Emotional First Aid

Emotional First Aid

Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts

Format
ePub
Price
$9.99
 
Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101623626
  • 304 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview

Heal small emotional injuries before they become big ones.
 
We all sustain emotional wounds. Failure, guilt, rejection, and loss are as much a part of life as the occasional scraped elbow. But while we typically bandage a cut or ice a sprained ankle, our first aid kit for emotional injuries is not just understocked—it’s nonexistent.
Fortunately, there is such a thing as mental first aid for battered emotions. Drawing on the latest scientific research and using real-life examples, practicing psychologist Guy Winch, Ph.D. offers specific step-by-step treatments that are fast, simple, and effective. Prescriptive and unique, Emotional First Aid is essential reading for anyone looking to become more resilient, build self-esteem, and let go of the hurts and hang-ups that are holding them back.

Praise

Praise for Guy Winch and his Work
 
“Dr. Guy Winch’s practical, clever and clear-headed book offers proven remedies for the myriad pains of daily life. Timely application will prevent small and medium-size emotional ills from becoming bigger ones—and that’s just what the psychotherapist ordered.”
—Jeanne Safer, PhD, author of Cain’s Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy, and Regret

“The advice Winch offers in this refreshingly useful book is both practical and practicable — down-to-earth techniques that really can bring relief when things feel like they’re falling apart.”
—Anneli Rufus, author of The Big Book of Low Self-Esteem
 
“[An] outstanding work…This smart tome is a valuable addition to the self-help oeuvre.”
—Publishers Weekly

“Excellent for all disgruntled souls out there.”
—Library Journal
 
“Winch’s book was not only helpful; it was positively entertaining.  His stories are memorable as well as hysterically funny.”
—Psychology Today
 
“Motivating…informative…fascinating.”
—PsychCentral.com
 
“You should run, not walk, to the closest bookstore and grab a copy of The Squeaky Wheel. Not only do I recommend this book but I would like to see it be required reading for every adult and near adult on the planet.”
—The Self Improvement Blog
“Dr. Guy Winch’s practical, clever and clear-headed book offers proven remedies for the myriad pains of daily life. Timely application will prevent small and medium-size emotional ills from becoming bigger ones—and that’s just what the psychotherapist ordered.”
—Jeanne Safer, PhD, author of Cain’s Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy, and Regret

“The advice Winch offers in this refreshingly useful book is both practical and practicable — down-to-earth techniques that really can bring relief when things feel like they’re falling apart.”
—Anneli Rufus, author of The Big Book of Low Self-Esteem

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