Book: The Resilience Workbook

Book Title:

The Resilience Workbook – Essential Skills to Recover from Stress, Trauma, and Adversity.

Author(s): Glenn R. Schiraldi (PhD).

Year: 2017.

Edition: First (1st), Illustrated Edition.

Publisher: New Harbinger.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

What is resilience, and how can you build it? In The Resilience Workbook, Glenn Schiraldi-author of The Self-Esteem Workbook-offers invaluable insight and outlines essential skills to help you bounce back from setbacks and cultivate a growth mindset.

Why do some people sail through life’s storms, while others are knocked down? Resilience is the key. Resilience is the ability to recover from difficult experiences, such as death of loved one, job loss, serious illness, terrorist attacks, or even just daily stressors and challenges. Resilience is the strength of body, mind, and character that enables people to respond well to adversity. In short, resilience is the cornerstone of mental health.

Combining evidence-based approaches including positive psychology, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness, and relaxation, The Resilience Workbook will show you how to bounce back and thrive in any difficult situation. You will learn how to harness the power of your brain’s natural neuroplasticity; manage strong, distressing emotions; and improve mood and overall well-being. You will also discover powerful skills to help you prevent and recover from stress-related conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, anger, and substance abuse disorders.

When the going gets tough, you need real, proven-effective skills to manage your stress and heal from setbacks. The comprehensive and practical exercises in this workbook will help you cultivate resilience, stay calm under pressure, and face all of life’s challenges.

Book: Emotion Efficacy Therapy

Book Title:

Emotion Efficacy Therapy: A Brief, Exposure-Based Treatment for Emotion Regulation Integrating ACT and DBT.

Author(s): Matthew McKay (PhD) and Aprilia West (PSyD, MT).

Year: 2016.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: New Harbinger.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

If you treat clients with emotion regulation disorders – including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder (BPD) – you know how important it is for these clients to take control of their emotions and choose their actions in accordance with their values. To help, emotion efficacy therapy (EET) provides a new, theoretically-driven, contextually-based treatment that integrates components from acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) into an exposure-based protocol. In doing so, EET targets the transdiagnostic drivers of experiential avoidance and distress intolerance to increase emotional efficacy.

This step-by-step manual will show you how to help your clients confront and accept their pain, and learn to apply new adaptive responses to emotional triggers. Using a brief treatment that lasts as little as eight weeks, you will be able to help your clients understand and develop a new relationship with their emotions, learn how to have mastery over their emotional experience, practice values-based action in the midst of being emotionally triggered, and stop intense emotions from getting in the way of creating the life they want.

Using the transdiagnostic, exposure-based approach in this book, you can help your clients manage difficult emotions, curb negative reactions, and start living a better life. This book is a game changer for emotion exposure treatment!

Book: The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Self-Esteem

Book Title:

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Self-Esteem.

Author(s): Joe Oliver.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: New Harbinger, Workbook Edition.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

We all have stories we have created about ourselves-some of them positive and some of them negative. If you suffer from low self-esteem, your story may include these types of narratives: “I’m a failure,” “I’ll never be able to do that,” or “If only I were smarter or more attractive, I could be happy.” Ironically, at the end of the day, these narratives are your biggest roadblocks to achieving happiness and living the life you deserve. So, how can you break free from these stories-once and for all?

Grounded in evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), this workbook offers a step-by-step programme to help you break free from self-doubt, learn to accept yourself and your faults, identify and cultivate your strengths, and reach your full potential. You will also discover ways to take action and move toward the life you truly want, even when these actions trigger self-doubt. Finally, you’ll learn to see yourself in all your complexity, with kindness and compassion.

Book: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (A.C.T.)

Book Title:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (A.C.T.): Workbook to Get Out From Anxiety, Relieve Depression, and Break Free From Stress and Worry, for a Newfound Mental Health.

Author(s): Gerald Paul Clifford.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Independently Published.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Life can present many challenges, some of which can be incredibly difficult to overcome. When these more troubling challenges arise, it can feel impossible to know how to navigate them and the many experiences they bring.

You may feel worried about your thoughts, emotions, behaviours, or all three. Especially when these parts of your experience seem hijacked by anxiety, anger, fear, frustration, depression, or other difficult emotions, it can be overwhelming to navigate them and the many behavioural experiences they bring.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (A.C.T) is a type of psychotherapy that relies on talk therapy techniques to assist you with achieving a more functional state in your life. By adjusting your perspective, increasing your awareness, and taking intentional action, you deepen your ability to recognise and navigate your emotions.

Book: Acceptance And Commitment Therapy For Dummies

Book Title:

Acceptance And Commitment Therapy For Dummies.

Author(s): Freddy Jackson Brown and Duncan Gillard.

Year: 2016.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Wiley.

Type(s): Paperback.

Synopsis:

Do you want to change your relationship with painful thoughts and feelings that are holding you back from making changes to improve your life?

In this book, you will discover how to identify negative and unhealthy modes of thinking and apply Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) principles throughout your day-to-day life, creating a healthier, richer and more meaningful existence with yourself and others.

Book: 30 Days 30 Ways to Overcome Anxiety

Book Title:

30 Days 30 Ways to Overcome Anxiety.

Author(s): Bev Aisbett.

Year: 2019.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers.

Type(s): Paperback and Audio CD.

Synopsis:

Outlines a thirty day programme to overcoming anxiety, with daily exercises and mantras to help readers manage the emotion.

Book: The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques

Book Title:

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques.

Author(s): Margaret Wehrenberg.

Year: 2018.

Edition: Second (2nd).

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

The newly updated workbook companion for putting the top anxiety management techniques into practice, first edition released in 2008.

Brimming with exercises, worksheets, tips, and tools, this complete how-to workbook companion expands on the top 10 anxiety-busting techniques Margaret Wehrenberg presents in the earlier edition of this book, showing readers exactly how to put them into action.

From panic disorders, generalised anxiety, and social anxiety, to overall worry and stress, manifestations of anxiety are among the most common – and often debilitating – mental health complaints. But thanks to a flood of supporting brain research, effective, practical strategies have emerged that allow us to manage day-to-day anxiety on our own.

Here Dr. Wehrenberg offers us a trove of them, showing just how physical, emotional, and behavioral symptoms can be alleviated with targeted methods. Step-by-step exercises for practicing counter-cognition, mindfulness meditation, thought-stopping, and thought-replacement, “breathing minutes,” demand delays, cued relaxation, affirmations, and much, much more are presented – all guaranteed to overcome your anxious thoughts.

The accompanying audio downloads feature an array of calming, author-guided exercises including targeted breath work, muscle relaxation, mindfulness, and much more.

Book: The 7 Principles of Stress

Book Title:

7 Principles of Stress: Extend Life, Stay Fit, and Ward off Fat. What You Didn’t Know About How Stress Can Reboot Your Mind, Energy, and Sex Life.

Author(s): Ori Hofmekler.

Year: 2017.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: North Atlantic Books, US.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Ori Hofmekler, acclaimed author of The Warrior Diet and one of the first proponents of intermittent fasting, challenges conventional wisdom about diet, fitness, and anti-aging with a new approach to health that uses stress to live longer, stay fit, and ward off fat.

Supported by cutting-edge research, this book redefines the term “nutrition” as it reveals the stress-mimicking nutrients that yield the same benefits as fasting and exercising.

At the core of the book is the biology of stress and the way it affects key aspects of life from feeding and sexual behavior to mental and physical performance. Hofmekler demonstrates that that there is a thin line between beneficial stress and harmful stress, and shows how to put knowledge of the difference into powerful practice.

His book is a call to action – a manifesto of living life to its utmost evolutionary potential, under stress, as nature intended.

Book: Your Anxiety Beast and You

Book Title:

Your Anxiety Beast and You – A Compassionate Guide to Living in an Increasingly Anxious World.

Author(s): Eric Goodman, PhD.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st), Illustrated Edition.

Publisher: Exisle Publishing.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Just like The Beast in the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, anxiety is an emotion that society initially misjudges as the villain. Your Anxiety Beast and You is a kinder, more compassionate approach for people suffering from anxiety. Rather than living with an enemy inside your mind, you are encouraged to see anxiety for what it really is – an inner hero. It is always trying to protect you from threats, however, it is completely confused about what are true threats in the modern world.

Learn how to cope with your anxiety and train it to be a better inner-companion through integrating therapeutic methods from compassion-focused therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Gain an understanding of why society stigmatises anxiety and gain a better understanding of your own anxiety beast with humour and compassion. Your Anxiety Beast and You takes you through step-by-step strategies to cope with the howling of the beast in your mind, the physical effects of anxiety on your body, and then focuses on ways to come up with ‘teachable moments’ for your anxiety to learn that what you fear is not actually a threat.

With over 25 years of experience helping people with anxiety disorders and OCD, Dr Goodman aims to help you make peace with the reality of your anxiety. And then to help you re-focus on making your anxiety a better companion.

Book: The ACT Workbook for OCD

Book Title:

The ACT Workbook for OCD: Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Exposure Skills to Live Well with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

Author(s): Marisa T. Mazza.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st), Workbook Edition.

Publisher: New Harbinger.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Stand up to your OCD! The ACT Workbook for OCD combines evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) with exposure and response prevention (ERP) for the most up-to-date, effective treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

If you are one of the millions of people who suffer from OCD, you may experience obsessive, intrusive, or even disturbing thoughts. You may engage in compulsive or ritualistic behaviours, such as checking to make sure you have locked the front door, or endlessly washing your hands for fear of germs or contamination. And you may be tempted to give up if treatment just does not work for you.

Whether you have just received a diagnosis, or have suffered for years, this workbook can help. Using the powerful and proven-effective treatments in this guide, you will learn what type of OCD you suffer from (such as harm OCD), how to identify the underlying mechanisms of your OCD, move through triggering incidents while staying present and connected to your values, be more aware and flexible, tolerate uncertainty, and commit to behaviours that ultimately allow you to lead a full, rewarding life.

Once you realise what really matters to you, you will find the motivation needed to start on the path to psychological well-being.

If you are ready to be courageous, take a risk, and stand up to your OCD symptoms, this workbook can help guide you, every step of the way.