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Understanding and managing emotions

We all experience emotions. Emotions are an important part of being human, and are essential to our survival. As humans we are designed to feel a whole range of emotions, some of which may be comfortable to us, and others may be uncomfortable.

You could also have a read of these self-help books - click on the cover for a preview on Google Books:

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=hDM9DwAAQBAJ&dq=reinventing+your+life&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjmnKaGqLPdAhUJBMAKHbJtBPoQ6AEIKTAA

Jeffrey Young and Janet Klosko (1998)

Available on the book 
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=wPHRP1ObMMoC&printsec=frontcover&dq=the+happiness+trap&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiWgZyNvMTdAhXKxIUKHS1QDt8Q6AEIKTAA#v=onepage&q=the%20happiness%20trap&f=false

The Happiness Trap


Russ Harris (2007)


https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=JUQ9CgAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=the+compassionate+mind+workbook&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwia-qLOvcTdAhWoqIsKHTRcClUQ6AEIKTAA#v=onepage&q=the%20compassionate%20mind%20workbook&f=false

Chris Irons and Elaine Beaumont (2017)


https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=ZpZxnLPFVPUC&printsec=frontcover&dq=calming+the+emotional+storm&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi4xdqbqLPdAhVsCcAKHTuCALkQ6AEIKTAA#v=onepage&q=calming%20the%20emotional%20storm&f=false

Calming the Emotional Storm


Sheri Van Dijk (2009)