How You Feel Is up to You: The Power of Emotional Choice / Edition 2

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Put "the power of emotional choice" to work for you. Learn to take responsibility for your emotions, enhance your awareness of feelings, and manage anger, anxiety, depression, guilt and stress. You can turn your feelings from liabilities ("I'm a victim") into assets ("I can manage!"). You can decide how you want to feel! This new edition is packed with self-assessment and self-discovery exercises, charts, and examples for real-life situations.

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Editorial Reviews

Midwest Book Review
Readers who are tired of anger, depression, guilt, and all the other familiar negative emotions will find How You Feel Is Up To You an effective teacher of the skills they need for making healthier and happier choices.
Rocky Ford Gazette
...a practical self-improvement 'tool kit' to help handle guilt, anger, depression, stress and anxiety... While this book is intended to help readers deal with a variety of personal problems, it is also an eye opener in considering how others around you may feel.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886230507
  • Publisher: Impact Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/15/2002
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,468,935
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 How You Feel Is Up To You 1
2 It's the Thought That Counts: How Your Beliefs Create Your Feelings 20
3 When Feelings Hurt: First Aid for Emotional Wounds 42
4 Guilt: The Great Wall 50
5 Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion 61
6 Depression: Beyond the Blues 88
7 Stress: You Can't Afford Not to Relax 107
8 Anxiety: The Only Thing We Have to Fear 131
9 Joy: The Pursuit of Happiness and Humor 145
10 In Your Mind's Eye: Using Visualization to Change Feelings 166
11 Telling It Like It is: Communicating Feelings 184
12 Working It Out: Feelings and Conflict Solving 208
13 Conclusion: "Is How I Feel Really up to Me?" 230
Appendix A Daily Feeling Log 234
Appendix B Purposes of Common Unpleasant Emotions 239
Index 245
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