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  • Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

    Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

    by D Greenberger & C Padesky

    In this influential bestseller, Dr. Dennis Greenberger and Dr. Christine A. Padesky put the proven tools of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) into an accessible self-help framework that has already helped more than 1,000,000 readers. Step-by-step worksheets (which purchasers can download and print for repeated use) teach effective skills for conquering depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems. Vivid stories demonstrate the techniques in action; the large-size format facilitates reading and writing ease. Revised and expanded to reflect significant developments in CBT in the past...

  • Resilience: How to cope when everything around you keeps changing

    Resilience: How to cope when everything around you keeps changing

    by Liggy Webb

    *BOUNCE BACK FROM WHATEVER LIFE THROWS AT YOU* Stressful situations are a fact of life. Job insecurity, financial burden, relationship doubt are all too familiar. Some people approach them with confidence and poise, facing change and challenges head on. Others back away slowly into a corner and become quivering wrecks at the mere thought of them. So what is it that makes some people cope with these adverse situations so well? It’s not about what is happening to you, but how you react to it. It’s about your resilience. Happiness...

  • Taming the Black Dog

    Taming the Black Dog

    by Bev Aisbett

    Don't want to get out of bed in the morning? Feeling as though the light at the end of the tunnel is fading? You may be suffering from depression, a condition Winston Churchill referred to as the Black Dog. Taming the Black Dog is a simple guide to managing depression, which an estimated 1 in 5 people will suffer in one form or another at some time in their lives. This small illustrated tip book contains factual information as well as treatment options. Modelled on Bev Aisbett's successful...

  • The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques

    The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques

    by Margaret Wehrenberg

    *Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious and What You Can Do to Change It* A strategy-filled handbook to understand, manage, and conquer your own stress. Anxiety disorders-grouped into three main categories: panic, generalized anxiety, and social anxiety-are among the most common and pervasive mental health complaints. From the subtlest effect of sweaty palms during a work presentation to the more severe symptom of reclusion, anxiety casts a wide net. Medication, once considered the treatment of choice, is losing favour as more and more sufferers complain of unpleasant side effects and its...

  • The Freedom Trap: Reclaiming Liberty and Wellbeing

    The Freedom Trap: Reclaiming Liberty and Wellbeing

    by Craig Hassed

    In many ways we have never been more ‘free’. We are freer to follow our dreams, set goals and live the life we choose. Yet mental health issues are sky-rocketing. Anxiety and depression are rife and more people feel overwhelmed by daily living. We are more addictive, distracted and pressured. This is a world that increasingly seems to breed discontent. So, is all our so-called freedom nothing more than a trap of our own making? Are we, as the saying goes, simply decorating the cage that keeps us...

  • The Happiness Handbook: Strategies for a Happy Life

    The Happiness Handbook: Strategies for a Happy Life

    by Timothy Sharp

    Since the 1990s clinical psychologist Dr Timothy Sharp has been helping people to become happier. As the founder of The Happiness Institute in Australia and consultant to numerous large organisations, as well as hundreds of individual clients and families, Dr Sharp has developed a range of simple but effective plans designed to increase happiness levels. In this updated edition of The Happiness Handbook Dr Sharp introduces his latest and most powerful happiness tool: the CHOOSE Model. This distinctive new approach incorporates findings from the last few decades of positive psychology research...

  • The Happiness Trap Pocketbook - An illustrated guide on how to stop struggling and start living

    The Happiness Trap Pocketbook - An illustrated guide on how to stop struggling and start living

    by Russ Harris

    *An illustrated guide on how to stop struggling and start living* Popular myths about happiness are directly contributing to our epidemic of stress, anxiety and depression — and popular psychological remedies are making it even worse! In his original bestselling self-help book, Dr Russ Harris revealed how millions of people are unwittingly caught in ‘The Happiness Trap’. He then provided an effective means to escape: ACT (or Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) based on the principles of mindfulness. Now, in The Happiness Trap Pocketbook, Russ has joined forces with acclaimed self-help author...

  • The Happiness Trap: Stop struggling, start living

    The Happiness Trap: Stop struggling, start living

    by Russ Harris

    This easy-to-read self-help book is firmly based on the principles of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. The title reflects a key theme: that popular ideas about happiness are misleading, inaccurate, and often make us miserable. The book covers in detail how to use mindfulness skills, values, and effective action to enhance health, vitality, and life satisfaction.  Based on a revolutionary new development in human psychology, this book will show you ground-breaking ways to:  handle painful feelings far more effectively escape the grip of self-defeating habits rise above your fears, doubts and...

  • The Mental Health and Wellbeing Workout for Teens: Skills and Exercises from ACT and CBT for Healthy Thinking

    The Mental Health and Wellbeing Workout for Teens: Skills and Exercises from ACT and CBT for Healthy Thinking

    by Paula Nagel

    This easy-to-understand, engaging guide arms teens with healthy thinking habits and coping strategies for staying on top of their mental health. Using tried and tested therapeutic techniques, readers are given the tools to build their own personalised mental health 'workout' to boost their emotional resilience and wellbeing. Informed by the experiences of teens themselves, this friendly guide gives practical tips and strategies on how to overcome everyday stresses and ditch negative thinking 'frenemies' before they develop into more serious issues. Teens will be better equipped to recognise negative thoughts and emotions,...

  • The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: A Guide to Healing, Recovery and Growth

    The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: A Guide to Healing, Recovery and Growth

    by Glenn R. Schiraldi

    How millions of PTSD suffers learned to live without fear, pain, depression, and self-doubt The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook, Revised and Expanded Second Edition introduces survivors, loved ones, and helpers to the remarkable range of treatment alternatives and self-management techniques available today to break through the pain and realize recovery and growth. This updated edition incorporates all-new diagnostics from the DSM-5 and covers the latest treatment techniques and research findings surrounding the optimization of brain health and function, sleep disturbance, new USDA dietary guidelines and the importance of antioxidants, early childhood trauma,...

  • The Reality Slap - How to find fulfilment when life hurts

    The Reality Slap - How to find fulfilment when life hurts

    by 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, loneliness, resentment, failure, disappointment or rejection. But whatever form it takes, one thing's for sure: it hurts! And most of us don't deal with the pain very well. This book is based on...

  • Thrive: A Survival Guide for Today's Educator

    Thrive: A Survival Guide for Today's Educator

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $21.25* *Reduced by 20% - Now $17.00* Thrive! A Survival Guide for Today's Educator is a ground-breaking masterpiece!  It will help professionals to develop a fresh enlightened perspective and attitude toward their lives and toward their noble but sometimes discouraging profession. Every educator (grades PK-12) should pause and reflect upon the urgently needed questions considerations and words of great wisdom contained in this book. It will help the readers to cut-to-the-core of what is really important in their lives and in their perceptions about being...

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