Find Your Power describes how to strengthen your ability to bring about positive change. Drawing on insights from addictions recovery, positive psychology and holistic science, it includes proven strategies for improving mood, building strengths and increasing effectiveness. It introduces motivational enhancement tools, methods for getting through blocks by looking at creative problem solving strategies, ways of transforming crisis into turning points, and how to keep going in the marathon of change. The tools described can be used for any kind of change, from tackling depression to world issues like peak oil and climate change.
About the Author
With a background in medicine, psychology and groupwork, Dr. Chris Johnstone is a specialist in the psychology of positive change. After working for many years as an addictions specialist in the UK health service, he now focuses on teaching, training and writing. Chris has been active in the Transition movement, contributing to a chapter on the psychology of change in The Transition Handbook by Rob Hopkins. He has pioneered the application of the positive psychology approach in health-care, within organizations and in adult education. He edits the online newsletter The Great Turning Times. For more information, see www.chrisjohnstone.info ...