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You can break free from “I’m no good”! “Lessons that are not bound by “other people’s expectations ”: First cognitive behavioral therapy” released

You can break free from “I’m no good”! “Lessons that are not bound by “other people’s expectations”: First cognitive behavioral therapy” released

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Press release: February 13, 2024
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You can break free from “I’m no good”! “Lessons that are not bound by “other people’s expectations”: First cognitive behavioral therapy” released
*Clinical psychologist Misuzu Nakajima, who is also known for NHK’s “Asaichi”, teaches techniques to not get attached to people’s evaluations or affection! *
NHK Publishing’s new book “Lessons that are not bound by “people’s expectations” – First cognitive behavioral therapy” was released on February 13th.

In relationships, you are always trying to meet someone else’s expectations. Or you always end up playing a character that someone else has expectations of, and you’re feeling uneasy about it. Have you ever felt that way?

Also, do any of the following apply to you?

-Tends to prioritize other people’s intentions over your own feelings -Focus on things that went wrong more than things that went well ・I feel like I’m not being appreciated even though I’m working hard ・It’s hard to make a decision when someone says, “You can do whatever you want.” ・I feel embarrassed if I don’t do everything perfectly, and I can’t forgive myself.
・I feel very tired after meeting people, perhaps because I’m so careful about my surroundings.

In this book, psychotherapy expert Misuzu Nakajima uses several case studies to help people who tend to burden themselves with the burden of trying to live up to other people’s expectations. )”, we will explain in an easy way how to be freed from it.

His previous books include “Why do people still come to work after retirement?” and “Escape the lazy habit!”
This is the long-awaited latest book by the much-talked-about author who appeared on NHK’s “Asaichi” with works such as “Notes to Quit 3 Minutes a Day.”

* 【table of contents】*
Chapter 1: Why are we bound by other people’s expectations?
Chapter 2: Can behavioral patterns be changed? – Cognitive
restructuring methods and behavioral experiments
Chapter 3 Beliefs that make it easier to be bound by expectations – self-sacrifice schema
Chapter 4: How to doubt your own “normal” – Perfectionism schema Chapter 5 Overcoming “I can’t decide” – “I don’t have confidence in my abilities” schema
Chapter 6 Breaking out of “conditional self-esteem” – “not being loved” schema Chapter 7: Communication techniques for building equal relationships – “DESC method” of assertion
Chapter 8: Protecting boundaries between yourself and others Chapter 9: Don’t depend on other people’s evaluations or love – how to increase self-esteem
Chapter 10: Work to regain your sense of self

* 【author】*
* Misuzu Nakajima (Nakashima Misuzu) *
Clinical psychologist, Doctor of Psychology. Academic Collaborative Researcher, Graduate School of Human Environment, Kyushu University. His work focuses on workplace mental health, group cognitive behavioral therapy, and adult developmental disorders. He is the author of “Lessons to Reduce Worries, Anxiety, and Anger” (Kobunsha Shinsho), “Why Does That Person Continue to Work Even After
Retirement” (NHK Publishing Shinsho), and “Escape the Lazy Habit!” There are many books such as “Notebook to quit for 3 minutes a day” (Subarusha). Product information
Book title: “Lessons that are not bound by “other people’s
expectations”: The first cognitive behavioral therapy”
Author: Misuzu Nakajima
Publisher: NHK Publishing
Release date: February 13, 2024
List price: 968 yen (tax included)
Format: Shinsho paperback
Number of pages: 224 pages
ISBN:978-4-14-088714-1
NHK Publishing EC site: https://www.nhk-book.co.jp/detail/000000887142024.html Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4140887141/
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