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I Read Alot Of Psychology And Self Help Books

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    I have a few self help books which have helped to be hugely helpful. My favourite one's have to be; The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris based on Act(Acceptance Commitment Therapy) a mindfulness therapy that is very proactive that involves realistic problem solving...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F Mar 11, 2010

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    I'M Not Trying To Be Happy Anymore.

    I'm tired of trying to be a positive person and trying to improve myself, it's a total facade and it's ******* exhausting. I do want the pain to stop, in some way or another, but I feel like self help is a cult and that it just makes me feel worse. Instead of affirmations and...
    Sweetfig Sweetfig 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2013

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    I posted this as a blog but will cut & paste it here:Beauty from the Mind How to Study Life and the Essence of LearningThe physical form can exude beauty, but personally I am also...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M Feb 3

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    Hey, I really need some suggestions!! So I have recently come across a really cool quote by George R.R. Martin, "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never...
    Browneyes4322 Browneyes4322 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    THIS IS MY LAST YEAR PADS AND BOOKS  DRIVE IN KISERIAN ,I HOSTED SIX VOLUNTEERS FROM U.S.A AND THEY BOUGHT PADS ,BOOKS WITH THEIR OWN MONEY AND THEY DISTRIBUTED THEM TO NEED...
    ngog ngog 36-40, M Feb 4

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    Mostly because i can't decide on what i want to buy. i like to read teen fiction, romance, fantasy and suspense. I have only read a few suspense books. I bought a couple of scarier...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F a week ago

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    I love various reading material and I love visiting different local bookstores. I enjoy reading different types of books, newspapers, and magazines before going to sleep at night...
    businesswomanathome businesswomanathome 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I love to read manga!! Among other books books books ^_^
    PChan33 PChan33 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Usually you can catch me with a book in my hand. Romance is my favorite genre and I also like fantasy. I get unbelievably cranky when I haven't had the chance to read in a while...
    Good4It Good4It 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 21

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    Reading a book called Madly in Love With Me.... It's a self help book I got as a Valentine's gift for myself :p
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I'm kind of glad people can't read my thoughts sometimes. I just find learning about certain things, or doing research on certain things, that "normal" people wouldn't really find...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 18 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was around 6 when I found a deck of tarot cards that my mom had bought for fun. I didn't understand them but I thought they were pretty and I felt an urge to learn them. It was...
    Crystalstarseed Crystalstarseed 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    OF HUMAN BONDAGE. by W. Somerset Maugham This book, generally considered to be Maugham's best and first published in 1915, tells the story of a young man, Philip Carey...
    Wyesman Wyesman 70+, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    It's been a while since I've written anything publically (excluding fb posts). I think I may have forgotten how! It's Sunday so I am off work today. This is my 'me day,' the day...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Currently reading City of Fallen Angels by Cassanda Clare and it's so good! I just found out they are hoping to turn the series into a tv series! Can't wait for that! XD
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    If I were to say I love bookstores and libraries I would be understating it. I was a University Professor for years and now, after retiring early, I increased my dedication to...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2 51-55, M 9 Responses Feb 14

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    It's hard to explain but it's almost as if reading helps me distract myself from the real world. It helps me ignore other problems in life
    Ginger1313 Ginger1313 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    If only they made bookstore scented candles...sigh...
    Kathain Kathain 51-55, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love to read but lately I have been getting out of it I'm reading this grate book and omg hardcore fangirling. I mean il read books then go and read fanfics about the book/books...
    thelastfallenangel thelastfallenangel 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm just a beginner, yet i've spent years picking out books i've liked or heard was useful, could be a useful Top 40 List, or maybe the best 50 books on Japanese to own...
    atenra11 atenra11 46-50, M Feb 17

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    Currently reading six books at the one time. 1. Skullduggery Pleasant book 7. 2. Rereading Fifty Shades of Grey 3. Death Comes to Pemberley 4. The Mortal Instruments book 4...
    nainaii nainaii 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just reading books! Especially things like fantasy books like Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Chronicles of Narnia, Lord of the Rings, just to name some and I also like reading fan...
    Xoxolife Xoxolife 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Less than 12 hours before I got blocked by my friend 1lonelydaisy for not knowing the reason at all By far she is one among the few whos stories I love to read As far as I know I...
    FightingTillTheEnd FightingTillTheEnd 31-35, M Feb 19

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    I believe every single book changes your life. Maybe not like noticeably or anything but like it could change your view on certain things in life or make you believe in something...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    i don't feel like my life is going any better that it was. just about the same. but i haven't felt the need to harm myself. i think that i'm finally starting to realize that it...
    kimberlykhaos kimberlykhaos 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I love reading. it gives me the excuse to escape reality for a while and enter a world I sometimes wish existed. reading helps me interpret the world from a whole different...
    hannahrose29 hannahrose29 13-15, F Feb 14

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    I love walking into bookstores, seeing rows and rows of books. I love the smell of bookstores. I love old books. I collect old books and magazines...the nostalgia is so sweet...
    bobbieshae bobbieshae 41-45, F 9 Responses Feb 16

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    Books are great because you can find out about life, fact, famous people who are dead and living. I am going to read more books. I had borrowed books from the library. I am going...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I found out about BDSM through books. Novels, short stories mostly. Actually, i have yet to read male Doms and female subs stories. The e reads are all m/m genre. Several times i...
    zalynnzach zalynnzach 26-30, F a week ago

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    The perks of being a wallflower is one of the most amazing books I've ever read in my life. It's so unlike most books for teens that I've read. It's honest and real and so sad but...
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Have you ever read a book and you are instantly hooked? I read the Moments of Silence by Natasha Preston and stayed up until 3 in the morning reading the first book. I had to...
    Sarahissad Sarahissad 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How I feel in one sentence. Like I post for a reason and I see how many people read it but don't do anything I said it because I'm looking for something :( it just makes me feel...
    Uhilikepizza Uhilikepizza 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I am in 12th grade studying AP psychology and am seeking a psychology study partner. U want to learn and teach and challenge each other. If anyone is interested please message me.
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I would like to tell of why ‪#‎COMICBOOK‬ reading is a big deal for me. I have a learning disability that makes anything I read (in books) ununderstandable to me, I can read...
    jeffster72 jeffster72 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Has anybody read all three books of 50 shades of grey ? How was it ? Honestly I tried but hot damn I just couldn't get through the first couple of pages before I was feeling...
    Hannial Hannial 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 11

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    My television hasn't been on all winter and I am in no way disappointed! Books are my way of escaping from the day to day drama, struggles, so-called reality...My niece just turned...
    pollyprozac pollyprozac 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    Hmm... actually my relationship with Tarot is more like intuitive knowledge and learning. When I feel my soul, circumstances and questions are synced and in balance, I do readings...
    EmmaRin EmmaRin 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I love going to bookstores. I love the smell of books, the possibility of discovering great books to read. I could just get lost inside for hours without even noticing it.
    grrrey grrrey 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 4

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    I'm a student of law so I have to read lots of books, to look at the legal cases involved in application of law. I like reading through books, getting information I can utilise as...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F Feb 11

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    I simply cannot get into reading books electronically. I like the experience of holding a book in my hands, enjoy the tactile sensation of my fingers flipping pages. The reading...
    LJformarriedwomen LJformarriedwomen 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I remember when I was small, I wouldn't stop reading books, and when it's time for bed, my mom would take away my books and turn off all the power in my room and force me to go to...
    Netfreak21 Netfreak21 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I have like 20 books that I read over and over and I don't read anything new because I love my favorites so much (my most favorite ever is harry potter):)
    ellajade ellajade 13-15, F Feb 21

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    I recently read this commentary by Joyce Meyer in "The Everyday Life Bible". It really blessed me and I wanted to share this with my EP friends and pray it is a blessing to you as...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    This is going to be a long one. Stick around if you want... I cut myself again... Again, I think this is about the 5th time i said i was going to stop. If any of you read my...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I still have the children's books that I read as a child. I continue to find them entertaining. The simplicity of the content and wiritng is beautiful. My favorites are Dr. Seuss...
    rumblingheart rumblingheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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