|Author:||David D. Burnes MD|
Dr. David Burns is one of the prime developers of cognitive therapy, a fast-acting, drug-free treatment for designed to help the clinically depressed. In The Feeling Good Handbook, he adapts cognitive therapy to deal with the wide range of everyday problems that plague so many (chronic nervousness, panic attacks, phobias,... read more
This book offers a surprising new prescription for coping with depression and anxiety, as well as other painful emotional states: don't try to get rid of them.
In Healing Through The Dark Emotions, Miriam Greenspan shows us that there's something good in so-called 'bad' feelings, if we would only stop and listen to them... read more
|Author:||Mark Williams & Danny Penman|
Mindfulness reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break the cycle of unhappiness, stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion and promote genuine joie de vivre.
It's the kind of happiness that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet... read more
|Author:||Jeffrey E. Young|
Two of America's leading psychologists, Jeffrey E.Young, Ph.D., and Janet S. Klosko, Ph.D., show readers how to free themselves from negative life patterns. Written with compassion as well as clinical insight, this thought-provoking book guides readers through the process of identifying "life traps." For example, "Do you put ... read more
Wallace Chapman is on a mission. A mission to chill us all out. He's thought a lot about the syndrome of modern life and thinks he has a few answers. Ranging over subjects such as careers, technology, health, communication, food, and relationships, and employing a captivating mix of pop psychology, science, philosophy and hum... read more
|Author:||Dr. Russ Harris|
What if almost everything we believed about finding happiness turned out to be inaccurate, misleading, or false? And what if those very beliefs were making us miserable? A growing body of scientific research suggests that we are all caught in a vicious cycle whereby the more we strive for happiness, the more we suffer.
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Shame manifests itself in many ways. Addiction, perfectionism, fear and blame are just a few of the outward signs that Dr. Brene Brown discovered in her 6-year study of shame's effects on women. While shame is generally thought of as an emotion sequestered in the shadows of our psyches, I THOUGHT IT WAS JUST ME demonstrates t... read more
Is someone else's problem your problem? If, like so many others, you've lost sight of your own life in the drama of tending to someone else's, you may be codependent--and you may find yourself in this book.
The healing touchstone of millions, this modern classic by one of America's best-loved and most inspirational auth... read more
Just as simple measures - regular exercise, a sensible diet - keep your body fit, there are attitudes and skills you can develop to build a healthy mind. In this book two leaders in their fields, one a psychiatrist and one a psychologist, set out strategies that will stretch, strengthen, and tune your mind, to help you cope w... read more
Gretchen Rubin had an epiphany. One rainy afternoon on a city bus, she realised that she wasn't as happy as she could be. In danger of wasting her days - always yearning for something more, waiting for problems to miraculously solve themselves - she realized her life wasn't going to change unless she did something about it. O... read more
Everybody wants to be happy. But do we really know what 'happiness' is and how it contributes to a fulfilling life? In considering these questions, psychologist Chris Skellett proposes that: In order to live a truly fulfilling life, we need to strike a considered balance between Pleasure and Achievement. This simple truth, k... read more
|Author:||Dr. Russ Harris|
The 'reality slap' takes many different forms. Sometimes it is so violent it's more like a punch: the death of a loved one, a serious illness, a major injury, a freak accident, a shocking crime, a disabled child, the loss of a job; bankruptcy, betrayal, fire, flood, divorce or disaster. Sometimes it's a little gentler: envy, ... read more
|Author:||McKenzie, Stephen Dr and Hassad, Craig Dr|
Stop daydreaming and start living your life in the moment! These days we find ourselves in a fast paced world where we're distracted and preoccupied by a past that is already gone and a future that has never happened - except those who practice mindfulness. 'Mindfulness For Life' is the complete guide to learning how to maste... read more
Through this groundbreaking handbook on the human voice you will discover an inner universe of freedom. Karina Schelde invites you to express yourself and find a more fulfilling, resonant and authentic lifestyle, strongly in harmony with your soul. Expression into Freedom contains a rich array of self-healing practices, grou... read more
Life is a work in progress, as ever-changing as a sandy shoreline along the beach. During the years Joan Anderson was a loving wife and supportive mother, she had slowly and unconsciously replaced her own dreams with the needs of her family. With her sons grown, however, she realized that the family no longer centered on ... read more
This is the extraordinary story of Maggie Counihan who took off with a backpack to India at age sixty. Ten years later she was still travelling. It was life-changing. Travel with Maggie as she: * Works as a masseuse in Cambodia * Endures six days on a train from Beijing to Moscow * Runs a Summer School in ... read more
If there is any solace in growing older, it is that you will find yourself guffawing in hysterical recognition at the situations Nora Ephron describes, from the impossibility of trying to remember people's names at parties,to struggling with the new technology.
You will find yourself rolling off the sofa snorting wi... read more
Shortly after arriving on Cape Cod to spend a year by herself, Joan Anderson's chance encounter with a wise, playful, and astonishing woman helped her usher in the transformations and self-discoveries that led to her ongoing renewal. First glimpsed as a slender figure on a fogged-in beach, Joan Erikson was not only a friend a... read more
Ever since I have inhabited old age, I have looked and listened, mostly in vain, for news of what it is like for others who inhabit it too. Naturally, I'm interested in its well-known depredations, the physical and mental ones that people in their forties and fifties so publicly dread.
And who would not delight in the t... read more
|Author:||Suzanne Braun Levine|
A fun, smart book about a radical new stage for women who have entered their midlife written by a well-connected journalist Second Adulthood is a new stage of life for women over fifty.
The first generation of socially emancipated women have reached an important frontier; they have fulfilled all their roles - daughter,... read more