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Pack Leader Psychology

A Nonfiction Self-Help Book by Harper West ©2012

Pack Leader Psychology is a non-fiction self-help book that applies the simple, but powerful, concepts of a popular dog-training method to human psychology. You’ll discover how to gain self-acceptance, stop self-blaming, discover your authentic self, strengthen your personality, and have more-fulfilling relationships. Based on the indisputable primal behaviors of fight-or-flight and key ideas from social psychology, you’ll learn how to spot people who want to take advantage of you, how to attract emotionally healthy people into your life, how to raise children with strong self-worth, and how to unleash yourself from unhealthy emotional responses.

  • Would you like to learn how to avoid being taken advantage of by other people?
  • Or would you like to be less of an aggressive bully?
  • Do you wonder why you are so fearful, anxious, depressed, obsessive or phobic?
  • Or are you emotionless, afraid to admit that you are uncertain or insecure?
  • Do you feel you are on “high alert”, nervous, sleepless and distracted?
  • Are you overly sensitive to criticism and the opinions of others?
  • Do you “lash in” at yourself in self-blame?
  • Do you feel you can’t control when you “lash out” at others in anger?
  • Are you a “people-pleaser,” eager to accommodate to the needs of others?
  • Or do you steamroll over others, dominating and controlling them?
  • Are you eager to be liked, yet afraid to open up to others?
  • Are you quick to anger, paranoid and defensive?
  • Are you shy, struggling to fit in with others?
  • Or are you a “drama queen,” constantly acting out to gain attention?

All these common behaviors can be explained with simple, yet powerful concepts about human psychology that I discovered, believe it or not, while I was training my dog, Reilly. (more…)