Postpartum depression and anxiety: A self-help guide for mothers

Postpartum depression and anxiety: A self-help guide for

Revised for the seventh edition, and called a “gem” by Mothering magazine, our book has sold over 30,000 copies to date. This is a practical guide for mothers who are experiencing postpartum depression and anxiety. The book is based on the experiences of thousands of women and describes what has helped them get through this difficult time. From the introduction: The idea for this book came from the realization that many women are suffering from some degree of postpartum depression and that very few will find access to supportive care while going through it. Some of our own mothers are only now feeling safe enough to talk about their experiences and describe how alone and crazy they felt. The material in this book is based on over thirty years of counselling thousands of women with postpartum depression. These women have willingly shared their experiences with each other, and together they have explored what has helped them. It is their knowledge, wisdom, courage and generosity that has made this book possible. Emphasis has been put on those common threads which run through the experience of postpartum depression. The term “perinatal depression” is being used to describe postpartum depression in many newer research, journals and publications. It is an umbrella term that ...

  • ASIN: 0986871214

The Anxious Thoughts Workbook: Skills to Overcome the Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts that Drive Anxiety, Obsessions, and Depression (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)

The Anxious Thoughts Workbook: Skills to Overcome the

Are your thoughts getting in the way of living your life? Based in cutting-edge neuroscience and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this important workbook will help you regain control from unwanted thoughts and get back to the things that matter.Do you have unwanted, disturbing, upsetting, or weird thoughts that you just can’t seem to shake? Violent or sexual thoughts that cause you to feel ashamed, anxious, or depressed? Maybe you think they mean something about you—and that thought scares you even more. While you may not be able to shut your thoughts off permanently, you can gain distance from them and improve your life. This step-by-step guide will show you how.In The Anxious Thoughts Workbook, renowned psychologist David A. Clark presents a targeted, transdiagnostic approach to help you move past unwanted mental intrusions. You’ll learn how to change the destructive patterns responsible for the persistence of anxious and depressive thinking, and strip these upsetting thoughts of their meaning—a process Clark refers to as “detoxing.” Finally, you’ll learn to manage the feelings of shame that can accompany these thoughts.Are you ready to move past your thoughts and start focusing on more important things? If so, the proven-effective techniques in this workbook ...

  • ASIN: B075SSCRLF

Mental Health Mindset: 14 Untold Secrets To Overcome Depression & Create Happiness (The Things That Saved My Life While I Danced With Depression) (Self-Help, Depression, Anxiety, Worry, Trauma)

Mental Health Mindset: 14 Untold Secrets To Overcome

There is a reason you are reading this right now. You are loved. You are here for a reason. Your life matters. It is time for me to reveal to you the 14 untold secrets that I've discovered to break free of depression so that you can be happy. You may not even remember what it feels like to be happy, but by the end of this book, you will remember what that sweet taste of happiness feels like. I've designed the 14 mini-chapters to be fun, enlightening, and most of all for you to have MASSIVE breakthroughs so that you can be free and leave that dark cloud (depression) behind.Here is what you'll learn:Level 1: Why Do You Want to Be Happy?Level 2: How to Play With Your EmotionsLevel 3: How to Feel Good AnytimeLevel 4: Your Secret MessengerLevel 5: How to Change the Way You Feel About Anything in the PastLevel 6: How to Think HappyLevel 7: How to Go From Feeling Weak To Strong in 3 SecondsLevel 8: Food For ThoughtLevel 9: The Invisible PowerLevel 10: Your New IdentityLevel 11: What You See, Is What You GetLevel 12: How to Be Unaffected Around Negative PeopleLevel 13: The Most Powerful Way to Let Go of Your PastLevel 14: The Most Crucial Component to Everlasting HappinessLet's get started!

  • ASIN: B07PM8XQNT

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety (Volume 1)

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety (Volume

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety is for those of us that find the prospect of reading a traditional self help book to be way too boring. How are you supposed to make positive change in your life if the book itself feels like a chore? This book is definitely not a chore. In Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety, I talk to you like a friend. There is lots of swearing and humor and also loads of helpful and actionable information. You learn about anxiety and how to find the weapons within yourself to slay it for good.

  • Brand: Duff Ph D Robert
  • ASIN: 1514866005

The Anxiety, Worry & Depression Workbook: 65 Exercises, Worksheets & Tips to Improve Mood and Feel Better

The Anxiety, Worry & Depression Workbook: 65 Exercises,

It's hard to fight back against anxiety, worry and depression ... and it's even harder to face and overcome those fears by yourself.That's why anxiety expert Jennifer Abel, PhD, has compiled an interactive workbook that will help you tame anxiety, worry and depression. Backed with science and over 25 years of clinical experience, this easy-to-use guide is full of practical, proven worksheets, self-monitoring forms, exercises and scripts for you to start changing your habits, and start changing your life.Proven Strategies for: - Worry (it causes anxiety and depression) - General anxiety disorder - Depression - Perfectionism - Procrastination - Superstitious thinking - Hypochondriasis - Catastrophic thinking - Saying noBonus! - Therapist Guide to help clients go deeper into the workbook- Access to free mindfulness recordings

  • ASIN: 1683731093

Master Your Emotions: The New 5-Step System to End Anxiety, Defuse Anger and Defeat Depression & Negative Thinking (5 Minutes for a Better Life Book 3)

Master Your Emotions: The New 5-Step System to

"This incredibly practical guide teaches specific tactics to use when your emotions get out of control. Plenty of examples are given to illustrate how the techniques work, and a generous dose of humor is thrown in to make this an enjoyable read. I highly recommend reading Detlef Beeker’s Master Your Emotions!"–John Weiler, Author, An Ordinary Dude's Guide to MeditationDiscover How To Effectively Get Rid Of Negative Emotions And Live A Happier Life Without Therapy And Medication With This Ultimate Guide To Emotional Control.In our fast-paced world of today with its technological advances and megacities, the human psyche is subjected to pressures of the likes which our ancestors have never before experienced. More people than ever are becoming prone to mental problems, due to stressful situations, and we haven't adapted to deal with it optimally and effectively.Emotions that are allowed to run unchecked—anger, anxiety, depression and many other mental issues—can direct you into dark and dangerous places that may cost you everything, sometimes even your life.In this comprehensive guide, Amazon bestselling author, Dr. Detlef Beeker condenses 20+ years of experience as a happiness researcher and anti-stress expert and hands you a powerful step-by-step blueprint you can use to ...

  • ASIN: B07NTVG5YP

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression (Volume 2)

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression (Volume

Hardcore Self Help: F**k Depression is the follow up to the best-selling F**K Anxiety. In this book I take the information, tips, and insights that I have gained as a psychologist and translate them into language that doesn’t suck. This is the self-help book for people that don’t usually like self-help books. In Hardcore Self Help: F**K Depression, I talk to you like a friend. That means I speak directly to you without psychobabble. Instead I tell you why your brain is such a troll. I explain why you have literally no energy or motivation. I tell you why people are so terrible at offering help. Best of all, I tell you how to take realistic steps toward solving these and many other issues caused by depression.

  • ASIN: 153003910X

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help

If you feel anxious most of the time, you're not alone. There is no one in the world who doesn't feel anxious at some time. And it is even more common to feel anxious during adolescence, because so many changes are taking place in your body, your mind, and your emotions. The good news is that there are a lot of effective techniques you can use, both on your own and with the help of a counselor, to reduce your feelings of anxiety and learn how to keep them from taking over your life. This workbook offers a set of simple activities you can do to make it happen.The Anxiety Workbook for Teens will show you how to deal with the day-to-day challenges of anxiety. It will help you develop a positive self-image and recognize your anxious thoughts. The workbook also includes resources for seeking additional help and support if you decide you need it. What are you waiting for? Don't spend another minute paralyzed by anxiety.Anxiety is a common and very treatable condition. Working through the activities in this book will give you many ideas on how to both prevent and handle your anxiety. Some of the activities may seem unusual at first. You may be asked to try doing things that are very new to you. They are tools, intended for you to carry with you and use over and over throughout your life...

  • Brand: Instant Help
  • ASIN: 1572246030

The Bipolar II Disorder Workbook: Managing Recurring Depression, Hypomania, and Anxiety (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)

The Bipolar II Disorder Workbook: Managing Recurring Depression,

Most people have heard of bipolar disorder, a mental health condition that is marked by manic episodes and periods of intense depression. Bipolar II disorder differs from bipolar I in that sufferers may never experience a full manic episode, although they may experience periods of high energy and impulsiveness (hypomania), as well as depression and anxiety. If you have been diagnosed with bipolar II, or even if you think that you may have this disorder, you may be frightened by the highs and lows of your intense emotions. Fortunately, there are proven-effective treatments that can help you find a sense of calm and peace of mind.Written by an extremely accomplished team of bipolar experts, The Bipolar II Disorder Workbook is designed to help you manage the recurring depression, hypomania, and anxiety that can arise as a result of your condition. The convenient workbook format combines evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and other mindfulness-based exercises to help you manage your emotions, track your progress, and ultimately live a happy and more productive life.This is the first self-help workbook available specifically for individuals diagnosed with bipolar II disorder.

  • ASIN: B00I33KQGY

Unfuck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Freak-Outs, and Triggers with science

Unfuck Your Brain: Getting Over Anxiety, Depression, Anger,

A no-nonsense and helpful guide on how to cope with a slew of mental-health issues that are hellbent on ruining the lives of millions of people worldwide. Our brains do their best to help us out, but every so often they can be real assholes―having melt downs, getting addicted to things, or shutting down completely at the worst possible moments. Your brain knows it’s not good to do these things, but it can’t help it sometimes―especially if it’s obsessing about trauma it can’t overcome. That’s where this life-changing book comes in. With humor, patience, science, and lots of good-ole swearing, Dr. Faith explains what’s going on in your skull, and talks you through the process of retraining your brain to respond appropriately to the non-emergencies of everyday life, and to deal effectively with old, or newly acquired, traumas (particularly post-traumatic stress disorder).

  • ASIN: 1621063046

Depression: A Teen’s Guide to Survive and Thrive

Depression: A Teen’s Guide to Survive and

This book provides guidance for teenagers who are depressed or at risk for depression by discussing cognitive behavioral therapy principles. Intended to serve as an adjunct to therapy, this is a very practical and easy-to-read book that is not overwhelming for teens.

  • ASIN: 1433822741

Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens: A Workbook to Break the Nine Thought Habits That Are Holding You Back

Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens: A Workbook to

You aren’t what you think! For teens with negative thinking habits, a licensed psychologist and a health journalist offer cognitive restructuring—a simple and effective cognitive behavioral approach to help you break free from the nine most common negative thinking habits that typically result in feeling sad, worried, angry, and stressed.This workbook offers a powerful technique called cognitive restructuring to help you reframe your thoughts, regulate your emotions, become a more flexible thinker, and stop letting your thoughts define who you are and how you feel. You’ll learn to target the nine specific kinds of negative thinking habits that can cause you to worry or feel bad, such as the I can’t habit, the doom and gloom habit, the all or nothing habit, the jumping to conclusions habit, and more!Each chapter will walk you through simple explanations of each kind of negative thought, and offers real-life examples—as well as the sorts of behaviors, emotions, and bodily sensations that might be expected. You'll also gain an understanding of unhelpful or unrealistic thoughts, how to challenge them, how to replace them with more realistic and helpful thoughts, and an action plan for moving forward.By recognizing these negative thinking habits, you’ll feel more in contro...

  • Brand: INSTANT HELP
  • ASIN: 1626258899

You Can Do All Things: Drawings, Affirmations and Mindfulness to Help With Anxiety and Depression

You Can Do All Things: Drawings, Affirmations and

Mindfulness, drawings and meditationsFans of Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson, Hyperbole and a Half  by Allie Brosh, Introvert Doodles by Maureen Marzi Wilson, and the works of Liz Climo will love You Can Do All Things.Daily meditations to help with depression and anxiety: Mental health is a topic that affects everyone, though so few are eager to discuss it. You Can Do All Things is a compendium of knowing-yet-supportive illustrations from The Latest Kate, whose thoughtful quotations encourage the reader to be mindful of their own mentality and to take care of themselves, regardless of image or lifestyle. Calming and supportive, the illustrations are also candid about the internal problems many people face in this hectic modern world.Inspirational, gentle drawings of animals: The Latest Kate's inventive pairing of whimsical colors and friendly, smiling animals is the spoonful of sugar that makes the heavy subject matter approachable and non-threatening. You Can Do All Things is a welcome addition to any bookshelf or art wall, and its messages are equally applicable to adults and children.In this book you’ll find:Beautiful, whimsical, and colorful artExpressions of encouragement for any hardship you faceA how-to guide for dealing with anxiety and depressionUnderstand...

  • ASIN: 1633538621

Stuff That Sucks: A Teen's Guide to Accepting What You Can't Change and Committing to What You Can (The Instant Help Solutions Series)

Stuff That Sucks: A Teen's Guide to Accepting

Sometimes everything sucks. This unique, illustrated guide will help you move past negative thoughts and feelings and discover what truly matters to you.If you struggle with negative thoughts and emotions, you should know that your pain is real. No one should try to diminish it. Sometimes stuff really does suck and we have to acknowledge it. Worry, sadness, loneliness, anger, and shame are big and important, but they can also get in the way of what really matters. What if, instead of fighting your pain, you realized what really matters to you—and put those things first in life? If you did that, maybe your pain wouldn’t feel so big anymore. Isn’t it worth a try?Stuff That Sucks offers a compassionate and validating guide to accepting emotions, rather than struggling against them. With this book as your guide, you’ll learn to prioritize your thoughts, feelings, and values. You’ll figure out what you care about the most, and then start caring some more! The skills you’ll learn are based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Yes, there are a few written exercises, but this isn’t a workbook. It’s a journey into the stuff that sucks, what makes that sucky stuff suck even more, and how just a few moments each day with the stuff that matters will ultimately transfor...

  • Brand: INSTANT HELP
  • ASIN: 1626258651

How to Be Happy (Or at Least Less Sad): A Creative Workbook

How to Be Happy (Or at Least Less

Author and illustrator Lee Crutchley brings his lively interactive approach to a little-discussed but very common issue: the struggle with depression and anxiety. Through a series of supportive, surprising, and engaging prompts, HOW TO BE HAPPY (OR AT LEAST LESS SAD) helps readers see things in a new light, and rediscover simple pleasures and everyday joy…or at least feel a little less sad. By turns a workbook, trusted friend, creative outlet, security blanket, and secret diary, the pages of this book will offer solace, distraction, engagement, a fresh perspective, and hopeful new beginnings—for readers of all ages and walks of life.

  • Brand: Crutchley Lee
  • ASIN: 039917298X
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