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Happiness Trap : How to Stop Struggling and Start Living (Paperback) (Russ Harris)
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Are you, like milllions of Americans, caught in the happiness trap? Russ Harris explains that the way most of us go about trying to find happiness ends up making us miserable, driving the epidemics of stress, anxiety, and depression. This empowering book presents the insights and techniques of ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) a revolutionary new psychotherapy based on cutting-edge research in behavioral psychology. By clarifying your values and developing mindfulness (a technique for living fully in the present moment), ACT helps you escape the happiness trap and find true satisfaction in life.The techniques presented in The Happiness Trap will help readers to: • Reduce stress and worry • Handle painful feelings and thoughts more effectively • Break self-defeating habits • Overcome insecurity and self-doubt • Create a rich, full, and meaningful life
Draws on the principles and practices of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to explain how mindfulness and acceptance can overcome common emotional problems and help individuals handle painful feelings, escape self-defeating habits, and rise above fears, insecurities, and doubts to create a richer, more meaningful life. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 245
Genre: Self Improvement
Sub-Genre: Personal Growth / Happiness
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Russ Harris
Street Date: June 10, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-2905
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