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: The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook

Book Title:

The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook).

Author(s): Anneliese A. Singh (PhD, LPC) and Diane Ehrensaft (PhD).

Year: 2018.

Edition: First (1st) Workbook Edition.

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications.

Type(s): Paperback and eTextbook.

Synopsis:

How can you build unshakable confidence and resilience in a world still filled with ignorance, inequality, and discrimination? The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook will teach you how to challenge internalised negative messages, handle stress, build a community of support, and embrace your true self.

Resilience is a key ingredient for psychological health and wellness. It’s what gives people the psychological strength to cope with everyday stress, as well as major setbacks. For many people, stressful events may include job loss, financial problems, illness, natural disasters, medical emergencies, divorce, or the death of a loved one. But if you are queer or gender non-conforming, life stresses may also include discrimination in housing and health care, employment barriers, homelessness, family rejection, physical attacks or threats, and general unfair treatment and oppression – all of which lead to overwhelming feelings of hopelessness and powerlessness. So, how can you gain resilience in a society that is so often toxic and unwelcoming?

In this important workbook, you will discover how to cultivate the key components of resilience: holding a positive view of yourself and your abilities; knowing your worth and cultivating a strong sense of self-esteem; effectively utilising resources; being assertive and creating a support community; fostering hope and growth within yourself, and finding the strength to help others. Once you know how to tap into your personal resilience, you’ll have an unlimited well you can draw from to navigate everyday challenges.

By learning to challenge internalised negative messages and remove obstacles from your life, you can build the resilience you need to embrace your truest self in an imperfect world.

Book: The Mental Toughness Handbook

Book Title:

The Mental Toughness Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Facing Life’s Challenges, Managing Negative Emotions, and Overcoming Adversity with Courage and Poise.

Author(s): Damon Zahariades.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Independently Published.

Type(s): Paperback, Audiobook, and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Bravely Endure Hardship, Perform Under Pressure, and Overcome Challenges More Easily Than You Ever Thought Possible!

Do you feel overwhelmed by your circumstances? Are you exhausted and overburdened with stress? Are you tempted to give up whenever you encounter obstacles and mishaps? If so, The Mental Toughness Handbook is for you.

Imagine boldly facing any challenge that comes your way. Imagine confronting any problem you run into and resolving it with confidence.

Imagine being 100% certain that you can handle any predicament or setback life throws at you.

Amazon bestselling author, Damon Zahariades, provides a step-by-step training program for toughening your mind against adversity. You will learn how to persevere when life become difficult and your circumstances deviate from your plans. You will discover how to handle pressure, control your impulses, and endure the emotional and psychological distress that accompany misfortune.

And best of all, you will learn how to achieve more than you thought possible through sheer tenacity and determination.

  • Hhow mental toughness differs from grit (most people mistakenly think they’re the same thing).
  • the top 7 traits mentally-tough people adopt to conquer any problem they encounter.
  • how mental toughness is closely entwined with emotional mastery (as well as the importance of self-awareness and empathy).
  • 5 daily habits you must embrace to strengthen your mind and harden your resolve.
  • why willpower and motivation are unreliable (and how mental toughness trumps both!).
  • 5 simple tips for controlling your impulses and delaying gratification
  • how Navy SEALs develop mental toughness (and 5 surprising tactics they employ to do so).

Plus, you will received 18 exercises that will help you to apply the advice and tactics you will learn throughout this book!

Book: Breaking Negative Thinking Patterns

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Book Title:

Breaking Negative Thinking Patterns – A Schema Therapy Self-Help and Support Book.

Author(s): Gitta Jacob.

Year: 2015.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell.

Type(s): Hardcover, Paperback, and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Breaking Negative Thinking Patterns is the first schema-mode focused resource guide aimed at schema therapy patients and self-help readers seeking to understand and overcome negative patterns of thinking and behaviour.

  • Represents the first resource for general readers on the mode approach to schema therapy.
  • Features a wealth of case studies that serve to clarify schemas and modes and illustrate techniques for overcoming dysfunctional modes and behaviour patterns.
  • Offers a series of exercises that readers can immediately apply to real-world challenges and emotional problems as well as the complex difficulties typically tackled with schema therapy.
  • Includes original illustrations that demonstrate the modes and approaches in action, along with 20 self-help mode materials which are also available online.
  • Written by authors closely associated with the development of schema therapy and the schema mode approach.

Book: From Bud to Brain – A Psychiatrists View of Marijuana

Book Title:

From Bud to Brain: A Psychiatrists View of Marijuana.

Author(s): Timmen L. Cermak.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1ed).

Publisher: Cambridge University Press.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

The trend toward liberalising medical and recreational marijuana use is increasing the obligation on clinicians to provide useful information to the public.

This book summarises the science all healthcare professionals need to know in order to provide objective and relevant information to a variety of patients, from recreational and medicinal users to those who use regularly, and to adolescents and worried parents.

The author brings two and a half decades of studying cannabinoid research, and over forty years’ experience in psychiatric and addiction medicine practice, to shed light on the interaction between marijuana and the brain.

Topics range from how marijuana produces pleasurable sensations, relaxation and novelty (the ‘high’), to emerging medical uses, effects of regular use, addiction, and policy.

Principles of motivational interviewing are outlined to help clinicians engage patients in meaningful, non-judgmental conversations about their experiences with marijuana.

An invaluable guide for physicians, nurses, psychologists, therapists, and counsellors.

Book: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies

Book Title:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies.

Author(s): Rhena Branch and Rob Wilson.

Year: 2012.

Edition: Second (2ed).

Publisher: For Dummies.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Whether you are trying to overcome anxiety and depression, boost self-esteem, beat addiction, lose weight, or simply improve your outlook, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) offers a practical, sensible approach to mastering your thoughts and thinking constructively. In this updated and expanded edition of the companion workbook to their bestselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies, professional therapists Rhena Branch and Rob Wilson show you, step-by-step, how to put the lessons provided in their book into practice. Inside you’ll find a huge number of hands-on exercises and techniques to help you remove roadblocks to change and regain control over your life.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies, Second Edition:

  • Develops the ideas and concepts that presented in the book and provides exercises to put those ideas into practice.
  • Features a range of hands-on CBT exercises and techniques for beating anxiety or depression, boosting your self-esteem, losing weight, or simply improving your outlook on life.

Book: Behavioural Consultation and Primary Care

Book Title:

Behavioural Consultation & Primary Care – A Guide to Integrating Services.

Author(s): Patricia J. Robinson and Jeffrey T. Reiter.

Year: 2016.

Edition: Second (2ed).

Publisher: Springer.

Type(s): Hardcover, Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

2007, First Edition

The Primary Care Behavioural Health (PCBH) model is emerging as the future of integration between mental health and primary care services. The first book to detail the model, Behavioural Consultation and Primary Care explains in hands-on terms how to achieve truly integrated care. From starting up a new PCBH service to evaluating its outcome, clinicians and medical administrators alike will value in this up-to-the-minute resource.

2016, Second Edition

In this 2nd edition, Robinson and Reiter give us an updated blueprint for full integration of behavioural health and primary care in practice. They review the compelling rationale, but their real contribution is telling us exactly how to think about it and how to do it. This latest book is a must for anyone interested in population health and the nuts and bolts of full integration through using the Primary Care Behavioural Health Consultation model.

The best-selling guide to integrating behavioral health services into primary care is now updated, expanded and better than ever!

Integration is exploding in growth, and it is moving inexorably toward the model outlined here. To keep pace, this revised text is a must for primary care clinicians and administrators. It is also essential reading for graduate classes in a variety of disciplines, including social work, psychology, and medicine.

This updated edition includes:

  • A refined presentation of the PCBH model.
  • The latest terms, trends and innovations in primary care.
  • Comprehensive strategies and resource lists for hiring and training new Behavioural Health Consultants (BHC).
  • Step-by-step guidance for implementing the PCBH model.
  • A plethora of evolved practice tools, including new Core Competency Tools for BHCs and primary care providers.
  • Sample interventions for behaviourally influenced problems.
  • The use of “Third Wave” behaviour therapies in primary care.
  • Detailed programme evaluation instructions and tools.
  • The latest on financing integrated care.
  • An entire chapter on understanding and addressing the prescription drug abuse epidemic.
  • Experienced guidance on ethical issues in the PCBH model.
  • Improved patient education handouts.

With all of the changes in health care, the potential for the PCBH model to improve primary care – and the health of the population – is greater than ever.

This book should be the first read for anyone interested in realising the potential of integration.

Book: The Anxiety Workbook for Kids

Book Title:

The Anxiety Workbook for Kids – Take Charge of Fears & Worries Using the Gift of Imagination.

Author(s): Robin Alter PhD and Crystal Clarke MSW.

Year: 2016.

Edition: First (1ed).

Publisher: New Harbinger; Workbook Edition.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Millions of children suffer from anxiety, which can be extremely limiting, causing kids to miss school, opt out of activities with friends, and refuse to speak or participate in a variety of situations. Furthermore, children who are diagnosed with anxiety or brought into therapy often feel embarrassed about not being “normal.” Focusing on the problem of anxiety can stress kids out and make them feel ashamed. But when the focus is on their strengths and their vivid imaginations, children are empowered to face their anxiety head-on.

The Anxiety Workbook for Kids is a fun and unique workbook grounded in evidence-based CBT and designed to help children understand their anxious thoughts within a positive framework-a perspective that will allow kids to see themselves as the highly imaginative individuals they are, and actually appreciate the role imagination plays in their anxiety. With this workbook, children will learn that, just as they are capable of envisioning vivid scenarios that fuel their anxiety, they are capable of using their imagination to move away from anxious thoughts and become the boss of their own worries.

With engaging CBT-based activities, games, and illustrations-and with a focus on imagination training and developing skills like problem solving, assertiveness, positive thinking, body awareness, relaxation, and mindfulness-this book will help kids stand up to the “worry bully” and harness the power of their imagination for good.

Book: Understanding Motivation and Emotion

Book Title:

Understanding Motivation and Emotion.

Author(s): Johnmarshall Reeve.

Year: 2018.

Edition: Seventh (7th).

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons.

Type(s): Paperback and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Understanding Motivation and Emotion helps readers understand motivation; where it comes from, how and why it changes over time, and how motivation can be increased. The book also shows how to apply the principles of motivation in applied settings, such as in schools, in the workplace, on the athletic field, in counselling, and in one’s own personal life.

Reeve’s engaging writing captures the excitement of recent advances in the field to show the reader what contemporary motivation psychologists are excited about. He also uses effective examples and explains how motivation study can be applied to readers’ daily lives.

By combining a strong theoretical foundation with current research and practical applications, Reeve provides readers with a valuable tool for understanding why people do what they do and why people feel what they feel.

Book: The Age of Anxiety

Book Title:

Time Special Edition: The Age of Anxiety.

Author(s): The Editors of TIME.

Year: 2020.

Edition: First (1st).

Publisher: Time.

Type(s): Magazine and Kindle.

Synopsis:

Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental illness in the US, affecting 40 million adults.

But what exactly is anxiety?

In this special edition from TIME, anxiety is examined in all of its complexity.

Is it a physiological ailment, or a psychological impairment or both? Is it a simple fight-or-flight response to everyday stress and how best to manage it in our lives?

This special edition includes:

  • What anxiety does to your brain and body;
  • The upside of anxiety;
  • How the stress can fuel you;
  • How social media and our digital lives can make us anxious; and
  • The unique pressures upon children and teens and how to address them.

Also included are natural remedies for anxiety, tips on mindful meditation and more.