Mental Health books
Taking care of our mental health is extremely important and requires us to stay on track with it. Mental health awareness is a non-ending development, as the more we develop yourselves, we would want to find more to enhance. Reading specific books are one of good means to self development.
Mental health forms a significant part of our overall well-being in addition to, encompasses parts of emotional health, psychological health, and social awareness. It plays a huge role in the way we perceive, act and react. Mental health plays on psychology, there are some ways which helps discipline our mental health in several forms and activities. As stated above, reading specific books are one of good means to self development.
The books below are few from a huge pool of mental health books, but yet one of the best to read:
1. How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body –David R. Hamilton.
The book states the connection between your physical body and your mental health. The book covers a full A-Z list of how we can use imagery as an important healing mechanism for chronic pain alongside other physical conditions.
2. Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond – Judith S. Beck, Aaron T. Beck.
Psychotherapy can not be mentioned or a subject to be discussed unless cognitive behavior acknowledgement is present. Cognitive Behavior Therapy helps us understand the root to our thoughts moreover to our actions (as known as behavior). It is the root to understand the reasons behind it all.
Initially the book starts with the basics of CBT, and, through a step-by-step systematic approach, explains how we can use thoughts and emotions for troubleshooting difficulties.
3-(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health – Kelly Jensen.
The book is basically for young adults who start facing life and its situations. Don’t Call Me Crazy talks about the social aspects that make mental illness worse than it is. How we look at others with mental illness can impact their well-being to a large extent.
The author of this book has put forth some overwhelming truths on how we talk about mental health and how we should. It calls for better understanding of mental illness and busts the myths associated with it.
4- The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment is a book by Eckhart Tolle.
The Power Of Now, it is a book which focuses on how disciplining your mind results in spiritual enlightenment. In a matter of fact, Oprah Winfrey recommends it and it is among international bestseller category.
The book is intended to be a guide for day-to-day living and stresses the importance of living in the present moment plus transcending thoughts of the past or future.
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5-Changing Minds: The go-to Guide to Mental Health for You, Family and Friends – Dr. Mark Cross, Dr. Catherine Hanrahan
Dr. Mark Cross, a leading psychiatrist, laid the foundation of this book that was later beautifully written by Dr. Catherine Hanrahan.
The main idea that the proponent advocate and writer of this book spread are that each individual should have access to necessary information on mental health. In another words, huge pond of knowledge must be gained to start the process of mental healing. This compassionate and insightful guide will demystify mental health issues and help anyone concerned about mental health.