The Happiness Trap Pocketbook
An illustrated guide on how to stop struggling and start living
Learn how to stop struggling for perfect happiness and instead lead a richer life
Commonplace ideas about happiness are often misleading, inaccurate and likely to make you miserable in the long-term. For example, positive thinking often does not work - and research shows it actually makes some people feel worse! So, open The Happiness Trap Pocketbook and learn how a new, scientifically-proven, mindfulness-based approach called acceptance and commitment therapy (better known as ACT), can help you find genuine wellbeing and fulfilment.
Whether you're lacking confidence, facing illness, stressed at work, struggling with low self-esteem, trying to lose weight or to stop smoking, or just want to be happier and healthier, this book can help. Based on the international bestseller The Happiness Trap, this wonderfully illustrated book is a unique collaboration between ACT expert Dr Russ Harris and cartoonist/author Bev Aisbett, and offers a simplified pocketbook version of Russ' original book. You will learn how to:
Reduce stress and worry
Rise above defeat, doubt and insecurity
Deal with painful thoughts and feelings more effectively
Break self-defeating habits
Develop self-acceptance and self-compassion
Let go of inaccurate and misleading ideas about happiness
Create a rich, full and meaningful life.
Dr Russ Harris is the author of bestselling self-help book The Happiness Trap, which has been translated into twenty-eight languages and sold xxx copies worldwide. Bev Aisbett is an artist, counsellor and author of several self-help books on anxiety.
Russ Harris (Author)
Dr Russ Harris was born in Liverpool, England. After graduating in medicine from the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, he emigrated to Australia. As a family doctor, he became increasingly interested in the psychological aspects of medical illness (and increasingly less interested in writing prescriptions). In his eclectic career, he has been a stand-up comedian, sex therapist, filmmaker, novelist, and workshop presenter. He now practices as a psychological health physician in Melbourne.