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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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    One of my friends was wondering if they should start on reading a book on Set Theory for their Math Degree. [I have no degree btw] Here's a list of probably the easier books on...
    atenra11 atenra11 46-50, M a week ago

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    I don't know what life is suppose to be about. I have friebds and a loving family- yet life seems to get in the way and disrupt my happiness every single time. I know i make the...
    Lops223 Lops223 22-25 May 9

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    I DON'T mean erotic and then somewhat romantic books, by the way. The ones I like always have a strong hold on adventure, action, psychology, or some other genres but ALSO have a...
    missfiona missfiona 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    What are some good books about self improvement and happiness. Because most of the books I read are not helpful
    jellyycook jellyycook 18-21, F 6 Responses May 13

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    I LOVE books and reading so much. Funny part, I used to hate reading when I was younger. Mostly when I was forced to. Then I got to junior high and I began loving books. I remember...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F May 5

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    i am always reading a bunch of books at once. in my room there are always books just laying around open on the page i'm at. i have a pretty good collection. i'll start reading one...
    sludgefeast sludgefeast 26-30, F 3 Responses May 23

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    A life changer most definitely is the Torah. The inspired five books written by Moses. I love to read from the psalms too. I have been reading many of the books by Yehuda Berg, a...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 7 Responses May 17

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    I love to read a lot of books but the ones I love most are the ones with like supernatural things in it
    lavl lavl 13-15, F 1 Response May 21

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    I'm currently 'reading' at least dozen books in one go. :)
    RealLifePerson RealLifePerson 26-30, M 5 Responses May 21

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    i like reading, i like the fact that i can read a book and i wont even realize how much time has gone by, i also just realized how much i like reading about slavery or books about...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 1 Response May 3

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    I am a voracious reader..i have read all of the books written by Nicholas Sparks and Dan Brown....... currently I am reading Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    pin97 pin97 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    what's a good book to read? I've been wanting to read but all the books have been duds...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F 6 Responses May 18

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    Self help book. The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
    wdrngSoul wdrngSoul 18-21 May 23

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    somebody please read this and help me..im begging with my knees on the floor literally.im begging with every inch of my body and soul im begging to the full meaning of begging im...
    LegendBattles LegendBattles 26-30, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love to buy them but i can't read them fast enough. I think i need to cut my EP time for reading instead. i have 7 audio books waiting to be listened to, like maybe 5 i want to...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    Since early childhood and first books I've read. In my own 'what if' stories villains often win (and it turns out to be for the best, of course).
    Chiffa Chiffa 36-40, T 7 hrs ago

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    People always say not to self harm, as if it's that easy, and it makes me think that they simply can't understand what they're saying when they say that. They couldn't possibly...
    fragilegirl6 fragilegirl6 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    I really love reading books regarding criminal justice system and the. I am degreed in criminal psychology and enjoy the field. I have kept all of my text books and love looking...
    femaleinbackyard femaleinbackyard 31-35, F 3 Responses May 1

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    I have always loved reading as long as I can remember as has my sister. Our brother, not at all. He's the hands-on type. I love to read lighthearted things as well as serious but...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 Response May 15

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    NO NO NONONONOOOOOOO my fave bookstore is having a HUGE sale - books normally $20 under $5!! People I looove - my hands are so bad I can't even hold a book for more than a half...
    SolitaryElf SolitaryElf 41-45, F 7 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Nope. I I never had enough money to buy all the books that I wished , always had to cut down to one or two only. But I loved the public libraries as well as my relatives friends...
    laughingsoul laughingsoul 41-45, F 3 Responses May 14

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    It's so nice to read something that gives you excitement and thrill. fiction books can provide this. it gives us our own perception of the story. it's like we create our own movies...
    LifeisRiddle LifeisRiddle 16-17, F 1 Response May 7

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    Folks! Recommend to me one amazing, must-read, catchy, moving book that revolves around cultures, philosophy, psychology, maybe history, humanity, diversity,.. Thanks in advance...
    Jana16 Jana16 18-21, F 10 Responses May 9

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    Reading is my happy place...it enriches my life and lifts me from boredom and despair. Ever since I was a kid,I remember having this great passion for reading.I remember how I used...
    glenden74 glenden74 41-45, F May 18

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    Why is it every time I argue with my friends I turn the conversation into blaming myself and hurting the people I love and care for. I always end up losing friends or causing them...
    TheDominantAsian TheDominantAsian 22-25, M 20 hrs ago

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    Hey, I want to recommend "Hannah Vancouver"'s YouTube channel. She made loads of videos about cutting but also other mental health including anorexia, bulimia, anxiety disorder...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    well not so much. most people are mean and stupid and only care about themselves. but there's a few good people in this world, including innocent children. I love children. They...
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    It doesn't really mean that you are crazy or a retarded person if you see psychological help. Or even if like myself you've failed and unable to pass block test unless you see the...
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M May 1

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    You know when you read a book, and when you finish you just have to sit there for a while, contemplating the book, and life in general. Three books recently have done that for me...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 3 Responses May 10

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    thats a lie, because i dont love books i am addicted to books. if books were a drugs then i would never stop reading. my profile picture is from my favorite series Hush Hush by...
    XxMyDemonsxX XxMyDemonsxX 16-17, F 6 Responses May 11

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    I wasn’t always a big reader. My mom likes to tell the story of how I used to scour the public library’s stacks every time we were there. Then when she asked me what was taking...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I literally read a book a week. I sound so crazy! But I absolutely love reading. Also, if you've never heard of it try out goodreads.com, it is an excellent site to help find new...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 2 Responses May 10

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    I'll be in Barnes & Noble or a place that sells books, and I will literally sit on the floor and read a book I find interesting. Then, an employee will come to me,"Um, excuse me...
    myahLynn03 myahLynn03 13-15, F 10 Responses May 12

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    I know this is old now but does anyone else think the fault in our stars was a bad book and there is so many way better books that people should read. So many people at my school...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14

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    After dinner, I love to read different books and other materials from my local bookstores. I do not concentrate on one subject but many. I generally read 3 or 4 different books...
    singlefemalegardening singlefemalegardening 51-55, F 2 Responses May 8

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    I used to love to go to the library, especially when I was younger. But the turning point came one summer when I'd borrowed The Master and Margarita by Michail Bulgakov. I loved...
    Xenox Xenox 31-35, M May 13

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    I've always loved books and reading. I take great care of every book I own, carefully breaking in the back and treating it as if it's a precious object, which it is. When I...
    Cabman54 Cabman54 61-65, M 1 day ago

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    John Green “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    My husband have me a Paper White Kindle for Christmas the year before last. I'm going to be 45 in July, and I can honestly say that with the exception of the Wonder Woman and...
    CurvesandClass CurvesandClass 41-45, F 4 Responses May 6