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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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    There is so much we can do for those who are suicidal, and for those who are in need, and want their life to be over. There is so much we can do, if we just take the time to help...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 7 mins ago

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    what books do you recommend ? i'm looking for a good book to read.
    mistywillow mistywillow 22-25, M 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Every time I read a post on this website, I try my hardest to write something, anything that would make the one who posted it cheer up a bit or feel better in a way or two. Yet...
    Junderbalt Junderbalt 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I could live at Barnes and Noble! I don't read all that much.but,I like the choices in what i want to read.
    Duckygirl2 Duckygirl2 46-50, F 19 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I´d like to help you, guys, on your quest to find words to express love. Here are some ways to say, “I love you”: I cherish you. I want a lifetime with you. I adore you. I am...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I've been trying to write a post that I was going to call a History Of Violence but I've been finding it very difficult to get right. I've been seeing a couple of therapists...
    ReubyOneKenobi ReubyOneKenobi 36-40, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    My name is Goldie, and I enjoy meeting new people and finding ways to help them have an uplifting experience. I have had a variety of customer service opportunities, through which...
    goldiejohnson26 goldiejohnson26 31-35, F 17 hrs ago

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    I hate reading. I have a stack of books in my room that I would of read but I don't read them. But odd thing is I have an app on my phone called wattpad that have fanfiction books...
    xxemogirlxx xxemogirlxx 22-25, F 21 hrs ago

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    I would love to write a medieval book . I love love reading history books . PC Doherty . Michael Jecks. Write good books . Text books are interesting as well. Michael...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    I really really enjoy and have fun reading books, whenever I'm at the library or the bookstore I get so overwhelmed trying to figure out which book I want the most, because all the...
    Born2Inspire Born2Inspire 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I read four books (2,016 pages) in two days. If I really like the books, I'll read them fast and if I don't, I'll end up reading half and forgetting about that book, finding it 6...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    This is a piece of writing that I found years ago and have changed and enhanced to fit my own situation. It is very descriptive and if you are someone who self harms, it may...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yes all angels need to read this. I was given many generous gifts by Angel Gabriel and many other angels that has come and gone in my life over the years. I did not realize just...
    TheBlessedOne TheBlessedOne 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I started when I was sixteen or seventeen. I read an article about self-harm in Seventeen magazine and in all honesty, I was depressed, miserable, full of hate and anger and I...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I prefer physical books, so I can feel the paper in my hand and hear that flick when I turn the page. Besides, reading digital books strains my eyes.
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I get taken to this whole other world when I am reading a book, I get completely engulfed and I love it. It takes me away from any problems or any stress. Books just make me feel...
    Jessicademond Jessicademond 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have started to read books (not related to school, books like novels etc.) since I have been a child. They helped me a lot and I am thankful of those wrote them, most of them are...
    sadsands sadsands 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I find joy in reading. I used to read in the dark or under dim light at night even if my parents told me to go to bed. It gave me comfort in what I read and I have learned a lot...
    Artandabstarct Artandabstarct 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A question which needs help.. I wanna read the civil war story arc with the main story and that's it with out all the Sid plots and story lines.. Any help would be awesome thanks
    frozochick0400 frozochick0400 18-21, T 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just started reading The Joy Luck Club. The book explores the lives and stories of, and the relationship between four Chinese immigrant women in America and their American-born...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F a week ago

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    I never really used to read in the past. But I have begun to. There is just so much you cannot find on the internet. I went to the libary yesterday I just wanted to fill a truck...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M a week ago

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    True facts. I've been a reader for as long as I can remember. It all started as a young child...staying up all night reading a whole Goosebumps, then sleeping during school. Haha...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I recently have been reading the Harry Potter series with my son. My husband and I used to read to our son every night. We read more series and chapter books now that he is older...
    dreamingquietly04 dreamingquietly04 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    So My fiance has depression. She gets up in the morning because our gorgeous dogs wake her for a walk. She gets in from work and lays in bed until going to sleep. She listens to...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm generally not very keen on having lots of stuff, but books are the glaring exception to that. I have way too many bookshelves at home, all full, all read. Most of my favorite...
    lcz415 lcz415 26-30 Jun 25

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    I have so many books i want to read but somehow EP just pulls me in every night and there goes another chance to catch up, cause i end up doing basically nothing when i could have...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Books were my first love. I've been borrowing and reading library books all my life. I just couldn't afford to buy and store all the books I want to read. Luckily, lots of free...
    James1169 James1169 51-55, M 7 Responses Jun 23

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    I love reading children's books & teaching toddlers how to read. I love making silly voices & faces and seeing the mesmerized look on their face. Not to mention the look they get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 23

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    I love books so much. They are an escape from the real world. All the crap we have to deal with on a daily basis is unreal sometimes. Books help me get through my life by looking...
    GarasaurausRex GarasaurausRex 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I truly believe eczema, as a chronic skin condition like other chronic diseases, is a mental challenge. Somehow I often see eczema more like a mental issue to tackle than a...
    littlelittlepooky littlelittlepooky 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I love John Green, I love his work, but I've tried to read An Abundance of Katherines about 10 times and I still can't get into it! I've loved all of his other books.
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I have trouble concentrating but even if I didn't some of the books aimed at adults are so big/fat I'm put off by them. Also many books for adults have death/violence or something...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Tom's Midnight Garden “Tom’s Midnight Garden” was written exactly 50 years’ ago, by Philippa Pearce and won the Carnegie Medal. It is a magical story of a young boy, who...
    borrioboola borrioboola 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I so love the meditation videos for going to sleep at night and the videos for waking in the mornings. The wonderful affirmations and the lovely music.
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer 46-50, F Jun 17

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    has anyone read books by ed mcbain? if so is his books good?
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I don't really read books from the library. I downloaded an app called Wattpad & I read on there. I buy books when I need to to read them for school for AR points. I still love...
    Sierra55 Sierra55 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    Yesterday I had a day out with my mom. We live in a small town but the good thing is that we're only about 45 mins away from a bigger city that has much more to do. It has my...
    WitchyLexi WitchyLexi 22-25, F 6 Responses Jun 15

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    I recently read a romance novel cover to cover in one sitting. I usually don't read books in this genre but I enjoyed it so much that I bought another one online. My love life is...
    laughingtiger laughingtiger 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 14

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    I am very interested in human psychology. I have completed my associates, bachelors, and two advanced degrees in psychology. I am a graduate from Liberty University. I am...
    readytovacation readytovacation 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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