|Keeping The Love You Find: A Guide for Singles by Harville, PhD Hendrix (Paperback - Feb 1, 1993)Your dream of finding a partner is a natural and normal human instinct and your dream is perfectly achievable. Whatever your history, whatever your heartbreak, as a single person you are in an ideal position to learn what you need to know what what you can do to greatly improve your chances for finding, and keeping, love.|
|Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love, by Dr. Sue Johnson, (Hardcover, April 7, 2008)Heralded by the New York Times and Time magazine as the couple therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond. This idea, once controversial, is now supported by science, and has become widely popular among therapists around the world.|
|Your Perfect Right by Robert E. Alberti and Michael L. Emmons (Paperback - May 20, 2001)The thirtieth anniversary (eighth) edition of the most widely recommended assertiveness training book helps readers step-by-step to develop more effective self-expression. Emphasizes equal-relationship assertiveness -- not the all-too-common "me-first" attitude. Packed with detailed procedures, examples, and exercises. The eighth edition is completely revised and updated, and includes new material on what it means to be assertive in the 21st century, living in a multicultural society, making the decision to express yourself assertively, appropriate anger expression, and treatment for social anxiety and phobia.|
|Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think by Dennis Greenberger and Christine PadeskyDeveloped by two master clinicians with extensive experience in cognitive therapy treatment and training, this popular workbook shows readers how to improve their lives using cognitive therapy. The book is designed to be used alone or in conjunction with professional treatment. Step-by-step worksheets teach specific skills that have helped hundreds of thousands people conquer depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse and relationship problems. Readers learn to use mood questionnaires to identify, rate, and track changes in feelings; change the thoughts that contribute to problems; follow step-by-step strategies to improve moods; and take action to improve daily living and relationships. The book's large-size format facilitates reading and writing ease.|
|Peace is Every Breath: A Practice for our Busy Lives by Thich Nhat Hanh (2010)In his travels around the country and the world, Zen master and international best selling author Thich Nhat Hanh witnessed a growing unhappiness among the many people he encountered. He saw the hectic pace of our day-to-day lives taking a toll on our health and well-being. In response, the renowned teacher sat down to write Peace Is Every Breath, a book that makes the core teachings of Buddha accessible for everyone. In this jewel of a book, Thich Nhat Hanh does not suggest that we escape from reality and put our busy lives on hold. Far from it. Instead, he provides the insight and tools we need to incorporate the practice of mindfulness into our every waking moment. Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how we can transcend the mad rush of our days and discover within the here and now our own innate ability to experience inner peace and happiness.|
Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day ProgramThousands of years prove it, and Western science backs it: Meditation sharpens focus. Meditation lowers blood pressure, relieves chronic pain, reduces stress. Meditation helps us experience greater calm. Meditation connects us to our inner-most feelings and challenges our habits of self-judgment. Meditation helps protect the brain against aging and improves our capacity for learning new things. Meditation opens the door to real and accessible happiness.
Get on the Peace Train by Lynn D. Johnson, Dr. Lynn Johnson combines many years of wisdom and experience into a practical and fun book, Get on the Peace Train. He describes the usefulness of anger and also includes insight on its destructive nature. He masterfully suggests alternative coping mechanisms: compassion, assertiveness, and even a Judo technique for anger. If you or someone you love has ever had difficulty dealing with anger, this book is definitely a must read. Steven J. Chen, Ph.D., Associate Director, Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health