Feel better fast and make it last Unlock your brain's healing potential to overcome negativity, anxiety, anger, stress, and trauma

Daniel G. Amen

Book - 2018

"We've all felt anxious, sad, traumatized, grief-stricken, stressed, angry, or hopeless at some point in life. It's perfectly normal to go through emotional crises or have periods when you feel panicked or out of sorts. It is how you respond to these challenges that will make all the difference in how you feel--not just immediately, but also in the long run. Unfortunately, many people turn to self-medicating behaviors, such as overeating, drugs, alcohol, risky sexual behavior, ang...er, or wasting time on mindless TV, video games, Internet surfing, or shopping. And even though these behaviors may give temporary relief from feeling bad, they usually only prolong and exacerbate the problems--or cause other, more serious ones. Is it possible to feel better--and make it last? Renowned physician, psychiatrist, brain-imaging researcher, and founder of Amen Clinics Dr. Daniel Amen understands how critical it is for you to know what will help you feel better fast, now and later. In Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, you'll discover new, powerful brain-based strategies to quickly gain control over anxiety, worry, sadness, stress and anger, strengthening your resilience and giving you joy and purpose for a lifetime."--Amazon.com.

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Published
Carol Stream, Illinois : Tyndale Momentum, the nonfiction imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc [2018]
Language
English
Physical Description
xxvii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9781496425652
1496425650
9781496438812
1496438817
Main Author
Daniel G. Amen (author)
  • Introduction: You can feel better fast and make it last
  • The brain-XL approach
  • Part 1. B is for brain. Use your brain to rescue your mind and body
  • The missing strategy
  • Control yourself
  • Change is easy, if you know how to do it
  • Part 2. R is for rational mind. Master your rational mind
  • Part 3. A is for attachments. Healing connections
  • Overcoming trauma and grief
  • Part 4. I is for inspiration. Create immediate and lasting joy
  • Part 5. N is for nourishment. The feel better fast diet
  • Advanced and brain-type nutraceuticals
  • Part 6. X is for the X factor. Think different
  • Part 7. L is for love. Love is your secret weapon
  • Appendix A. Answers to common questions on finding more help
  • Appendix B. Where do you need help to feel better fast? ; A quick mental health checkup
  • Appendix C. Know your important health numbers.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A psychiatrist, physician and New York Times best-selling author offers innovative, brain-based techniques and strategies to help readers feel happier, more positive and more resilient fast and make it last without turning to self-medicating behaviors.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Offers brain-based methods of beating negativity, anxiety, anger, stress, and trauma without negative self-medicating behaviors, in order to achieve lasting joy and resilience.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

If you want to feel happier, more optimistic, more joyful, and resilient, Dr. Amen’s groundbreaking new book is for you.We’ve all felt anxious, sad, traumatized, grief-stricken, stressed, angry, or hopeless at some point in life. It’s perfectly normal to go through emotional crises or have periods when you feel panicked or out of sorts. It is how you respond to these challenges that will make all the difference in how you feel—not just immediately, but also in the long run. Unfortunately, many people turn to self-medicating behaviors, such as overeating, drugs, alcohol, risky sexual behavior, anger, or wasting time on mindless TV, video games, Internet surfing, or shopping. And even though these behaviors may give temporary relief from feeling bad, they usually only prolong and exacerbate the problems—or cause other, more serious ones.Is it possible to feel better—and make it last?Renowned physician, psychiatrist, brain-imaging researcher, and founder of Amen Clinics Dr. Daniel Amen understands how critical it is for you to know what will help you feel better fast, now and later. In Feel Better Fast and Make It Last, you’ll discover new, powerful brain-based strategies to quickly gain control over anxiety, worry, sadness, stress and anger, strengthening your resilience and giving you joy and purpose for a lifetime.