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I Read Alot Of Psychology And Self Help Books

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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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    Recommendations.

    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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    finished all of Dan Brown's books. would like to read books like his. mystery, adventure, thriller and knowledge able. PLEASE HELP
    richardzparker richardzparker 18-21, M Nov 29

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    Well, except for non-fiction.
    Firepaws Firepaws 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Quattrone and Tversky’s Experiment - Self-Deception! People lie all the time even to themselves and surprisingly, it does work! This is the finding of the Quattrone and Tversky...
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    Everyone should read these books before their 30th birthday. 1.Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse – A powerful story about the importance of life experiences as they relate to...
    Cheshirea Cheshirea 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 15

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    I am currently reading Missing 411 (my main book) and Day Break by Mary Summer Rain, as well as a Survival Book, and a book about the Sacred Path. I tend to read at least 4 books...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I can read pretty much anything and I love to critique what I read. I focus more on sentence structure, punctuation, word variation, and the flow or rhythm of the story itself. I...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I don't like reading, I love it! Books are just like i don't even know :P they're magical! They can fill you with so many different emotions and fill your head with thoughts. You...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    {Marketing Telecommute Jobs are becoming increasingly preferred in just the previous few several years as telecommuting options grow. These jobs existing a great option for...
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    i have read a lot of books. A lot. From ancient Celtic tales to the future of psychic transcendence, from war to love and peace and family without friends to death and intolerance...
    itismichael itismichael 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Reading is my thing. I've read more than 200 books!
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 4

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    I love to read all the paperback books of Clive Cussler, great adventure stories. Would recommend to anybody who loves gripping adventure story lines.
    Thrash1 Thrash1 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 18

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    I've been researching Polyamory and this book provides a lot of useful information about the lifestyle. It's also a great self-help book.
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney 31-35, F Nov 30

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    Please, I know this is going to be a long story, but someone, anyone, please just read it and help me! Please! I don't know anymore. What I'm doing. Who I am. Where I'm going. I...
    AleaAndLexi AleaAndLexi 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Dear men ....... I mean boys It has come to my attention that you think us females are oblivious to what your true intentions. I like to announce you have a search history of...
    SkullSweetHeart SkullSweetHeart 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 15

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    I always have liked reading . I have a tonf of academic research to do but I just finished "the children act " by Ian mcewan. I had read "Atonement" and it was really good . Prior...
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    "Have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 7 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    Books by Dean Koontz and Stephen King are my favorite!!! My absolute favorite from Dean Koontz has to be "Life Expectancy" and I truly enjoyed King's "Under the Dome," and "Pet...
    RedCatHunting RedCatHunting 16-17, F 21 hrs ago

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    And the movie can't even hold a match to the book ~.~ Eragon, for example. If there had never been a book series then the movie could stand alone and might be considered good. But...
    84wraith 84wraith 22-25, M 8 hrs ago

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    I enjoy reading Marvel Comics! That are about the Avengers, Thor, Captain America and Hawkeye!
    FriendlyDragon FriendlyDragon 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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    Hi guys I just wanted to say that I finished the gone series by Michael Grant and it was wonderful. So does anyone have any other good ideas for fantasy books I can read? I am...
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    I've always loved helping others. Too see joy in their face. I love helping strangers cuz then I know i just made their day. I love when people are happy, it makes me happy. I wish...
    Mixedemotions2k Mixedemotions2k 13-15, M 1 Response 59 mins ago

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    Has anyone read the Fallen series? Was it good?
    CatGurll CatGurll 31-35, F 3 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    The Gilbert Experiment Daniel Gilbert together with his colleagues put to test both Rene Descartes’ and Baruch Spinoza’s beliefs on whether belief is automatic or is a...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I am always told I take the Bible to literal ,,that it is a good story book written and perverted by men ,,, to some extent I agree ,,but in those pages are prophecies Christ...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M Dec 12

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    Hello everyone im new here im 14 soon to be 15 i am from Newfoundland canada but i just moved to Ontario Canada i have one younger brother and i still get spanked by my mom with...
    Rebecca0313 Rebecca0313 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Books absorb me from my real life. It's like i am in the different world while rading books. Once my mum really mad when I read book Mum: "Fiky, can you help me prepare the dinner...
    fikydiamond fikydiamond 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I had this bookshelf my parents bought me before I was a teenager. It was before there were computers, cell phones or other technological advances. Every two weeks I would get...
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    Barbara Kingsolver I read her book, The Bean Trees, and loved it. I read the sequel and loved that too. So I ended up looking into more of her stories. There were details here...
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    I kind of went crazy with buying books this week. spent over 100 bucks on these. I have issues. But, it was worth the money. They're collectibles! The outsides of the pages are...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    Eat, Breathe, Read.As a child I was always delighted in getting a new book or two at Christmas, I love my annuals.Sometimes people saw me reading and would ask if I didn't have...
    HolmesGirl HolmesGirl 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Have you ever woken up and just knew it was going to be a bad day? Sure enough, you stub your toe, people at work seem to be in a bad mood, and negative things just seem to happen...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 14

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    Regardless of what your political inclinations are, I have read 2 books by Bill OReilly. One is Killing Kennedy. You won't be able to put the book down. I am currently reading...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    I love to read. I guess is something i grew up with. My parents would read to us all the time. We didn't have much growing up, so getting a book from the library and reading out...
    Gatikasensual Gatikasensual 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    Different countries have different reserve requirements too. The banks could loan out much more than they have thus creating a large portfolio, which may be deceptive, if a state...
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    I can spend hours in a bookstore! I love buying and reading new books,reading is my thing! Whenever i see a bookstore i get too excited.
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    The Good Samaritan Experiment Most people, in the Western and Middle Eastern worlds, understand the story of the Good Samaritan, and how it relates to helping behaviour. In this...
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    Care to Read me Like an Open Book Run your fingers through my pages like an avid reader would. Gaze upon the story laid before you, As if all your inquiries can be answered...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Dec 9

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    For me, this group is a little variant. Sometimes I love reading books and sometimes I don't. It really depends on the book. I've stuck to one series for a long time so far and...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F Dec 11

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    Hii, I was just going through some books I read this year and came across my sisters book she wrote at the beginning of the year (seriously one of the best books I've ever read...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Just finished a book. Started reading it last weekend but only really properly read it this evening. And I couldn't put it down. Hours later, I'm sad that the book has now finished...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I'm reading The White Trash Zombie series right now, 4 books by Diana Rowland. I love it so far! It's a easy read and fast. Small chapters, which as a new mom I love. I can always...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 15

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    hi everyone. i have been interested in psychology since i was diagnosed with disorganized schizophrenia. before i was diagnosed with it, i was diagnosed with psychosis nos but was...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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