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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Changing Old Habits for Good by G. Alan Marlatt, Deborah S. Romaine

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Introduction
It takes effort and focus to change, and it helps when you have a support team to cheer you on when you’re going strong and to pick you up and get you going again when you stumble. We’d like this book to be part of your support team.
Our old habits run the gamut from annoying to disruptive or damaging. It doesn’t matter what your habits are; the processes for change are the same. Though we take a lighthearted tone in our writing, we know the problems your habits create for you in your life are serious.
The information we present in this book reflects what’s known in clinical jargon as “evidence-based” knowledge and methods—objectively studied, tested, and demonstrated to be reliable. It’s not foolproof and not absolute—nothing is. ...

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