Rick Carson's Taming Your Gremlin® has helped hundreds of thousands of people combat the inner saboteur lurking in the recesses of every human mind. Now Rick takes you to the next level by revealing new ways to escape your gremlin. Rick shows how to access the "natural you"—a place of clear feelings and pure potential. He also shares his powerful I CREATE method: seven keys for creating rewarding relationships, which our gremlins love to mess with. With wit, wisdom, and plenty of real-life vignettes, Rick helps gremlin-tamers at all levels give gremlins less than the time of day.
About the Author
This is Rick Carson's fourth book for HarperCollins. His seminal work, Taming Your Gremlin(R), has had a remarkable track record. Translated into several languages, Taming Your Gremlin has been a consistent seller since 1984. For thousands in a cross-section of cultures and circumstances, the Gremlin-Taming Method serves as a foundation for responding to everyday challenges and for living a satisfying life.
For over thirty-five years Rick has been a counselor, personal and executive coach, and trainer for mental health professionals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. His work is used in the training of psychotherapists, personal and executive coaches, substance abuse specialists, corrections personnel, teachers, corporate executives, clergy, and others. He is a former faculty member at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and a clinical member and approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Rick is the founder of the Gremlin Taming Institute in Dallas, Texas.
“A Master Class in Gremlin-Taming(R) has a subtle and powerful effect.”
---Michael Port, national best-selling author of Book Yourself Solid
“A Master Class in Gremlin-Taming(R) is filled with insightful, power-packed wisdom. It opened up many perspectives for me.”
---Craig Hall, entrepreneur, philanthropist, author of The Responsible Entrepreneur, and 2007 recipient of the Horatio Alger Award
“A must-read. . .for professionals. . .[and] for ANYONE interested in a satisfying journey through life.”
---Mary Olk, Ph.D., CPCC, Personal Development Coach and Psychologist
“This new book will be even more helpful in taming that nasty little Gremlin that...all performers carry around.”
---John Mahon, Percussionist and Vocalist, The Elton John Band
“Gremlin-taming is a most worthy ambition, and Rick Carson is a most worthy advocate and ally.”
---Jimmie Dale Gilmore, singer, songwriter, and three-time Grammy Award nominee
“Carson’s strategies refuse to dwell on the past and free us to live in the moment: to breathe, to enjoy, and to be true to our heart. Fans of positive psychology will find a friend in this thought-provoking book.”