In Pursuit of Happiness
The pursuit of happiness should be a joyous race not a back-pedalling grind. But when negative emotions take over, it's difficult to put one foot ahead of the other, let alone break into a run. The first step in pursuing...
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The pursuit of happiness should be a joyous race not a back-pedalling grind. But when negative emotions take over, it's difficult to put one foot ahead of the other, let alone break into a run. The first step in pursuing happiness is to realise powerful choices exist. Determining to make them comes next.
Drawing from a deep well of experience, clinical practice, and devotional life, Dr. Frank Minirth fills each chapter with proactive suggestions that are long on specifics, short on generalities, and devoid of platitudes.
Each chapter offers choices-six ways to turn loss into gain, nine lessons on grief, eight choices for a happy marriage, a half-dozen ways to help troubled teens, twelve tools for overcoming discouragement, and more. All geared to turning the pursuit into a lifestyle of productive forward motion.
Christian psychiatrist Frank Minirth gives readers more hope for happiness than ever in this follow-up to his best-selling Happiness Is a Choice. Recognizing how hard it is to act when paralyzed by pressing emotions, Minirth provides specific steps anyone can take to get started on the road to happiness. He shows what makes the emotions tick while he tackles such issues as depression, stress, loneliness, conflict, grief, and aging. Then he lays down practical coping strategies on an integrated foundation of medical, behavioral, and biblical principles. Each chapter is packed with clear, concise approaches to difficult circumstances. Included are "Depression: Pursuing Well-Being," "Anger: Pursuing Forgiveness," "Loss and Grief: Pursuing Comfort," and "Anxiety: Pursuing Peace." An exhaustive glossary explains terms in laypersons' language, while detailed appendices on medications, diagnostic data, and Scriptures are of particular interest to professionals. This is a valuable resource fo
Following up his bestseller Happiness Is a Choice, Dr. Minirth outlines the life choices that will help you achieve lasting joy. You'll learn specific medical, behavioral, and biblical strategies to overcome depression, fear, anger, stress, and discouragement. Features an exhaustive glossary for laypeople and detailed appendixes of medications, diagnostic data, and Scriptures.
Frank Minirth (MD.,Ph.D) is a Christian Psychiatrist and president of the Minirth Clinic in Richardson, Texas, he is one of only 122 doctors in America and Canada certified by the prestigious American Society of Clinic Psychopharmacology. Dr. Minirth has authored or co-authored more than 70 books, many of which have been translated into foreign languages. Best-sellers include Love Hunger, Love Is a Choice,100 Ways to Overcome Depression and the bestselling Happiness Is a Choice and can be heard weekly on both local and national radio.