The Happiness Trap
NOW BEING DEVELOPED AS A TV SERIES WITH EVA LONGORIA AND ABC! "Wise, warm, smart, and funny. You must read this book." Susan Cain, The New York Times bestselling author of Quiet Psychotherapist and The New York Times bestselling author Lori Gottlieb, takes us behind the scenes of her practice where her patients are looking for answers and so is she.
Pan Macmillan India
1. Written by Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb who was used to being the therapist in the room until the script was flipped and she went through a crisis that led to her being the recipient of therapy.
2. Instead of being written in the typical fashion of a self help book, it’s written as a memoir.
3. She shares her experience as both the therapist and the client, with dashes of humour in between to lighten things up.
Why we chose it ?
Do you ever feel stressed, worried, miserable or unfulfilled yet put on a happy face and pretend everything’s fine? If so, you are not alone. Stress, anxiety, depression and low self-esteem are very common. In one way or another, it seems almost everyone is struggling. We are all caught in a hidden psychological trap: the more we strive for happiness the more we suffer in the long term. Fortunately, we can all escape from the ‘Happiness Trap’ using ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), a ground-breaking program based on mindfulness skills. This empowering book is for everyone-from CEOs to sales staff, young professionals to housewives. This book will teach you scientifically proven techniques to: • Reduce stress and worry • Rise above fear, doubt and insecurity • Break self-defeating habits • Improve performance and find fulfilment • Build satisfying relationships and, above all • Create a rich and meaningful life ‘Dr. Harris shines a powerful beacon forward into the night. Enjoy the journey. You are in excellent hands’ Steven Hayes, bestselling author of Get Out Of Your Mind and Into Your Life.