Use the following resources to help strengthen your personal boundaries, honor your values, and become happier and mentally healthier.
Downloadable Resources from The Overwhelmed Brain
Are you in an emotionally abusive relationship? Would you know if you were?
Manipulative and emotionally abusive behavior slowly disintegrates your soul. With a 200-point assessment and evaluation of your relationship, this workbook is a powerful guide to help you pinpoint exactly where manipulation is taking place and what to do about it. Filled with important resources to aid in your healing and recovery from verbal abuse and manipulation, is your relationship more difficult that it needs to be.
If you’re experiencing anxiety every time you are in any type of small or large gathering, or even in one on one situations, you have probably learned to accept it as your new norm.
Anxiety shouldn’t be the norm for anyone!
The S.A.F.E. Empowerment System is the social anxiety audio program designed to diminish or dissolve anxiety as soon as it starts.
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 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.
Your escape plan to end the worry about unresolved problems. If you have problems that just don’t seem to go away, what can you do? What if there is no solution? This 24 page workbook is designed to get you out of the loop of repetitive, destructive thinking.
Physical Books from The Overwhelmed Brain
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 →
Clear The Path To Happiness: Powerful, Practical Steps To Become Happier, Feel Better, And Enjoy Living
Happiness isn't something you seek, it reveals itself when you clear what's in the way. The secret to getting happy isn't about thinking positively, it's about living from your core being – who you really are deep, down inside. This book takes you to the core so that you can expand from the inside out.
This “emotional core” as I call it, is the most sacred, vulnerabl...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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Physical Books from Other Experts
Come to terms with your past while moving powerfully into the futureThe 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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: A Book for and About Adults Abused As Children by Eliana Gil. Dell Pub Co,1995More info →
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 →
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 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 →
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 →
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 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 →
Simple ideas, lasting loveFalling 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 →
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 →
“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" 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
“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 →
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 →
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—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 →
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 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 →
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 →
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 →