Problems that we think of as typically male—difficulty with intimacy, workaholism, abusive behavior, alcoholism, and rage—are really attempts to escape depression. This groundbreaking book is the “pathway out of darkness” that these men and their families seek. And these escape attempts only hurt the people men love and pass their condition on to their children.
I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression #ad - Real reveals how men can unearth their pain, heal themselves, restore relationships, and break the legacy of abuse. He mixes penetrating analysis with compelling tales of his patients and even his own experiences with depression as the son of a violent, depressed father and the father of two young sons.
How Can I Get Through to You?: Closing the Intimacy Gap Between Men and WomenScribner #ad - Relationships are in trouble; the demand for intimacy today must be met with new skills, empowering women and connecting men, and Real -- drawing on his pioneering work on male depression -- gives both men and women those skills, radically reversing the attitudes and emotional stumbling blocks of the patriarchal culture in which we were raised.
. Filled with powerful stories of the couples Real treats, no other relationship book is as straight talking or compelling in its innovative approach to healing wounds and reconnecting partners with a new strength and understanding. What happened to the passion we started with? Why aren't we as close as we used to be?"PROBLEM: If you are a woman who is unfulfilled in your marriage.
How Can I Get Through to You?: Closing the Intimacy Gap Between Men and Women #ad - . If you feel unheard or overburdened. If you quietly live in a state of slow-burn resentment. Problem: if you are a man unhappy that your partner seems so unhappy with you.
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Yet many men remain irresponsible and emotionally detached. With this program you’ll discover how to - identify and articulate your wants and needs - listen well and respond generously - set limits, and stand up for yourself - embrace and appreciate what you have - know when to seek outside helpThe New Rules of Marriage will introduce you to a radically new kind of relationship, while men, one based on the idea that every woman has the power to transform her marriage, given the right support, have it in them to rise to the occasion.
The New Rules of Marriage #ad - We have never wanted so much from our relationships as we do today. The new rules of marriage shows us how to fulfill this courageous and uncompromising new vision. Using his experience helping thousands of couples shift from despair to profound emotional closeness, Real guides you through the process of relationship repair with exercises that you can do alone or with your partner.
. More than any other generation, we yearn for our mates to be lifelong friends and lovers. In his extraordinary new book, independent, self-confident, presents a long overdue message that women need to hear: You aren’t crazy–you’re right! Women have changed in the last twenty-five years–they have become powerful, Terrence Real, distinguished therapist and bestselling author, and happy.
He identifies five non-starters to avoid and shares practical strategies for bringing honesty, passion, and joy back to even the most difficult relationship.
Mistakes Were Made but Not by Me: Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful ActsMariner Books #ad - A revelatory study of how lovers, doctors, lawyers, politicians—and all of us—pull the wool over our own eyes . And so, we create fictions that absolve us of responsibility, moral, and right—a belief that often keeps us on a course that is dumb, immoral, restoring our belief that we are smart, unconsciously, and wrong.
Reading it, our loved ones, and—if we’re honest—ourselves, we recognize the behavior of our leaders, and some of the more perplexing mysteries of human nature begin to seem a little clearer. Francine prose, O, The Oprah Magazine. Backed by years of research, mistakes were made But Not by Me offers a fascinating explanation of self-justification—how it works, the damage it can cause, and how we can overcome it.
Mistakes Were Made but Not by Me: Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts #ad - . This updated edition features new examples and concludes with an extended discussion of how we can live with dissonance, learn from it, eventually, and perhaps, forgive ourselves. Mistakes were made—but not in this book!” —daniel gilbert, author of stumbling on happiness Why is it so hard to say “I made a mistake”—and really believe it? When we make mistakes, or mistreat other people, cling to outdated attitudes, we must calm the cognitive dissonance that jars our feelings of self-worth.
Entertaining, illuminating and—when you recognize yourself in the stories it tells—mortifying. Wall street journal“Every page sparkles with sharp insight and keen observation.
Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to JoyGallery Books #ad - Eventually, his countless hours of research and science proved successful, and he discovered the equation for permanent happiness. In solve for happy mo questions some of the most fundamental aspects of our existence, shares the underlying reasons for suffering, and plots out a step-by-step process for achieving lifelong happiness and enduring contentment.
In this “powerful personal story woven with a rich analysis of what we all seek” Sergey Brin, Mo Gawdat, cofounder of Google, Chief Business Officer at Google’s X, applies his superior logic and problem solving skills to understand how the brain processes joy and sadness—and then he solves for happy.
In 2001 mo gawdat realized that despite his incredible success, he was desperately unhappy. No matter what obstacles we face, what burdens we bear, what trials we’ve experienced, we can all be content with our present situation and optimistic about the future. He shows us how to view life through a clear lens, teaching us how to dispel the illusions that cloud our thinking; overcome the brain’s blind spots; and embrace five ultimate truths.
Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy #ad - Thirteen years later, Mo’s algorithm would be put to the ultimate test. After the sudden death of his son, Ali, Mo and his family turned to his equation—and it saved them from despair. In dealing with the horrible loss, mo found his mission: he would pull off the type of “moonshot” goal that he and his colleagues were always aiming for—he would share his equation with the world and help as many people as possible become happier.
A lifelong learner, he attacked the problem as an engineer would: examining all the provable facts and scrupulously applying logic.
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How to Stop Feeling So Damn Depressed: The No BS Guide for MenNew Harbinger Publications #ad - This book will help you understand The Beast, how to stop feeding it, and take back your life. Change how you feel by using your own behavior to change your brain chemistry. In this no-nonsense guide for men, jargon-free strategies to help you identify and overcome depression, psychologist Jonas Horwitz presents straightforward, once and for all.
The damned thing about severe depression is that it takes over your brain, body, and spirit. It's relentlessly pessimistic, and wants you to believe that your misery will never end. I am helpless in the face of my problems. Even at this very moment your severe depression is whispering in your ear, "This is all [email protected]#t.
How to Stop Feeling So Damn Depressed: The No BS Guide for Men #ad - Your depression has lived with you for a long time, and has seldom left your side. It wants you to say to yourself, "There is nothing I can do to make myself feel better. In addition, by viewing your depression into a separate entity--The Beast--you'll discover how it tries to trick you when you are most stressed to do things that leave you feeling much more depressed.
These are the lies your depression is wanting you believe. With this unique guide, you'll learn why it's so important to take your severe depression seriously--just as you would if you had cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or any other life-threatening illness. Most importantly, you'll find actionable solutions to put The Beast in its place so you can start feeling better now!In order to overcome your depression, you must understand its nature.
The Intimacy Factor: The Ground Rules for Overcoming the Obstacles to Truth, Respect, and Lasting LoveHarperOne #ad - In her first book in over 10 years, pia mellody—author of the groundbreaking bestsellers Facing Codependence and Facing Love Addiction—shares her profound wisdom on what it takes to sustain true intimacy and trusting love in our most vital relationships. Drawing on more than 20 years' experience as a counsellor at the renowned Meadows Treatment Centre in Arizona, Mellody now shares what she has learned about why intimate relationships falter—and what makes them work.
The Intimacy Factor: The Ground Rules for Overcoming the Obstacles to Truth, Respect, and Lasting Love #ad - . Using the most up–to–date research and real–life examples, including her own compelling personal journey, Mellody provides readers with profoundly insightful and practical ground rules for relationships that achieve and maintain joyous intimacy. This invaluable resource helps diagnose the causes of faulty relationships—many of them rooted in childhood—and provides tools for readers to heal themselves, enabling them to establish and maintain healthy relationships.
The Erotic Mind: Unlocking the Inner Sources of Passion and FulfillmentHarper Perennial #ad - Challenging accepted theories about what makes for terrific sex, arousal, The Erotic Mind is a breakthrough exploration of the least understood dimensions of human sexuality—the psychology of desire, and fulfillment. Jack morin offers a bold new perspective that celebrates the joys of Eros without denying its risks.
Based on an in-depth analysis of over 1, the erotic mind offers clear, 000 provocative stories of peak sexual experiences, accessible guidance on how anyone can utilize his or her own peak encounters and fantasies as powerful tools of self-discovery. The erotic mind explains the many paradoxes of erotic life, guilt, such as: why we're most excited when we must overcome obstacles; how anxiety, and anger—generally thought to have a negative impact on sexual arousal—often turn out to be aphrodisiacs; how we use unresolved issues from our early lives to intensify passion; and why the best sex is dynamic and unpredictable, rather than static and safe.
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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and TranscendencePenguin Books #ad - The true subject of pollan's "mental travelogue" is not just psychedelic drugs but also the eternal puzzle of human consciousness and how, in a world that offers us both suffering and joy, we can do our best to be fully present and find meaning in our lives. But upon discovering how these remarkable substances are improving the lives not only of the mentally ill but also of healthy people coming to grips with the challenges of everyday life, he decided to explore the landscape of the mind in the first person as well as the third.
By turns dazzling and edifying, the self, it is the gripping account of a journey to an exciting and unexpected new frontier in our understanding of the mind, and our place in the world. New york times book review 10 best books of 2018A New York Times Notable Book The #1 New York Times bestseller. A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin the active ingredient in magic mushrooms are being used to provide relief to people suffering from difficult-to-treat conditions such as depression, addiction and anxiety, he did not intend to write what is undoubtedly his most personal book.
How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence #ad - Thus began a singular adventure into various altered states of consciousness, along with a dive deep into both the latest brain science and the thriving underground community of psychedelic therapists. Pollan sifts the historical record to separate the truth about these mysterious drugs from the myths that have surrounded them since the 1960s, when a handful of psychedelic evangelists inadvertently catalyzed a powerful backlash against what was then a promising field of research.
A unique and elegant blend of science, history, memoir, travel writing, and medicine, How to Change Your Mind is a triumph of participatory journalism.
A Man's Way through Relationships: Learning to Love and Be LovedCentral Recovery Press #ad - He draws from his own life with over two decades of recovery and ten years of marriage. Readers will learn to recognize how their ideas about masculinity have shaped who they are and how they approach their relationships“For every man who has wandered through the entanglements of love, and secretly hoping for a guide, unwilling to ask for directions, Dan Griffin offers a clear and comprehensive road map.
A man’s way through relationships offers practical advice and inspiration for men to define, with their partners, their own sense of masculinity, and thus heighten their potential to love and be loved. Dan griffin excerpts interviews with men who share their innermost lives and experiences with relationships.
A Man's Way through Relationships: Learning to Love and Be Loved #ad - An essential guide to the challenges men face in creating healthy and engaged relationships in all areas of their lives. For any man serious about love and any woman who loves him, this book is a must. Terrence real, author of i don’t want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression.
Every idea is presented through the lens of the “Man Rules”—the often unconscious ideas men carry with them into every relationship they have—that affect their ability to find true connection.