High-Octane Women by Sherrie Bourg Carter
How Superachievers Can Avoid Burnout

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This title is filled with expert advice on how to avoid burnout and maintain a healthy work/life balance. Today, women all over the world hold many of the highest positions in government and business. Unfortunately, there is another, perilous side to this success story. Many bright, ambitious, and highly driven women ultimately burn out before their male counterparts. What causes them to give up, melt-down, or just walk away when they seem to have it all? And more importantly, what can be done to prevent it? In this authoritative, thoroughly researched volume, psychologist Sherrie Bourg Carter draws on more than 15 years experience and expertise to explore the unique challenges high-achieving women face and provides helpful insights and practical ways to avoid burnout, enjoy healthy fulfilling lives, and find the perfect work/life balance.

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Sherrie Bourg Carter, Psy.D. (Coral Springs, FL), is a nationally recognized psychologist who specializes in extreme and traumatic stress in women and children. She has appeared on the Today show, CNN Headline News, the Oxygen Channel, and Comcast News. She writes as a guest columnist for the Miami Herald's The Work/Life Balancing Act blog, and is also a featured writer at Excelle.com, a popular women's networking Web site with over 200,000 members. Dr Bourg Carter is the author of five other books and numerous articles in professional journals. She is codirector of the Institute for Behavioral Sciences and the Law and maintains a private practice in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her Web site is www.high-achievingwomen.com.
Published November 30, 2010 by Prometheus Books. 226 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Carter, a nationally recognized psychologist specializing in extreme stress in women, addresses the pressures highly competitive positions exert on women.

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