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The user's guide to the human mind : why our brains make us unhappy, anxious, and neurotic and what we can do about it

Author: Shawn T Smith
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The User's Guide to the Human Mind is a road map to the puzzling inner workings of the human mind, replete with exercises for overriding the mind's natural impulses toward worry, self-criticism, and fear, and helpful tips for acting in the service of your values and emotional well-being--even when your mind has other plans."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shawn T Smith
ISBN: 9781608820528 1608820521 9781608820535 160882053X
OCLC Number: 701809829
Description: ix, 201 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The worry machine --
Happiness is not your mind's job --
Four ways our minds coerce us-and what we can do about them --
Mood, lifestyle, and pschological flexibility.
Responsibility: Shawn T. Smith.

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A quirky and informative guide to understanding and overriding our natural neuroses, psychoses, and other seldom useful, always tiresome antics of the human brain.  Read more...

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