It's Not Personal: Lessons I've Learned from Dealing with Difficult Behavior

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In It's Not Personal, award-winning writer Cindy Hampel shares some of the life-changing lessons she's learned from difficult encounters. Written from a layperson's point of view, the book offers readers practical suggestions and encouraging insights for dealing with difficult behavior. Topics include handling fear and guilt tactics, using resentment and regret as guideposts, staying poised under pressure, communicating more effectively with others, forgiving others as a way to help yourself, and being happy despite difficult encounters. Stories in the book include encounters with a school bully, a cranky neighbor, an arrogant business contact, and a needy elderly parent. The author reveals how the lessons she learned from these encounters freed her to focus again on her own goals instead of the difficult behavior of others. Fully indexed. 130 pages.

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"When someone is hostile to you, remember it's not always because of you. It's Not Personal: Lessons I've Learned from Dealing with Difficult Behavior is a self-help guide from Cindy Hampel as she advises readers on how to deal with ever so difficult people we undoubtedly encounter in our lives. Encouraging readers to not let it get them down and more, It's Not Personal is a choice read for those who want to face hostility and leave with their positivity." Five Stars.

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"Written for both adults and young adults, It's Not Personal...is filled with good advice. Who hasn't had to deal with bullies, a cranky neighbor, an unpleasant business encounter, and even a demanding elderly parent? Knowing how to deal with them lets you focus on your own goals and push life's common disturbances aside. In the end, it's really up to you." Recommended.

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"I found myself nodding as I read...This is a book I will reference in the future to remind myself that it's not personal when I find myself dealing with difficult behavior.

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"A 'must-have' for anyone who reads self-help books." -- Joanne Huspek, Associated Content

"Encouraging readers not to let [difficult people] get them down and more, It's Not Personal is a choice read for those who want to face hostility and leave with their positivity." Five Stars. -- Midwest Book Review

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Book Description Orange Sun Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. . .A must-have for anyone who reads self-help books, says Joanne Huspek of Associated Content. In this book of personal vignettes, the author discovers hopeful spiritual lessons hidden in difficult situations. Cindy shares how the spiritual lessons she learned freed her to focus again on her own goals instead of the difficult behavior of others. Written from a layperson s point of view, the book discusses: why difficult behavior isn t personal, how to handle fear and guilt tactics, what to learn from resentment and regret, how to stay poised under pressure, how to communicate more effectively, why you should forgive others, and how to be happy despite difficult encounters. It s Not Personal is written for busy readers. Each chapter is short, starting with a personal story and ending with a summary tag line. The 130-page paperback version is fully indexed. A Kindle version is also available at $9.99. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Cindy Hampel has earned awards for investigative journalism and feature writing. She has reported for daily newspapers, served in corporate media relations, and consulted on editorial projects for nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Please visit the Orange Sun Press web site at WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT IT S NOT PERSONAL . When someone is hostile to you, remember it s not always because of you. It s Not Personal: Lessons I ve Learned from Dealing with Difficult Behavior is a self-help guide from Cindy Hampel as she advises readers on how to deal with ever so difficult people we undoubtedly encounter in our lives. Encouraging readers to not let it get them down and more, It s Not Personal is a choice read for those who want to face hostility and leave with their positivity. Five Stars. Midwest Book Review It s Not Personal is well written and concise. Ms. Hampel s personal examples cover a number of situations that many people find difficult. I will recommend this book to clients and colleagues. Five Stars. Susan Varady, MSW Cindy Hampel s book is a well written and succinct guide to understanding and dealing with difficult behavior.Cindy brings a host of real-life examples and responses into view for readers. This thought provoking resource would prove valuable for anyone trying to understand difficult behavior and improve their reaction to it. Five Stars. J. Walsh Written for both adults and young adults, It s Not Personal: Lessons I ve Learned from Dealing with Difficult Behavior.is filled with good advice. Hampel, who has won an award for investigative journalism and has.experience with corporate and non-profit organizations, addresses how to handle fear and guilt tactics, stay poised under pressure, and the kind of attitude one needs to get through difficult encounters and experiences. Who hasn t had to deal with bullies, a cranky neighbor, an unpleasant business encounter, and even a demanding elderly parent? Knowing how to deal with them lets you focus on your own goals and push life s common disturbances aside. In the end, it s really up to you. Recommended. Bookviews by Alan Caruba. Seller Inventory # APC9780984544301

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