Mind Over Mood

Mind Over Mood

Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

Book - 2015 | Second edition
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Discover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress--and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped more than 1,100,000 readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy--one of today's most effective forms of psychotherapy--to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems. Revised and expanded to reflect significant scientific developments of the past 20 years, the second edition contains numerous new features: expanded content on anxiety; chapters on setting personal goals and maintaining progress; happiness rating scales; gratitude journals; innovative exercises focused on mindfulness, acceptance, and forgiveness; 25 new worksheets; and much more. Mind Over Mood will help you: *Learn proven, powerful, practical strategies to transform your life. *Follow step-by-step plans to overcome depression, anxiety, anger, guilt, and shame. *Set doable personal goals and track your progress (you can photocopy the worksheets from the book or download and print additional copies). *Practice your new skills until they become second nature. Cited as "The Most Influential Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Publication" by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies and included in the UK National Health Service Bibliotherapy Program.

Winner (Second Place)-- American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Consumer Health Category
See also the Spanish-language edition: El control de tu estado de ánimo, Segunda edición.
Publisher: New York, NY : Guilford Press, [2015]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781462520428
Branch Call Number: 616.89 Gree 2016
Characteristics: xx, 339 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: How mind over mood can help you
Understanding your problems
It's the thought that counts
Identifying and rating moods
Setting personal goals and noticing improvement
Situations, moods, and thoughts
Automatic thoughts
Where's the evidence?
Alternative or balanced thinking
New thoughts, action plans, and acceptance
Underlying assumptions and behavioral experiments
Core beliefs
Understanding your depression
Understanding your anxiety
Understanding your anger, guilt, and shame
Maintaining your gains and experiencing more happiness
Appendix: Duplicate copies of selected worksheets
Additional Contributors: Beck, Aaron T.
Padesky, Christine A.


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Feb 21, 2018

I've only read part of this book, maybe three chapters , so far. I plan on continuing in the future. I found it useful so far, and I like the workbook format.

BookReviewer2015 Sep 29, 2014

A good book with practical cognitive exercises for managing and responding to panic, anxiety, and depression.


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