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Books & DVD's of interest

Anger Related


Taking Charge of Anger - 6 Steps to Asserting yourself without losing control -  W. Robert Nay

 

 

Couple Related

 

Making Couples Happy - John Aiken & Alison Leigh

(Also available as a DVD)

 

The seven principles for making marriage work - John M. Gottman and Nan Silver

 

Why marriages succeed or fail : and how you can make yours last - John Gottman with Nan Silver

 


Depression related

  

I Had a Dog: His Name was Depression - Matthew Johnstone 

SEE ALSO YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc

 

Living with a black dog : how to take care of someone with depression while looking after yourself - Matthew and Ainsley Johnstone

SEE ALSO YOUTUBE:https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1421914688&x-yt-cl=84503534&v=2VRRx7Mtep8 

 

Journeys With The Black Dog: Inspirational stories of bringing depression to heel - Tessa Wigney, Kerrie Eyers & Gordon Parker (Eds.)

 


Men and Masculinity related

The New Manhood: The handbook for a new kind of man - Steve Biddulph

 

Fat, Fired and Forty - Nigel Marsh

 

Understanding the Mid-life Crisis - Peter O'Connor


 

Parenting and related

Being dad : for dads-to-be and the women who love them - Sam Holt & Troy Jones

(Also available as a DVD)

 

Be a Parent not a Pal  - Jeff Kemp

 

Have a New Kid by Friday: How to Change your Child's Attitude Behavior & Character in 5 Days - Kevin Leman

 

Fathering from the fast lane: Practical ideas for busy dads - Bruce Robinson

 

 

LGBTI Related

Bulletproof faith: a spiritual survival guide for gay and lesbian Christians - Candace Chellew-Hodge

 

Now that you know : A parents' guide to understanding their gay and lesbian children - Betty Fairchild and Nancy Hayward

 

A Private Life: Fragments, Memories, Friends - Michael Kirby

 

A Gay Man's Guide to Prostate Cancer - Gerald Perlman & Jack Drescher

 


Positive Psychology related

 

Being Happy - Andrew Matthews

 

Follow Your Heart - Andrew Matthews

 

Making Friends - Andrew Matthews

 

Happiness Now - Andrew Matthews

 

100 Ways to Happiness - Timothy Sharp

 

The Happiness Handbook - Timothy Sharp

 


Retirement related

Revitalizing Retirement: Reshaping Your Identity, Relationships, and Purpose - Nancy K. Schlossberg

 

Retire smart, retire happy : finding your true path in life - Nancy K. Schlossberg.

 

What color is your parachute? for retirement : planning a prosperous, healthy, and happy future  - John E. Nelson and Richard N. Bolles.

 


Other titles potentially of interest

 

Enough about you, let's talk about me : how to recognize and manage the narcissists in your life - Les Carter

 

Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ - Daniel Goleman

 

Hamlet's Blackberry: A Practical Philosophy for building a Good Life in the Digital Age - William Powers

 

Difficult personalities : a practical guide to managing the hurtful behaviour of others (and maybe your own) -  Helen McGrath & Hazel Edwards

 

Hope - Tim Costello

 

Six Action Shoes - Edward De Bono

 

The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilised Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't - Robert Sutton

 

High Sobriety: My Year Without Booze - Jill Stark

 

The Big Little Book of Resilience - Matthew Johnstone

 

 Learned Optimism - Martin Seligman

 

 

 

Most of these books are available via the WA Public Library system - see this link to the State library catalogue for more information.

 

Alternatively, if you want to purchase them yourself online options include:

 

BuyAustralian.com is an Australian website which says:

"BuyAustralian.com is a leading marketplace offering a diverse range of products and services in the Australian market."

Customers both locally & globally enjoy the convenience and benefits of buying in Australia. 

 

The Addall website offers a mail order price comparison and online ordering via many international booksellers.

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