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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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    It's just something that I do a lot now. I hate myself so much. I continually and increasingly see how utterly worthless I am. I always feel the urge to slice my skin open to just...
    Whobody Whobody 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    The Numerology of the 15 Birth Day In psychic readings, in essence you are a 6 which nurtures and cares for others. In reality you are a 1 & 5: this is a combination for warm and...
    jkellison52 jkellison52 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    well, only when it comes to some girls i like. i didn't know where to put this story so i'm just gonna put it on here. this is strange, but whenever i like a girl , i'm very...
    thenameofthegame thenameofthegame 22-25, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I am absolutely interested in psychology - especially interested in the psychology of offenders (forensic psychology/forensic psychiatry). When I worked in the prison I really...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Often times I visit do a home to perform an inspection for a potential customer, only-to get the home not prepared for an inspection. The home not being prepared then makes the...
    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 10 hrs ago

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    I am aware what a number of you are saying. 'With therefore information out on the internet, I can just find something on Digital Photography. All things considered I am reading...
    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    While at times it may seem like that, it is simply not true. No Google isn't going to come knocking on your door to take a seat next to you and help you design your website...
    angoracheck53 angoracheck53 41-45, F 11 hrs ago

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    Self control is letting go of needing to control everything around you. When we lack self control we have to be the one to decide how much, and when, and where etc... We have to be...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    The Return of The Invisible Helpers( A story of how I met my wife)The RememberingHmm… Where should this story begin? I close my eyes and open them again, and an information...
    TheAlchemyst TheAlchemyst 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    I like to help others helping people to fight there addiction problems I also take people from prisons to rehabilitation centres it gives me a sense of purpose also it makes me...
    Vickinlondon Vickinlondon 46-50, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don...
    useemenow useemenow 26-30, F 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    I have more books than clothes. Sometimes, more than food. I absolutely love to read, and I collect books so often that I still haven't read some of them! The worst part--or is it...
    al13ngr33n al13ngr33n 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I also love the warm feeling of book shops, especially the older, small used bookshops. In my city downtown, there's a small one. The thing that attracted me to it was firstly, the...
    pepeyah pepeyah 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have always loved reading & bookstores are still the place to go for the average bookworm. These two things are for certain ever since my childhood. I remember when I was young...
    kevking22 kevking22 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As a librarian, it would be weird if I didn't. I have always loved to read, and my love and passion has directed me in my life. I had an interest in Literature and English...
    CurvyLibrarian CurvyLibrarian 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I was younger, I was quite the reader. My favorite series was Shivers. I read all of the books in the series. It was a lot like Goosebumps. Every time I went to town with my...
    TheQuirkyQuasar TheQuirkyQuasar 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I did it after all these years and severe depression I did it, I figured it out Hi Interesting117 please share more information as sounds really interesting. Nothing personal...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    Argh I should stop buying books, adding to my Ebook and adding to my wattpad account like I have enough for like what 20 years of reading And I like those big books like with a...
    lilacadventures lilacadventures 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love reading books! This is a true statement & fact in my life. As a young adult ready to enter the real world, I am discovering myself and what I can do to contribute to the...
    kevking22 kevking22 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have read books every day since I was 10 years old and that over 60 years ago. I read Historical novels and a few authors in Sience Fiction (David Weber) and Fantasy (Mercedes...
    Westviking Westviking 70+, M 4 days ago

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    Over the past two weeks I've been reading, The Dark Heroines and I've been amazed at how much I love the writing, the plot, the character development and the romance of course. I...
    emmathepanda emmathepanda 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Hello! My name is Emma and I’m 20 years old and live in Stockholm, Sweden. I spent my teen years having low self-esteem, panic attacks and was extremely anxious and insecure. Now...
    emmaerika emmaerika 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    This is what I missed most when I started reading books on my computer. There's nothing like it. I've gone back to regular books again :)
    NewAndCurious1 NewAndCurious1 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Love of Life - by Jack London "Once glancing back, he saw the wolf licking hungrily his bleeding trail, and he saw sharply what his own end might be- unless- unless he could get...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Called Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas. I love love love Lisa Kleypas' books theyre just so emotionally provocative. Then again this is the first book I have read since I was 16...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F a week ago

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    I am getting to the point where I am starting to feel "iffish" about having people add me to their circle. Of course I avoid adding people to mine for that very reason, as well as...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Aug 20

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    I used to be a little book worm like my mom when I was younger but after a while as I got older I just stopped reading. Mostly because I didn't have a library card for the states I...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I actually love reading books instead of playing video games I haven't played video games since I started reading my book
    ghostadventures1028 ghostadventures1028 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Earlier today I finished the book "Rabbit, Run" by John Updike. Very well written book. His prose are beautiful, and has away with similes, and metaphors like I haven't read since...
    Benny412 Benny412 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 18

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    I can spend hours in a bookstore. Walking around looking for a new book to read, getting coffee. My family and most of my friends hate going to bookstores with my because they...
    Ivygirl96 Ivygirl96 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 17

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    My teacher at school, Mrs Hanscombe, was always very enthusiastic about any project, sometimes much more than the class. But she loved reading children's stories to us and had a...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I love books . Some of them fictional some factual. I especially like detective stories. I've read the Sherlock Homes series. And a lot of historical books . A lot of...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M Aug 17

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    When your toddler gets a hold of scissors and starts running around the house, what do you do? You chase after him. Until the moment you get the sharp object from his hands, you...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I could live in a library the thing I love about books is that I love all genres so I could read anything, tho my favorite books being young adult ones. My two favorite books are...
    Chadlerroy88 Chadlerroy88 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Hardly any of my friends read (let alone the guys) so when I found out the boy I'm crushing reads (AND ACTUALLY ENJOYS IT) i practically had a mental breakdown. I was so shocked...
    mxtxc mxtxc 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I have stayed in the library like the whole day just reading books. Whether it's non fiction or fiction (which I prefer) i just seem to always get lost in the book and then can...
    faykath faykath 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I like books about the paranormal, nonfiction books on various subjects, and books on biological topics like cells, atoms, and elements.
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    There are many 12 step programs available. In most psychic readings, they are recommended. The popular Alcoholics Anonymous gave influence to many programs. A.A was founded by Bill...
    jkellison52 jkellison52 31-35, M Aug 12

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