This Book Will Make You Happy

This Book Will Make You Happy

by Jessamy Hibberd, Jo Usmar

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Overview

We all experience periods of feeling low, frustrated and lacking in energy - but ignoring the problem and struggling on can start to affect all areas of your life. Help is at hand: this concise little book shows you how you can reverse negative thoughts and emotions and make yourself happier and more confident.

Dr Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar draw on the very latest research in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and modern psychology to give you practical, proven techniques and exercises to combat low mood and, more importantly, increase your happiness, making you healthier and more fulfilled.

Chapters include: Positive strategies, Controlling emotions, Rewarding yourself, Combating guilt, Better rest and sleep, Mental exercises, Breaking negative thought patterns, Relaxation techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848662827
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr Jessamy Hibberd is a highly respected clinical psychologist who worked for the NHS before setting up her own private practice. She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

Jo Usmar is a freelance journalist and editor. She has contributed to a variety of national titles, including Stylist and Fabulous, as well as writing a regular relationship column for Cosmopolitan. She has appeared on TV and radio commenting on lifestyle and relationship issues.

Table of Contents

A note from the authors 4

Introduction 6

Chapter 1 The Low-Down on Mood 10

Chapter 2 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 26

Chapter 3 Changing Your Behavior 40

Chapter 4 Making Time for Yourself 54

Chapter 5 Physical Education 66

Chapter 6 Emotion Overload 82

Chapter 7 Mind Games 92

Chapter 8 Who Do You Think You Are? 110

Chapter 9 Taking Charge of Your Thoughts 126

Chapter 10 The Real Meaning of Life 138

A final message 147

Further reading 152

Useful websites 153

Acknowledgments 154

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