Emotional First Aid

Author: Guy Winch, Ph.D.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101623624
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Heal small emotional injuries before they become big ones. We all sustain emotional wounds. Failure, guilt, rejection, and loss are as much a part of life as the occasional scraped elbow. But while we typically bandage a cut or ice a sprained ankle, our first aid kit for emotional injuries is not just understocked—it’s nonexistent. Fortunately, there is such a thing as mental first aid for battered emotions. Drawing on the latest scientific research and using real-life examples, practicing psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D. offers specific step-by-step treatments that are fast, simple, and effective. Prescriptive and unique, Emotional First Aid is essential reading for anyone looking to become more resilient, build self-esteem, and let go of the hurts and hang-ups that are holding them back. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Fierce Faith

Author: Alli Worthington
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310342260
Size: 10.87 MB
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Sometimes Jesus’s call to “fear not” seems like the hardest instruction to follow. Some days you faultlessly juggle everything that is your life—kids, husband, house, job, church, friendships, school, pets, appointments, and on and on. Other days the very thought of which ball you’re going to drop puts your anxiety level through the roof. You’re afraid you’re forgetting something. And you are: God’s advice to fear not. Alli Worthington knows all about the ways a woman can be hard on herself. She shares her own fear struggles with humor and honesty—while offering real strategies for coping with life’s big worries as well as those little everyday worries. Alli uses biblical wisdom and practical insight to help you: Identify fear-based thinking. Overcome the big and little worries in life. Learn a simple trick to stop the anxiety spiral. Live a more confident, less worried life. Grab a cup of coffee and sit down for some encouragement from a friend. Alli’s no-nonsense, wise advice will lighten your heart and help you cut through the daily clutter of fear and worry to reconnect with your own fierce faith.

Ultra Brief Cognitive Behavioral Interventions

Author: Len Sperry
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351202456
Size: 71.92 MB
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Ultra-Brief Cognitive Behavioral Interventions showcases a new practice model to address both physical and psychological health issues in mental health and integrated care settings, utilizing focused interventions in brief treatment formats. This unique text offers a toolkit of effective interventions and methods – including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) methods that can be used in a very brief time frame of 10–20 minutes – that can be quickly and efficiently applied to ameliorate specific symptoms. The 20 most common interventions in short-term therapy practiced in mental health and integrated care settings are illustrated in session transcriptions of the full course of focused therapy, with common presentations such as depression, anxiety and acute distress, pain, sleep problems, and weight problems. This book prepares emerging and experienced counselors and therapists to provide short-term therapy for their clients and equips them with the necessary skills to meet the challenges facing mental health care today and in the future.

The Bulletproof Author How To Overcome Constant Rejection To Become An Unstoppable Author

Author: Michael Alvear
Publisher: Woodpecker Media
ISBN: 0997772433
Size: 16.57 MB
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Master The Greatest Challenge You Face As A Writer: Constant Rejection This book shows newbies, midlisters, self-published and best selling authors how to transcend painful obstacles like rejected manuscripts, bad reviews, insulting advances and poor sales. Using the latest studies in building grit and resiliency you’ll cultivate the inner strength needed to push through adversity and thrive under pressure. Are you an unpublished author who just received your 24th rejection letter? Did your latest book get a string of 1-star reviews? Are you a midlister whose book signing attracted five people? Are you a best selling author who got half the advance you expected because your last two books didn’t do well? ALL authors have to deal with constant rejection. It is an occupational hazard. What danger is to a cop, rejection is to a writer--always hanging in the air dripping with possibility. If you don’t learn to deal with rejection in a constructive way it has the potential to destroy your writing career. It will make you think you’re no good. Question your worth. Cause you to give up. Give you writer’s block. Burden you with anxiety and depression. This guide will help you cultivate resiliency by: Developing A Coping Strategy For Failure Learn how to cultivate what psychologists call the “ultimate strategy” in building a higher threshold for failure: An “Empowered self-explanatory style.” Using Your Brain Circuitry To Change The Way You React To Rejection Wondering why you gloss over 99 positive Amazon reviews and fixate on the lone negative one? Neuroscientists believe we are wired to perceive social rejection as a mortal threat. Learn proven ways to neutralize the brain’s explosive reaction to rejection and build neural networks that form the basis of a bulletproof consciousness. Emotional First Aid: Managing The Pain Of Rejection Discover the 48 Hour Sulking Rule and counter-intuitive strategies like “extinction” to move past the pain of major rejections. Then find out about cutting-edge strategies that show you how to manage emotional pain the way you do physical pain. Ruminations: Dealing With Rejections You Can’t Seem To Get Over Learn the three-step approach studies show calmed people better than talk therapy. How To Handle Critics, Criticism, And Bad Reviews Discover how dozens of writers deal with bad reviews—the insights they uncovered and the actions they take. Then find out how research discovered that bad reviews aren’t a death sentence to your book, how they are often discounted by the public, and finally, nine healthy ways to inoculate yourself from their effects. When Good Things Happen To Other Writers: Treating Poison Envy Your friend’s success isn’t the cause of your envy; it’s the trigger. Find out what experts believe is the real driver of a writer’s jealousy and how to use that knowledge to heal yourself from the pain and anger. You’ll also learn how to use envy as a change agent and how to tame the natural proclivity to compare yourself against other writers. Taming The Biggest Critic Of All: YOU. We need our inner critic because it’s the CEO of Quality Control—it stops us from writing crap and getting publicly humiliated. But do we need its harshness and cruelty? Learn how a Nobel Prize winner’s work on loss aversion can turn an inner voice of self-persecution into an inner consciousness of self-empowerment. At It For Years With Little To Show For It? Dealing With Chronic Frustration A newbie who can’t break in. A stalled midlister. A best seller sliding into irrelevancy. Years of frustration and disappointment can dig tunnels in your fortitude. How do you climb out of the vat of cynicism and despair? By getting clear on what drives all creative people.

Emotional Advantage

Author: Randy Taran
Publisher: St. Martin's Essentials
ISBN: 1250200067
Size: 34.84 MB
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“Emotional Advantage is such an uplifting answer to our challenging times. In its pages, you will find encouragement, support, and new perspectives. Randy Taran offers an antidote to emotional overwhelm—a powerful way to discover how useful your emotions can be in guiding you towards your best life.”—Marci Shimoff, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Happy For No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul Award-winning author, producer, and founder of Project Happiness, Randy Taran knows that every emotion, feeling, and mental state has the power to bring us back to our true essence, and that readers can use Emotional Advantage as a guide to get there. In recent years, there has been an overwhelming interest in the science of happiness and positive psychology, and many books on the subject. There is a good reason for this: it is a core, universal human drive. And while happiness has opened the door for many to move forward, there is a burgeoning curiosity about the full range of human emotions, all of which factor into the human experience. What do we do when life does not go as planned? Neuroscience reveals that to understand and utilize any emotion, we need to “name it to tame it.” It turns out that even negative emotions have something to offer, if we know how to learn from them. Have you ever woken up in a fog of feelings and felt directionless? Or maybe it was hard to pinpoint exactly what you were feeling, but it wasn’t where you wanted to be? What if we could actually use our feelings as a pathway to guide us back to our inner compass? What if, like alchemists, we had the tools to transform our emotions to take charge of creating our very best life? What if we could comprehend how even the most troublesome emotions are sending messages to alert, protect, and fuel us forward? Emotional Advantage is that guide. It will show us how a new perspective on fear can move us to courage, how guilt can clarify our values, and how anger can help us create healthy boundaries.

It S Ok To Feel Things Deeply

Author: Carissa Potter
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452163512
Size: 31.28 MB
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This book is like a hug from a friend when you need it most: It's both a reminder that it's normal to feel things deeply and a companion for actually feeling better. With tons of empathy and a touch of humor, artist Carissa Potter offers wisdom on how to move through difficult emotions with practical steps to kick-start the process—ranging from soaking in a tub and having a good cry to talking to houseplants or hosting a private dance party. Illustrated in a vibrant eye-catching palette, this boldly authentic book is full of genuine support for pushing through life's tough times or whenever a little love is needed.

Rooted In Evil

Author: Natalie Joy Andrews
Publisher: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1683481860
Size: 67.75 MB
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: “I could hear the crackling of the blazing fires and even feel the smoke swirl around my body. The faint odor of blood filled my nostrils until I was overwhelmed by the stench of death.” Moving to a small town and beginning her senior year at a new school proved to be much more than a typical high school nightmare of being the new kid on campus; for Addy, it was a tug-of-war for her soul. Enticed by a mysterious and powerful group of peers, she uncovers unexpected secrets hidden away in the coastal town of Ledo and must face the most important decision of her life, but it may cost her just that…her life.