Shortcut Through Therapy: Ten Principles of Growth-Oriented, Contented Living

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You can learn the principles of well-being in ten easy steps that help you achieve your goals without being dependent on a therapist: move with your moods, think your thoughts and let them go, and dig deep for your wisdom. Richard Carlson's principles will start you on the journey toward wellness immediately.

In this book, Psychologist Richard Carlson teaches the 10 principles of growth-oriented, contented living and reveals how traditional therapy often interferes ...

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Overview

You can learn the principles of well-being in ten easy steps that help you achieve your goals without being dependent on a therapist: move with your moods, think your thoughts and let them go, and dig deep for your wisdom. Richard Carlson's principles will start you on the journey toward wellness immediately.

In this book, Psychologist Richard Carlson teaches the 10 principles of growth-oriented, contented living and reveals how traditional therapy often interferes with the healing process. He teaches techniques that encourage living in the moment, letting go of negative mind states and past traumas, and using positive thinking and visualization.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452273832
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/15/1995
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 535,334
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.98 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

Richard Carlson, Ph.D., holds a doctoral degree in psychology from Sierra University, San Francisco, California. He is an author and advocate in the areas of self-improvement and spiritual growth. He maintains a private practice in Oakland, California, where he lives with his wife, Kristine. His primary goal is to teach the role that attitude can play in a person's healing process.

Biography

Richard Carlson, whose Ph.D. is in psychology, is considered one of the foremost experts in happiness and stress-reduction around the world. He is the author of fifteen popular books including the runaway bestseller, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff, which was named the No. 1 bestselling book in America for two consecutive years, a feat never before achieved in publishing.

Dr. Carlson has become a worldwide phenomenon as well. His books appear in over 100 countries, resulting in over 40 million people worldwide reading one of the books in the Don't Sweat series. In 1997, he was chosen by People magazine as one of the most intriguing people to watch in the world and has been a popular guest on shows such as The View, Oprah, Today, and CNN.

Author biography courtesy of Hyperion Books.

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    1. Hometown:
      Northern California
    1. Education:
      San Jose State University, Pepperdine University; Ph.D., Sierra University

Table of Contents

Shortcut Through Therapy Introduction

Part I: The Foundation and Theory of Shortcut Through Therapy

Part II: The Principles of Shortcut Through Therapy

1. Make Yourself Happy
2. Move with Your Moods
3. Think Your Thoughts—Let Them Go
4. Look for the Silver Lining
5. Don't Expect Others to Think Like You
6. Now Is the Time to Live
7. Dig Deep for Your Wisdom
8. Count Your Blessings
9. Be an Observer of Yourself
10. It's Okay Not to Be Perfect

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