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Author Leaf, Caroline, 1963- author.

Title Cleaning up your mental mess : 5 simple, scientifically proven steps to reduce anxiety, stress, and toxic thinking / Dr. Caroline Leaf.

Publication Info. Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2021]


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  616.89 LEAF    DUE 04-23-24
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  616.8914 LEA    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  616.89 LEA    Check Shelf
Description 304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates : black and white illustrations, charts ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-304).
Summary Our toxic thoughts, depression and anxiety are frequently aggravated by our chaotic world, and they are sustained by an inability to manage our thought life. The author provides a 5-step, 63-day plan, the Neurocycle, to find and eliminate the root of anxiety, depression, and intrusive thoughts in your life so you can experience dramatically improved mental and physical health.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments. (Part 1, The why and how): What happens when we don't use our minds correctly -- What is mind-management and why do we need it? -- Why the Neurocycle is the solution to cleaning up your mental mess -- The research -- How can all this science help you? -- What is the mind? -- The interconnected mind. (Part 2, The practical application of the Neurocycle): The 5 steps of the Neurocycle -- Directing your brain for change -- Why it takes sixty-three days of Neurocycling to form a habit -- Neurocycling to build your brain and develop mental toughness -- Neurocycling to detox trauma -- Neurocycling to break bad habits and build good lifestyle habits -- Neurocycling as a daily mind-management routine for cleaning up the mental mess. Appendix A: The geodesic information processing theory -- Appendix B: The metacog -- Notes.
Subject Anxiety -- Treatment -- Self-regulation -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Depression, Mental -- Treatment -- Self-regulation -- Methods.
Health -- Quality -- Treatment -- Self-regulation -- Self-instruction.
Intrusive thoughts -- Self-regulation -- Methods.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy -- Self-instruction.
Mental health -- Quality -- Treatment -- Self-regulation -- Methods -- Self-instruction.
Mind and body -- Quality -- Discipline -- Self-regulation -- Self-instruction.
Self-care, Health -- Methods.
Mental health. (OCoLC)fst01016339
Mind and body. (OCoLC)fst01021997
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. (OCoLC)fst01745414
Genre/Form Instructional and educational works.
Self-help publications.
Added Title Cleaning up your mental mess : Five simple, scientifically proven steps to reduce anxiety, stress, and toxic thinking
ISBN 9780801093456 (cloth ; hardcover)
0801093457 (cloth ; hardcover)
9781540900401 (paperback)
1540900401 (paperback)
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