Practical Ways to Rid Yourself of Anger, Depression, Jealousy and Other Common Problems
Do you tell yourself, “I’m not good enough,” or “Things are far too difficult, why should I even try?” Words like this affect the way we feel and act. Negative self-talk leads to fear, anxiety, depression and a ‘why bother’ attitude. Rethink it! gives practical advice on tackling destructive thoughts that lead to anger, rejection, shame, jealousy, fear and worry. Rethink it! is a self-improvement tool kit that can be dipped into and doesn’t have to be read from cover to cover. Learn how to be more assertive, improve your communication, have better relationships and even overcome blushing. Michael Cohen is a London therapist with more than 28 years of experience and is bestselling author of The Power of Accepting Yourself. Essential reading for anyone looking for self-help strategies that work.
Table of contents
Part 1 – Be your own best friend 1. What do you say when you talk to yourself? 2. Don’t get derailed by distorted thinking 3. How demands lead to misery 4. Overcoming feelings of shame and embarrassment 5. Unconditionally accepting yourself and others 6. Overcoming worry Part 2 – Relax and Heal Negative Emotions 7. Anxiety 8. Depression 9. Anger 10. Jealousy 11. Relax, breathe and stay sane Part 3 – Change your behaviour 12. How to stop smoking 13. Weight loss – the psychological strategies that work 14. How to be assertive 15. It’s good to talk 16. Relationship matters 17. Overcoming blushing
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