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Publisher's Summary

In this series of talks, author and internationally renowned self-esteem expert Dr Melanie Fennell describes how poor self-esteem develops and what keeps it going, and sets out effective strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you to overcome it.

This series of ten talks includes:

  • The nature of low self-esteem
  • How low self-esteem develops and what keeps it going
  • Testing anxious predications.
  • Learning to question self-critical thinking
  • Learning to appreciate and care for yourself
  • Changing the rules
  • Moving forward to a happier, more positive future.

©2012 Melanie Fennell (P)2012 Melanie Fennell

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Wow

Soothing, objective and nourishing, overcoming low self esteem was a life saver. I recommend it to anyone feeling mentally and emotionally exhausted. It really gave me the power of separating/ gathering my thoughts and feelings and placing them in its proper context.

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Worth listening even for people with good self est

My opinion is rhat the book contains valuable real life applicable advises.

Seems that self esteem is flexible reflecting our life journey ups & downs not set in stone. The author teach us how to use different tools to develop kinder and more accepting attetude towards our self.

i may listen the book few more times l.

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  • Darin Ackre
  • 19-09-2019

Excellent summary of treatment from an expert!

very good overview of the areas to focus on to enlighten and assist persons with low self-esteem in their journey to be more compassionate to themselves.

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  • Alde
  • 16-03-2015

Informative

The message is clear and it helps understanding the roots of our problems it is also encouraging. I recommend it

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  • You
  • 27-08-2016

Transformational book

This book digs deep to the root causes of low self esteem and proposes very practical solutions. I am already seeing remarkable improvement in myself. I strongly recommend this book to anyone struggling with low self esteem.

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  • Apollo
  • 28-07-2018

Very helpful

A great insight into basic level anxiety, low self esteem and depression. If you have a more severe level of these things, the book allows you the opportunity to recognise that and decide whether seeking more professional help is a good option.

Overall, I’m pleased with the final result and I do feel that I have a much more positive outlook on my life.

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  • Aryeh Kahn
  • 09-01-2020

Very helpful for increasing confidence

Narrator has a headmistress voice that is strong but kindly and caring. Listening to this audiobook enabled me to do some things I'd not dared to do. I'll be sure to listen to the audiobook again and again to integrate her very helpful no nonsense reassuring approach to life into my core.

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  • Sophie Anderson
  • 20-03-2019

very useful

A lovely, calming voice helps you to map out some inner thoughts. Not cheesy or grating like some self-helps can be.

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  • Dominic Cappell
  • 02-04-2018

nice set of talks

interesting and recommended by my therapist. Good way to use three hours, full of good practical suggests.

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  • Mrs E. Whapshott
  • 28-03-2018

great book

liked this book as there are points that really make you think and points that you can work on.

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  • relly
  • 16-06-2020

Ah ha!

Many ah ha! Moments when reading this book. Got a feeling I will read it over again and again.

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  • Coffee please
  • 18-09-2016

Very poor. Very patronising.

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No help at all. I found this to be very patronising and full of nonsense and very cliched advice. I barely took anything from it, despite struggling the whole way thru it!

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  • Nicola Pryce
  • 22-03-2021

loved it

loved it, will listen again, very revealing, made a lot of sense, well worth a listen

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  • Open Ears
  • 08-10-2016

DULL!

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For me, i found this very very boring. Slow paced and unhelpful. I had heard all the advice a million times before. Contained nothing new. Maybe int he 80's this was an exciting and helpful book but times have moved on. Sorry, not for me.

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  • Ludovico Mack
  • 19-07-2021

Short and overall very good

Very enjoyable audio, nice narrator, concise ideas and examples.
Enjoyed it the whole way through!

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