The book of knowing : know how you think, change how you feel / Gwendoline Smith AKA Doctor Know.

By: Smith, Gwendoline, 1955- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Allen & Unwin, 2019Edition: Revised editionDescription: 192 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmISBN: 9781988547107 Subject(s): Cognitive therapy | Behaviour therapy | Stress managementSummary: Learn to understand the way you think and you will create resilience and be able to deal with many of the unnecessary anxieties of life. Written in an accessible and humorous style, this book teaches you to know what's going on in your mind and how to get your feelings under control. It'll help you adapt and feel better about your place in the world. Psychologist Gwendoline Smith uses her broad scientific knowledge and experience to explain in clear and simple language what's going on when you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and confused. Originally aimed at young people, this book works for anyone because it helps you work out what is going on in your mind and how you can take control of your feelings. It's relevant whether you have a diagnosed condition or whether you are just experiencing life as too difficult right now. Based on the school of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy this is scientific and logic-based, but also straight-forward and practical.
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Originally published in 2017.

Learn to understand the way you think and you will create resilience and be able to deal with many of the unnecessary anxieties of life. Written in an accessible and humorous style, this book teaches you to know what's going on in your mind and how to get your feelings under control. It'll help you adapt and feel better about your place in the world. Psychologist Gwendoline Smith uses her broad scientific knowledge and experience to explain in clear and simple language what's going on when you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and confused. Originally aimed at young people, this book works for anyone because it helps you work out what is going on in your mind and how you can take control of your feelings. It's relevant whether you have a diagnosed condition or whether you are just experiencing life as too difficult right now. Based on the school of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy this is scientific and logic-based, but also straight-forward and practical.

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