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Examining Our Times By Tony Humphreys

Examining Our Times by Tony Humphreys

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Tony Humphreys writes about everyday issues that affect all of us and sheds light on concerns which can challenge and confuse us in our lives today.

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Examining Our Times: For the Way We Live Now by Tony Humphreys

Tony Humphreys is one of Ireland's best known psychologists. In this selection of his articles from The Irish Times and the Irish Examiner , he writes about everyday issues that affect all of our lives: relationships; family; education; care of self; work and wellbeing. Have you ever found yourself desperately trying to understand what men really want, teenage rebellion, workplace bullying? Can mother-in-laws really ruin marriages? How do you deal with the power of anger, children out of control, the stress treadmill, illness? 'Examining our Times' looks at these and lots of other issues and sheds light on concerns which can challenge and confuse us in our lives today. Full of intelligent observation and sound suggestion, Tony Humphreys points to possible ways for each of us to address these issues, all of them central to the way we live now. Other books by Tony Humphreys A Different Kind of Discipline; Family, Love It and Leave It; Myself, My Partner; The Power of 'Negative' Thinking; Raising Your Child's Self-Esteem (audio cassette); Raising Your Child's Self-Esteem (CD); Self-Esteem for Adults (audio cassette); Self-Esteem for Adults (CD) A Different kind of Teacher; Self-Esteem: The Key to Your Child's Future; Work and Worth.

About Tony Humphreys

Dr Tony Humphreys is a clinical psychologist, lecturer and internationally acclaimed author of a number of books including 'The Power of "Negative" Thinking' and 'Work and Worth'. He has recorded three audio cassettes and his books have appeared in twenty-three foreign-language editions.

Table of Contents

Part One: Relationships 1. Making sense of attraction 2. Listening is an act of worship 3. Addiction to caring 4. The power of anger 5. Beyond forgiveness 6. Living from your head 7. Men in crisis 8. Do mothers-in-law ruin marriages? 9. Separated but not gone 10. The violence of silence 11. The end of marriage! 12. What men really want 13. Saving marriage Part Two: Family 1. Love is more than showing affection 2. Intuitive parenting 3. Children 'out of control' - a parents' nightmare 4. The reality of family life 5. Children in distress 6. Adolescents in hiding 7. Teenage rebellion 8. Women hit too! 9. Mothers under fire again 10. Boys will be boys 11. Premature leave-taking 12. The decline of the family 13. Letting go is hard to do 14. Parents who reflect are more effective Part Three: Education 1. Loving before learning 2. Individuality and learning 3. Belief, expectations and love of learning 4. Embrace effort, failure and success 5. Starting school 6. Not so perfect! 7. ADD - reality or myth? 8. Multiple intelligence: a step in the wrong direction! 9. To study or not to study 10. Making homework positive 11. Psychological absence in education 12. Positive self-talk and examinations 13. Self-observation: the key to teaching 14. The caring school Part Four: Self 1. Care of self 2. Be yourself 3. Clarifying self-worth and self-esteem 4. Beauty is in the eye of the beheld 5. Once bitten, twice shy 6. New Ireland, new challenges 7. Where are the men? 8. Living in the light Part Five: Work 1. Does our work control us or do we control it? 2. The prestige professions 3. Relationships and work 4. Stress treadmill 5. The fall of the vocation professions 6. Workplace bullying 7. Common sense at work Part Six: Well-Being 1. The meaning of illness 2. The gift of being present 3. Healthy humour 4. Bodies talk 5. Hard to swallow 6. Understanding depression 7. Tired and over-emotional 8. The body is sacred 9. There is more to back problems than pain! 10. The nightmare of insomnia 11. Which counsellor?

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Examining Our Times: For the Way We Live Now by Tony Humphreys
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