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Feeling Good

Author : Menelaos Apostolou
ISBN : 9781351520034
Genre : Psychology
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Every day, people make life choices that, ideally, increase their evolutionary fitness the chances of survival and successful reproduction and lead to positive feelings of fulfilment, accomplishment, and happiness. Sometimes, however, individuals experience quite the opposite: feelings of sadness caused by fitness-decreasing choices. Fortunately, many advancements in evolutionary theory and evolutionary psychology have increased humans' capacity as a species to address the question of how to live a life characterized by more positive than negative feelings.Feeling Good reveals anyone can learn how to trigger mechanisms that generate positive feelings and increase positive fitness levels. The key is to employ an evolutionary perspective on how mental mechanisms generate feelings in relation to our life choices.From an insightfully evolutionary perspective, Feeling Good examines how to find and keep a mate, make good career decisions, build a solid social network, deal with death and negative influences, and make life choices in general that can lead to better and more sustainable mental and physical health. Menelaos Apostolou deepens our understanding of human nature by exploring what is good and evil in an evolutionary sense as well as in relation to religious dogmas; and whether making fitness-increasing life choices can lead to more good or more evil acts.
Category: Psychology

Feeling Good

Author : C. Robert Cloninger M.D.
ISBN : 9780199315000
Genre : Medical
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All human beings have spontaneous needs for happiness, self-understanding, and love. In Feeling Good: The Science of Well Being, psychiatrist Robert Cloninger describes a way to coherent living that satisfies these strong basic needs through growth in the uniquely human gift of self-awareness. The scientific findings that led Dr. Cloninger to expand his own views in a stepwise manner during 30 years of research and clinical experience are clearly presented so that readers can consider the validity of his viewpoint for themselves. The principles of well-being are based on a non-reductive scientific paradigm that integrates findings from all the biomedical and psychosocial sciences. Reliable methods are described for measuring human thought and social relationships at each step along the path of self-aware consciousness. Practical mental exercises for stimulating the growth of self-awareness are also provided. The methods are supported by data from brain imaging, genetics of personality, and longitudinal biopsychosocial studies. Feeling Good: The Science of Well-Being will be of value to anyone involved in the sciences of the mind or the treatment of mental disorders. It will also interest theologians, philosophers, social scientists, and lay readers because it provides contemporary scientific concepts and language for addressing the perennial human questions about being, knowledge, and conduct.
Category: Medical

Feeling Good Together

Author : David D. Burns, M.D.
ISBN : 0767930908
Genre : Psychology
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Based on twenty-five years of clinical experience and groundbreaking research on more than 1,000 individuals, Feeling Good Together presents an entirely new theory of why we have so much trouble getting along with each other, and provides simple, powerful techniques to make relationships work. We all have someone we can’t get along with—whether it’s a friend or colleague who complains constantly; a relentlessly critical boss; an obnoxious neighbor; a teenager who pouts and slams doors, all the while insisting she’s not upset; or a loving, but irritating spouse. In Feeling Good Together, Dr. David Burns presents Cognitive Interpersonal Therapy, a radical new approach that will help you transform troubled, conflicted relationships into successful, happy ones. Dr. Burns’ method for improving these relationships is easy and surprisingly effective. In Feeling Good Together, you’ll learn how to: - Stop pointing fingers at everyone else and start looking at yourself. - Pinpoint the exact cause of the problem with any person you’re not getting along with. - And solve virtually any kind of relationship conflict almost instantly. Filled with helpful examples and brilliant, user-friendly tools such as the Relationship Satisfaction Test, the Relationship Journal, the Five Secrets of Effective Communication, the Intimacy Exercise, and more, Feeling Good Together will help you enjoy far more loving and satisfying relationships with the people you care about. You deserve rewarding, intimate relationships. Feeling Good Together will show you how.
Category: Psychology

Feeling Good For No Good Reason

Author : Pete Cohen
ISBN : 1857035283
Genre : Self-Help
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Feeling Good is a guide to self-development and presents techniques which aim to help the reader feel good. Topics include, getting the balance right, rewritting your internal dialogue, using visualization to change negative beliefs and dealing with other people. CONTENTS: Getting the balance right - rewritting your internal dialogue - using visualization to change negative beliefs - changing your point of view - reframing problem behaviours - dealing with other people - a formula for survival
Category: Self-Help

The Art Of Feeling Good

Author : Dr. Robbin Alston
ISBN : 9781475958799
Genre : Self-Help
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The Art Of Feeling Good unveils Àse Yoga, a self-healing practice that transcends our obstacles and transforms our lives. African American women in the United States and the Diaspora share a unique history, which has affected how we feel about ourselves. Something happen, yet we don’t talk about it. But, even if we choose not to deal with the chaos of the past, the suffering of our foremothers will not fade away. Knowing the history is not enough. Healing from the “enslavement process” is crucial to connecting with our beauty and feeling good. In The Art of Feeling Good, Dr. Robbin Alston takes us on a journey to the balancing power of Àse Yoga. As a guide, this book encourages African American women to begin embracing and re-claiming yoga as practice for healing. Using our ancient mystical systems, knowing who we are, reconnecting with a universal holistic spirit-mind-body energy practice, with Àse Yoga, we begin to re-member, to re-discover our real identity. Dr. Alston introduces the balancing power of Àse Yoga, a blend of personal energy, healing asanas, healthy lifestyles, breath connection, rhythmic movements and guided meditations designed to activate our vital energy centers, rebalance our life force and engender authentic relationships with self and others It’s time to feel good. The Art of Feeling Good offers a path to wellness, right relationships and mindful choices. This book shares with you an empowering healing process that supports your journey toward self-realization and feeling good.
Category: Self-Help

Mastering The Art Of Feeling Good

Author : Wendy Kay
ISBN : 9781617776373
Genre : Self-Help
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Ever find yourself wishing things would just be different so you could feel good all the time? What if you could discover how to feel good whenever you want? The solutions are simple, and in plain view. Get ready to feel great for a living in Mastering the Art of Feeling Good! You can stop looking around now for something or someone to blame for your dissatisfaction in fact, don't even blame yourself. Mastering the Art of Feeling Good reveals the ingredients and teaches you the recipe for creating your exceptional life experience. Be assured that you possess absolutely everything you need to be successful. Mastering the Art of Feeling Good will help you understand accountability and celebrates your power and the power of One. It will assist in directing positive change to empower you with the mastery of your own inner feelings of peace, joy, and satisfaction that will directly result in also experiencing your desires and life dreams of the physical realm.
Category: Self-Help

Looking Good Feeling Good

Author : Dr Bruce Miller
ISBN : 9789832652694
Genre : Health & Fitness
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In the past few years we have learned much about nutrition and beauty. For instance, while we cannot stop aging itself, we can arrest and in some cases even reverse the visible effects of aging. This book is loaded with all of the latest information on the nutrition and health of your hair, skin, and nails. Various problems are addressed, such as nails that crack and split, wrinkles, dry skin, thin lusterless hair, and many others. While physical beauty shouldn't be all-important, most women do like to look their best and feel attractive. Your body reflects your image of yourself and your feelings about yourself. The way you look can influence your level of self-confidence and self-esteem. As far back as ancient Greece, Aristotle is recorded as saying, “Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of introduction.” True beauty radiates from within, and the loveliest women are those whose outer glow reflects an inner harmony. More than clothes, cosmetics, or coiffures, beauty depends on good health: physical, emotional, and spiritual. A woman's natural attributes – hair, skin, and nails when supplied with optimal nutrition can make her look attractive and appealing. Many women willingly spend a great deal of money to make themselves look good from the outside. After reading this book, I hope you'll spend as much money and time to make yourself look healthy from the inside. Your investment will be returned many times over!
Category: Health & Fitness

Feeling Good About The Way You Look

Author : Sabine Wilhelm
ISBN : 9781606237977
Genre : Psychology
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In a society where a blemish or “bad hair” can ruin an otherwise perfect day and airbrushed abs dominate the magazine rack, many of us feel ashamed of our bodies. If dissatisfaction with your looks is a distressing preoccupation, this compassionate book offers a way to break free from the mirror. Harvard psychologist Sabine Wilhelm leads you through a step-by-step program that helps you fight the urge to spend hours “fixing” your skin and hair, working out, or shopping for flattering clothes. Reality-check exercises based on cognitive-behavioral therapy demonstrate how to identify unfounded beliefs about your appearance. Once you understand the negative thoughts and feelings that distort your self-image, you’ll be able to shed lengthy grooming rituals and overcome the embarrassment that keeps you from enjoying life. With Dr. Wilhelm’s expert guidance, you’ll learn to replace self-doubt and insecurity with confidence and a positive outlook. Whether you’ve spent thousands on plastic surgery or avoid trips to the beach, dating, or socializing, you owe yourself this opportunity to make peace with your looks. If you or someone you care about is struggling with a body image problem, effective care is finally at hand. Health care professionals, see also the related treatment manual: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
Category: Psychology

Looking Feeling Good In Your Body

Author : Joan Esherick
ISBN : 9781422288467
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Many of us have looked in the mirror and thought, "If only I could change the way I look. If only I could be different." Most people have, at one time or another, wished to look more like someone else, someone we know or someone we've seen in movies or on TV. For many people, this desire stems from living in a society that values thinness and a particular representation of beauty above all else. Discover the factors that influence how we view ourselves and our bodies. The choice to see yourself as valuable and beautiful—no matter what you may look like—is up to you!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Bad Woman Feeling Good Blues And The Women Who Sing Them

Author : Buzzy Jackson
ISBN : 9780393346329
Genre : Music
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The women who broke the rules, creating their own legacy of how to live and sing the blues. An exciting lineage of women singers—originating with Ma Rainey and her protégée Bessie Smith—shaped the blues, launching it as a powerful, expressive vehicle of emotional liberation. Along with their successors Billie Holiday, Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, and Janis Joplin, they injected a dose of reality into the often trivial world of popular song, bringing their message of higher expectations and broader horizons to their audiences. These women passed their image, their rhythms, and their toughness on to the next generation of blues women, which has its contemporary incarnation in singers like Bonnie Raitt and Lucinda Williams (with whom the author has done an in-depth interview). Buzzy Jackson combines biography, an appreciation of music, and a sweeping view of American history to illuminate the pivotal role of blues women in a powerful musical tradition. Musician Thomas Dorsey said, "The blues is a good woman feeling bad." But these women show by their style that he had it backward: The blues is a bad woman feeling good.
Category: Music