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Hopeful and helpful self-help/mental health books when you want to read your way out of a crappy situation

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Have you ever wanted to hear what your favorite self-help book authors are like in real life? Do you wonder if they struggle and if they actually do what they write about? I interview Psychologists, Social Workers, Coaches and other Mental Health workers about how to put all of their knowledge to practical use to help you live a happier and more fulfilling life.

Mastering Adulthood by Dr. Lara Fielding Interview

Mastering Adulthood by Dr. Lara Fielding Interview

Ever feel like you're not adulting correctly and you need a more adulting adult? Then listen to my talk with Dr. Lara Fielding, author of Mastering Adulthood. Dr. Lara Fielding is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. Her approach is research based, and aimed at optimizing clients’ stress resilience and effective coping. ...
The ACT Workbook For Teens With OCD by Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona Interview

The ACT Workbook For Teens With OCD by Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona Interview

Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona ("Dr. Z" for short) and I talk about the Coronavirus and her latest book, The ACT Workbook for Teens with OCD. Listen to this episode to learn how to cope with heightened anxiety and worry that we all feel during this time of Stay at Home orders. Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona ("Dr. Z" for short) and I talk about the Coronavirus and her latest book, The ACT Workbook for Teens with OCD. Listen to this episode to learn how to cope with heightened anxiety and worry that we all feel during this time of Stay at Home orders. Dr. Patricia Zurita Ona ("Dr. Z" for short) and I talk ...

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The Middle Finger Project by Ash Ambirge

The Middle Finger Project by Ash Ambirge

The Middle Finger Project is a point-by-point primer on how to get unstuck, slay imposter syndrome, trust in your own worth and ability, and become a strong, capable, wonderful, weird, brilliant, ballsy, unfuckwithable YOU.

You Matter by Matthew Emerzian

You Matter by Matthew Emerzian

You matter. Not because of what you earn or how you look or what you’ve achieved, but because you are inherently valuable. Author Matthew Emerzian takes this seemingly simple premise and shows readers how truly understanding their own worth will change every aspect of their lives. You Matter is a call to empathy and a joyous celebration of the value of each and every person.

Why We Can’t Sleep by Ada Calhoun

Why We Can’t Sleep by Ada Calhoun

In Why We Can’t Sleep, Calhoun opens up the cultural and political contexts of Gen X’s predicament and offers solutions for how to pull oneself out of the abyss—and keep the next generation of women from falling in.

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LEANN HARRIS

Your self-help books fail you not because they don’t have good advice: it’s actually figuring out how to implement it that keeps you buying and buying and buying… well, that and the book high you get when you find the *right* book for you!

Maybe you’re searching for a way to shift that anxiety, fix that relationship, or you just have a nagging feeling that life could be better. You’ve got a stack of unfinished self-help books and you still don’t know what to do next.

I’m Leann Harris. I’m a life-long book addict and mental wellness coach. I help take the fear out of your uncertainty and give you practical strategies so you can implement the wisdom in your personal development library.

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