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

  • woody fanon
    Oct 30, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Cheryl
    Nov 11, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Melissa
    Dec 29, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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...

  • Diane Berry
    Sep 28, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Aleka Gurel
    Sep 30, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Diana
    Jan 08, 2019

    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...

  • Ruben
    Nov 06, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Adam
    Oct 31, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Lauren Kinney
    Oct 08, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

  • Adelia
    Oct 03, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Carl Davis
    Sep 22, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Joey
    Jan 23, 2019

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Kenneth Sarmaat
    Jan 04, 2019

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Haley Chura
    Oct 14, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Brad Greeley
    Dec 24, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Corinna Beyer
    Dec 12, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Edzel Cabanela
    Nov 18, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Leslie
    Sep 17, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Carly Holman
    Oct 16, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Adam
    Nov 02, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Jamie-Lynn Marie
    Nov 04, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

    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...

  • MichaelR
    Dec 26, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Perfect Health
    Oct 19, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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    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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  • Clarisse Sena
    Oct 19, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Peter Molloy
    Dec 15, 2018

    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...

    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...

    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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  • Max Matkovski
    Jan 09, 2019

    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...

    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...

    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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