Self/ Help

Self/ Help

Helen Street - Life Overload

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Are you the type of person who starts a new sentence before finishing the old one? Who can’t sleep at night because the mind is ticking away with unfinished tasks? Who keeps working harder and harder only to have less and less spare time? Who is so busy ‘doing’ you have no time for ‘living’?

Then you may be suffering from Life Overload!

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James W. Pennebaker - Opening Up

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Anyone who has ever entrusted a troubling secret to a journal, or mourned a broken heart with a friend, knows the feeling of relief that expressing painful emotions can bring. This book presents astonishing evidence that personal self-disclosure is not only good for our emotional health, but boosts our physical health as well.

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Ronald D. Siegel - The Mindfulness Solution

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Mindfulness offers a path to well-being and tools for coping with life's inevitable hurdles. And though mindfulness may sound exotic, you can cultivate it—and reap its proven benefits—without special training or lots of spare time. Trusted therapist and mindfulness expert Dr. Ronald Siegel shows exactly how in this inviting guide. You'll get effective strategies to use while driving to work, walking the dog, or washing the dishes, plus tips on creating a formal practice routine in as little as 20 minutes a day.

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Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer Foreword by Zindel V. Segal -Mindful Way Through Anxiety

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You can't just "get over" anxiety. In fact, the very things most people do to try to feel better—avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind—only make the problem worse. Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer present a powerful new alternative that can help you break free of anxiety by fundamentally changing how you relate to it. With clarity and compassion, this book describes clinically tested mindfulness practices specifically tailored for anxiety in its many forms.

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W.Robert Nay - Overcoming Anger In Your Relationship

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Has your relationship become a battlefield? Does your partner's sarcasm, irritability, or hostility make you wonder where the closeness and trust have gone—and how much more you can take? If anger is poisoning your relationship, this book offers a powerful antidote. Anger expert W. Robert Nay provides clear-cut, practical techniques for responding productively to inappropriate expressions of anger.

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Sallie Foley, Sally A. Kope, and Dennis P. Sugrue - Sex Matters For Women

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Women today are more knowledgeable about sex than ever before—but many still struggle with sexual myths, self-doubt, and "embarrassing" questions. This trusted book has already helped many thousands of women understand how their bodies work and take charge of their sexuality.

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Susan Albers - 50 Ways To Soothe Yourself Without Food

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Food has the power to temporarily alleviate stress and sadness, enhance joy, and bring us comfort when we need it most. It's no wonder experts estimate that 75 percent of overeating is triggered by our emotions, not physical hunger. The good news is you can instead soothe yourself through dozens of mindful activities that are healthy for both body and mind.

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Dr. Jeffrey Brantley, Wendy Millstine-Five Good Minutes In The Evening

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What's a typical weeknight like for you? Do you leave your workplace, endure the evening commute, putter around the house, race through dinner, and collapse into bed-only to discover that it's time to go to work again? That's no way to live! You can leave tension at the office and the traffic on the highway. Just five good minutes stand between a stressful workday and a restorative evening of calm, serenity, and joy.

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Dr. Jeffrey Brantley, Wendy Millstine-Five Good Minutes In Your Body

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Five Good Minutes® in Your Body offers simple yet effective activities to help us restore and recharge our relationships with our bodies. With these tools we can create a life that is more fulfilling-a life in which we are no longer at the mercy of the stress of our day. The practices can transform the mundane into the extraordinary, and renew our sense of vitality and passion for life.

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Dr. Jeffrey Brantley, Wendy Millstine-Five Good Minutes at Work

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Five Minutes to a Happier, More Productive Workday

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