Use the following resources to help strengthen your personal boundaries, honor your values, and become happier and mentally healthier.
Resources from The Overwhelmed Brain
The M.E.A.N. Workbook for Difficult Relationships
Are you in an emotionally abusive relationship? Would you know if you were?
Manipulative and emotionally abusive behavior slowly disintegrates your soul. The M.E.A.N. Workbook comes with a 200-point assessment and evaluation of your relationship. It is a powerful guide to help you pinpoint exactly where manipulation and abusive behavior is taking place and helps walk you through what you can do about it.
Filled with important resources to aid in your healing and recovery from verbal abuse and manipulation. Relationships are not supposed to be difficult.
A step-by-step program for the emotionally abusive person who wants to change
Everything you need to stop hurtful behavior toward people you love. When you are no longer carrying around the burden of wanting to control or change other people, your whole life changes.
The S.A.F.E. Empowerment System for Anxiety
A powerful audio system designed to help you dissolve and diminish anxiety as soon as it starts.
Overcome your anxiety, regain your confidence, become more relaxed and bring peace into your life.
Anxiety shouldn’t be your norm.
The S.A.F.E. Empowerment System is your path to anxiety-freedom and ease.
How to end the cycle of self-destruction and bad decisions so that you can start creating the life you want instead of having life unfold into mess after mess.
This inexpensive 8-page workbook is a bestseller and will help you learn how to align your choices with what’s most important to you in every major area of your life.
The Overwhelmed Brain: Personal Growth for Critical Thinkers
Expert advice on personal growth and decision-making for deeper thinkers who want more than affirmations and clichés. Stress, anxiety, and self-sabotage can become overwhelming obstacles to personal happiness. These barriers arise from unhealthy decision-making and valuing the needs of others over your own...More info →
How to Deal with Irrational People: What to do When Common Sense Fails and “Crazy” Behavior Prevails
How do you deal with difficult or irrational people in your life? Irrationality is one of the most challenging behaviors to face. Irrational people don't listen to reason, logic, or even common sense. They become laser focused and have one goal in mind: To fulfill a need. The question is, just how do you go about fulfilling that need without compromising yourself?
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Resources from Other Experts
The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse, 20th Anniversary Edition
Come to terms with your past while moving powerfully into the future. The Courage to Heal is an inspiring, comprehensive guide that offers hope and a map of the healing journey to every woman who was sexually abused as a child—and to those who care about her. Although the effects of child sexual abu...More info →
The Manipulative Man: Identify His Behavior, Counter the Abuse, Regain Control
Conventional wisdom says that women are the manipulative ones - but tell that to the thousands of desperate women suffering at the hands of a manipulative man. Men can be just as sneaky, passive-aggressive, needy, underhanded, whiny, guilt-inducing, and emotionally demanding as women are accused of ...More info →
The Verbally Abusive Relationship, Expanded Third Edition: How to recognize it and how to respond
In this fully expanded and updated third edition of the bestselling classic, you learn why verbal abuse is more widespread than ever, and how you can deal with it. You'll get more of the answers you need to recognize abuse when it happens, respond to abusers safely and appropriately, and most import...More info →
Being Human: Essays on Thoughtmares, Bouncing Back, and Your True Nature
The basic, immutable nature of all human beings is well-being, clarity, and peace of mind. Those are your default state—what you already are in this very moment. Anytime your experience of life doesn’t reflect clarity or peace of mind—anytime you’re suffering; experiencing confusion, pain...More info →
Hope and Help for Your Nerves
A proven program that desensitizes over-wrought nerves and eases feelings of anxiety, panic, and depression by using a variety of breathing and relaxation exercises."I recommend it with my whole heart." — Ann LandersMore info →
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: Practical Guide for Improving Communication
The most well-know, long-lived, and tried-and-tested relationships guide ever, the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestseller Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus is now available for the first time ever as an ebook. In this classic guide to understanding the opposite sex, Dr. John Gray provides a p...More info →
Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
The renowned classic and New York Times bestsellerAnger is something we feel. It exists for a reason and always deserves our respect and attention. We all have a right to everything we feel—and certainly our anger is no exception."Anger is a signal and one worth listening to," writes Dr. Harriet L...More info →
Outgrowing the Pain: Book for and About Adults Abused As Children[Paperback,1995]
Outgrowing the Pain: A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children by Eliana Gil. Dell Pub Co,1995More info →
The Little Book of Big Change: The No-Willpower Approach to Breaking Any Habit
Little changes can make a big, big difference! In The Little Book of Big Change, psychologist Amy Johnson shows you how to rewire your brain and overcome your bad habits—once and for all. No matter what your bad habit is, you have the power to change it. Drawing on a powerful combination of neur...More info →
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Attempts to manage your thoughts or get rid of worry, fear, and panic can leave you feeling frustrated and powerless. But you can take back your life from anxiety without controlling anxious thoughts and feelings. You can stop avoiding anxiety and start showing up to your life. The Mindfulness & Acc...More info →
The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking
Success through failure, calm through embracing anxiety―a totally original approach to self-helpSelf-help books don't seem to work. Few of the many advantages of modern life seem capable of lifting our collective mood. Wealth―even if you can get it―doesn't necessarily lead to happiness. Romanc...More info →
You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life
Two neuroscience experts explain how their 4-Step Method can help identify negative thoughts and change bad habits for good. A leading neuroplasticity researcher and the coauthor of the groundbreaking books Brain Lock and The Mind and the Brain, Jeffrey M. Schwartz has spent his career studying the ...More info →
The Illustrated Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living
The life-changing practice of applied mindfulness called ACT is made even more accessible in this fun and easy-to-understand volume that illustrates all the principles with entertaining cartoons.There’s this idea going around that we’re always supposed to be happy—and it’s making us miserabl...More info →
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media te...More info →
Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers
The first book for daughters who have suffered the abuse of selfish, self-involved mothers, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? provides the expert assistance you need in order to overcome this debilitating history and reclaim your life. Drawing on more than two decades of experience as a therapist speciali...More info →
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along w...More info →
The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts
Simple ideas, lasting love. Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of everyday life?In the #1 New York Times bestseller The 5 Love Languages, you’ll discover the s...More info →
The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
If you will live like no one else, later you can live like no one else. Build up your money muscles with America’s favorite finance coach. Okay, folks, do you want to turn those fat and flabby expenses into a well-toned budget? Do you want to transform your sad and skinny little bank account int...More info →
The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM)
“Hal Elrod is a genius and his book The Miracle Morning has been magical in my life. What Hal has done is taken the 'best practices'—developed over centuries of human consciousness development—and condensed the 'best of the best; into a daily morning ritual. A ritual that is now part of my day...More info →
The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
"The Slight Edge" is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. Learn why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming and spend their lives building dr...More info →
Calling in “The One”: 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life
Are you frustrated by stymied relationships, missed connections, and the loneliness of the search for someone to spend the rest of your life with? Are you ready, instead, to find “The One”? In Calling in “The One,” Katherine Woodward Thomas shares her own personal experience to show women th...More info →
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
Eckhart Tolle is emerging as one of today's most inspiring teachers. In The Power of Now, already a word-of-mouth bestseller in Canada, the author describes his transition from despair to self-realization soon after his 29th birthday. Tolle took another ten years to understand this transformation, d...More info →
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose (Oprah’s Book Club, Selection 61)
With his bestselling spiritual guide The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle inspired millions of readers to discover the freedom and joy of a life lived "in the now." In A New Earth, Tolle expands on these powerful ideas to show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to...More info →
Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant to Live
“Explorers depend on the North Star when there are no other landmarks in sight. The same relationship exists between you and your right life, the ultimate realization of your potential for happiness. I believe that a knowledge of that perfect life sits inside you just as the North Star sits in its...More info →
Talking To My Selves: Learning to Love the Voices in Your Head
Author and Clinical Hypnotherapist, Debbie Unterman presents an intriguing view into the intricacies of the psyche in a warm, relaxed writing style that draws the reader in. Offering extensive insight into the archetypal patterns that both hinder and guide us, she gives us permission to just be. The...More info →
The Little Book of Letting Go: A Revolutionary 30-Day Program to Cleanse Your Mind, Lift Your Spirit and Replenish Your Soul
"Letting go is the bottom-line key to happiness," states Hugh Prather. And in The Little Book of Letting Go, he offers a simple three-step process for shedding prejudices, preconceptions, and prejudgments and facing each moment with openness and enthusiasm. Prather first explains why it is essential...More info →
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)
In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of fr...More info →
He’s Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys
He’s Just Not That Into You—based on a popular episode of Sex and the City—is tough love advice for otherwise smart women on how to tell when a guy just doesn’t like them enough, so they can stop wasting time making excuses for a dead-end relationship. It’s the best relationship advice you...More info →
Boundaries After a Pathological Relationship
This book is small, but mighty. If you were involved in a pathological relationship -- or you want to prevent it from happening in the first place -- this book is for you. It gets to the heart of the matter of personal boundaries. Identifying and setting clear boundaries is vital for survivors and...More info →
Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect
Running on Empty is the first self-help book about Emotional Neglect: an invisible force from your childhood which you can't see, but may be affecting you profoundly to this day. It is about what didn't happen in your childhood, what wasn't said, and what cannot be remembered. Do you sometimes fee...More info →
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink ...More info →
Daughters of Divorce: Overcome the Legacy of Your Parents’ Breakup and Enjoy a Happy, Long-Lasting Relationship
Restore your faith in love and build healthy, successful relationships with this essential guide for every woman haunted by her parents' divorce.Silver Medal Independent Publisher's AwardWinner of the Best Book Award in "Self-Help: Relationships" Over 40 percent of Americans ages eighteen to fort...More info →
The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain
Psychologists have long been aware that most people maintain an irrationally positive outlook on life—but why? Turns out, we might be hardwired that way. In this absorbing exploration, Tali Sharot—one of the most innovative neuroscientists at work today—demonstrates that optimism may be crucia...More info →