How to Hug a Porcupine: Easy Ways to Love the Difficult People in Your Life (Little Book. Big Idea.) (Hardcover)

How to Hug a Porcupine: Easy Ways to Love the Difficult People in Your Life (Little Book. Big Idea.) By Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis (Contributions by), June Eding (Editor) Cover Image
By Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis (Contributions by), June Eding (Editor)
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Discover 101 easy strategies for understanding and communicating with difficult people—at home, at work, and in your community!

Learn to calm the quills of difficult parents, children, colleagues, and even strangers.


Most of us know someone who always seems to cause problems or irritate others. The truth is these troublemakers haven’t necessarily asked to be this way. Sometimes we need to learn new approaches for dealing with the difficult people who are harder to get along with or love.

This concise guide explains that making peace with others isn’t as tough or as terrible as we think it is. In 101 useful tips, it shows you how to love and manage the “prickly” people in your life—whether you want to calm the quills of difficult parents, children, siblings, or even strangers.

With a foreword by noted psychotherapist Dr. Debbie Ellis, How to Hug a Porcupine will help you resolve conflicts, communicate effectively, and lead life with greater patience, empathy, and kindness!

About the Author


Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis is a licensed psychologist in Australia and mental health counselor in New York. She is affiliated with several major psychological associations and societies including being a Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and an International Affiliate Member of the American Psychological Association. For several years, she worked with her husband, Dr. Albert Ellis, giving public presentations and professional trainings in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), as well as collaborating on writing and research projects, until his death in 2007. She now continues to present, practice and write about his groundbreaking psychotherapeutic approach of REBT. She has also co-authored several forthcoming books with Dr. Albert Ellis. She currently has a private practice in New York City, and also delivers lectures, workshops and seminars throughout the U.S.A. and across the globe.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781578262939
ISBN-10: 1578262933
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
Publication Date: March 10th, 2009
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Little Book. Big Idea.