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Recommended Reading: The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk

Format: Kindle edition, 417 pages Published: 25 September 2014 by Penguin Genres: Psychology, self-help Goodreads | Purchase this book on Wordery | Waterstones What causes people to continually relive what they most want to forget, and what treatments could help restore them to a life with purpose and joy? Here, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk offers a new paradigm for effectively treating traumatic stress. Neither talking nor drug therapies have proven entirely satisfactory. With stories of his own work and …

Recommended Reading: Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving by Pete Walker

Synopsis This book is a practical, user-friendly self-help guide to recovering from the lingering effects of childhood trauma, and to achieving a rich and fulfilling life. It is copiously illustrated with examples of my own and my clients’ journeys of recovering. This book is also for those who do not have Cptsd but want to understand and help a loved one who does. This book also contains an overview of the tasks of recovering and a great many practical tools …

Recommended Reading: Running on Empty: Overcome Your Childhood Emotional Neglect by Jonice Webb

Format: Kindle edition, 228 pages Published: 1 October 2012 by Morgan James Publishing Genres: Psychology, self-help Goodreads | Purchase this book on Wordery A large segment of the population struggles with feelings of being detached from themselves and their loved ones. They feel flawed, and blame themselves. Running on Empty will help them realize that they’re suffering not because of something that happened to them in childhood, but because of something that didn’t happen. It’s the white space in their …

Recommended Reading: Why We Sleep by Dr Matthew Walker

Format: Kindle edition, 341 pages Published: 28 September 2017 by Penguin Genres: Nonfiction, science Goodreads | Purchase this book on Wordery Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: every major disease in the developed world – Alzheimer’s, cancer, obesity, diabetes – has very strong causal links to deficient sleep. In this book, the first of its kind written by a scientific …