In this ground-breaking book Paul explores how our minds have developed to be highly sensitive and quick to react to perceived threats, with this fast-acting threat-response system becoming a source of anxiety, depression and aggression. He shows how developing kindness and compassion for self and others can calm this threat system down. Not only does compassion help to soothe distressing emotions, it actually increases feelings of contentment and well-being.More info →
Including two new chapters and guided exercises that counteract negative thoughts and feelings, Overcoming Depression teaches readers how to develop the compassionate attention and behavior needed to conquer their illness.
Accessible and practical, Overcoming Depression is a must-have manual for people who are depressed, and is also a great resource for their friends and families.More info →
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