Best Popular Psychology Personality Study Books
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1. Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know
Author: by Adam Grant
Published at: Viking (February 2, 2021)
#1 New York Times Bestseller THIS. This is the right book for right now. Yes, learning requires focus. But, unlearning and relearning requires much moreit requires choosing courage over comfort. In Think Again, Adam Grant weaves together research and storytelling to help us build the intellectual and emotional muscle we need to stay curious enough about the world to actually change it.
I’ve never felt so hopeful about what I don’t know.Bren Brown, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dare to Lead “Think Again is a must-read for anyone who wants to create a culture of learning and exploration, whether at home, at work, or at school…
In an increasingly divided world, the lessons in this book are more important than ever.” Bill and Melinda GatesThe bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people’s minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in lifeIntelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn.
2. The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery
Author: by Ian Morgan Cron
Over 500,000 SoldForeword INDIES 2016 Book of the Year Awards FinalistMissio Alliance Essential Reading List of 2016Ignorance is blissexcept in self-awareness. What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationshipsand even keep you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are and why you’re stuck in the same ruts?
The Enneagram is an ancient personality typing system with an uncanny accuracy in describing how human beings are wired, both positively and negatively. In The Road Back to You Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile forge a unique approacha practical, comprehensive way of accessing Enneagram wisdom and exploring its connections with Christian spirituality for a deeper knowledge of ourselves, compassion for others, and love for God.
Witty and filled with stories, this book allows you to peek inside each of the nine Enneagram types, keeping you turning the pages long after you have read the chapter about your own number. Not only will you learn more about yourself, but you will also start to see the world through other people’s eyes, understanding how and why people think, feel, and act the way they do.
3. DBT® Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second Edition
Author: by Marsha M. Linehan
The Guilford Press
Featuring more than 225 user-friendly handouts and worksheets, this is an essential resource for clients learning dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills, and those who treat them. All of the handouts and worksheets discussed in Marsha M. Linehan’s DBT Skills Training Manual, Second Edition, are provided, together with brief introductions to each module written expressly for clients.
Originally developed to treat borderline personality disorder, DBT has been demonstrated effective in treatment of a wide range of psychological and emotional problems. No single skills training program will include all of the handouts and worksheets in this book; clients get quick, easy access to the tools recommended to meet their particular needs.
The 8 1/2″ x 11″ format and spiral binding facilitate photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print additional copies of the handouts and worksheets. Mental health professionals, see also the author’s DBT Skills Training Manual, Second Edition, which provides complete instructions for teaching the skills.
4. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Author: by Susan Cain
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Experience the book that started the Quiet Movement A smart, lively book about the value of silence and solitude. Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People O: The Oprah Magazine The Christian Science Monitor Inc.
Library Journal Kirkus ReviewsAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introvertsRosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniakthat we owe many of the great contributions to society.
In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture.
She also introduces us to successful introvertsfrom a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how they see themselves.
5. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Author: by Angela Duckworth
In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls grit. Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere (People). The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of genius, Angela Duckworth is now a celebrated researcher and professor.
It was her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis about what really drives success: not genius, but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance. In Grit, she takes us into the field to visit cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, teachers working in some of the toughest schools, and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee.
She also mines fascinating insights from history and shows what can be gleaned from modern experiments in peak performance. Finally, she shares what she’s learned from interviewing dozens of high achieversfrom JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon to New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff to Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll.
6. The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
Author: by Elaine N. Aron
NATIONAL BESTSELLER Are you a highly sensitive person? Discover how to better understand yourself and create a fuller, richer life with the help of a clinical psychologist. To say this book changed my life would be an understatement. I am forever grateful to Elaine Aron.
Alanis Morissette, singer, songwriter, activist Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you too shy or too sensitive according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you?
If your answers are yes, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). Most of us feel overstimulated every once in a while, but for the highly sensitive person, it’s a way of life. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Elaine Aron, a highly sensitive person herself, shows you how to identify this trait in yourself and make the most of it in everyday situations.
In The Highly Sensitive Person, you will discover: Self-assessment tests to help you identify your particular sensitivities Ways to reframe your past experiences in a positive light and gain greater self-esteem in the process Insight into how high sensitivity affects both work and personal relationships Tips on how to deal with over-arousal Information on medications and when to seek help Techniques to enrich the soul and spirit Drawing on many years of research and hundreds on interviews, The Highly Sensitive Person will change the way you see yourselfand the world around you
7. Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life
Author: by Susan David
Avery (September 6, 2016)
September 6, 2016
#1 Wall Street Journal Best Seller USA Today Best Seller Amazon Best Book of the YearTED Talk sensation – over 3 million views! The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year.
The path to personal and professional fulfillment is rarely straight. Ask anyone who has achieved his or her biggest goals or whose relationships thrive and you’ll hear stories of many unexpected detours along the way. What separates those who master these challenges and those who get derailed?
The answer is agilityemotional agility. Emotional agility is a revolutionary, science-based approach that allows us to navigate life’s twists and turns with self-acceptance, clear-sightedness, and an open mind. Renowned psychologist Susan David developed this concept after studying emotions, happiness, and achievement for more than twenty years.
She found that no matter how intelligent or creative people are, or what type of personality they have, it is how they navigate their inner worldtheir thoughts, feelings, and self-talkthat ultimately determines how successful they will become. The way we respond to these internal experiences drives our actions, careers, relationships, happiness, healtheverything that matters in our lives.
8. The Empath's Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People
Author: by Judith Orloff
What is the difference between having empathy and being an empath? “Having empathy means our heart goes out to another person in joy or pain,” says Judith Orloff, MD. “But for empaths it goes much further. We actually feel others’ emotions, energy, and physical symptoms in our own bodies, without the usual defenses that most people have.” With The Empath’s Survival Guide, Dr. Orloff offers a practical tool set to help sensitive people develop healthy coping mechanisms in our high-stimulus worldwhile fully embracing the empath’s gifts of intuition, compassion, creativity, and spiritual connection.
This practical, empowering, and loving book was created to support empaths and anyone who wants to develop their sensitivities to become more caring people in an often-insensitive world. It helps empaths through their unique challenges and gives loved ones a better understanding of the needs and gifts of the sensitive people in their lives.
In this book Dr. Orloff offers crucial practices, including: Self-assessment exercises to help you identify your empath type Tools for protecting yourself from sensory overload, exhaustion, addictions, and compassion fatigue while replenishing your vital energy Simple and effective strategies to stop absorbing stress and physical symptoms from others and protect yourself from narcissists and other energy vampires How to find the right work and create relationships that nourish you How to navigate intimate relationships without feeling overwhelmed Guidance for parenting and raising empathic children Awakening the empath’s gift of intuition and deepening your spiritual connection to all living beings For any sensitive person who’s been told to “grow a thick skin,” this paperback edition of The Empath’s Survival Guide is an invaluable resource for staying fully open while building resilience, exploring your gifts of depth and compassion, and feeling welcome and valued by a world that desperately needs what you have to offer.
9. The Secret Language of Birthdays: Your Complete Personology Guide for Each Day of the Year
Author: by Gary Goldschneider
Combining astrology, numerology, and pure psychic intuition, The Secret Language of Birthdays is a wholly unique compilation that reveals one’s strengths, weaknesses, and major issues while providing practical advice and spiritual guidance. Many have suspected that your birthday affects your personality and how you relate to others.
Nineteen years and over one million copies later, The Secret Language of Birthdays continues to fascinate readers by describing the characteristics associated with being born on a particular day. The 366 personality profiles are based on astrology, numerology, the tarot, and Gary Goldschneider’s observations of more than 14,000 people.
Your strengths, weaknesses, and major concerns will be illuminated while you are given practical advice and spiritual guidance. After you study your profile, it will be hard to resist examining those of family, friends, colleagues, and even celebrities.
10. I Hate You–Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality
Author: by Jerold J. Kreisman
A revised and updated edition of the bestselling guide to understanding borderline personality disorder. After more than two decades as the essential guide to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), this new edition now reflects the most up- to-date research that has opened doors to the neurobiological, genetic, and developmental roots of the disorder as well as connections between BPD and substance abuse, sexual abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, ADHD, and eating disorders.
Both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic advancements point to real hope for success in the treatment and understanding of BPD. This expanded and revised edition remains as accessible and useful as its predecessor and will reestablish this book as the go-to source for those diagnosed with BPD, their family, friends, and colleagues, as well as professionals and students in the field.
11. The Attachment Theory Workbook: Powerful Tools to Promote Understanding, Increase Stability, and Build Lasting Relationships
Author: by Annie Chen
Build stronger relationships with strategies grounded in attachment theory Attachment theory explores the different ways we develop connections with others. If you’re searching for a way to create stronger, healthier, and more authentic relationships with the people you love, The Attachment Theory Workbook can help.
It’s your guide to understanding your own attachment style and exploring actionable exercises to improve honesty, intimacy, and communication with your partner, family, or close friends. This workbook offers: The basics of attachment theoryFind a comprehensive overview of the Anxious, Avoidant, and Secure attachment styles, with self-assessments that help you understand which ones apply to you.
Active strategies for healingDevelop your relationship skills with exercises like listing what you love about someone, and answering questions about how hypothetical scenarios make you feel. For yourself and othersThis expert advice helps you explore your own attachment style as well as identify the attachment style of others, so you can better understand their perspective.
12. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Author: by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
THE BESTSELLING CLASSIC ON ‘FLOW’ THE KEY TO UNLOCKING MEANING, CREATIVITY, PEAK PERFORMANCE, AND TRUE HAPPINESSLegendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s famous investigations of “optimal experience” have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow.
During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi (“the leading researcher into flow states'” Newsweek) demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance.
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness, unlock our potential, and greatly improve the quality of our lives.”Explores a happy state of mind called flow, the feeling of complete engagement in a creative or playful activity.” Time
13. DBT Skills Training Manual, Second Edition
Author: by Marsha M. Linehan
Published at: The Guilford Press; Second Edition, Available separately: DBT Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second (October 20, 2014)
From Marsha M.Linehan-the developer of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)-this comprehensive resource provides vital tools for implementing DBT skills training. The reproducible teaching notes, handouts, and worksheets used for over two decades by hundreds of thousands of practitioners have been significantly revised and expanded to reflect important research and clinical advances.
The book gives complete instructions for orienting clients to DBT, plus teaching notes for the full range of mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance skills. Handouts and worksheets are not included in the book; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print all the handouts and worksheets discussed, as well as the teaching notes.
The companion volume is available separately: DBT Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second Edition. New to This Edition *Handouts and worksheets (available online and in the companion volume) have been completely revised and dozens more added-more than 225 in all. Each module has been expanded with additional skills.
14. The Comprehensive Clinician's Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Author: by Leslie Sokol
Drs.Sokol and Fox have the knowledge base to bring you the most comprehensive and up-to-date information regarding CBT. Written for mental health professionals, students, trainers, supervisors, teachers and clinicians of all levels, this workbook is filled with practical, easy-to-understand tools to help you put theory into practice.
Filled with worksheets, coping cards, step-by-step plans and activities, this accessible guide will help you teach clients effective coping skills, which builds their confidence, and eliminates self-doubt – the most crucial part of treatment. These tools will help clients become their own therapist and sustain recovery across a variety of issues, including: – Depression – Bipolar Disorder – Anxiety – Anger – Substance Abuse – Personality Disorders – PTSD – Self-Harm and Suicidality – Psychosis
15. Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men
Author: by Lundy Bancroft
In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancrofta counselor who specializes in working with abusive menuses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued, and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship.
He says he loves you.So… Why does he do that? You’ve asked yourself this question again and again. Now you have the chance to see inside the minds of angry and controlling menand change your life. In Why Does He Do That?
You will learn about: The early warning signs of abuse The nature of abusive thinking Myths about abusers Ten abusive personality types The role of drugs and alcohol What you can fix, and what you can’t And how to get out of an abusive relationship safelyThis is without a doubt the most informative and useful book yet written on the subject of abusive men.
Women who are armed with the insights found in these pages will be on the road to recovering control of their lives.Jay G.Silverman, Ph.D., Director, Violence Prevention Programs, Harvard School of Public Health
16. I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't): Making the Journey from "What Will People Think?" to "I Am Enough"
Author: by Brené Brown
Researcher, thought leader, and New York Times bestselling author Bren Brown offers a liberating study on the importance of our imperfectionsboth to our relationships and to our own sense of selfThe quest for perfection is exhausting and unrelenting. There is a constant barrage of social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate.
Everywhere we turn, there are messages that tell us who, what and how we’re supposed to be. So, we learn to hide our struggles and protect ourselves from shame, judgment, criticism and blame by seeking safety in pretending and perfection.
Bren Brown, PhD, LMSW, is the leading authority on the power of vulnerability, and has inspired thousands through her top-selling books Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, and The Gifts of Imperfection, her wildly popular TEDx talks, and a PBS special. Based on seven years of her ground-breaking research and hundreds of interviews, I Thought It Was Just Me shines a long-overdue light on an important truth: Our imperfections are what connect us to each other and to our humanity.