The father of positive psychology and author of Authentic Happiness draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enhances quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice it. Offering many simple techniques, Dr. Seligman explains how to break an “I—give-up” habit, develop a more constructive explanatory style for interpreting your behavior, and experience the benefits of a more positive interior dialogue. These skills can help break up depression, boost your immune system, better develop your potential, and make you happier.More info →
Why do some people achieve all their goals while others simply dream of having a better life? Bestselling author Brian Tracy shows that the path from frustration to fulfillment has already been discovered. Hundreds of thousands—even millions—of men and women have started with nothing and achieved great success.
Here Tracy presents the essential principles you need to know to make your dreams come true. Tracy presents a simple, powerful, and effective system for setting and achieving goals—a method that has been used by more than one million people to achieve extraordinary things.More info →
We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere is an uplifting, timely, and practical manual for creating change in women’s lives, with nine universal principles that help you confront life’s inevitable emotional and spiritual challenges. It’s about transitioning from a me-first culture and imagining what a we-based world might look like.More info →
Are you, like milllions of Americans, caught in the happiness trap? Russ Harris explains that the way most of us go about trying to find happiness ends up making us miserable, driving the epidemics of stress, anxiety, and depression. This empowering book presents the insights and techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - or ACT - a revolutionary psychotherapy based on cutting-edge research in behavioral psychology. By clarifying your values and developing mindfulness (a technique for living fully in the present moment), ACT helps you escape the happiness trap and find true satisfaction in life.More info →
According to esteemed psychologist and bestselling author Martin Seligman, happiness is not the result of good genes or luck. Real, lasting happiness comes from focusing on one’s personal strengths rather than weaknesses—and working with them to improve all aspects of one’s life. Using practical exercises, brief tests, and a dynamic website program, Seligman shows readers how to identify their highest virtues and use them in ways they haven’t yet considered.More info →
Through conversations, stories, and meditations, the Dalai Lama shows us how to defeat day-to-day anxiety, insecurity, anger, and discouragement. Together with Dr. Howard Cutler, he explores many facets of everyday life, including relationships, loss, and the pursuit of wealth, to illustrate how to ride through life's obstacles on a deep and abiding source of inner peace.More info →
The Happiness Project describes one person’s year-long attempt to discover what leads to true contentment. Drawing at once on cutting-edge science, classical philosophy, and real-world applicability, Rubin has written an engaging, eminently relatable chronicle of transformation.More info →
In her bestselling book The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin discovers the pleasure of writing just one sentence every day. The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal helps you to make a fascinating and revealing time capsule of the next five years of your life. Simply turn to today’s date, reflect on the quote at the top of the page, and jot down just one sentence about something that you are grateful for that day.More info →
With nearly 125,000 copies sold, TarcherPerigee is celebrating the book's tenth anniversary with this new edition, featuring a complete new chapter by Piero Ferrucci on the theme of "Harmlessness," which joins his other chapters on virtues such as "Honesty," "Warmth," and "Loyalty." In addition, Ferrucci contributes a substantial new introduction and selection of techniques, meditations, and exercises.More info →
When Love Does, life gets interesting. Each day turns into a hilarious, whimsical, meaningful chance that makes faith simple and real. Each chapter is a story that forms a book, a life. And this is one life you don't want to miss. Light and fun, unique and profound, the lessons drawn from Bob's life and attitude just might inspire you to be secretly incredible, too.More info →
In Love Does, a five-session video-based small group study, you will discover the whimsy of New York Times best-selling author Bob Goff through a sometimes humorous, thought-provoking, meaningful lesson that makes faith in God simple and real.More info →
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 →
The accessible, straightforward, and practical books in the Overcoming 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.More info →
"This important book is about the lifelong journey from 'What will people think?' to 'I am enough.' Brown's unique ability to blend original research with honest storytelling makes reading The Gifts of Imperfection like having a long, uplifting conversation with a very wise friend who offers compassion, wisdom, and great advice." Harriet Lerner, New York Times best-selling author of The Dance of Anger and The Dance of ConnectionMore info →
Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life. It takes work to make a habit, but once that habit is set, we can harness the energy of habits to build happier, stronger, more productive lives.
Better than Before presents a practical, concrete framework to allow readers to understand their habits—and to change them for good.More info →
Habits are the key to all our successes and challenges in life, and there is no better way to change your habits than to track them. Better Than Before: A Day-by-Day Journal provides you with a year's worth of writing prompts that help you identify habits you’d like to change and strengthen habits you wish to adopt, as well as helpful quizzes and eye-opening tips on habit formation.More info →
From thought leader Dr. Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate, that teaches us the innate power of vulnerability.More info →
Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Duckworth, now a celebrated researcher and professor, describes her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not “genius” but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance.More info →
“The Motivation Manifesto is a poetic and powerful call to reclaim our lives and find our own personal freedom. It’s a triumphant work that transcends the title, lifting the reader from mere motivation into a soaringly purposeful and meaningful life. I love this book.” Paulo CoelhoMore info →
During her multibook investigation into understanding human nature, Gretchen Rubin realized that by asking the seemingly dry question "How do I respond to expectations?" we gain explosive self-knowledge. She discovered that based on their answer, people fit into Four Tendencies: Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels. Our Tendency shapes every aspect of our behavior, so using this framework allows us to make better decisions, meet deadlines, suffer less stress, and engage more effectively.More info →
In Frientimacy, award-winning speaker Shasta Nelson shows how anyone can form stronger, more meaningful friendships, marked by a level of trust she calls frientimacy.” Shasta explores the most common complaints and conflicts facing female friendships today, and lays out strategies for overcoming these pitfalls to create deeper, supportive relationships that last for the long-term.More info →
Instead of being governed by the need to either please or blame others, assertiveness teaches us to take responsibility for our own feelings and behavior. This book will walk you through your personal rights and teach you how to set healthy boundaries.More info →
The best-seller that helps you say: "I just said 'no' and I don't feel guilty!" Are you letting your kids get away with murder? Are you allowing your mother-in-law to impose her will on you? Are you embarrassed by praise or crushed by criticism? Are you having trouble coping with people? Learn the reasons why in When I Say No, I Feel Guilty, the best-seller with revolutionary new techniques for asserting yourself and turning your back on people pleasing forever.More info →
In this groundbreaking book, Doreen Virtue teaches Earth Angels—extremely sweet people who care more about others’ happiness than their own—how to maintain their inner peace and loving nature while at the same time holding boundaries.
Whether you need more assertiveness with your family, on the job or in your calling, you’ll appreciate Doreen’s gentle-but-firm approach to negotiating your earthly needs in heavenly ways!More info →
This new edition gives you the tools to prepare for high-stakes situations, transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue, make it safe to talk about almost anything and be persuasive, not abrasive.More info →
Manage Your Stress for a Happier Life explains why you feel stressed and how to do something about it. It explains the causes of tension and the different strategies you can use to deal with it. You will also learn how better physical health can lead to better mental health; practical information on things like decluttering and work-life balance; and what the discoveries of NLP and similar techniques can do to help banish stress forever.More info →
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook broke new ground when it was first published in 1980, detailing easy, step-by-step techniques for calming the body and mind in an increasingly overstimulated world. This edition is updated with powerful relaxation techniques based on the latest research and proven treatment methods, including progressive relaxation, autogenics, self-hypnosis, visualization, mindfulness and acceptance therapy.More info →
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.More info →
The goal of this book is to help sufferers recognize that thoughts, in themselves, are not threatening, dangerous, or harmful. Rather, it is the compulsive strategies they develop for coping that make the thoughts seem so harmful. The book offers safe and effective exposure exercises readers can use to limit the effect obsessive thoughts have on their lives.More info →
Combining mindfulness practices with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD offers practical and accessible tools for managing the unwanted thoughts and compulsive urges that are associated with OCD. With this workbook, you will develop present-moment awareness, learn to challenge your own distorted thinking, and stop treating thoughts as threats and feelings as facts.More info →
‘Panic Attacks became my bible. It explained how to face up to attacks and deal with them … I carried it around in my bag, left a copy in my desk draw at work, and dipped into a chapter before I went to sleep. Miraculously, it seemed to do the trick.’ SUNDAY TIMES, STYLE SECTION.More info →
In this easy-to-read manual, Dr Frank Tallis explains how to understand your fears, and how to control your worry and make it work for you in a positive way.
Topics include, preparing to solve your problems, how to solve your problems - brainstorming and making decisions, problem solving evaluation, coping with setbacks and more.More info →
For more than twenty-five years, Dr. Robert L. Leahy has successfully helped thousands of people defeat the worry that is holding them back. This empowering seven-step program, including practical, easy-to-follow advice and techniques, will help you; identify productive and unproductive worry, take control of time and eliminate the sense of urgency that keeps you anxious, focus on new opportunities and not on your fear of failure, embrace uncertainty instead of searching for perfect solutions and more.More info →
CBT insists 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.More info →
In this helpful guide, Kennerley offers advice on managing a range of problems including panic attacks, phobias, and executive stress and presents a concrete program for recovery based on her clinically proven cognitive therapy-based methods.More info →
Are you afraid of making decisions . . . asking your boss for a raise . . . leaving an unfulfilling relationship . . . facing the future? Whatever your fear, here is your chance to push through it once and for all.
In this enduring guide to self-empowerment, Dr. Susan Jeffers inspires us with dynamic techniques and profound concepts that have helped countless people grab hold of their fears and move forward with their lives.More info →
With her phenomenal bestseller Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, renowned author Susan Jeffers has helped millions of people overcome their fears and move forward in their lives with confidence, action, and love. Now in this new work, Dr. Jeffers takes us by the hand and gives us step-by-step examples that help us to incorporate her profound insights into our daily lives.More info →
With real-life stories, practical exercises, and inspiring action points, this book teaches the skills you need to face or make any change in your life, including how to use your Change Muscle, combat fear, doubt, and all your change demons, create a plan that will get you results and more.More info →
CBT insists 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 because it takes you from where you are 'point A' to where you want to be 'point B' quickly and effectively.More info →
This book has helped many thousands of those who have depression. This new edition, written by a leading consultant psychiatrist, explains that depression tests the strongest of us. Dr Cantopher guides the reader through the nature of depression, its history, symptoms, causes and treatments. causes and treatments.
He covers information on medications, guidelines as to the management of depression, and stresses that no one should be to blame for succumbing to depression.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 →
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.More info →
Overcoming Depression and Low Mood: A Five Areas Approach explains how low mood can affect your life. It helps you understand why you sometimes feel low, anxious, angry, or guilty. It also teaches proven practical skills to help you change how you feel. An award-winning companion website, www.livinglifetothefull.com, includes additional support materials and information.More info →
David Burns reveals powerful new techniques and provides step-by-step exercises that help you cope with the full range of everyday problems, including freeing yourself from fears, phobias, and panic attacks, overcoming self-defeating attitudes, discovering the five secrets of intimate communication, putting an end to marital conflict, conquering procrastination and more.More info →
Personal Best will help you to set specific, measurable and achievable goals, learn to forge supportive teams and communicate with those around you, find role models and follow their example, learn to ignore other people's prejudices and not let them hold you back, deal with change—both change that you chose and change that you don't and manage stress at home and at work.More info →
After extensive original research and a decade as the world’s highest-paid performance coach, Brendon Burchard finally reveals the most effective habits for reaching long-term success. Based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on high performers, it turns out that just six habits move the needle the most in helping you succeed. Adopt these six habits, and you win. Neglect them, and life is a never-ending struggle.More info →
One of the most effective programs to combat procrastination, THE NOW HABIT has sold over 100,000 copies, has been translated into 11 languages, and is now revised and updated.
Featuring a new introduction and a new section providing strategies to understand and deal with the role technology plays in procrastination today,
Dr. Fiore’s techniques will help any busy person start tasks sooner and accomplish them more quickly, without the anxiety brought on by the negative habits of procrastination and perfectionism.More info →
"A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from 'the personal productivity guru'" Fast Company
Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen’s Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. “GTD” is now shorthand for an entire way of approaching professional and personal tasks, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organizational tools, seminars, and offshoots.More info →
MINDFULNESS reveals a set of simple yet powerful practices that you can incorporate into daily life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and exhaustion. It promotes the kind of happiness and peace that gets into your bones. It seeps into everything you do and helps you meet the worst that life throws at you with new courage.More info →
Extensive research conducted over 25 years has established Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as the treatment of choice for insomnia. For the first time, proven CBT principles have been brought together by a practicing clinician in a comprehensive self-help manual for those suffering from insomnia.More info →
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