Sensible Thinking for Turbulent Timesby Martin H. Levinson
In these times of rapid change and constant upheaval, can we learn to think and communicate more effectively-at home, in school, on the job, and as citizens in the larger world? This book, which is based on the formulations of "general semantics," says yes, yes, and yes! Topics in it include practical ways to improve your thinking ability, emotional self-management, creativity, and analysis of social issues.
"Buyer beware: Reading this book could result in serious improvements in your approach to self, to others, and to the ways you interact with the world."
-Andrea Johnson, President, Institute of General Semantics
"This book provides a highly practical guide for problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal relations, and personal fulfillment."
-Steve Stockdale, Executive Director, Institute of General Semantics
"Sensible Thinking for Turbulent Times brings the great ideas of general semantics into the 21st century in a clear and accessible manner."
-Lance Strate, President of the Media Ecology Association
"Martin Levinson has done an excellent job of applying sensible thinking to current problems. Our culture needs this book."
-Gregg Hoffman, author of Searching for Unmediated Truth
"This book offers a sound approach to the problems of everyday living. Highly recommended."
-Judith Feld, M.D., President, Western Chapter New York Psychiatric Society
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This book, which is based on the formulations of 'general semantics'--a science-based 'self-help' system, offers useful information on a wide variety of topics (e.g., managing stress, enhancing creativity, communicating more effectively). It also provides cogent analysis of social issues (e.g., America's drug problem, our current foreign policy including the Iraq war) offers ideas to help people be more successful at work (e.g., 'How to Become a More Successful Leader,' 'How to Effectively Manage Your Career') and includes suggestions to help children be more successful in school (e.g., 'Reducing School-Age Bullying,' 'Anger and Violence Prevention'). I particularly liked the fact that while Sensible Thinking can be profitably read in its entirety, each chapter can also stand alone. That means that every chapter can be understood without the need to read preceding chapters. If you are interested in a sound approach to the problems of everyday living, and how to think and communicate more effectively in a variety of settings, this book is for you.