Tag: psychology (page 1 of 8)

Back Pain and Back Exercises

In the post Psychology of Back Pain, I touched on the work of Dr. Sarno that connects stress to back pain. If you haven’t read that post, go do so now. A primary strategy for addressing back pain is … [continue reading]

The Psychology of Back Pain

In the posts How I Figured Out the Cause of My Back Pain and Back Pain and Learned Helplessness, I briefly mentioned the psychological aspect to back pain. I want to elaborate on this topic, because the first time … [continue reading]

Your Brain at Work

My streak of outstanding books continues.

Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long
Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long by David Rock is different than other brain books that I’ve read. This one directly tackles understanding the … [continue reading]

Curious?: Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life

I discovered this book on the shelf at a friend’s house. I was curious to read it. 🙂

Curious?: Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life
Curious?: Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life by Todd Kashdan is a different spin on the find your happiness genre … [continue reading]

More Than Healthy vs Unhealthy

When we talk about fitness and nutrition, we label activities and food as differing degrees of healthy and unhealthy. It doesn’t explain everything though. I have seen people who eat poorly or do little to no exercise that seem super … [continue reading]

Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth

In 2007 I really enjoyed the book Stumbling on Happiness, which explains why this book was recommended to me.

Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth
Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth by Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener was good. A lot of the material … [continue reading]