Thursday, 15 August 2013

NEW Edition - The Self-Esteem Journal

An 'old' book of mine, The Self-Esteem Journal has been given a new lease of life and granted a re-release TODAY, 15th August! It seems odd, just as I'm setting up as a writer of Psychological Suspense Mysteries to find this self-help book popping up again, but I'm very happy to see it's popular enough to get a new edition and a new cover. It's also out as an EBOOK within two weeks according to the publisher.

There are no murders in it, no serial killers, but some might say it's a page-turner...What it does have is 'psychological depth' and plenty of material about the impact of families: family secrets and family narratives - the stories we hear about ourselves as children, the assumptions we make and internalise as the 'truth' about who we are.

Here is that all-important jacket blurb:

  • Do you lack confidence and never feel really happy? 
  • Do you wish you could stop judging yourself all the time and get on with your life?
If so, this book will teach you simple techniques to boost your self-esteem and bring lasting results. By starting your own self-esteem journal, you can not only understand more about yourself, but learn how to give yourself the compassion, respect, acceptance and support you deserve. There are 45 stimulating exercises which invite you to explore how you truly feel about your life and examine the behaviours and beliefs that may be holding you back.  

Topics include: 
  • how to identify distorted self-beliefs 
  • challenging your inner critical voice 
  • ways to break the cycle of low self-esteem 
  • how to turn worrying into problem-solving 
  • sure-fire ways to get back in control 
By writing about your feelings, thoughts and experiences, you can open up a whole new relationship with yourself.

According to Amazon, I'm a 'Clinical Psychotherapist' which is a new one on me! I didn't write that bit. Anyway - it's there on Amazon if you want to start writing a personal Journal with more purpose and direction.