The worse you feel, the less you do, and the less you do, the worse you feel.
This book brings together a wealth of effective strategies that are widely used to improve mood:
- Re-establish a routine to your day.
- Start to fill your day with activities that make you feel better.
- Target activities that provide a sense of pleasure, achievement and help you feel close to others.
- Plus helps you plan to do the boring and mundane activities that need doing or else problems arise.
Written by an expert in CBT and award-winning author Professor Chris Williams of the University of Glasgow, the content uses the evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach.
This second edition of the popular book has been fully revised and updated based on feedback from users. Content is based on a combination of behavioural activation approaches, but also take into account ways of boosting poor motivation, helping readers create effective plans, and choose to do activities that they value and see as important to them.
This book in the LLTTF book series contains 44 pages and 17 colour illustrations.
Professor Williams is a qualified medical doctor, and is a Past President and Honorary Fellow of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. His books have been selected in the National Book Prescription Scheme with two of his books as core texts in every library in England, and are widely used in health care and well-being settings.