Health & Self-Improvement

Authors Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener introduce The Upside of Your Dark Side

The Upside of Your Dark Side

The Upside of Your Dark Side looks at the negative emotions we generally try to avoid or repress. The authors of this book examine mental agility, the ways we are fueled by anger and guilt, and how to fulfill your true potential. 

Dear Reader,

We want to offer a counter-intuitive idea about the human condition: the cultural message that "you should feel good and try not to feel bad" is among one of the most toxic pieces of advice in all of modern psychology.

Americans hate anger, sadness, and other negative emotions. Just take a tour of the bookstore aisles and you’ll see countless titles about our pursuit of happiness. We invite you to take a closer look. We think that you can gain more from accessing the full range of your emotions. You don’t have to avoid discomfort to live a meaningful and engaging life. In fact, a bit of occasional anxiety or guilt can propel you to do great things.

Read More

Featured Category Titles

Simple Recipes for Joy
Sharon Gannon

Other Categories In Health & Self Improvement

Connect With Health & Self-Improvement

Ace and Roc Books
Good news horror fans! Christopher Buehlman, the author of THOSE ACROSS THE RIVER will be signing and reading from his... 1 day ago

Ace and Roc Books
Yep! More SHADOW CAMPAIGNS--we are thrilled! =) 2 days ago

Ace and Roc Books
Ace and Roc Books commented on their own link. 2 days ago

Follow us on Facebook

@AceRocBooks
Don't forget! Today Christopher Buehlman will be reading and signing at WORD in Brooklyn for THE LESSER DEAD!... 7 hours ago

@AceRocBooks
RT @NaliniSingh: Don't forget the twitter chat tonight. See you after I catch some zzzz (it's Thurs here already ;))... 8 hours ago

@AceRocBooks
RT @antonstrout: Attn NERDKIND! Check out our Doctor Who panel from @NY_Comic_Con & win awesome prizes provided by... 8 hours ago

promo_Biographile
promo_YoungReaders_small

Sara Carder's Staff Picks

Sara Carder is Editorial Director at Tarcher / Penguin Random House where she has the great pleasure of working on books that help people lead happier, healthier lives.

The Power of Meditation
Edward Viljoen
Fail Fast, Fail Often
Ryan Babineaux
John Krumboltz