Original and insightful book “putting ancient wisdom and philosophy to the test of modern science” offering unique and balancing perspective. Thought provoking perspective on “the human condition.” Suitable for those who enjoy reading as a pastime and philosophical enquiry.
A fast read book offering quick thought exercises and habits that will help lift mood and combat depression. “Think a little, change a lot” Simple but effective techniques such as how to develop the “gratitude attitude”.
A comprehensive self-
A short novel that can shift perspective... "Everything can be taken away from us except our ability to choose our attitude" Written by a survivor of Auschwits. An inspiring example of the human ability to flourish in the most impoverished of circumstances.
A short and inspiring video that helps to re-
A TED video explaining Mindfulness in a nutshell
This not particularly entertaining reading, but it might help to know there is evidence for the effectiveness of this approach.
An article that cites many research papers calling CBT the “Gold Standard” treatment for anxiety:
A Psychology Today article that references many studies that prove the effectiveness of CBT:
Wikipedia’s description of CBT:
National Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy description:
"There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that is your own self."
Melanie Ayers. BA (Hons) MBACP (Accred)
North Oxfordshire Counselling. Charter Court, 49 Castle Street, Banbury. OX16 5NU
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