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Boundaries by Jennie Miller, Victoria Lambert
  

Boundaries

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A self-help book for our modern age, using boundaries to create a mentally and physically healthier you. In this 24/7 world, psychotherapist Jennie Miller and journalist Victoria Lambert have initiated a four step programme using boundaries to firstly focus on yourself, followed by the workplace, love, and family. Exercises, practical tips, and explanations sit side by side, supporting, and stimulating new thoughts and feelings. I found myself turning to the chapters that resonated most clearly with me, even those that didn’t connect to my personal situation, I still found fascinating. It is interesting to note in the conclusion, that Victoria found the writing of this book with Jennie, incredibly valuable and fulfilling. Boundaries just makes so much sense, it really is an encouraging read, teeming with practical, useful and helpful tips. ~ Liz Robinson

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Boundaries by Jennie Miller, Victoria Lambert

A four-step programme to help develop self-esteem, create time to do the things that nourish and fulfil you, discover a deep sense of calm, and achieve healthy control over your life, home and work, co-written by psychotherapist and relationship expert Jennie Miller and award-winning journalist Victoria Lambert. The need to understand where to draw the line has never been more acute, with new online trends seeping quickly into our consciousness often before we've had time to consider what personal boundaries they might require. Covering email etiquette, office politics, healthy parenting, dating among the over 50s, oversharing, relationships and more, there is no other book that deals effectively and practically with the embryonic and ever-evolving relationship codes of today. Discover how to set personal boundaries in the most important aspects of your life: from sleep to fitness, diet to social media and computer usage, and build the self-confidence that results from learning to care for yourself. Then you can progress to applying that knowledge to all aspects of your life including work, home and relationships. With anonymised cases from Jennie's clinical practice, Boundaries contains exercises, motivational quotes, statistics, and clearly signposts when exactly you need to bring in the boundaries.

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Good on sensible steps that ordinary people can take to improve their lives, Boundaries kindly yet firmly reminds the reader about the importance of saying no before everything gets too much, the potential problems with over-sharing and the best routes to navigate the draining dramas of office politics. Case studies from Jennie's clinical practice are motivating examples of how positive changes can be made and the use of statistics throughout give the advice a solid grounding. Will strike a chord with readers of any age needing to reconsider where they draw the line. - The Independent


About the Author

About Jennie MillerJennie Miller MSc is a Transactional Analysis psychotherapist, trainer and relationship expert with 20 years' experience specialising in depression, working one-to-one with personality disorders, and seeing couples. She is also the founder of the very popular `The Key to Couples Work', a TA-based training programme that she delivers in this country and abroad. She works with the Armed Forces training their welfare officers, and is currently designing a training programme for solicitors' practices and other professional offices. In her private practice, she sees individuals for long-term psychotherapy, couples, and small family groups. Jennie is well known internationally for her work in relationships and creative use of boundaries. About Victoria LambertVictoria Lambert is an international award-winning journalist, and has written for most of the UK's national newspapers, principally the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian and the Daily Mail. She has written for numerous magazines including Woman & Home, The Spectator and Saga, and has been a columnist for Geographical and education magazine School House where she is the agony aunt. Staff positions have included Health Editor of the Daily Telegraph and Health Editor of the Daily Mail, plus Foreign Editor, in Australia, of the Sydney Daily Telegraph. Victoria Lambert's work is syndicated worldwide and she has been recognised with awards including the Best Cancer Reporter Award 2011 presented by the European School of Oncology.

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Book Info

Publication date

11th January 2018

Author

Jennie Miller, Victoria Lambert

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Publisher

HQ an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Lifestyle & Health
Get a Spring in Your Step
Mind & Body

Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem
Family & relationships

ISBN

9780008240820

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