Positive Directions: Shifting Polarities to Escape Stress and Increase Happiness

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By John Ryder

Publisher : Morgan James Pub

Positive Directions: Shifting Polarities to Escape Stress and Increase Happiness

ABOUT John Ryder

John Ryder
John Ryder, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist with a private practice in Manhattan. After earning his doctorate in psychology at the City University of New York, he served as an Assistant Professor at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Traveling around the world, he has studied the secrets to a heal More...



How do you refocus on the positive under any circumstance? Positive Directions is about the specific changes you can easily make that will result in the biggest differences in your life. Dr. Ryder explains how to develop nine psychological skills that empower the individual to conquer problems such as stress, fears, frustrations, misery, lack of energy, sabotaging patterns, and bad decisions. The book simplifies our complex nature and identifies the polar opposites which either swing in the negative (bad) or positive (good) direction. When you are going the wrong way, turn in the opposite - positive direction. This system gives you the knowledge and skills to know how to reverse any negative direction in your life and propel you towards greater success and fulfillment - the positive direction! This book contains a great deal of useful information, fascinating ideas, and fun exercises with helpful tables, graphs, and instructions that can improve your life and relationships.
"Psychology adds to its growing new positive orientation from the work of John Ryder who describes a set of viable strategies one can use to deal with life more effectively." -- Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Standord University "Author of The Lucifer Effect - Understanding How Good People Turn Evil"