tuning in to their true self and tuning out their gremlin…and much more.

About the Author

Rick Carson's seminal work, Taming Your Gremlin®, has been translated into several languages and has been a consistent seller since 1984. For thousands in a cross-section of cultures and circumstances, the Gremlin-Taming Method serves as a foundation for responding to everyday challenges and for living a satisfying life.

For over thirty-five years Rick has been a counselor, personal and executive coach, and trainer for mental health professionals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. His work is used in the training of psychotherapists, personal and executive coaches, substance abuse specialists, corrections personnel, teachers, corporate executives, clergy, and others. He is a former faculty member at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and a clinical member and approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Rick is the founder of the Gremlin Taming Institute in Dallas, Texas.

Praise For…

"I have found 'Gremlin-Taming' to be a unique, imaginative, and effective tool on my path of deep healing. It has helped me dump some of the baggage which hindered my life so unnecessarily. It is also fun. . . . I highly recommend it!" — Joan Baez

"Rick Carson is a genius at exploring our inner conflicts in novel ways—I almost said fun ways. If you would like to engage in a form of self-exploration that is upbeat and that retains a sense of humor, unlike most of the depressively morbid forms of psychotherapy, this is your book. And there's a bonus: it works." — Larry Dossey, MD, Executive Editor, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, and author of Healing Beyond the Body, Reinventing Medicine, and Healing Words

"I loved Taming Your Gremlin®. . . . The imagery of this book led me to a very profound awareness—a new form of the fable the 'Emperor's New Clothes.'" — Virginia M. Satir, author of Peoplemaking and Conjoint Family Therapy, about the first edition

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060520229
ISBN-10: 0060520221
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: July 8th, 2003
Pages: 192
Language: English