I’d like to share the books I find myself recommending most often for certain issues and goals. I hope you find something relevant and truly useful for you own endeavours.
• The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne, PhD. (Magyar fordítás: Szorongások és fóbiák gyógyításának kézikönyve)
• Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Steven C. Hayes, PhD.
• Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
• Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD.
Anxiety, Pain-Management with attention training
• The Open-Focus Brain: Harnessing the Power of Attention to Heal Mind and Body by Les Fehmi, PhD. & Jim Robbins.
Social Anxiety, Assertiveness, Authenticity
• Conditioned Reflex Therapy: How to be Assertive, Happy and Authentic and Overcome Anxiety and Depression by Andrew Salter
• Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques by Gillian Butler
• Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
• Stop obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions by Edina B. Foa, PhD. & Reid Wilson, PhD.
Confidence & Self-Esteem
• The Myth of Self-esteem: How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Can Change Your Life Forever by Albert Ellis
• The Confidence Gap: A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt by Russ Harris
• Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, PhD.
Stoicism & Resilience
• Stoicism and The Art of Happiness by Donald Robertson
• Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
• Build Your Resilience: CBT, mindfulness and stress management to survive and thrive in any situation by Donald Robertson
• Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot by James B. Stockdale
• The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday
• Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport
• The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
• Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
• Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
• Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual by Jocko Willink
• 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
• The Marshmellow Test: Mastering Self-Control by Walter Mischel
• The Beck Diet Solution: Train Your Brain to Think Like a Thin Person by Judith S. Beck, PhD.
Enjoy the reading!