fter much research and reading, five books for overeating stand out above the rest. They range from being heavily skills-based and pragmatic to emotion-focused and holistic, so chances are good you’ll find the book you need to learn how to stop overeating once and for all.
If you’re looking for calorie counting, food restrictions, and diet plans, you need a different list of books. But maybe you’re here because you’ve already tried those books and they haven’t worked. It might be time for something different.
Each of these books also teaches skills and methods that can help other areas of your life – not just overeating, making them even more worthwhile. Continue reading “5 Best Books to Learn How to Stop Overeating Once and for All”
The author, Mark Mason, created a resource that on the surface may seem like profane fluff, but The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck contains many arguments which are backed by scientific research and align well with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). What a nice surprise!
While riddled with profanity and poop-jokes (especially in the first half of the book), Manson makes sound and research-based arguments for the importance of practicing acceptance (of your flawed human nature, the inevitability of some pain in life, and of your own mortality), living a life in accordance with your values, and of taking control of your own life in order to live a more authentic life based on what is most important to you. Continue reading “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life – Book Review”
Mind Over Mood is one of those rare books that can change your life in profound ways. Written by clinical psychologists with decades of experience, Mind Over Mood relates the wisdom of cognitive behavioral therapy in the form of an easy to understand manual full of simple and powerful steps. Powerful baby steps are the best!
(Going with the baby theme, Mind Over Mood can be shortened to MOM, and it can be the official CBT Mom because it’s just that awesome. Just sayin’.)
Mind Over Mood will help you learn how to use cognitive behavioral therapy to conquer anxiety, depression, eating disorders, anger, low self-esteem, guilt, addictions, and relationship problems. Continue reading “Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think – Book Review”