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Managing your mind : the mental fitness guide / Gillian Butler, Nick Grey, Tony Hope.

Butler, Gillian, 1942- (author.). Grey, Nick, 1970- (author.). Hope, R. A., (author.).

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Lansdowne Library RA 790 B83 2018 (Text) 26040003372592 Main Collection Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780190872977
  • ISBN: 0190872977
  • ISBN: 9780190866778
  • ISBN: 0190866772
  • Physical Description: xviii, 727 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Revised edition of: Managing your mind : the mental fitness guide / Gillian Butler and Tony Hope. 2nd ed. 2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What to expect from this guide -- Making sense -- Making your way. Thinking well ; Creating a framework ; Being happy ; Making your way with others -- Overcoming difficulties. Preparing to tackle difficulties ; Anxiety ; Low mood and anger ; Trauma and loss ; Enduring physical difficulties.
Summary, etc.:
"Managing Your Mind is a book for building resilience, overcoming emotional difficulties and enabling self-development. It is for any of us who wish to understand ourselves better, to be more effective in day-to-day life, to overcome current problems; or who want to support others in these tasks. The authors have between them almost 100 years of experience helping people respond skillfully to life's challenges. Drawing on this experience as well as on cutting-edge scientific research, Managing Your Mind distills effective techniques and ideas, enabling readers to select those that suit their preferences and needs. Part One of the book helps us gain a better understanding of ourselves and provides tools for clarifying what we value most in life. It highlights the benefits of the practice of acceptance and kindness, and shows how to build self-esteem and self-confidence. Part Two presents practical tools and methods, relevant to everyone, for making our way in the world. This includes the importance of perspective and how we can best use our thinking skills. It also covers everyday topics such as the value of useful habits, time management, looking after our physical health, increasing happiness, well-being and creativity, and developing and maintaining good relationships. The third part of the book provides scientifically-tested approaches to overcoming specific emotional difficulties, such as worry, panic, low mood, anger, addictions, and coping with trauma, loss and chronic ill health. With well over 150,000 copies in print, Managing Your Mind remains the definitive self-help guide for anyone seeking to lead a more fulfilling and productive life."-- Provided by publisher.
Butler, Grey and Hope share information to help readers build resilience, overcome emotional difficulties, and enable self-development. By understanding ourselves better, we can become more effective in day-to-day life, and learn how to overcome current problems. The authors discuss effective techniques and ideas, enabling readers to select those that suit their preferences and needs. -- adapted from back cover.
Subject: Mental health.
Self-management (Psychology)
Mental Health.

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