If you have trouble bouncing back from low moods or just feel stuck in the doldrums much of the time, renowned cognitive behavior therapist David A. Clark has a clear message: there are simple yet powerful steps you can take to feel better. This encouraging book presents 80 strategies you can use to reduce sadness, promote positive feelings of contentment and joy, and decrease your risk for full-blown depression. Vivid stories and concrete examples help you learn specific methods for: *Nipping negativity in the bud. *Making unhappiness less overwhelming. *Defusing self-criticism and rumination. *Boosting your energy and motivation for change. *Feeling more confident and hopeful every day. Using the practical tools in the book--forms, worksheets, and self-assessment quizzes--makes it easy to create and stick to a mood repair action plan. You can download and print additional copies of these tools as needed. The strategies that Dr. Clark provides are grounded in cutting-edge neuroscience and psychology research--and they work. Discover proven ways to start living a more satisfying and productive life.use repair Strategy 40 if . . . you are introverted, are socially anxious, or devalue social relationships. you exhibit excessive ... In some cases you may need to increase social contact, whereas in others you may need to make new connections or reestablish long-lost contact. ... to a sports event or concert, or going shopping; or it could involve Internet-based social media like Facebook, email, or Skype.
|Title||:||Mood Repair Toolkit|
|Author||:||David A. Clark|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Publications - 2014-07-07|