Mental health is . . . being yourself.A prescriptive and positive guide, illustrated with line drawings, making the case that mental well-being, like physical health, can be strengthened over time and with specific techniquesWe all want to feel less anxiety, guilt, anger and sadness. We want to obsess less and be less lonely, free ourselves from our demons, compulsive habits, and stress. But as humans (unlike rocks) we experience all of these. And paradoxically, trying to avoid and control them only makes things worse.Having struggled with serious mental illness for many years himself, Mark Freeman has become a dedicated mental-health advocate and coach. He makes the case that instead of trying to feel less and avoid pain and stress, we need to build emotional fitness, especially our capacity for strength, balance and focus. With wit, compassion, and depth of experience and anecdotes, he shows that we can recover from many mental disorders, from mild to very serious, at all ages and st...
|Title||:||You Are Not a Rock: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Mental Health (for Humans)|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||272 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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You Are Not a Rock: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Mental Health (for Humans) Reviews
Highly recommend it
After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark does a great job at expanding and offering specific exercises based on Mindfulness and ACT.