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See below for a selection of the latest books from Popular psychology category. Presented with a red border are the Popular psychology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Popular psychology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
STOP READING THE NEWS is a vital toolkit for managing the upsetting coronavirus news cycle and finding equilibrium and calm at a time of chaos and uncertainty In 2013 Rolf Dobelli stood in front of a roomful of journalists and proclaimed that he did not read the news. It caused a riot. Now the author of the bestselling The Art of Thinking Clearly finally sets down his philosophy in detail. And he practises what he preaches: he hasn't read the news for a decade. Stop Reading the News is Dobelli's manifesto about the dangers of the most toxic form of information - news. He shows the damage it does to our concentration and well-being, and how a misplaced sense of duty can misdirect our behaviour. Most importantly, he offers the reader the guidance on how to live without news, and the many potential gains to be had: less disruption, more time, less anxiety, more insights. In a world of increasing disruption and division, Stop Reading the News is a welcome voice of calm and wisdom.
This is not the usual self-help book. It's time to unf*ck yourself and unleash your greatness! This is blunt force trauma to the way you think life has to be for you. Most importantly, it is designed to give you an authentic leg up - one that feels genuine and right for you, and can propel you to new levels of greatness. It will teach you not to look to the outside world for answers, but inside yourself. You will learn how to take full responsibility of your life, the highs and the lows, and you'll actually feel good about it - no, in fact, you'll feel f*cking great about it!
News is to the mind what sugar is to the body. In 2013 Rolf Dobelli stood in front of a roomful of journalists and proclaimed that he did not read the news. It caused a riot. Now he finally sets down his philosophy in detail. And he practises what he preaches: he hasn't read the news for a decade. Stop Reading the News is Dobelli's manifesto about the dangers of the most toxic form of information - news. He shows the damage it does to our concentration and well-being, and how a misplaced sense of duty can misdirect our behaviour. From the author of the bestselling The Art of Thinking Clearly, Rolf Dobelli's book offers the reader guidance about how to live without news, and the many potential gains to be had: less disruption, more time, less anxiety, more insights. In a world of increasing disruption and division, Stop Reading the News is a welcome voice of calm and wisdom.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! This is not the usual self-help book. Make your life one you actually want to live. This is blunt force trauma to the way you think life has to be for you. Most importantly, it is designed to give you an authentic leg up - one that feels genuine and right for you, and can propel you to new levels of greatness. Learn how to: Combat self-doubt Deal with your inner critic Stop comparing yourself to others Break out of your rut It will teach you not to look to the outside world for answers, but inside yourself. You will learn how to take full responsibility of your life, the highs and the lows, and you'll actually feel good about it - no, in fact, you'll feel f*cking great about it!
A hilarious and heartfelt illustrated memoir of living with specific learning difficulties. In Everything is Going to be K.O., Kaiya Stone writes about her experiences of living with specific learning difficulties: from struggling at school, to being diagnosed with dyslexia and dyspraxia at university, and performing her own one-woman stand up show inspired by her journey. Always funny and unfailingly honest, Kaiya not only outlines the frustrations of having SpLDs, but also the ways in which they have fuelled her creativity. She calls for neurodiversity to be celebrated so that instead of questioning how we are 'supposed' to think, we instead take pride in our cognitive differences. Everything is Going to be K.O. is for anyone who anyone who knows, or has wondered, what it is like to live with learning difficulties today.
How can we be our strongest selves in life's most challenging situations? We often approach these situations - job interviews, difficult conversations, speaking up for ourselves - with anxiety and leave them with regret. Moments that require us to be genuine and powerful instead cause us to feel phoney and powerless, preventing us from being our best selves. Harvard professor Amy Cuddy shows us we need to stop worrying about the impression we're making on others, and instead change the impression we're making on ourselves. Cutting-edge science reveals that if we adopt behaviours reflecting power and strength, we liberate ourselves from the fears and doubts that obstruct us. By redirecting our thoughts, actions, and even physiology, we free ourselves to be our best. Amy Cuddy galvanised viewers around the world with her TED talk on 'power poses'. Now she explains the science underlying these and many other fascinating body-mind effects, and teaches us how to use this science to become self-assured in high-pressure moments. Impassioned, beautifully researched, and accessible, PRESENCE is filled with stories of individuals facing real obstacles, and succeeding against the odds. Every reader will learn how to approach stress-filled challenges without fear and leave them without regret.
Over 99% of people who try to lose weight don't succeed. They don't get slender and they don't stay slender long term. Only 1% of people will get down to their ideal weight on traditional diets. Noticing the huge failure of dieting, Susan Peirce Thompson PhD realised that we are not dealing with a weight problem, but with a weight mystery. And she has found a groundbreaking method to solve that mystery. This book shares: * How the brain blocks weight loss * Overpowering cravings * The susceptibility scale * The weight-loss food plan * What about exercise? * Getting to goal weight Susan has already helped thousands of people in her Bright Line Eating Boot Camps to lose their excess weight and become happy, thin and free, and she shares her knowledge with you in this book.
'Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths.' A timeless classic in personal development, The Road Less Travelled is a landmark work that has inspired millions. Drawing on the experiences of his career as a psychiatrist, Scott Peck combines scientific and spiritual views to guide us through the difficult, painful times in life by showing us how to confront our problems through the key principles of discipline, love and grace. Teaching us how to distinguish dependency from love, how to become a more sensitive parent and how to connect with your true self, this incredible book is the key to accepting and overcoming life's challenges and achieving a higher level of self-understanding.
The original manual for achieving good health and long life. Through a balanced attitude to life and proper diet, you can live a better, healthier and longer life. Gayelord Hauser's guide also includes tips for psychological health, nutritional health, beauty and make-up. This book was way ahead of its time in promoting the 'natural way of eating', and paved the way for many outstanding self-help writers today. His advise remains as valuable today as when it was first written. AUTHOR: Gayelord Hauser was at one point labelled a quack by the medical profession and the food industry, but continued as a master dietician and health consultant to Hollywood stars. He died in 1984. SELLING POINTS: A timeless classic, that has changed the lives of millions Brand new design, as part of Prelude Psychology Classics series
'We know it's silly and harmful to compare ourselves to others, but that doesn't mean we know how to stop doing it. Luckily, with her brilliant book The Comparison Cure, Lucy Sheridan gives us a road map to reclaiming ourselves.' Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k ___________ Lucy Sheridan, the world's first and only comparison coach, has helped thousands of people go from compare and despair to #comparisonfree, and now she has condensed all of that liberating knowledge into The Comparison Cure. With a three-step tried and tested methodology to help you improve your self-worth and self-confidence (#1 recognise the symptoms; #2 start practising the remedies; and #3 keep your good new habits going), you will soon be able to let go of procrastination and start living a comparison-free life. Packed full of tips, examples and exercises to help you take back control of who you are and what you want, this positive and empowering book is the timely and necessary antidote we all need to the toxic comparison culture we're living in.
What Bugs You? The Book of Irritations is a study of what irritates us. Based on the accounts of 75 male and female subjects, this is a topic much neglected in psychology which affects us all.
The Little Book of Sleep has all the information you need to enhance your life with a good night's sleep. How much sleep is normal? What might be preventing you from sleeping well? This trusty tome deals with both of these questions and more. The Little Book of Sleep shows which foods are over-stimulating and which are calming, looks at dreams and what they mean, provides advice on surviving long plane journeys and avoiding the dreaded jetlag, and ends with a few sleepy myths that will have you nodding off in no time. Top Tips to Ease the Stress There are some ways to make shift work more bearable. 1. When you are working, make sure the light is bright, and when you are meant to be sleeping, make sure the room is dark. 2. Don't wait until the night you start your shift to change sleeping patterns. Try to go to bed a little later each night in order to anticipate the change it will make to your wake-sleep patterns. 3. Eat proper meals and don't resort to convenience food and alcohol to help you wind down. You will cope better if you eat nourishing food.