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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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Chapter 11
Why Try Again?
In This Chapter
• You’ve come a long way!
• Be kind to yourself
• Relapse risks
• Things to remember when you’re blue
In professional baseball, there’s not a player on the field who ever wishes he were somewhere else than right there on that field. It’s a dream come true, to step onto the field and look up into the stands where thousands of fans watch and cheer. For all those kids who turn out for Little League, only a talented and fortunate few make it to the big leagues. Just taking the field is a tremendous accomplishment.
Each player steps up to the plate and gives the pitch his best swing. He pushes aside all worries and anxieties to focus on only one thing: the ball coming at him. In his mind’s eye, all he sees is ...

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