Self/ Help

Self/ Help

Kevin L. Gyoerkoe Psy.D., ACT, Pamela S. Wiegartz Ph.D., ACT-10 Simple Solutions to Worry

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We all worry about things from time to time, but some of us just can’t seem to stop expecting the worst—even when our expectations are very unlikely to occur. This condition, chronic worry, is disruptive all by itself, and it can lead to other, more serious anxiety problems. This little book—the fifth in New Harbinger’s Ten Simple Solution series—offers a handful of easy and effective techniques for getting rid of worry once and for all.

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Claire Michaels Wheeler MD, Ph.D.-10 Simple Solutions to Stress

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Powerful Tools for Dealing with Stress

Stress. We all struggle with it. We know it can shorten our lives, age us prematurely, make us fat-yet we can't seem to escape it. One more thing we know is that, ultimately, we're the only ones who can stop stress from taking over our lives. So what are you waiting for? This little book offers ten simple solutions you can put into practice right now to reduce stress.

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Glenn R. Schiraldi- 10 Simple Solutions for Building Self-Esteem

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Learn to appreciate yourself with these ten simple solutions for building self-esteem. These easy-to-grasp tips for fostering a positive sense of self distill and add to many of the best, most effective techniques from the author Glenn Schiraldi's successful Self-Esteem Workbook. They draw on techniques from Eastern and Western traditions; mindfulness practice, thought-watching, strengths appreciation, and more.

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Blake H Tearnan Ph.D.-10 Simple Solutions To Panic

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We all get scared sometimes. Our hearts race, our breath gets shallow, and our hands and feet turn icy cold--these physical expressions of fear are our normal responses to things that threaten us.

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Martin M. Antony Ph.D. - 10 Simple Solutions To Shyness

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Even though statisticians report that more than 37 million Americans suffer from diagnosable social phobia, common sense suggests that nearly all of us have, at one time or another, had clammy palms and knocking knees because of an intimidating, uncomfortable social situation. The party where you donít know a single soul, the crowded lobby of a movie theatre, the presentation youíve been dreading for weeks-any of these have the potential to ruin your week without necessarily sending you to the psychiatristís couch.

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Russ Federman Ph.D., J. Anderson Jr. Thomson MD-Facing Bipolar

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When you travel to a new city, it helps to have a map close at hand. On the first day of school, you need to have your schedule of classes. And if you've been diagnosed with bipolar disorder or suspect you may have it, then it's even more important to have a guidebook within reach.

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Matthew McKay PhD, John P. Forsyth Ph.D., Georg H. Eifert Ph.D.-Your Life on Purpose

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So many of us postpone pursuing our goals and dreams because we think we'll get to them later, when we have more time or feel we're worthy of them. As a result, many of us go through life feeling weighed down by daily responsibilities and our own self-doubts, entirely disconnected from a sense of real purpose.

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Judith P. Siegel Ph.D., LCSWC - Stop Overreacting

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When you are criticized or rejected, do you have a tendency to lash out or withdraw entirely? Both types of knee-jerk reactions can have lasting and unintended consequences, affecting our friendships, careers, families, and romantic relationships. The truth is, overreacting hurts us as much as it hurts the people around us. You may see overreacting as an unchangeable part of your personality, but in reality, this tendency, like any other, can be unlearned.

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Ronald A. Alexander Ph.D.- Wise Mind Open Mind

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Though it's nearly impossible to imagine, times of personal crisis and upheaval are opportunities for self-reinvention and heightened artistic expression. Whether you are healing from a severed relationship, experiencing a job loss, or coping with another traumatic life transition, you can renew your strength and find new passion and purpose after things fall apart.

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Scott E. Spradlin- Don't Let Your Emotions Run your Life

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Do Your Emotions Seem to Run Your Life?

Let's face it: life gives you plenty of reasons to get angry, sad, scared, and frustrated&mdashand those feelings are okay. But sometimes it can feel like your emotions are taking over, spinning out of control with a mind of their own. To make matters worse, these overwhelming emotions might be interfering with school, causing trouble in your relationships, and preventing you from living a happier life.

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