How to safeguard your mental health
‘Another masterpiece from a cutting-edge expert’ IRISH TIMES
‘Simply but expertly, Emotional Resilience gives you the tools to heal yourself and deal with the slings and arrows of modern life’ Cathy Kelly, bestselling author, and UNICEF ambassador
THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
There are many challenges facing our mental health. We are living in the middle of an anxiety epidemic, depression is one of the most significant mental health issues of our time, self-harm is endemic amongst school children, and technology and social media are insidiously and pervasively invading our lives leading to toxic stress.
In this book, bestselling author and GP Dr. Harry Barry reveals how you can unlock your inner emotional resilience reserves, deal with the challenges of life, and protect your mental health. He explores the key skills needed to transform your emotional capacity and reach your full potential.
Personal skills teaching you how to deal with self-acceptance, perfectionism, frustration, failure and success, the physical symptoms of anxiety, procrastination, problem-solving and catastrophizing.
Social skills such as how to develop and practice empathy, read social cues, and how to deal with anxiety in social and performance situations.
Life skills such as how to deal with the unfairness and discomfort of life, pragmatism and conflict resolution, how to develop a work/life balance, and what to do when stress comes calling.