The Healthy Mind Toolkit: Simple Strategies to Get Out of Your Own Way and Enjoy Your Life

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Penguin, May 1, 2018 - Self-Help - 304 pages
An empowering guide to overcoming self-defeating behaviors
 
I can’t believe I just did that!
Why does this always happen to me?
I really should stop myself from . . .

Sound familiar? Whether we’re aware of it or not, most of us are guilty of self-sabotage. These behaviors can manifest in seemingly innocuous ways, but if left unchecked can create stress and cause problems in all areas of your life.

In The Healthy Mind Toolkit, Dr. Alice Boyes provides easy, practical solutions that will help you identify how you’re holding yourself back and how to reverse your self-sabotaging behaviors. Blending scientific research with techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy, this engaging book will take you through the steps to address this overarching problem, including how to:

   • Identify the specific ways you're hurting your success in all aspects of your life
   • Capitalize on the positive aspects of your extreme traits instead of the negatives
   • Find creative solutions to curb your self-defeating patterns
   • Practice self-care as a problem-solving strategy

Filled with quizzes and insightful exercises to personalize your journey from harmful behaviors to healthy habits, The Healthy Mind Toolkit is the essential guide to get out of your own way and get on the path to success.
 

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Contents

Diagnosing Your SelfSabotaging Patterns
The Reasons People Stay Stuck in Self
PART 2
Hidden Drains on Your Time and Energy
Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination
Relationships
How Decoding Attachment Styles Can Help
Friendships Work Relationships
SelfSabotage at Work
Sabotaging Patterns Related to Money
Epilogue
REFERENCES
INDEX
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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About the author (2018)

Alice Boyes, PhD, is a former clinical psychologist turned writer and is the author of The Anxiety Toolkit. She is a popular blogger for Psychology Today, where her articles have more than ten million views, and she contributes to various magazines and blogs. Her research has been published by The American Psychological Association.

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