Book of the Day – The Altruistic Urge

Today's Book of the Day is The Altruistic Urge written by Stephanie Preston and published in 2022 by Columbia University Press. Stephanie Preston is is professor of psychology and director of the Ecological Neuroscience Lab at the University of Michigan. She is co-editor of The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption (2014). She studied how emotions impact…

Book of the Day – Procrastination

Today's Book of the Day is Procrastination: What It Is, Why It's a Problem, and What You Can Do About It, written by Fuschia Sirois in 2022 and published by APA LifeTools. Fuschia Sirois is a psychologist and a professor in the Department of Psychology at Durham University, in England. She is the Head of…

Book of the Day – The Burnout Challenge

Today's Book of the Day is The Burnout Challenge, written by Christina Maslach and Michael P. Leiter in 2022 and published by Harvard University Press. Christina Maslach is a Professor of Psychology (Emerita) and a core researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the pioneer of research on the definition of job burnout. Her…

Book of the Day – The Five Hurdles to Happiness

Today's Book of the Day is The Five Hurdles to Happiness - And the Mindful Path to Overcoming Them, written by Mitch Abblett and published by Shambhala Publications in 2020. Mitch Abblett, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and consultant. He is an internationally renowned expert in the applications of mindfulness for enhancing professional and…

Book Of The Day – The Buddhist Psychology of Awakening

Today's Book Of The Day is The Buddhist Psychology of Awakening, written by Steven D. Goodman and published in 2020 by Shambala. The author is the Program Director of Asian Philosophies and Cultures at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. in Far Eastern studies from the University…

Book Of The Day – Neuroplasticity by Antonio Matteo Bruscella

Today's Book Of The Day is Neuroplasticity by Antonio Matteo Bruscella, an excellent book to learn about this approach. Neuroplasticity by Antonio Matteo Bruscella Dr. Bruscella is an Italian psychologist and psychotherapist specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to change its neural pathways and synapses when facing events that…

Book Of The Day – Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies

Today's recommendation as Book Of The Day is Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies, an excellent book by Dr. Leon Hammer (a world-renowned expert in TCM) about Psychology and Chinese Medicine. Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies, by Leon Hammer, M.D. The book has been published by RITTENHOUSE BOOK DISTRIBUTORS in 2005, as a revised edition of…

Shadow Work

Shadow work is a concept introduced by the Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst C.G. Jung and it consists in accessing all of your thoughts and feelings so that you begin to become aware of your unconscious self. Carl Gustav Jung In psychology and healing, shadow specifically refers to those parts within us that we, consciously or unconsciously, try to hide or…