Letting Go of Anger by Ronald T. Potter-EfronThis book identifies the eleven most common anger patterns and offers step-by-step help for overcoming them....
Publication Date: 2009
Procrastination by Jane B. Burka; Lenora M. YuenA practical, tested program to overcome procrastination by achieving set goals, managing time, enlisting support, and handling stress. A must have for anyone who puts things off until tomororw. Based on their workshops and counseling experience, psychologists Jane B. Burka and Lenora M. Yuen offer a probing, sensitive, and at times humorous look at a problem that affects everyone: students and scientists, secretaries and executives, homemakers and salespeople. Wise, effective, and easy-to-use, Procrastination identifies the reasons we put off tasks-fears of failure, success, control, separation, and attachment-and their roots in our childhood and adult experiences. Burka and Yuen even provide tips on living and working with the procrastinators you may know.
Overcoming Perfectionism by Roz Shafran; Sarah Egan; Tracey WadeHow to break the vicious circle of 'never good enough' Perfectionism can be healthy but when it becomes unhealthy and turns into 'clinical perfectionism' (sometimes referred to as 'dysfunctional perfectionism') is can cause serious problems. It is associated with different mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and chronic fatigue syndrome. Those suffering from clinical perfectionism tend to judge themselves predominantly in terms of the pursuit and attainment of personally demanding standards and often feel unable to be flexible and change their goals, despite the significant negative impact that the pursuit of perfectionism may have on their quality of life. Includes: - Description of Clinical Perfectionism - Clinical Perfectionism and depression, anxiety, eating disorders, chronic fatigue - Identifying the problem and monitoring - Overcoming perfectionism - step-by-step self-help course based on CBT principles - Avoiding relapse - Case studies - Other treatments - an overview
Make Your Brain Work by Amy BrannEveryone wants to be more effective at work and to get maximum impact from minimum effort. Make Your Brain Work shows you how to do this, using the latest insights from neuroscience about how our mind works and what really makes us tick. Author Amy Brann is an expert in brain science, but you don't have to be: she has distilled the key findings you need into non-technical, practical guidance. Read this clear, engaging book and discover the things you can do to get yourself functioning at the top of your capabilities, more of the time. Learn the habits, techniques and behaviours that will get you the results you want, by making your brain work for you. Leave stress, overwhelm, negative moods and poor time management behind - Make Your Brain Work is your passport to a new improved you!
The Artist's Way by Julia CameronHave you ever longed to be able to draw or paint, write or compose music? With The Artist’s Way you can discover how to unlock your latent creativity and make your dreams a reality. With the basic principle that creative expression is the natural direction of life, Julia Cameron leads you through a comprehensive 12-week program to recover your creativity from a variety of blocks, including limiting beliefs, fear, self-sabotage, jealousy, guilt, addictions and other inhibiting forces, replacing them with artistic confidence and productivity. This book links creativity to spirituality by showing how to connect with the creative energies of the universe. The Artist’s Way provides a twelve-week course that guides you through the process of recovering your creative self. It dispels the I’m not talented enough’ conditioning that holds many people back and helps you unleash your own inner artist. Its step-by-step approach will enable you to: start out on your own path to creativity, dissolve the barriers that prevent your creative impulse from finding expression, use your rediscovered talents in whatever way you wish, learn that it is never too late to start fulfilling your dreams. The Artist’s Way helps demystify the creative process by making it part of your daily life. It tackles your self-doubts, self-criticism and worries about time, money and the support to pursue your creative dream. It has already helped thousands of people to uncover their hidden talents it can help you, too.
Publication Date: 2012
Self Improvement books
Brilliant Positive Thinking by Sue HadfieldPositive thinking is about being able to accept the ups and the downs of life, to feel grateful for what we have and to look forward to the future. Brilliant Positive Thinking will show you how to reap the benefits of positive thinking, giving you the necessary the tools to make the most of your life, whatever you have experienced. Includes: · Information on transforming negative feelings to positive feelings in simple steps · Guidance on how to deal with negative people and lessening their influence on you · Identifying your emotional 'triggers' and learning to control them
You Can Heal Your Life by Louise L. HayYou Can Heal Your Life Colour - Gift EditionLouise's key message in this powerful work is- 'If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.' Louise explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness, and how you can change your thinking...and improve the quality of your life! Packed with powerful information and beautiful four-color illustrations-you'll love this gem of a book!
Brilliant Self Confidence by Mike McClementEveryone can build lasting, unshakable confidence and go after the life they really want to live. Whether it's making a career change, finding a romantic partner or meeting new people, Brilliant Self-confidence is packed with all the advice necessary to help you develop the confidence and motivation to be successful, so you can change your approach to life forever and start transforming your life today. BRILLIANT OUTCOMES * Feel motivated, positive and confident * Learn to exploit your strengths and embrace opportunities * Find out how to overcome setbacks * Assert yourself and go after the life you want
Overcoming Addiction by Corinne SweetA new edition of HOW TO BREAK FREE FROM ADDICTION AND ENJOY A NEW WAY OF LIFE. In part 1 Sweet examines how addictions start and encourages the victim to face up to feelings and assess problems and needs. Part 2 shows how to overcome them with a practical and encouraging programme.
Publication Date: 2000
How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie and Associates Staff; Dale CarnegieAn adaptation of Dale Carnegie's timeless prescriptions for the digital age. Dale Carnegie's time-tested advice has carried millions upon millions of readers for more than seventy-five years up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. Now the first and best book of its kind has been rebooted to tame the complexities of modern times and will teach you how to communicate with diplomacy and tact, capitalize on a solid network, make people like you, project your message widely and clearly, be a more effective leader, increase your ability to get things done, and optimize the power of digital tools. Dale Carnegie's commonsense approach to communicating has endured for a century, touching millions and millions of readers. The only diploma that hangs in Warren Buffett's office is his certificate from Dale Carnegie Training. Lee Iacocca credits Carnegie for giving him the courage to speak in public. Dilbert creator Scott Adams called Carnegie's teachings "life-changing." To demonstrate the lasting relevancy of his tools, Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., has reimagined his prescriptions and his advice for our difficult digital age. We may communicate today with different tools and with greater speed, but Carnegie's advice on how to communicate, lead, and work efficiently remains priceless across the ages.
Publication Date: 2012
Assert Yourself by Gael LindenfieldImproved and updated edition of this bestselling title. Don't spend your life blaming yourself for being inadequate, shy, or too easily led. Learn how to assert yourself. This classic book has already changed the lives of thousands of people. Improve your self-esteem and motivation Cope with unfair criticism and exploitation Communicate effectively with others
Publication Date: 2001
The Assertiveness Workbook by Randy J. PatersonThis self-directed program teaches readers to speak up and say what they mean at work and at home. Written supportively, it uses proven cognitive behavioral techniques to help individuals build self-confidence, set boundaries, and determine appropriate responses. 10 charts.
The Exam Skills Handbook by Stella CottrellProvides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.
Publication Date: 2012
50 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Insomnia by Wendy Green; Chris Idzikowski (Foreword by)Good quality sleep is vital for well-being, yet one in ten adults in the UK experience sleep problems at some point in their lives, affecting mood and general health. Are you one of them?Wendy Green explains the wake/sleep cycle, and offers practical advice and a holistic approach to help you combat insomnia, including simple lifestyle and dietary changes and DIY natural therapies.You can: discover how your night-time routine can aid restful sleep; make your bedroom conducive to sleep; choose beneficial foods and supplements; and find helpful organisations and products. AUTHOR: Wendy Green is based in Co. Durham and currently works as a trainer for a health promotion programme.
Overcoming Panic by Derrick Silove ; Vijaya ManicavasagarThe Overcoming Series offers step-by-step guides to self-improvement based on the methods of cognitive behavioral therapy. The series aims to help readers conquer a broad range of disabling conditions--from worry to body image problems to obsessive compulsive disorder and more. Cognitive behavioral therapy was developed by psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck and is now internationally favored as a practical means of overcoming longstanding and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. CBT is based on the idea that our thoughts cause our feelings and behaviors. Even when our situation does not change, if we change the self-defeating ways we think, we can make ourselves feel better. This positive, pragmatic approach is popular with therapists and patients alike. The accessible, straightforward, and practical books in this series outline affordable and easy-to-follow treatment plans, and have provided tens of thousands of readers with the help they need to overcome self-defeating behavior and lead happier lives. Books in the Overcoming Series: * highlight the history and background of the disorder, who is likely to be affected, and what the main symptoms are * provide a structure ideal for personal use or in a program using guided step-by-step self-help techniques like recordkeeping and problem-solving * include diagnostic questionnaires, case studies, and workbook-style interactive exercises * offer authoritative, commonsense solutions to pervasive, difficult emotional problems
Publication Date: 2009
Break Free from OCD by Paul M. Salkovskis; Victoria Bream Oldfield; Fiona ChallacombeWe all occasionally worry that we might have left the gas on or the window open, not washed our hands thoroughly or forgotten to lock the front door. But do these kinds of thoughts play on your mind, or become obsessive?If so, you are not alone. OCD is one of the most common mental health conditions and is thought to affect 2-3% of the UK population at a clinical level, while many more may experience some symptoms which interfere with their life.Written by three experts in the field of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Break Free From OCD helps us understand OCD and provides an approach to overcoming the disorder. Including real life case studies and examples, this definitive resource will help you reclaim your life and keep OCD away for good.This guide also enables friends and family to understand why OCD can be so difficult, and how they can support someone to tackle it.
Publication Date: 2012
Self harm: a psychotherapeutic approach by Fiona GardnerSelf-harm is worryingly common in young women, and is often used as a way of easing emotional suffering. Self-Harm: A Psychotherapeutic Approachexplores the issues involved from the perspective of a psychoanalytical psychotherapist. Fiona Gardner examines these issues through extensive clinical material and an analysis of the social and cultural influences behind self-harm. This book will be of interest to all those working with those who are harming themselves, including psychotherapists, school counsellors, social workers and mental health clinicians.
Publication Date: 2001
Cutting by Steven LevenkronNearly a decade ago, Cutting boldly addressed a traumatic psychological disorder now affecting as many as two million Americans and one in fifty adolescents. More than that, it revealed self-mutilation as a comprehensible, treatable disorder, no longer to be evaded by the public and neglected by professionals. Using copious examples from his practice, Steven Levenkron traces the factors that predispose a personality to self-mutilation: genetics, family experience, childhood trauma, and parental behavior. Written for sufferers, parents, friends, and therapists, Cutting explains why the disorder manifests in self-harming behaviors and describes how patients can be helped.
Publication Date: 1999
Mind over Mood, Second Edition by Dennis Greenberger; Christine A. PadeskyDiscover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress--and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped more than 1,100,000 readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy--one of today's most effective forms of psychotherapy--to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems. Revised and expanded to reflect significant scientific developments of the past 20 years, the second edition contains numerous new features: expanded content on anxiety; chapters on setting personal goals and maintaining progress; happiness rating scales; gratitude journals; innovative exercises focused on mindfulness, acceptance, and forgiveness; 25 new worksheets; and much more. Mind Over Mood will help you: *Learn proven, powerful, practical strategies to transform your life. *Follow step-by-step plans to overcome depression, anxiety, anger, guilt, and shame. *Set doable personal goals and track your progress (you can photocopy the worksheets from the book or download and print additional copies). *Practice your new skills until they become second nature. Cited as "The Most Influential Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Publication" by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies and included in the UK National Health Service Bibliotherapy Program. Winner (Second Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category See also the Spanish-language edition: El control de tu estado de ánimo, Segunda edición.
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Publication Date: 2015
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook by Rhena Branch; Rob WillsonDozens of practical exercises and easy to perform techniques forbanishing negative thoughts before they take hold Whether you're trying to overcome anxiety and depression, boostself-esteem, beat addiction, lose weight, or simply improve youroutlook, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) offers a practical,sensible approach to mastering your thoughts and thinkingconstructively. In this updated and expanded edition of thecompanion workbook to their bestselling Cognitive BehaviouralTherapy For Dummies, professional therapists Rhena Branch andRob Wilson show you, step-by-step, how to put the lessons providedin their book into practice. Inside you'll find a huge number ofhands-on exercises and techniques to help you remove roadblocks tochange and regain control over your life. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies, SecondEdition: Develops the ideas and concepts that presented in thebestselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies, SecondEdition and provides exercises to put those ideas intopractice Features a range of hands-on CBT exercises and techniques forbeating anxiety or depression, boosting your self-esteem, losingweight, or simply improving your outlook on life Rhena Branch and Rob Willson are CBT therapists at the PrioryClinic in London, and the authors of Cognitive BehaviouralTherapy For Dummies.
Publication Date: 2012
Visual CBT by Avy Joseph; Maggie ChapmanMany people learn best by following a visual approach - retaining information far more successfully if that information is given to them in a visual manner. Visual CBT uses illustrations, graphics and images to help the reader to alter their thought patterns and change behaviours through CBT to become a happier, healthier individual. Uniquely, it highlights the differences between healthy and unhealthy emotional responses - for example Anxiety instead of Concern - to enable the reader to quickly "picture" how they are reacting, and bring it into line with the healthy type of response. Includes an explanation of the premise of CBT and how it can relate to everyday life Uses exercises and practical tips to examine a whole host of healthy vs. unhealthy scenarios - such as depression vs. sadness, anger vs. annoyance, hurt vs. sorrow, shame vs. regret ... and much more Visual CBT is an easy to use guide that can be referred back to time and time again showing how to successfully implement the most important CBT techniques.
Brilliant Time Management by Mike ClaytonWhether it#146;s getting on top of your workload, finding the time to start something new or simply making more time to relax, Brilliant Time Management will help you to get there. Based on over 20 years of managing time effectively, Mike Clayton shares with you winning principles that helped him launch two successful businesses, lead and manage teams of people, juggle a busy family life with a demanding career, and much more. Discover how to take control of your time and achieve more than you ever thought possible #150; with time to spare!