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The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

by Ellen Bowers

A step-by-step guide to a positive outlook and a happier life! Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a popular method of therapeutic treatment that involves examining both your thoughts and your actions. Proven to be an effective treatment for anxiety, depression, and eating and mood disorders, CBT helps you change dysfunctional emotions and thinking into positive, mindful, and compassionate behavior--toward yourself and others. The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an informed but sensitive beginner's guide to this process, offering guidance on: How CBT works as a treatment program. Transforming negative thoughts into positive actions. CBT and anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Using CBT to advance professionally. Setting positive, attainable goals. Developing a solid and helpful feedback system. If you've been looking for a way to change your behavior or improve a negative mindset, this book is ideal for you. The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is the first step in embracing a mindful, healthy outlook on life.

The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

by Ellen Bowers

A step-by-step guide to a positive outlook and a happier life! Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a popular method of therapeutic treatment that involves examining both your thoughts and your actions. Proven to be an effective treatment for anxiety, depression, and eating and mood disorders, CBT helps you change dysfunctional emotions and thinking into positive, mindful, and compassionate behavior--toward yourself and others. The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an informed but sensitive beginner's guide to this process, offering guidance on: How CBT works as a treatment program. Transforming negative thoughts into positive actions. CBT and anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Using CBT to advance professionally. Setting positive, attainable goals. Developing a solid and helpful feedback system. If you've been looking for a way to change your behavior or improve a negative mindset, this book is ideal for you. The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is the first step in embracing a mindful, healthy outlook on life.

The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism

by Ellen Bowers

Find your perfect balance! Perfectionism is an admirable quality, right? After all, what's wrong with working hard to reach lofty goals? But sometimes perfectionism can go too far--well beyond pulling extra hours at work to beat a deadline or cleaning the house until it shines. Toxic perfectionism can result in obsessive behavior, damaged self-esteem, depression, and even physical ailments. In The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism, you'll find tips and techniques to help you recognize symptoms of toxic perfectionism and learn how to introduce flexibility and balance into your life. This easy-to-use guide includes information on: The surprising link between perfectionism and procrastination Eating disorders and the role perfectionism plays in their development The relationship between obsessive behavior and anxiety How toxic perfectionism manifests in children In addition, you'll learn that you don't necessarily need to "fix" perfectionism--you can mold perfectionist behavior into healthy habits and harness your high ambitions to create achievable and positive goals.

The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism

by Ellen Bowers

Find your perfect balance! Perfectionism is an admirable quality, right? After all, what's wrong with working hard to reach lofty goals? But sometimes perfectionism can go too far--well beyond pulling extra hours at work to beat a deadline or cleaning the house until it shines. Toxic perfectionism can result in obsessive behavior, damaged self-esteem, depression, and even physical ailments. In The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism, you'll find tips and techniques to help you recognize symptoms of toxic perfectionism and learn how to introduce flexibility and balance into your life. This easy-to-use guide includes information on: The surprising link between perfectionism and procrastination Eating disorders and the role perfectionism plays in their development The relationship between obsessive behavior and anxiety How toxic perfectionism manifests in children In addition, you'll learn that you don't necessarily need to "fix" perfectionism--you can mold perfectionist behavior into healthy habits and harness your high ambitions to create achievable and positive goals.

The Everything Guide to Raising a Toddler

by Ellen Bowers

The toddler years are a wondrous time of exploration and independence. A time when your little one begins to stretch his wings and test his boundaries. If you're prepared, you can enjoy the toddler years with ease and confidence. All you need is a little direction to change these often trying years into terrific memories.Filled with practical advice and sound strategies, this guide tells you how to:Prepare great meals your toddler will actually sit still for and eatHandle tantrumsToddler-proof a homeGet your toddler on a regular sleep scheduleYou'll also get tips on handling technology and toddlers, a slew of activities to build brainpower, and recipes that help keep toddlers performing at their best. You no longer have to worry about the toddler years--with this helpful guide, you can have a happy, well-adjusted, and terrific toddler!

The Everything Guide to Raising a Toddler

by Ellen Bowers

The toddler years are a wondrous time of exploration and independence. A time when your little one begins to stretch his wings and test his boundaries. If you're prepared, you can enjoy the toddler years with ease and confidence. All you need is a little direction to change these often trying years into terrific memories. Filled with practical advice and sound strategies, this guide tells you how to: Prepare great meals your toddler will actually sit still for and eat Handle tantrums Toddler-proof a home Get your toddler on a regular sleep schedule Cultivate good manners You'll also get tips on handling technology and toddlers, a slew of activities to build brainpower, and recipes that help keep toddlers performing at their best. You no longer have to worry about the toddler years--with this helpful guide, you can have a happy, well-adjusted, and terrific toddler!

The Everything Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline

by Ellen Bowers

A child talks back to her mother.A teenager starts slamming doors and giving dirty looks.A naughty toddler seems to enjoy the negative response he gets from his exhausted parents.When misbehaviors begin, they can quickly escalate into an uphill battle of yelling, tears, and resistance--on both sides. This guide is a reassuring and realistic resource for parents struggling to find a positive balance with their kids, featuring guidance on how to:Set priorities for children of any ageOpen the lines of communication both waysEnforce punishments that teach rather than tortureWork successfully with your partnerCultivate an environment of mutual respectWith short takeaways at the conclusion of each chapter, this guide is the only resource you need to cope with behavior issues and raise a well-behaved child!

The Everything Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline

by Ellen Bowers

From infants to teens-your complete guide to kind but firm parenting

The Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child

by Ellen Bowers

Set boundaries and eliminate power struggles-without conflict! "I won't go!" "I don't care!" "You can't make me!" Every parent hears these words at one time or another, but if you have a strong-willed child, the arguments can seem never-ending. Fortunately, there's hope. The Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child, 2nd Edition can help you put a stop to the endless cycle of battles with your child and rebuild a relationship based on love and respect-rather than conflict. This essential guide shows you how to trade in exhausting and ineffective punishment for techniques that can help you: Identify the triggers of combative behaviors Understand strong-willed and spirited motivations Give your child tools to develop self-control Learn how your reaction can lessen-or intensify-strong-willed behaviors Communicate more effectively with your child Strengthen the family bond and create a safe environment Featuring a positive approach to discipline and including new ways to compromise and communicate with children, this all-in-one guide has everything you need to raise capable, happy, and agreeable kids!

The Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child: 2nd Edition

by Ellen Bowers

Set boundaries and eliminate power struggles#151;without conflict! "I won't go!" "I don't care!" "You can't make me!" Every parent hears these words at one time or another, but if you have a strong-willed child, the arguments can seem never-ending. Fortunately, there's hope. The Everything Parent's Guide to the Strong-Willed Child, 2nd Edition can help you put a stop to the endless cycle of battles with your child and rebuild a relationship based on love and respect#151;rather than conflict. This essential guide shows you how to trade in exhausting and ineffective punishment for techniques that can help you: Identify the triggers of combative behaviors Understand strong-willed and spirited motivations Give your child tools to develop self-control Learn how your reaction can lessen#151;or intensify#151;strong-willed behaviors Communicate more effectively with your child Strengthen the family bond and create a safe environment Featuring a positive approach to discipline and including new ways to compromise and communicate with children, this all-in-one guide has everything you need to raise capable, happy, and agreeable kids!

The Only Baby Book You'll Ever Need

by Ellen Bowers Marian Borden

Expert advice for caring for babies and toddlers! From learning how to change a dirty diaper to pleasing a picky eater, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate parenthood--especially if you're new to it all. Featuring advice from top childcare experts, The Only Baby Book You'll Ever Need provides you with answers to every parenting question that crosses your mind! Each chapter teaches you all about the different stages of development and how you can raise a healthy and happy child. This indispensible guide also offers easy-to-understand instructions and parent-tested strategies on: Choosing a pediatrician Babyproofing your home Figuring out your baby's sleep patterns Potty-training your toddler Pleasing a picky eater With parenting advice for both babies and toddlers, this one-stop resource includes only the most important tips and advice so that you are truly prepared for the years ahead.

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