The Good Old Days

Our memory of the past is often rose-tinted, but this joyful look back is entirely justified: Nostalgia gives our life a sense of meaning and security, as well as making us happy.

Daniel Rettig examines the power of nostalgia under four main headings-history, ...


When My Soul Went Dark

Merle Leonhardt is 26 and has just graduated in psychology when suddenly and for no apparent reason she loses all pleasure in life. The massive decline in mood is compounded by physical weakness, extreme fatigue, utter despair and panic attacks culminating in suicidal thoughts. Therapy as an ...

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Jealousy – A Study

Love triangles – personal experiences and possible solutions

We are all familiar with feelings of jealousy, after all they're part of love - the dark side. But if it gets out of control it is as much of a burden for those suffering from it as it is for their partners, and it can destroy a relationship. Without setting limits, without a ...
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Dictionary of Psychology

Psychology takes into consideration the nature of humanity and the natural science behind it. It is a differentiated field today, with a highly developed and unique jargon, the most important terms of which are explained in this dictionary. Present-day psychology, in both its reseach and its ...

dtv Atlas Psychology (2 volumes)

The ›dtv-Atlas of Psychology‹ consists of two volumes offering a systematic overview of the fundamental theories and methodology used, as well as the various different forms of experience and behaviour displayed by mankind that are examined by psychologists.

Contents:

Volume 1

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Is This Supposed to Be Love?

How to Effectively Escape a Narcissistic Relationship

After spending twenty years in a marriage in which she primarily just "functioned," Sonja R. falls head over heels in love. As emotionally starved as she is, Frank gives her everything she has been missing for years. However, Sonja has found herself in the arms of a narcissist, a man who wants ...

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Seize the Freedom to be Yourself

Finally completely myself

For our own happiness and success, it is crucial that we find out who we truly are. In other words, we need to develop positive self-images. Allow our specific talents to unfurl. Recognize our individual beauty. Know what we really want in our careers, our ...


Writing My Way to Slimness

A 12-week program to a healthy, feel-good weight

Writing works better than any diet

Most diets end up in a yo-yo effect which often masks the actual reasons for unhealthy eating habits. Physician and writing therapist Silke Heimes helps us to develop easily implemented strategies for a healthy and sustainable weight reduction.


The Power of Esteem

Meeting yourself and others positively

The scarcity of appreciation Recognition, esteem, gratitude. These signals of social acceptance fulfill some of humanity's basic needs. We want to be seen for who we are and long for recognition for what we have done and achieved. However, if you take a look around your own private ...

Queen of Effing Everything

How to Get the Amazing Life that Suits You

Effective immediately, the world belongs to me again!

"And now it's my turn!" - this sentiment coincides with many women's feelings about their lives. They have achieved a lot, shouldered a lot, and choked down a lot. Now the desire for an independent life of their own is growing.


The Forest, Four Questions, Life, and I

A Meeting that Changed Everything

This book has the power to change your life

She actually has everything she has ever dreamed of, but the young woman is, nonetheless, increasingly discontent. She frequently has no idea how to manage the daily balancing act between career and family. One day, while walking through ...

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The Little Saboteur Within Us

Identifying and resolving our subconscious resistance

Your inner critic is calling? Call back!

The little saboteur is an element of our personality. It is the reason why we often take things that are important to us to a certain point, but fail to see them through to the end. It is because of this saboteur that we can give others good ...

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