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People who experience trauma often struggle with its effects, but many men and women have found meaning in their traumatic event and now experience life differently. Written by two psychologists and experts on trauma psychology—including one of the key researchers on posttraumatic growth (PTG)—this unique, evidence-based, step-by-step workbook offers a new model for processing traumatic experiences in order to gain wisdom, strength, and resilience.
There is no denying the psychological and physical costs of trauma, but suffering a traumatic experience does not necessarily mean you’ll develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and have to live with its debilitating long-term symptoms. While the process of recovering from trauma is difficult and painful, survivors also experience posttraumatic growth (PTG). And with the right approach to healing, the same challenges that create PTSD can also set the stage for a psychological rebirth.
The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook expands the focus on posttraumatic stress and its related difficulties to include the significant potential for positive growth in the aftermath of trauma. With this guide, you’ll learn more about traumatic experiences and their short- and long-term effects, discover where you are in your own process, explore vulnerability as an important aspect of post-traumatic strength, identify and develop other strengths for coping with—and growing beyond—your trauma, and successfully integrate your experience into your personal story.
Navigating the aftereffects of trauma is a difficult journey, but many people report having a new appreciation for life and feeling even more resilient after working through their traumatic event. Using this powerful, PTG-based workbook, you’ll find it’s possible to come out of your trauma even stronger and wiser.
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive – Grandmaster Kevin Horsley er –0 out of 5
How Successful People Think – John Maxwell0 out of 5
Full of interactive questions and space for readers to provide answers, as well as new material for readers to assess their current type of thinking, this workbook guides readers in applying the lessons they learned from How Successful People Think or the book which it was derived from, Thinking For A Change. Each of the eleven chapters will focus on one type of thinking, and contain a case study, critical thinking questions, a journal section, and an action plan of steps to help the reader create a personalized plan.
Eat That Frog – Brain Tracy0 out of 5
Get More of the Important Things Done—Today!
There just isn’t enough time for everything on our to-do list—and there never will be. Successful people don’t try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure those get done. They eat their frogs.There’s an old saying that if the first thing you do each morning is eat a live frog, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing you’re done with the worst thing you’ll have to do all day. For Tracy, eating a frog is a metaphor for tackling your most challenging task—but also the one that can have the greatest positive impact on your life. Eat That Frog! shows you how to organize each day so you can zero in on these critical tasks and accomplish them efficiently and effectively.
In this fully revised and updated edition, Tracy adds two new chapters. The first explains how you can use technology to remind yourself of what is most important and protect yourself from what is least important. The second offers advice for maintaining focus in our era of constant distractions, electronic and otherwise.
But one thing remains unchanged: Brian Tracy cuts to the core of what is vital to effective time management: decision, discipline, and determination. This life-changing book will ensure that you get more of your important tasks done—today!
The Confucius Way: Life and Career Success Blueprint4.89 out of 5
In the career domain, there are lots of opportunities and prospects, which give rise to the problem of plenty. At the same time, taking advantage of these opportunities and career prospects is a difficult task.
- What can we learn from the great Chinese philosopher Confucius about how to boost our career and work performance?
- What are the similarities between the mid first millennial BC and the contemporary times?
- To what extent can the social context of an age affect your career?
These are the central themes of this book. Talking about the philosophies and teachings of Confucius, this book provides actionable tips on how to maneuver through the ups and downs of your career.
Whether you’re a fresh graduate, an experienced professional, budding entrepreneur or a professional looking for a career success, you can apply the tips and insights mentioned in this book to your professional life.
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The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) – Don Miguel Ruiz0 out of 5
In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.
• A New York Times bestseller for over 8 years
• Over 6 million copies sold in the U.S.
• Translated into 40 languages worldwide
Where Dead Men Walk5.00 out of 5Where dead men walk is a dark poetry themed anthology comprising of 29 poems, subdivided into two parts.The first part (20 poems) deals with a careful selection of dark themed poems written byme. The poems go to express a different side of things, or rather, a different way to look atso many different things. The beauty of dark poetry is that, it launches you into an entirelydifferent understanding of your basic, everyday poetry.The second part (9 poems) is a collection rather dear to me. It was written, as inspired by abook I read of recent that took dark poetry to an entirely different level. It gives you anentire feeling or connection to the spiritual world.
Do The Right Thing, Do It All The Time – Frank Leigh0 out of 5
Why is it, you can have two people with similar backgrounds, but one of them becomes way more successful than the other? Often it is because of who the person has become on the inside. They are more successful because of the way they think; their attitudes, understandings and beliefs.
The more successful people have obtained some mental insights and strategies that put them on a different level. These mental insights can appear as common sense to people that have already made them part of who they are, but for the people that have not been exposed to these insights, for them, they may continue to struggle in life but never know why. This book answers the why question.
This book promises to give you 75 of these mental insights and strategies as quickly as possible; simple and to the point. With this wisdom passed down through the ages, you will be enabled to use the secrets that are most helpful to you, right away, and be able to refer back to others as needed. This book is the guide that will help you recognize and access the secret hidden power that has always been in you and naturally attract success in all parts of your life.
This book is simply the fastest guide to becoming successful.
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 – Travis Bradberry0 out of 5
In today’s fast-paced world of competitive workplaces and turbulent economic conditions, each of us is searching for effective tools that can help us to manage, adapt, and strike out ahead of the pack.
By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction—it’s no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what EQ is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things.
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that enable you to achieve your fullest potential:
3) Social Awareness
4) Relationship Management
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a book with a single purpose—increasing your EQ. Here’s what people are saying about it:
“Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way.”
—The Dalai Lama
“A fast read with compelling anecdotes and good context in which to understand and improve.”
“Gives abundant, practical findings and insights with emphasis on how to develop EQ. Research shows convincingly that EQ is more important than IQ.”
–Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
“This book can drastically change the way you think about success…read it twice.”
–Patrick Lencioni, author, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
The Power Of Self Discipline,No Excuses! – Brain Tracy0 out of 5
Most people think success comes from good luck or enormous talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in a simpler way: through self-discipline. No Excuses! shows you how you can achieve success in all three major areas of your life, including your personal goals, business and money goals, and overall happiness.
Each of the 21 chapters in this book shows you how to be more disciplined in one aspect of your life, with end-of-chapter exercises to help you apply the “no excuses” approach to your own life. With these guidelines, you can learn how to be more successful in everything you do–instead of wistfully envying others you think are just “luckier” than you. A little self-discipline goes a long way…so stop making excuses and read this book!
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement – 30th Aniversary Edition – Eliyahu M Goldratt & Jeff Cox0 out of 5