Chelsea Green Publishing

Find Your Power

Pages:336 pages
Size: 6.25 x 8 inch
Publisher:Permanent Publications
Paperback: 9781856230506
Pub. Date August 23, 2010

Find Your Power

A Toolkit for Resilience and Positive Change, 2nd Edition

By Chris Johnstone
Foreword by Rob Hopkins

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August 23, 2010

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Addressing personal and planetary issues, Find Your Power describes how to strengthen your ability to bring about positive change. Drawing on insights from addictions recovery, positive psychology, storytelling and holistic science, it includes proven strategies for improving mood, building strengths and increasing effectiveness.

  • The first part of the book introduces motivational enhancement tools that help you become clearer about your direction and more inspired to move that way.
  • The second part offers tools for getting through blocks by looking at creative problem solving strategies, ways of dealing with fear and methods for transforming crisis or failure into turning points.
  • The third part explores how to keep yourself going in the marathon of longer term change by strengthening support around you, tapping into purposes bigger than yourself and making what you do more enjoyable.
The tools described can be used for any kind of change, from tackling depression and improving your life through to addressing world issues like peak oil and climate change.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chris Johnstone

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 organisations and in adult education. He edits the online newsletter The Great Turning Times. For more information, see www.chrisjohnstone.info.

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