You Are Not a Rock: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Mental Health (for Humans)

You Are Not a Rock: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Mental Health (for Humans)

Mental health is . . . being yourself. A prescriptive and positive guide, illustrated with line drawings, making the case that mental well-being, like physical health, can be strengthened over time and with specific techniques We all want to feel less anxiety, guilt, anger and sadness. We want to obsess less and be less lonely, free ourselves from our demons, compulsive habi Mental health is . . . being yourself. A prescriptive and positive guide, illustrated with line drawings, maki...

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Title:You Are Not a Rock: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Mental Health (for Humans)
Author:Mark Freeman
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Genres:Psychology
ISBN:B079KTBF6L
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:272 pages pages

You Are Not a Rock: A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Mental Health (for Humans) Reviews

  • Beth
    Feb 25, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

  • woody fanon
    Oct 30, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Scott Neigh
    May 06, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

  • Christina
    May 27, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Melissa
    Dec 29, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

  • Diana
    Jan 08, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

  • France
    Mar 25, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Ruben
    Nov 06, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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  • Ferci
    Oct 06, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

  • Kiley
    Feb 26, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Adelia
    Oct 03, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

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  • David Prang
    Apr 18, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Joey
    Jan 23, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Kelley May
    Apr 27, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Kenneth Sarmaat
    Jan 04, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Brad Greeley
    Dec 24, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Corinna Beyer
    Dec 12, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

    ...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Carly Holman
    Oct 16, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Adam
    Nov 02, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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  • Thom Taylor
    Oct 15, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • GZwick
    Feb 25, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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  • Danielle
    Oct 29, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

  • Violet Wong
    Mar 12, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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  • Linda
    Feb 09, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Barefootwriter
    Jun 07, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Rigo
    Mar 04, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Peter Molloy
    Dec 15, 2018

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Afshin A
    Feb 28, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Mike Kelly
    Mar 15, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

    ...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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  • Amy
    Apr 19, 2019

    A great book on caring for our own mental health. Better to have a print or digital copy than audio in order to take full advantage of the exercises outlined in the book. Multiple readings are beneficial. ...

    Highly recommend it After I discovered ACT, I got hooked. ACT and this book are what I have always needed. It is like life now makes sense - all those urges, fears and compulsions... I thought I was the only one in the world. No other approached has helped me like this one. Mark doe...

    I really liked this! While I don't have a diagnosed mental illness, I definitely have my anxieties and compulsions, and this book really framed things in a way I could relate well to. I'm not entirely sure how effective this book would be for someone dealing with more severe issues sim...

    Not a bad book. Good for anxiety disorders and an introduction to mental illness. It never did go farther in depth than light and superficial stuff that people worry about (like a compulsion to check your phone), which leaves out a lot of mental illness symptoms. That was kinda disappo...

    awesome awesome awesome awesome awesome ...

    This book relies on an exercise metaphor that makes a lot of sense: You can't wake up one day and instantly run a marathon without any previous training. You also can't wake up one day and expect to have excellent mental health without any training. To succeed, you must exercise and di...

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    A mental health-related self-help book that I heard about because a friend posted this interview with the author connecting it to writing practice, and it was enough to intrigue me: http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/inter.... I have some significant misgivings, which I talk about below, ...

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