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Redirect : the surprising new science of psychological change

Author: Timothy D Wilson
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Back Bay trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A psychologist proposes techniques to tweak and reframe internal self-narratives to lead healthy, more productive lives and discusses the best way to recover from trauma and explains why self-help books may make you feel less happy after reading them.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy D Wilson
ISBN: 031605190X 9780316051903 0141924225 9780141924229
OCLC Number: 879583354
Notes: "Reading group guide": pages 1-6 (second sequence).
Description: viii, 289, 6 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Redirect : small edits, lasting changes --
Testing, testing : does it work? --
Shaping our narratives : increasing personal well-being --
Shaping our kids' narratives : becoming better parents --
Just say ... volunteer : preventing teenage pregnancies --
Scared crooked : reducing teenage violence --
Everybody's doing it ... or are they? : reducing alcohol and drug abuse --
Surely they won't like me--or will they? : reducing prejudice --
It's about me, not my group : closing the achievement gap --
Sustained change : finding solutions.
Responsibility: Timothy D. Wilson.

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A psychologist proposes techniques to tweak and reframe internal self-narratives to lead healthy, more productive lives and discusses the best way to recover from trauma and explains why self-help books may make you feel less happy after reading them.

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