Your Own Worst Enemy: Understanding the Paradox of Self-Defeating Behavior
Roy F. Baumeister
Publisher: Basic Books (April 1993)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.2 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
Most people would agree that a basic human goal is to maximize pleasure and minimize pain. Yet people constantly seem to sabotage that very goal. This is a probing look at what lies beneath our surprising inclination to seize defeat from the jaws of victory.