Synopses & Reviews
We human folk create many of our own emotions by our thoughts, and we can -- more or less -- decide how we want to feel. (Those of us with a cognitive bent have believed that for some time.) This new edition of How You Feel Is Up To You provides practical information and tools to help readers take responsibility for their emotions, including enhanced awareness of feelings, and step-by-step methods for choosing and changing feelings. Helps feelings become an asset ("I can manage") rather than a liability ("I'm a victim").
Chapter summaries coach the reader in becoming an "ACE" -- Accepting your feelings, Choosing new purposes, beliefs, feelings, and Executing your choices.
Put the power of emotional choice to work for you. Learn to take responsibility for your emotions, enhance your awareness of feelings, and manage anger, anxiety, depression, guilt and stress. You can turn your feelings from liabilities ( I'm a victim ) into assets ( I can manage ). You can decide how you want to feel How You Feel Is Up To You is packed with self-assessment and self-discovery exercises, charts, and examples for real-life situations."
The authors show readers how to harness the power of emotional "choice" by learning to take responsibility for their emotions, enhancing awareness of feelings, and managing anger, stress, anxiety, depression, and guilt.