Exposing the self-help myths that make us all more miserable. This is what your psychologist would really tell youaif he thought you could handle it! This is the kick up the backside the self-help genre needs: an intelligent, provocative and thought-provoking expose of the modern myths that weare told make us happier, but in reality screw us up. Clinical psychologist, Dr Stephen Briers shines a light into the dark corners of self-help and explodes the myths, false hopes, quack philosophies and unrealistic expectations it routinely advocates. It is a refreshing antidote to the `same old same olda approaches, offering a radical re-think of the way we approach problems in our lives, offering empowering new perspectives and expert advice on avoiding the biggest life traps. Dr Briers questions the perceived wisdom, shakes up the status quo, and encourages us to think again.assertive. In Hindu scriptures the Sanskrit word ahamkara translates roughly into a#39; the sound of Ia#39;. In the Western world these days, thanks to ... In the meantime we continue to prescribe a#39;assertiveness traininga#39; as an appropriate response to a variety of issues and situations. ... Commended by Manuel Smith in his famous book When I Say No I Feel Guilty, the broken record boils down to a simple reiterationanbsp;...
|Title||:||Psychobabble ePub eBook|
|Publisher||:||Pearson UK - 2015-01-30|