Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By

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Back Bay Books #ad - Back Bay Books. Redirect is a masterpiece. Malcolm gladwellwhat if there were a magic pill that could make you happier, solve a number of your teenager's behavior problems, reduce racial prejudice, turn you into a better parent, and close the achievement gap in education? There is no such pill, but story editing - the scientifically based approach described in REDIRECT - can accomplish all of this.

The world-renowned psychologist timothy Wilson shows us how to redirect the stories we tell about ourselves and the world around us, with subtle prompts, in ways that lead to lasting change. There are few academics who write with as much grace and wisdom as Timothy Wilson. Fascinating, and practical, groundbreaking, rEDIRECT demonstrates the remarkable power small changes can have on the ways we see ourselves and our environment, and how we can use this in our everyday lives.

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Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious

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Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press #ad - It is a set of pervasive, sophisticated mental processes that size up our worlds, and initiate action, set goals, all while we are consciously thinking about something else. If we don't know ourselves―our potentials, or motives―it is most often, Wilson tells us, feelings, because we have developed a plausible story about ourselves that is out of touch with our adaptive unconscious.

Citing evidence that too much introspection can actually do damage, Wilson makes the case for better ways of discovering our unconscious selves. This is not your psychoanalyst's unconscious. If you want to know who you are or what you feel or what you're like, Wilson advises, pay attention to what you actually do and what other people think about you.

Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious #ad - The adaptive unconscious that empirical psychology has revealed, and that Wilson describes, is much more than a repository of primitive drives and conflict-ridden memories. Showing us an unconscious more powerful than Freud's, and even more pervasive in our daily life, Strangers to Ourselves marks a revolution in how we know ourselves.

. Know thyself, " a precept as old as Socrates, is still good advice. Belknap Press. Wilson introduces us to a hidden mental world of judgments, feelings, and motives that introspection may never show us. But is introspection the best path to self-knowledge? What are we trying to discover, anyway? In an eye-opening tour of the unconscious, as contemporary psychological science has redefined it, Timothy D.

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Opening Up by Writing It Down, Third Edition: How Expressive Writing Improves Health and Eases Emotional Pain

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The Guilford Press #ad - Pennebaker and Joshua M. Guilford Pubn. This lucid, compassionate book has introduced tens of thousands of readers to expressive writing, a simple yet powerful self-help technique grounded in scientific research. It features extensive new information on specific health benefits, as well as when the approach may not be helpful.

The third edition incorporates findings from hundreds of recent studies and includes practical exercises to help you try expressive writing for yourself. Belknap Press. Leading experts James W. Expressing painful emotions is hard--yet it can actually improve our mental and physical health. Smyth describe how taking just a few minutes to write about deeply felt personal experiences or problems may help you: *Heal old emotional wounds *Feel a greater sense of well-being *Decrease stress *Improve relationships *Boost your immune system Vivid stories and examples yield compelling insights into secrets, self-disclosure, and the hidden price of silence.

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Creating Career Success: A Flexible Plan for the World of Work New 1st Editions in College Success

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Cengage Learning #ad - Through a process of self-assessment, career exploration, interests and values to a variety of possible careers, build relationships, and self-promotion students discover how to connect their skills, and present themselves in the best possible light to potential employers. Creating career success helps students develop a self-directed, proactive, flexible plan to launch and manage their careers over the years to come, using the latest technological resources and job search strategies.

Used book in Good Condition. Guilford Pubn. Job security is a thing of the past, layoffs are common, and people change jobs and careers frequently. Students need to be prepared to adapt to the unexpected twists and turns they may face. Today's workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment. Most importantly, students are encouraged to keep their minds and options open, and to engage themselves fully in the career development process.

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The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us

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Harmony #ad - In the invisible gorilla, christopher chabris and daniel simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think they do. Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing.

We write traffic laws and build criminal cases on the assumption that people will notice when something unusual happens right in front of them. We’re sure we know where we were on 9/11, falsely believing that vivid memories are seared into our minds with perfect fidelity. Broadway Books. Guilford Pubn. The invisible gorilla reveals the myriad ways that our intuitions can deceive us, but it’s much more than a catalog of human failings.

The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us #ad - Ultimately, the book provides a kind of x-ray vision into our own minds, making it possible to pierce the veil of illusions that clouds our thoughts and to think clearly for perhaps the first time. Chabris and simons explain why we succumb to these everyday illusions and what we can do to inoculate ourselves against their effects.

. Used book in Good Condition. And as a society, we spend billions on devices to train our brains because we’re continually tempted by the lure of quick fixes and effortless self-improvement. Belknap Press.

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The Art of Choosing

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Twelve #ad - In our world of shifting political and cultural forces, and interconnected commerce, technological revolution, our decisions have far-reaching consequences. Belknap Press. Coke or pepsi? save or spend? stay or go? Whether mundane or life-altering, these choices define us and shape our lives. Broadway Books.

The Art of Choosing #ad - Guilford Pubn. Twelve. Every day we make choices. Sheena iyengar asks the difficult questions about how and why we choose: Is the desire for choice innate or bound by culture? Why do we sometimes choose against our best interests? How much control do we really have over what we choose? Sheena Iyengar's award-winning research reveals that the answers are surprising and profound.

Used book in Good Condition. Use the art of choosing as your companion and guide for the many challenges ahead.

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The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking

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Harvard Business Review Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Guilford Pubn. Belknap Press. Broadway Books. Though following best practice can help in some ways, it also poses a danger: By emulating what a great leader did in a particular situation, you'll likely be terribly disappointed with your own results. Twelve. Drawing on stories of leaders as diverse as ag lafley of procter & gamble, victoria hale of the institute for one World Health, Meg Whitman of eBay, and Nandan Nilekani of Infosys, Martin shows how integrative thinkers are relentlessly diagnosing and synthesizing by asking probing questions including: What are the causal relationships at work here? and What are the implied trade-offs?Martin also presents a model for strengthening your integrative thinking skills by drawing on different kinds of knowledge including conceptual and experiential knowledge.

The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking #ad - Integrative thinking can be learned, and The Opposable Mind helps you master this vital skill. Why? your situation is different. Instead of focusing on what exceptional leaders do, we need to understand and emulate how they think. Used book in Good Condition. If you want to be as successful as jack welch, right? Wrong, or Michael Dell, read their autobiographical advice books, Larry Bossidy, says Roger Martin in The Opposable Mind.

Successful businesspeople engage in what Martin calls integrative thinking creatively resolving the tension in opposing models by forming entirely new and superior ones.

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Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs

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HarperStudio #ad - Broadway Books. Ellen galinsky—already the go-to person on interaction between families and the workplace—draws on fresh research to explain what we ought to be teaching our children. Twelve. Belknap Press. Great product! Used book in Good Condition. This is must-reading for everyone who cares about America’s fate in the 21st century.

Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs #ad - Judy woodruff, senior correspondent for the pbs newshour families and Work Institute President Ellen Galinsky Ask the Children, The Six Stages of Parenthood presents a book of groundbreaking advice based on the latest research on child development. Guilford Pubn. Used book in Good Condition.

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The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time

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Penguin Books #ad - It’s a startling and disconcerting read that should make you think twice every time a friend of a friend offers you the opportunity of a lifetime. Erik larson, #1 new york times bestselling author of Dead Wake and bestselling author of Devil in the White CityThink you can’t get conned? Think again. Great product!

Twelve. Insightful and gripping, the book brings readers into the world of the con, examining the relationship between artist and victim. The confidence game asks not only why we believe con artists, but also examines the very act of believing and how our sense of truth can be manipulated by those around us.

The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time #ad - Belknap Press. From multimillion-dollar ponzi schemes to small-time frauds, drawing on scientific, Konnikova pulls together a selection of fascinating stories to demonstrate what all cons share in common, dramatic, and psychological perspectives. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Broadway Books.

Penguin Books. While cheats and swindlers may be a dime a dozen, the Jim Bakkers, true conmen—the Bernie Madoffs, the Lance Armstrongs—are elegant, outsized personalities, artists of persuasion and exploiters of trust. Guilford Pubn.

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Paradox of Choice, The

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EccoPress #ad - In accessible, and anecdotal prose, family, schwartz shows how the dramatic explosion in choice—from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, engaging, and individual needs—has paradoxically become a problem instead of a solution. But beware of excessive choice: choice overload can make you question the decisions you make before you even make them, it can set you up for unrealistically high expectations, and it can make you blame yourself for any and all failures.

Used book in Good Condition. Broadway Books. Harper collins publishers. This paperback includes a new preface from the author. Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, selecting a long-distance carrier, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401k, applying to college, ordering a cup of coffee, everyday decisions—both big and small—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented.

Paradox of Choice, The #ad - As americans, we assume that more choice means better options and greater satisfaction. Used book in Good Condition. Twelve. Penguin Books. Great product! In the spirit of alvin toffler’s future Shock, and how it contributes to anxiety, a social critique of our obsession with choice, dissatisfaction and regret.

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The Philosophy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy

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Routledge #ad - Great product! Guilford Pubn. Used book in Good Condition. Harper collins publishers. Why should modern psychotherapists be interested in philosophy, especially ancient philosophy? Why should philosophers be interested in psychotherapy? There is a sense of mutual attraction between what are today two thoroughly distinct disciplines.

The Philosophy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Twelve. Belknap Press. However, arguably it was not always the case that they were distinct. The author takes the view that by reconsidering the generally received wisdom concerning the history of these closely-related subjects, we can learn a great deal about both philosophy and psychotherapy, under which heading he includes potentially solitary pursuits such as "self-help" and "personal development".

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