Difficult Personalities

Difficult Personalities

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We all have people in our lives who frustrate, annoy or hurt us. Consider those who claim 'I'm always right!', workplace bullies, or obsessive personality types. And most of us hurt others occasionally, too. In Difficult Personalities Dr Helen McGrath and Hazel Edwards take common situations and offer strategies to help, including- anger and conflict management achieving empathy optimism and assertion making decisions about difficult relationships This is a reassuring guide to dealing with the challenging behaviour we encounter daily, as well as with our own. It's an essential resource for understanding, living with or working with people whose behaviour is frustrating, confusing or damaging.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 139 x 198 x 20mm | 252g
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0143011987
  • 9780143011989
  • 181,906

About Helen McGrath

Best known for There's a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake, Hazel Edwards writes across media, for adults & children. Not Just a Piece of Cake - Being an Author (published by Brolga) is her 2015 memoir.

In 2013, she was awarded an OAM for Literature. As a national literary ambassador, Hazel supports various reading organisations. She mentors 'Hazelnuts' and is a director on the Australian Society of Authors' board and is the recipient of the 2009 ASA Medal awarded by her writing peers.



She has been nominated three times for The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award www.alma.se . This is the world's largest prize for children's and young adult literature.



Based on her Writing a Non Boring Family History, Hazel runs workshops for genealogists. Her junior history books include Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop, Professor Fred Hollows and Edith Cowan; A Quiet Woman of Note in the Aussie Heroes series.



Apart from going on an Antarctic expedition in 2001, she has co-written adventure memoirs including 'Trail Magic; Going Walkabout for 2184 Miles on the Appalachian Trail' with her son Trevelyan Quest Edwards, originator of the hippo concept. 'Difficult Personalities' with Dr Helen Mc Grath has been translated into Polish, Korean and Russian.



'f2m-the boy within', a YA novel, co-written with Ryan Kennedy tackles comi
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