The Feeling Good Handbook

The Feeling Good Handbook Author David D. Burns
ISBN-10 0452281326
Year 1999
Pages 729
Language en
Publisher Plume Books
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Discusses how to overcome fears, phobias, and panic attacks; improve intimate communication, and cope with anxiety disorders, and includes information about commonly prescribed psychiatric drugs

Feeling Good

Feeling Good Author David D. Burns, M.D.
ISBN-10 9780062136497
Year 2012-11-20
Pages 736
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other 'black holes' of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition, Dr Burns adds an all-new Consumer's Guide To Antidepressant Drugs, as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about the many options available for treating depression. Recognise what causes your mood swings. Nip negative feelings in the bud. Deal with guilt. Handle hostility and criticism. Overcome addiction to love and approval. Build self-esteem. Feel good everyday. Some text and images that appeared in the print edition of this book are unavailable in the electronic edition due to rights reasons.

Ten Days to Self Esteem

Ten Days to Self Esteem Author David D. Burns, M.D.
ISBN-10 9780062289735
Year 2013-04-16
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Do you wake up dreading the day? Do you feel ciscouraged with what you've accomplished in life? Do you want greater self-esteem, productivity, and joy in daily living? If so, you will benefit from this revolutionary way of brightening your moods without drugs or lengthy therapy. All you need is your own common sense and the easy-to-follow methods revealed in this book by one of the country's foremost authorities on mood and personal relationship problems. In Ten Days to Self-esteem, Dr. David Burns presents innovative, clear, and compassionate methods that will help you identify the causes of your mood slumps and develop a more positive outlook on life. You will learn that You feel the way you think: Negative feelings like guilt, anger, and depression do not result from the bad things that happen to you, but from the way you think about these events. This simple but revolutionary idea can change your life! You can change the way you feel: You will discover why you get depressed and learn how to brighten your outlook when you're in a slump. You can enjoy greater happiness, productivity, and intimacy—without drugs or lengthy therapy. Can a self-help book do all this? Studies show that two thirds of depressed readers of Dr. Burns's classic bestseller, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, experienced dramatic felief in just four weeks without psychotherapy or antidepressant medications. Three-year follow-up studies revealed that readers did not relapse but continued to enjoy their positive outlook. Ten Days to Self-esteem offers a powerful new tool that provides hope and healing in ten easy steps. The methods are based on common sense and are not difficult to apply. Research shows that they really work! Feeling good feels wonderful. You owe it to yourself to feel good!

Intimate Connections

Intimate Connections Author David D. Burns
ISBN-10 0451148452
Year 1985
Pages 348
Language en
Publisher New Amer Library
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In this breakthrough book, Dr. David Burns, M.D., author of the bestselling Feeling Good, applies the proven principles of Cognitive Therapy to eliminating the negative thinking and low self-esteem that causes loneliness and shyness. With sensible and sensitive advice, case histories, and revealing exercises, this step-by-step program shows you how to: * Pinpoint and rid yourself of attitudes that keep you apart from others * Master the techniques that make you feel and look more attractive * Deal with people who give you the runaround * Resist romantic temptations not in your best interest * Release inhibitions to conquer performance anxiety and enhance sexual pleasure * Develop fulfilling relationships . . . and more "Revelatory . . . Burns understands on a gut level."--The Chicago Tribune

Feeling Good Together

Feeling Good Together Author David D. Burns, M.D.
ISBN-10 0767930908
Year 2008-12-30
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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Simple, Powerful Techniques that Make Relationships Work "Why won’t my husband ever express his feelings?" “Why won’t my wife listen?" “Why is my sister such a control freak?" "Why does my ex act like such a total jerk?" “What’s wrong with people?” We all have someone we can’t get along with—whether it’s a friend or colleague who complains constantly, a relentlessly critical boss, an obnoxious neighbor, a teenager who pouts and slams doors (all the while insisting she’s not upset), or maybe a loving, but irritating spouse. In his bestselling book, Feeling Good, Dr. David Burns introduced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, a clinically proven, drug-free therapy that has revolutionized the treatment of clinical depression throughout the world. Now, in Feeling Good Together, he presents Cognitive Interpersonal Therapy, a radical new approach that will help you transform troubled, conflicted relationships into successful, happy ones. Dr. Burns’ method for improving these relationships is easy and surprisingly effective. In Feeling Good Together, you’ll learn: How to stop pointing fingers at everyone else and start looking at yourself. How to pinpoint the exact cause of the problem with any person you’re not getting along with. How to solve virtually any kind of relationship conflict almost instantly. Based on twenty-five years of clinical experience and groundbreaking research on more than 1,000 individuals, Feeling Good Together presents an entirely new theory of why we have so much trouble getting along with each other. The book is filled with helpful examples and brilliant, user-friendly tools such as the Relationship Satisfaction Test, the Relationship Journal, the Five Secrets of Effective Communication, the Intimacy Exercise, and more, so you can enjoy far more loving and satisfying relationships with the people you care about. You deserve rewarding, intimate relationships. Feeling Good Together will show you how.

Growing Up Feeling Good

Growing Up Feeling Good Author Ellen Rosenberg
ISBN-10 0140377182
Year 1995
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher Puffin
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Examines the physical and psychological changes that come with maturity and explores the choices and responsibilities that each person faces as he or she grows up.

When Panic Attacks

When Panic Attacks Author David D. Burns, M.D.
ISBN-10 0767923898
Year 2006-05-09
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Harmony
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Are you plagued by fears, phobias, or panic attacks? Do you toss and turn at night with a knot in your stomach, worrying about your job, your family, work, your health, or relationships? Do you suffer from crippling shyness, obsessive doubts, or feelings of insecurity? What you may not realize is that these fears are almost never based on reality. Anxiety is one of the world’s oldest cons. When you’re anxious, you’re actually fooling yourself. You are telling yourself things that simply aren’t true. See if you can recognize yourself in any of these distortions: All-or-Nothing Thinking: “My mind will go blank when I give my presentation at work, and everyone will think I’m an idiot.” Fortune Telling: “I just know I’ll freeze up and blow it when I take my test.” Mind Reading: “Everyone at this party can see how nervous I am.” Magnification: “Flying is so dangerous. I think this plane is going to crash!” Should Statements: “I shouldn’t be so anxious and insecure. Other people don’t feel this way.” Emotional Reasoning: “I feel like I’m on the verge of cracking up!” Self-Blame: “What’s wrong with me? I’m such a loser!” Mental Filter: “Why can’t I get anything done? My life seems like one long procrastination.” Now imagine what it be like to live a life that’s free of worries and self-doubt; to go to sleep at night feeling peaceful and relaxed; to overcome your shyness and have fun with other people; to give dynamic presentations without worrying yourself sick ahead of time; to enjoy greater creativity, productivity and self-confidence. Does that sound impossible? The truth is you can defeat your fears. In When Panic Attacks, Dr. Burns takes you by the hand and shows you how to overcome every conceivable kind of anxiety. In fact, you will learn how to use more than forty simple, effective techniques, and the moment you put the lie to the distorted thoughts that plague you, your fears will immediately disappear. Dr. Burns also shares the latest research on the drugs commonly prescribed for anxiety and depression and explains why they may sometimes do more harm than good. This is not pop psychology but proven, fast-acting techniques that have been shown to be more effective than medications. When Panic Attacks is an indispensable handbook for anyone who’s worried sick and sick of worrying.

Mind Over Mood Second Edition

Mind Over Mood  Second Edition Author Dennis Greenberger
ISBN-10 9781462522934
Year 2015-10-15
Pages 341
Language en
Publisher Guilford Publications
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Discover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress--and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped more than 1,000,000 readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy--one of today's most effective forms of psychotherapy--to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems. Revised and expanded to reflect significant scientific developments of the past 20 years, the second edition contains numerous new features: expanded content on anxiety; chapters on setting personal goals and maintaining progress; happiness rating scales; gratitude journals; innovative exercises focused on mindfulness, acceptance, and forgiveness; 25 new worksheets; and much more. Mind Over Mood will help you:*Learn proven, powerful, practical strategies to transform your life.*Follow step-by-step plans to overcome depression, anxiety, anger, guilt, and shame.*Set doable personal goals and track your progress (you can photocopy the worksheets from the book or download and print additional copies).*Practice your new skills until they become second nature. Cited as “The Most Influential Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Publication” by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies and included in the UK National Health Service Bibliotherapy Program. Winner (Second Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category See also the Spanish-language edition: El control de tu estado de ánimo, Segunda edición.

Owning it Your Bullsh t Free Guide to Living with Anxiety

Owning it  Your Bullsh t Free Guide to Living with Anxiety Author Caroline Foran
ISBN-10 9781473657595
Year 2017-05-11
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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With honesty, humour and a bullsh*t free perspective, Owning It is a no-frills account of anxiety from the front line. Through the filtered lens of social media, it may seem like life's a peach, but for lots of people - journalist and author Caroline Foran included - anxiety is always bubbling beneath the surface. Here, she chronicles her experiences. From being unable to cope with the thought of venturing outside, to walking away from her fast-paced job, to the different, and sometimes controversial, treatments available - from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to acupuncture to medication - Caroline shows us how she eventually found a way of owning her anxiety so that it doesn't own her. With extensive research and help from the experts, Owning It is written with honesty and a bullsh*t-free perspective; consider it your ultimate, practical guide that aims to get you feeling good again.

Kitchen Confidential

Kitchen Confidential Author Anthony Bourdain
ISBN-10 9781408845042
Year 2013-05-23
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher A&C Black
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A new edition of the bestselling classic, hand-annotated throughout by Anthony Bourdain

Summary of Feeling Good

Summary of Feeling Good Author Instaread Summaries
ISBN-10 1683784464
Year 2016-08-17
Pages 34
Language en
Publisher Idreambooks
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Summary of Feeling Good by David D. Burns Includes Analysis Preview: Feeling Good by Dr. David D. Burns is a self-help guide to using cognitive therapy (CT) as an effective, scientifically proven tool for combating depression of all degrees, especially when used in combination with therapy and possibly medication. CT is based on the idea that people's perceptions about themselves, their relationships, their job, and their overall life will shape their feelings. When people can change their thinking, they can drastically and often rapidly improve their mood. Research has proven that CT is often as effective as medication. Feeling Good offers a comprehensive strategy for changing negative perceptions and includes tools for doing so, such as mood assessment and targeted writing techniques. Once people have addressed and corrected distorted thinking, they live happier, healthier, and more productive lives. A commonly held belief is that external circumstances will determine an individual's emotional state. According to the CT model, emotional disorders, such as... PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of Feeling Good by David D. Burns Includes Analysis Overview of the Book Important People Key Takeaways Analysis of Key Takeaways About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience. Visit our website at instaread.co.