Your mind is not built to make you happy; itas built to help you survive. So far, itas done a great job! But in the process, it may have developed some bad habits, like avoiding new experiences or scrounging around for problems where none exist. Is it any wonder that worry, bad moods, and self-critical thoughts so often get in the way of enjoying life? Based in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), The Useras Guide to the Human Mind is a road map to the puzzling inner workings of the human mind, replete with exercises for overriding the mindas natural impulses toward worry, self-criticism, and fear, and helpful tips for acting in the service of your values and emotional well-beingaeven when your mind has other plans. acFind out how your mind tries to limit your behavior and your potential acDiscover how pessimism functions as your mindas error management system acLearn why you shouldnat believe everything you think acOverrule your thoughts and feelings and take charge of your mind and your lifeStart with something nonthreatening like walking for ten minutes daily on a treadmill. You may find that your mind comes to expect it and even look forward to it. Take one step at a time when youa#39;re trying to get moving. Sometimes the thoughtanbsp;...
|Title||:||The User's Guide to the Human Mind|
|Author||:||Shawn T. Smith|
|Publisher||:||New Harbinger Publications - 2011-12-01|