RUSS HARRIS is a physician, therapist, and speaker specializing in stress management. He is one of the world's leading authorities on ACT and regularly travels all over Australia as well as internationally to train a wide variety of professionals--and ordinary people--in this life-changing method. BEV AISBETT is an author, illustrator, cartoonist, and artist. She is also a trained counselor and facilitator of the "Working with IT" anxiety recovery workshops. The simple, straightforward, and effective nature of Bev's work and publications is highly regarded by health workers and patients alike.
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A profusely illustrated, fun way for anyone to understand the principles of Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT), the liberating life practice described in Russ Harris's best-selling The Happiness Trap.
The life-changing practice of applied mindfulness called ACT is made even more accessible in this fun and easy-to-understand volume that illustrates all the principles with entertaining cartoons.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) can help readers
reduce stress and worry;
handle painful feelings and thoughts more effectively;
break self-defeating habits;
overcome insecurity and self-doubt; and
create a rich, full, and meaningful life
--all through mindfulness techniques anyone can do.