The revised edition of the self-published hit, offering powerful strategies to end procrastination. Why do we sabotage our own best intentions? How can we eliminate procrastination from our lives for good? Based on current psychological research and supplemented with clear strategies for change, this concise guide will help readers finally break free from self-destructive ideas and habits, and move into freedom and accomplishment. With numerous practical tips for change, Solving the Procrastination Puzzle brings clarity and scientific studies—and a touch of humor!—to the quest for successfully achieving goals. This accessible guide is perfect for entrepreneurs, parents, students, and anyone who wants to get unstuck, stop delaying, and start living their most inspired life.
A Concise Guide to Solving the Procrastination Puzzle
Author: Timothy A. Pychyl
Pubpsher: Xlibris Corporation
The Procrastinator's Digest is a short and practical book. The focus is on understanding why and how we sabotage our own best intentions with needless delay, and how we can reduce this procrastination in our lives. Based on psychological research, and supplemented with short stories and comics to help make the content memorable, the digest format of the book provides a concise summary of key concepts and strategies for change. You will learn about the psychology of self-regulation failure and how to more successfully achieve your goals. To learn more about The Procrastinator's Digest see procrastinatorsdigest.com
Learn how to use denial to help you when you are facing tragedy and how to recognize and move past denial when it becomes counterproductive. Denial is often seen as an inability or unwillingness to face unpleasant or difficult realities--from financial losses, to illnesses like alcoholism, to larger social issues like climate change. In some instances, denial can be detrimental because it can keep you stuck in a cycle of destructive behaviors. However, denial can also be very useful for helping you get through hard times, allowing you to tap into your resiliency for emotional survival.With great insight and originality, author Holly Parker shows you how to use denial as a buffer in the face of tragedy and how to know when your use of denial has become counterproductive or detrimental. Through a fresh, comforting, and clinically-based perspective, Parker takes the shame out of denial with practical and relatable solutions to uncovering, reframing, and harnessing this very normal coping technique. Hands-on exercises and compelling personal stories help you apply this information to your situation and come to accept your need for denial when it helps, and break through it to face life’s challenges with courage when it hurts.
Release on 2015-01-01 | by Dennis Coon,John O. Mitterer
Author: Dennis Coon,John O. Mitterer
Pubpsher: Cengage Learning
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY: GATEWAYS TO MIND AND BEHAVIOR, 14th Edition attracts and holds the attention of even difficult-to-reach students. The book's hallmark continues to be its pioneering integration of the proven-effective SQ4R learning system (Survey, Question, Read, Reflect, Review, Recite), which promotes critical thinking and guides students step-by-step to an understanding of psychology's broad concepts and diversity of topics. Every chapter contains active learning tools and relatable examples in a discussion style, all while presenting cutting-edge coverage of the field's newest research findings. With this book, students find the study of psychology fascinating, relevant, and above all, accessible. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Use Neuroscience to Live, Love, and Lead a Better Life
Author: David C Winegar
Pubpsher: Absolute-North Ltd
Category: Business & Economics
Brainsights will kick open the door to the enigma of our minds by looking at the latest research being carried out by an army of 50 000 neuroscientists. Using that knowledge, I will provide specific strategies to apply it to live, love and lead a better life. Breakthroughs in the tools and methods for studying the brain in the last 10 years has resulted in an outpouring of insights into human behavior and why we do the things we do. The science has turned on its head long-held beliefs, leaving us with a clearer understanding of how to influence brain-positive behaviors to promote change. Brainsights will help you to: · Understand how your brain has evolved to process the world · Re-wire your brain to break habits and foster well-being · Understand the chemistry of relationships and use it to build more meaningful connections · Use experience to promote brain growth to shape new capabilities I will strip away the inherent complexity of the science and steer you to insights that will enrich your relationships, improve your well-being, and increase your productivity. Brainsights is a thinking person’s self-help book. It is for those that can’t wait to dig into the science, knowing what awaits them is the wisdom to make a difference in their own lives and those of others. Well referenced with original research, the book is full of practical insights you can use in daily life to rewire yourself for success.