Overcoming Depression

  • by Paul Gilbert
  • 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

In this series of talks, best-selling author and leading expert on depression Professor Paul Gilbert explores how depression affects us in different ways and offers insights into strategies that can help us cope and lift depression. Paul outlines how we can work on our thoughts, feelings and behaviours and try to develop and employ self-kindness when we feel at our worst.
Anyone suffering from depression will gain valuable insights into:

The nature of depression
How our thoughts and feelings are related
Looking after our body and helping it recuperate
Relaxation - advice and techniques
How our styles of thinking affect depression
Self-criticism
Being kind and compassionate to oneself
Becoming more active and exploring different ways to think about life's challenges.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

A good companion to the book

Some helpful tips and advice but everything is covered in the book really. None the less, something here could help you with your depression, it's about finding your own combination of what works for you.

The book- if your in deep depression the book itself is a an awful lot to take in, not even a quarter the way through it I ended up with notes everywhere and stressing myself out even more. That's not to say it's bad, it's got all the right ideas but was overwhelming.
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- DJSimmy

lots of good ideas

lots of good ideas concentrates on the buddhist practice of mindfulness. Have read it once but probably worth a re listen have the book in print and on audio
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- Sparky

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-04-2012
  • Publisher: Constable & Robinson