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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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    Self Esteem: The degree to which one values oneself Insecurity: A lack of assurance, uncertainty, unprotectedness. Self Confidence: Assuredness and self reliance Self Belief...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, T Mar 9

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    Reading has never been one of my strongest sides.I read a few as young, but mostly id perhaps just be watching pictures in comics and such.Yet I sometimes went to libary, and felt...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Mar 17

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    I have always liked to read ever since I was a little girl, my sister too. My brother, eh, he likes and liked the hands-on things like video games, interactive video games...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F a week ago

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    have for as long as I can remember even before I could read I liked picture books, as a kid I read Pippi Longstocking books and my big brother read me books such as James and the...
    Snowbird22 Snowbird22 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Reading is one of my favorite habit. From highschool to college I read different genre of books, but I prefer spiritual books because it inspires me, not just mentally but it...
    22depth 22depth 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love books they are best friends of a person my psychiatrist also says that i should read more and more books to overcome depression i am even writing my own novel... All the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Favorite book series: The Maze Runner. Read all of those books within 2 or so weeks. I just couldn't put them down. I've read a lot of amazing books, but this one takes first...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I've read so many amazing books that I really would love to see on the big screen. So many great authors with original ideas yet Hollywood continues to spew out the same crap year...
    AngerIsBeauty AngerIsBeauty 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Tom Sawyer Abroad & Tom Sawyer Detective, by Mark Twain. Classic early American yarns. hadn't read any Twain since I was a boy, maybe 55 years ago. These read like the kids' books...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Mar 17

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    Will any fellow readers share some reviews of Cormac McCarthy? I've been itching to read one of his books but am just not sure...opinions? Recommendations???
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    I have read like 20-30 books since September. All during school hours. Is that bad? ._.
    AnAnonymousPanda AnAnonymousPanda 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 13

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    I took a trip to a second hand store over the weekend and found some books: -The Gift of Fear -The Five Love Languages -The Four Agreements -The List: 7 Ways to Tell If He's Going...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So you want to write a book but you're having trouble starting out. Maybe I can help. Starting out: Starting a story is difficult. There is no easy way of making an opening to the...
    RebelCobra RebelCobra 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Okay so I have been eating books as of lately. By eating I'm mean I have been reading books one after another within a few days to a few from each other. I started with a list...
    Zaleanda Zaleanda 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    I'm a psychology major - going for my PhD. There are about 15 different career options that I like, that I can take with my PhD. and they're all fascinating. But the one I am...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 8

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    I have always been somewhat intrigued by the human mind, but my real interest started when I got severely depressed among other things and wanted to find out what the hell was...
    mmmfood mmmfood 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    if you need help or need to talk something you can message me i will try my best to help you
    deeptastic deeptastic 16-17, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have set myself a goal for 2015 I decided on this near the end of February. I plan to read 50 books this year. To some people that seems like a too big of an amount and to others...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F Mar 3

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    I've always loved reading, in fact, I don't remember a time when I didn't find some book either given to me or borrowed from the library to completely engross me. Reading stops me...
    ladyPlum ladyPlum 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13

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    I have just finished reading a true story called 'The Bite of The Mango'. It's the story of a young girl and her fight to stay alive during the rebel wars in Africa. You read the...
    CheekiiMonkey CheekiiMonkey 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I think I have mild dyslexia but I do enjoy reading. I haven't read a book for a very long time. I stopped reading when I was about 15. Something happened and I just couldn't read...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 2 days ago

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    First book I read was I guess titled "Wonders of science ". That's the book that made all the difference. I learned that there's this huge world and it's beautiful to learn about...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F Mar 8

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    I always hate it when people see the movie without reading the book first. The movie just can't compare and you miss so much by bypassing the book. Reading helps you learn...
    farfrominnocent farfrominnocent 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I couldn't say how many books I've read since leaving university last year but it's in the hundreds! You get a good life lesson in having to research things for your thesis, which...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want my life to be similar to fantasy books. It's not so much that I live in a fantasy. It's more that I crave adventure, crave something completely out of the ordinary...
    HyperactiveLauren HyperactiveLauren 16-17, F Mar 2

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    Why where you live means so much... For better or worse, the place where we grew up usually retains an iconic status. But while it's human nature to want to have a place to...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Mar 5

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    I find psychology to be fascinating . . . Specifically, personalities and personality disorders are what I find to be the most appealing. It is because I want to know more about...
    RainCoyote RainCoyote 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I'm a psychologist in training. I will be a therapist and a counselor. I love psychology and I want to help people with their problems. Any psych fans or psych majors out there?
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 5 Responses Mar 7

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    Sir and I had an amazing weekend. He came to stay at my house this weekend and the kids were here. This as many can attest to I'm sure, adds a completely different dynamic. So...
    Ownedbysir Ownedbysir 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 8

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    I already do. I'm 14 and I have been interested in psychology for a few years now. I figure if I ever end up going to college then that's what I am going to study. Currently I want...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Mar 22

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    So I posted this on another group but: So have you ever heard of Sylvia Plath? She wrote 'the bell jar' (1963) 'Ariel' (1966), she wrote others too but those were her most...
    BeautifulMyth BeautifulMyth 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Ok, so I know this is a little weird but I got the hunger games books for Xmas 2 year ago and I read all 3 within 3 days. I loved them so much that I have been the the cinema to...
    Lollypopgizmo Lollypopgizmo 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    (Feel free to skim through, it is quite long) Hi my loves! To all my friends on here and people who have watched my first video can I just first say how awesome you are ? And how...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    (Feel free to skim through, it is quite long) Hi my loves! To all my friends on here and people who have watched my first video can I just first say how awesome you are ? And how...
    Dreamscape98x Dreamscape98x 16-17, F Mar 12

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    I love books and I love to read...name a genre and I probably have it on a shelf somewhere. The classics, poetry, biography, theology, mythology...all that sh!t we were forced to...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    There is something unique to literature in terms of art form. Photographs, film, and painting are visual mediums. Music and radio shows are audial mediums. Only literature uses...
    TK1153 TK1153 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm reading a great book, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, that's about 'real' books and the digital world colliding. Very funny, interesting and relevant. Read it!
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M Mar 11

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    I really love reading. I can't seem to enjoy e books though. I like to go to the bookstore and buy real books.
    thomasbkk thomasbkk 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I like reading in general and I like to keep up to date with psychology research. I also enjoy reading blogs written by those in the medical profession and personal stories of...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F a week ago

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    omg so im like such a book nerd but its kinda sad because i have not read a single book in a while because im mostly on my phone now talking to people, but i think that books are...