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"kate" Hello. Thank you for for your recommendations on earlier

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"kate" "Hello". Thank you for for your recommendations earlier on books. If I could please have more of your expert recommendations of other books and audio cds for "stress relaxation" and "negative thinking". I need your book recommendations on "managing your moods", "improving self esteem", books on "people who worry a lot". Books that will end worry and negative thoughts and to help live a calmer life. I tend to worry a lot what people think of me. And books on "mindfullness" for the mind body and spirit. For an audio cd for "stress management and relaxation", do you recommend one with the sound of ocean waves? Which audio cds do you recommend to listen to while lying down or sitting up to reduce stress and promote relaxation and balance? Are there also cds to "help eliminate negative thinking" about someone or something? I tend to go home after work and think, worry and talk too much about the night supervisor who no one likes as a person on the night shift. cds that will help me think not negatively about him and worry less about his rude behaviour. That will put me in a positive mind state, and will help me to stay calm and focused when I return to work with him and not be agitated by his rude behaviour and to help let go and move on, not hold a grudge from his hurtful words and actions from the past. Thank you.
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Here are some books that may help:


Stress and Relaxation


10 Simple Solutions to Stress: How to Tame Tension and Start Enjoying Your Life by Claire Michaels Wheeler


The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques: Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious and What You Can Do to Change It by Margaret Wehrenberg


The Worry Solution: The Guided Experiences CD Set by Martin Rossman and Andrew Weil


Effective Life Skills -- Songs of the Sea, CD, (Guided Imagery and Meditations from the Seashore For Stress Reduction and Progressive Relaxation) (Calms Body & Mind to Cope with Stress, Depression, Worry & Anxiety; Relaxation & Stress Management/Reduction) by Catherine L. Bourne MSW (2004)- this should be helpful, combining the sounds of waves with a therapists guided relaxation.


Managing Moods:


Little Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On: Twenty Lessons for Managing Worry, Anxiety, and Fear by Mark A. Reinecke


SOS Help for Emotions: Managing Anxiety, Anger, and Depression by Lynn Clark


Worry by Edward M. Hallowell


The Worry Cure: Seven Steps to Stop Worry from Stopping You by Robert L. Leahy


Quiet Your Mind: An Easy-to-Use Guide to Ending Chronic Worry and Negative Thoughts and Living a Calmer Life by John Selby


How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie


Self Esteem:

The Self-Esteem Companion: Simple Exercises to Help You Challenge Your Inner Critic and Celebrate Your Personal Strengths by Matthew McKay Ph.D., Patrick Fanning, Carole Honeychurch and Catharine Sutker


Ten Days to Self-Esteem by David D. Burns


Learning to Love Yourself: Finding Your Self-Worth by Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse


Self-Esteem Affirmations by Louise L. Hay


High Self-Esteem and Unshakable Confidence: The Science of Feeling Great! (Made for Success Collection) by Larry Iverson, Zig Ziglar, Bob Proctor and Laura Stack


Negative Thinking:


Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life by Judith Orloff


The Positive Power of Negative Thinking: Using Defensive Pessimism to Harness Anxiety and Perform at Your Peak by Julie Norem and Julie K. Norem


What to Say When you Talk To Yourself by Shad Helmstetter


You Can't Afford the Luxury of a Negative Thought (The Life 101 Series) by Peter McWilliams


Changing your thoughts and learning ways to relax will help you cope with the night supervisor.


I hope this is helpful,



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