This book challenges its readers to identify thoughts, beliefs, and feelings that are not serving their greatest good, and provides tools to help change self-defeating patterns. Using a concise and simplified approach Deborah Day, M.A., encourages readers to take responsibility for directing their own life in a more purposeful manner. Empowerment, growth, and personal wellness are some of the essential aspects that Deborah Day, M.A., strives to help her readers achieve. Living as the active director of your life versus passively accepting what life brings to you is at the core of her teachings. You have the power to change and grow. This Handbook is designed to help you achieve your highest good and live a more fulfilling life.
“Deborah definitely succeeds in conveying the concept of happiness in a realistic manner . . . not as an idealized end goal, but as a feeling state that requires attentiveness to self and others. Readers will find a simple yet powerful set of guidelines and strategies for self-improvement designed to facilitate living in a manner consistent with one’s values and priorities.” —Steve O’Brien, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, Associate Professor of Psychology and Mental Health Expert for Bay News 9, Tampa Bay’s Twenty- Four-Hour News Source. Deborah has been working as a clinician in the mental health field since 1989. In addition to working with individuals and couples, her local private practice is home to her signature Women’s Twelve-Week Empowerment Group. Deborah offers a broad array of creative tools to help her clients achieve their greatest good. Along with some of the cognitive tools shared in this book, she also has specialized training in experiential therapies that enhances her capability to creatively assist her clients. She brings this creativity to the work she is doing with her coaching practice. Deborah’s interactive style allows her to provide informative, interesting, and dynamic trainings and workshops. Her desire is to help bring healing and hope to many.
The first edition is great and now the Expanded Edition is wonderful to have very practical information for anyone to have at any stage in their life.