Table of Contents

UNWANTED HABITS:  WHAT WE DO AND WHY WE KEEP DOING IT

  1. Habits Make Us Do It
  2. You Are What You Choose, Not Your Habits
  3. Habitual Impulses
  4. Sometimes You Manage Your Impulses
  5. The Anatomy of Self-Management
  6. Mind, Brain, and Behavior
  7. Brain Knows and Decides Before We Do
  8. How Mind and Brain Interact
  9. Emotions Make It Possible to Decide
  10. How Brains Construct Reactions and Emotions
  11. Why You React the Way You Do
  12. Putting It All Together

HOW TO ACT FROM CHOICE

  1. Introduction to the Act from Choice Method
  2. T Is for the Truth of What Happens
  3. O Is for Objective
  4. M Is for Motivation
  5. Decide Whether to Commit
  6. C Is for Commitment
  7. A Is for Awareness
  8. P Is for Plan
  9. Simple Plans for Cold Habits
  10. Complex Plans for Hot Habits
  11. How to Cultivate Your Values by Managing
    Unwanted Attitudes

AFTERWORD: Be How You Mean to Be

Introduction
Highlights of the Act from Choice Method
Tools to Use During Pause and Choose
About Certain Emotions
Slogans, Mantras and Aphorisms
Developing Greater Awareness

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
NOTES
BIBILIOGRAPHY
INDEX
THE AUTHOR