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Recommended Reading

Here are some influential books to help you deal with depression, anxiety and stress.

The Power of Now

The Power of Now A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment – Aug. 29, 2004

Eckhart Tolle

No wonder The Power of Now has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and translated into over 30 foreign languages. Much more than simple principles and platitudes, the book takes readers on an inspiring spiritual journey to find their true and deepest selves and reach the ultimate personal growth and spirituality: the discovery of truth and light. Available on Amazon

Meditation Made Easy  

Dr. Lorin Roche

You′ve probably heard about the benefits of meditation: Sharper thinking, reduced stress, improved concentration, lower blood pressure, and even increased sexual pleasure. All of these positive effects have been confirmed by science. In this uniquely accessible guide, Lorin Roche shows that meditation is easy and pleasurable. Available on Amazon

On Death and Dying

On Death and Dying

What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Foreword Ira Byock M.D. (2014)

Fifty years after its original publication, a commemorative edition with a new introduction and updated resources section of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’s beloved, groundbreaking classic on the five stages of grief. Available on Amazon

Feeling Good DD Burns

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy 

David D Burns M.D. (1999)

National Bestseller – Over five million copies sold worldwide! From renowned psychiatrist Dr. David D. Burns, the revolutionary volume that popularized Dr. Aaron T. Beck’s cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) has helped millions combat depression and develop greater self-esteem. Available on Amazon

The Feeling Good Handbook

The Feeling Good Handbook

The Groundbreaking Program with Powerful New Techniques and Step-by-Step Exercises to Overcome Depression, Conquer Anxiety, and Enjoy Greater Intimacy

David D Burns M.D. (1999)

Make life an exhilarating experience! With his phenomenally successful Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, Dr. David Burns introduced a groundbreaking, drug-free treatment for depression. In this bestselling companion, he reveals powerful new techniques and provides step-by-step exercises that help you cope with the full range of everyday problems.  
Available on Amazon

Control your Depression

Control Your Depression

by Peter Lewinsohn (1992)

Depression is one of the most common psychological problems — nearly all of us experience mild forms of it at some time during our lifetime. But now, with this easier-to-understand edition of a bestseller that’s helped thousands regain their zest for life, you too can learn to feel better without necessarily seeking professional help.

Control Your Depression first gives you a clear understanding of the nature of depression — what it is, what it isn’t, and how much is known about this widespread problem. Available on Amazon

Beating the Blues

Beating the Blues: a Self-help Approach to Overcoming Depression

by Susan Tanner & Jillian Ball

The best book I have ever read on this subject, and I’ve sampled many. I think it was first published 25 years ago, but it has never been surpassed. Available on Amazon

Change your Thinking

Change Your Thinking

Overcome Stress, Anxiety, and Depression, and Improve Your Life with CBT

by Sarah Edelman Ph.D.

A highly practical guide for taking charge of your negative emotions through cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), the evidence-based treatment used by clinical psychologists worldwide

In Change Your Thinking, practicing psychologist Sarah Edelman lays out how to use CBT to develop rational thought patterns in response to upsetting emotions and situations. Available on Amazon

Mind Over Mood

Mind Over Mood, Second Edition

Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

by Dennis Greenberger & Christine A. Padesky

Discover simple yet powerful steps you can take to overcome emotional distress–and feel happier, calmer, and more confident. This life-changing book has already helped more than 1,100,000 readers use cognitive-behavioural therapy- one of today’s most effective psychotherapy- to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems. Available on Amazon

Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression

A Commonsense Guide to Mood Disorders

Gordon Parker (2005)

Covering traditional and alternative approaches to treating depression, this fully revised and updated guide outlines the many different types of depression, including mood swings, clinical depression, and bipolar disorders. Each type of depression is explained thoroughly and is accompanied by suggestions for the most appropriate treatments. Simple descriptions and a user-friendly layout make this guide accessible for those suffering from mood disorders, their families, and the health professionals who care for them. Available on Amazon

When Panic Attacks

When Panic Attacks

The New, Drug-Free Anxiety Therapy That Can Change Your Life 

David D. Burns M.D. (2007)

Are you plagued by fears, phobias, or panic attacks? Do you toss and turn at night with a knot in your stomach, worrying about your job, family, work, health, or relationships? Do you suffer from crippling shyness, obsessive doubts, or feelings of insecurity?
You may not realize that these fears are rarely based on reality. Anxiety is one of the world’s oldest cons. When you’re anxious, you’re fooling yourself. You are telling yourself things that simply aren’t true. Available on Amazon