How to Be Miserable

Author: Randy J. Paterson
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781626254084
Release Date: 2016-05-01
Genre: Self-Help

In How to Be Miserable, psychologist Randy Paterson outlines 40 specific behaviors and habits, which—if followed—are sure to lead to a lifetime of unhappiness. On the other hand, if you do the opposite, you may yet join the ranks of happy people everywhere! There are stacks upon stacks of self-help books that will promise you love, happiness, and a fabulous life. But how can you pinpoint the exact behaviors that cause you to be miserable in the first place? Sometimes when we’re depressed, or just sad or unhappy, our instincts tell us to do the opposite of what we should—such as focusing on the negative, dwelling on what we can’t change, isolating ourselves from friends and loved ones, eating junk food, or overindulging in alcohol. Sound familiar? This tongue-in-cheek guide will help you identify the behaviors that make you unhappy and discover how you—and only you—are holding yourself back from a life of contentment. You’ll learn to spot the tried-and-true traps that increase feelings of dissatisfaction, foster a lack of motivation, and detract from our quality of life—as well as ways to avoid them. So, get ready to live the life you want (or not?) This fun, irreverent guide will light the way.

The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook

Author: Martin M. Antony
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781626253421
Release Date: 2017-12-01
Genre: Self-Help

There’s nothing wrong with being shy. But if shyness or social anxiety keeps you from building meaningful relationships with others, advancing in your education or career, or simply living your best life, The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook offers a comprehensive program to help you confront your fears and become actively involved in the world. If you are shy or socially anxious, you may dread going to parties, speaking in front of crowds or people you don’t know, going to job interviews, and other critical life situations. You aren’t alone. In fact, studies show that millions of people suffer from a social anxiety disorder. Unfortunately, you can’t hide from some social situations—no matter how much you wish you could. But you don’t have to go on suffering silently. The good news is there are proven-effective techniques you can start using right away to help ease your anxiety or shyness and start living the life you were meant to live: a life where fear doesn’t get in the way of reaching your goals. This fully revised and updated third edition incorporates breakthrough new research and techniques for overcoming social phobia, including a new chapter on mindfulness-based treatments, updated information on medications, and an overview of treatment-enhancing technological advances. As you complete the activities in this workbook, you'll learn to find your strengths and weaknesses using self-evaluation, explore and examine your fears, create a personalized plan for change, and put your plan into action through gentle and gradual exposure to the very social situations that cause you to feel uneasy. After completing this program, you'll be well-equipped to make connections with the people around you. Soon, you'll be on your way to enjoying all the benefits of being actively involved in the social world. If you’re ready to confront your fears to live an enjoyable, satisfying life, this new edition of The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook offers a comprehensive program to help you get started. What are you waiting for? This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit—an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.

Introduction to Clinical Psychology

Author: John Hunsley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119301516
Release Date: 2017-12-04
Genre: Psychology

TRY (FREE for 14 days), OR RENT this title: www.wileystudentchoice.com Introduction to Clinical Psychology: An Evidence-Based Approach 4ce by University of Ottawa authors Catherine M. Lee and John Hunsley introduces students to the theories and practices of clinical psychology and conveys the important work done by clinical psychologists. This text is designed to be helpful not only to those who will go on to careers in clinical psychology, but also to those who will choose other career paths.

Mastering Adulthood

Author: Lara E. Fielding
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781684031955
Release Date: 2019-01-02
Genre: Self-Help

Discover smart and entertaining strategies for dealing with difficult emotions like anxiety, sadness, anger, and uncertainty. More than just “adulting”—this book will give you the real emotional skills you need to thrive! Whether you’re graduating from college, starting a career, trying to gain financial independence, or creating meaningful relationships—entering into the world of grownups can be more than a little overwhelming. And while there are plenty of fun books out there for young adults offering advice on how to fix a leaky faucet or find the right apartment, none really delve into the deeply emotional aspects of growing up. In Mastering Adulthood, psychologist Lara Fielding offers evidence-based skills to help you cope with the feelings of anxiety, depression, anger, and stress that may be getting in the way of living an independent, fulfilling adult life. Drawing on case examples from young adults she’s worked with in her private practice, Fielding provides empowering strategies and skills for managing difficult emotions using mindfulness, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). When you experience big life changes that cause you stress, you need emotional flexibility to reach your goals and be your best self. Using the skills in this book, you’ll learn to take charge of your emotional habits, stop feeling stuck, and discover what really matters to you.

Brave Enough to Succeed

Author: Valorie Burton
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 9780736970976
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Religion

You Can Get Unstuck Most people aren't brave enough to live the life of their dreams. But that doesn't have to be your story. Truth is, living an inauthentic life isn't easy. It's hard. It weighs you down. It burdens your spirit. But starting now, you can transform your fears into action. Certified Personal and Executive Coach Valorie Burton, author of Successful Women Think Differently (over 200,000 copies sold), will guide you toward a breakthrough with 40 powerful tools, teaching you to get honest about what you want and remove the blocks that prevent progress end self-sabotaging habits that produce anxiety release perfectionism and make real progress toward your goals replace your self-criticism with self-compassion develop empowering habits that bring joy, productivity and freedom Your success requires courage to face your fears so you can get unstuck and be unstoppable. You can do it. It starts right here.

The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Weight Management

Author: Michele Laliberte
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608826964
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Genre: Self-Help

We all think we know what we have to do to manage our weight, and blame ourselves when we don't meet the goals we have set. In reality, we need to understand the biology behind the body's regulation of weight to achieve the control we are hoping for. And we need strategies for overcoming obstacles: the stress of daily life, emotional upsets, and people who sabotage our efforts or attack our self-esteem. The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Weight Management is a different kind of weight management guide that focuses on helping you stay disciplined and dedicated to your weight management goals by using cognitive behavioral therapy. This approach has been used by therapists for years to treat a diverse range of mental health conditions, and researchers have found that it also helps people make healthy changes that last. This workbook includes exercises and worksheets to help you design a customized weight management strategy most likely to be effective for you based on the habits and lifestyle you have now. You'll set specific goals to improve your body image and your health, and follow a realistic weight management plan designed specifically for you. It is possible to feel good about yourself as you work toward a healthier lifestyle. This book will show you how. Learn to: •Manage situational, emotional, and interpersonal eating triggers •Overcome body image difficulties and critical thoughts •Make changes toward weight management that you actually enjoy •Use support from friends and family to bolster success

Chase of a Lifetime

Author: Denise Carrier
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9780595290338
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Genre: Education

Chase, surrounded by three year olds at a birthday party, prances through the house flipping ceiling fan controls and light switches while the other children play together. After his frolic, Chase spots a Hot Wheels car. He lies down to roll the wheels back and forth in front of his eyes, mesmerized by the movement of the shiny chrome, ignoring attempts to lure him into the party's events. The Autism Spectrum affects over 500,000 people nationwide and the numbers are inexplicably growing. Chase of a Lifetime details the progress of an autistic child, barely able to function in a supportive preschool class, culminating in his emergence as a confident third grader. This book includes strategies for securing the appropriate educational placement for a child from preschool through third grade, including an Appendix of written Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals for each year. The Appendix also includes invaluable resources such as samples of insurance letters, modification ideas, and social stories that worked on very common and difficult areas of concern. "Few authors have outlined their quest for answers in such detail as Denise Carrier. Those reading this book are encouraged to use the information to blaze new pathways for their own child and his or her teachers."-Sheila Wagner, Assistant Director, Emory Autism Center; Coordinator, Emory Inclusion Project "Once you pick up this book, you will not be able to put it down until you have read it completely. Denise Carrier's energy and determination in helping her son Chase will invigorate you. Parents and professionals alike will gain invaluable information in regard to the process of diagnosing and treating a child on the autistic spectrum. Above all, you will learn to be diligent in pursuing appropriate assistance for your child."-Alan G. Weintraub M.D., FAAP, Board-certified Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician

Academic Writing

Author: Ilona Leki
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521657687
Release Date: 1998-07-13
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This book provides instruction on the process writers go through to produce texts. It teaches attention to form, format and accuracy. The central goals of the Student's Book are to teach the process that writers go through to produce texts, and to provide instructions on how to meet the demands of the academy by attention to form and accuracy. One half of the book is devoted to leading the student through the process of writing from observation and experience. About a quarter of the book focuses on helping the student solve the writing problems typical of university-level course work. The remaining part of the book contains an anthology of readings that correspond to the assignments used in the earlier portions of the text. Through an emphasis on the academic applications of writing and on exploring processes and strategies, this text helps students produce, prepare, and polish their writing. -- Description from http://www.amazon.com (April 19, 2012).

No B S Business Success In The New Economy

Author: Dan S. Kennedy
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 9781613080009
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Internationally recognized “millionaire-maker” Dan Kennedy leads business professionals into the post-recession economy and introduces them to the new rules, new restrictions, new obstacles, and new opportunities that lie ahead. Entrepreneurs are mentored on which current business truths and principles are still relevant, but more importantly, Kennedy offers completely new strategies, tactics, and applications to help them succeed in The New Economy. Following Kennedy’s advice, entrepreneurs can go forward into The New Economy more astutely, efficiently, productively, and confidently—earning themselves more money than they ever imagined possible! Kennedy covers: • The key decision required for success by The New Economy • The #1 Demand of New Economy Customers and how to meet it • Four power-positioning strategies for extreme marketplace advantage • Six mandatory entrepreneurial competencies for The New Economy • What The New Economy punishes most viciously and rewards most generously • How to avoid destruction by and instead profit from the “No Boundaries” New Economy • And More In this timely business guide, Kennedy reveals essential strategies, tactics, and business principles that every business owner will need to succeed in the tougher, more demanding New Economy.

Emerging Worship

Author: Dan Kimball
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
ISBN: 9780310858508
Release Date: 2009-07-27
Genre: Religion

Churches are aging. Even among megachurches with their modern technology and huge number of members, whole generations are now missing. In order to reach the 18-35 year olds, churches need to incorporate alternative worship services into their ministries that meet the unique needs of the emerging generations.In a conversational, narrative style, author Dan Kimball guides church leaders on how to create alternative services from start to finish. Using anecdotes from his own experience at Graceland, Kimball presents six creative models, providing real-life examples of each type. Emerging Worship covers key topics including• Developing a prayer team• Evaluating the local mission field and context• Determining leaders and a vision-based team• Understanding why youth pastors are usually the ideal staff to start a new service• Recognizing the difference in values between emerging worship and the rest of the church• Asking critical questions beforehand

The 48 Laws Of Power

Author: Robert Greene
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 9781847651341
Release Date: 2010-09-03
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

'Machiavelli has a new rival, and Sun-tzu had better watch his back' - New York Times Robert Greene's laws are now famous: Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies. Law 3: Conceal your intentions. Law 4: Always say less than necessary. At work, in relationships, on the street or on the 6 o'clock News: the 48 Laws apply everywhere. For anyone with an interest in conquest, self-defence, wealth, power or simply being an educated spectator, The 48 Laws of Power is one of the most useful and entertaining books ever; it 'teaches you how to cheat, dissemble, feign, fight and advance your cause in the modern world.' (Independent on Sunday). Robert Greene will teach you the distilled wisdom of the masters - illustrated through the tactics, triumphs and failures from Elizabeth I to Henry Kissinger on how to get to the top and stay there. Wry, ironic and clever, this is an indispensable and witty guide to power. The perfect gift book for the power-hungry (and who doesn't want power?); this is the Concise Edition of an international bestseller. From the internationally bestselling author of Mastery, The Art Of Seduction, and The 33 Strategies Of War.

We Have Heard That God Is with You

Author: Rein Bos
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802807700
Release Date: 2008-08-20
Genre: Religion

Chapters 1 through 7 provide a consideration of classical hermeneutical models. Chapters 8 through 11 include the biblical-theological and hermeneutical background and ingredients of Bos's creative model. Chapters 12 through 15 are an elaboration of this new model. Finally, Chapter 16 employs the model to consider Exodus 3, the songs of the servant of the LORD in Deutero-Isaiah, and Psalm 22.

Building Electro Optical Systems

Author: Philip C. D. Hobbs
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: 0471246816
Release Date: 2000-06-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

While most books on electro-optical systems concentrate on an individual subfield, this one presents an overview of the whole field, providing researchers with working knowledge of a number of cross-disciplinary areas. It includes essential information on how to build modern electro-optical instruments such as microscopes, cameras, optical inspection equipment, and spectrometers, and optical-related computer equipment.