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I Used To Be A Miserable F*ck: An Everyman’s Guide To A Meaningful Life I Used To Be A Miserable F*ck: An Everyman’s Guide To A Meaningful Life“Everything starts with your truth. Nothing can be built without it,” writes John Kim. In his new book I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman’s Guide to a Meaningful Life, Kim explores what it really means to be a man — to be vulnerable, ...

Book Review: The Happiness Toolbox Book Review: The Happiness ToolboxIn eleven chapters and a preface, this large-format book presents a thoughtful exploration and dozens of exercises to help the reader develop approaches and techniques to find happiness. Throughout, Dr. Paquette presents the research underlying our current understanding of the elements of happiness in a ...

Book Review: Healing Relational Trauma with Attachment-Focused Interventions Book Review: Healing Relational Trauma with Attachment-Focused InterventionsFor a young child, traumatic experiences can lead to a pattern of mistrust, anticipation of further trauma, avoidance, and difficulty relating to others. Their development can be compromised. Their sense of self can become fractured, and their lives become merely an expression of their trauma. Helping ...

Book Review: The Promise of Wholeness Book Review: The Promise of Wholeness“The quest to discover the meaning of life, transcend illusion, and unravel the mysteries of enduring love and happiness perplexes people today, as it has throughout history,” writes Eric Ehrke. In his new book, The Promise of Wholeness: Cultivating Inner Peace, Mindfulness, and Love in a ...

Book Review: Self-Intelligence: The New Science-Based Approach Book Review: Self-Intelligence: The New Science-Based ApproachBooks line shelves in stores that guarantee a pathway to hacking your brain, knowing yourself intimately, overcoming anxiety, whatever. Just name it. Many have the word “toolkit” in them to impress upon individuals the underlying message of “you can do it!” or as Nike would ...

Book Review: Whole Again: Healing Your Heart Book Review: Whole Again: Healing Your HeartThere is a trauma that often goes unseen. It is not obvious to the naked eye. Sometimes it only occurs behind closed doors. It may only exist in subtle comments, but its effects linger long after the abuse ends. And yet, many people fall prey to ...

Book Review: Defining You Book Review: Defining YouFor people to reach their full potential, they need to first understand who they are. In Defining You, Fiona Murden offers her readers exercises that incorporate reflecting, collecting, and doing. Murden believes that when people spend time thinking about who they want to be and ...

Book Review: Bodyfulness: Somatic Practices for Presence Book Review: Bodyfulness: Somatic Practices for PresenceI didn’t know how very much I needed this book until I opened it — one of the biggest gifts for a reader, and for a person who seeks understanding. That word bodyfulness is instantly recognizable as a side-stepping of mindfulness, but you’re wrong if ...

Book Review: The Unexpected Joy of Being Single Book Review: The Unexpected Joy of Being SingleIn The Unexpected Joy of Being Single, author Catherine Gray is single and happy at the end of her story. She even realizes that she would still be happy if she stayed single for the rest of her life. For someone with her inauspicious beginnings, ...

Book Review: The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober Book Review: The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober“The first time I got drunk, I’d felt like I finally unzipped my wrong skin and slipped into a slinky new one, “writes Catherine Gray. In her new book, The Unexpected Joy Of Being Sober, Gray describes her journey from fake friends, hungover mornings, and failed ...

Book Review: The Rubber Brain Book Review: The Rubber BrainEverybody experiences disappointment with their circumstances at some point in life. In school, we might do poorly on an exam, or on the job market, we might mess up an interview. These failures can weigh us down, making it tougher to move on, but we ...

Book Review: Mental Illness Is an Asshole: And Other Observations Book Review: Mental Illness Is an Asshole: And Other Observations“In a world where friends are assholes, parents are assholes, even adorable, little three-year-olds are assholes, there is no reason that psychological disorders get a pass,” writes Gabe Howard. Howard, who hosts The Psych Central Show podcast and writes for Psych Central on the topics of ...

Book Review: Eating Disorders: The Journey to Recovery Workbook, 2nd Ed. Book Review: Eating Disorders: The Journey to Recovery Workbook, 2nd Ed.There is no such thing as a life free of distress. And yet in the distress — by learning to move through it, find strengths that help us cope, and most importantly, not avoid it — we often find the path to growth. This path, from ...

Book Review: Change Your Genes, Change Your Life Book Review: Change Your Genes, Change Your LifeWe have all been dealt a set of genetic cards. Some may determine our height, athletic prowess, proclivity for creative writing, or the ability to rapidly add successive numbers. But how we play those cards — through the stimuli we expose ourselves to, how we ...

Book Review: Choosing Your Power Book Review: Choosing Your Power“No one woke up this morning to make your life miserable,” writes Dr. Wayne Pernell. And yet many people do feel miserable, as if their life is not going in the right direction, and they are not in the right career, relationship, or city. Feeling stuck, ...

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Grohol, J. (2019). Self-Esteem Book Reviews. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 13, 2019, from https://psychcentralreviews.com/self-esteem-book-reviews/
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Last updated: 23 Jun 2019
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