Emotions! Making Sense of Your Feelings by Mary C. Lamia


Emotions! Making Sense of Your Feelings by Mary C. Lamia

Emotions affect motivation, self-awareness, social relationships, decision-making, self-control, and your ability to achieve goals. Yet many young adults have little understanding about how emotions actually manifest in daily life. In this book, clinical psychologist Mary Lamia breaks down individual emotions such as shame, anger, hope, and happiness and shows teens where each emotion originates, how it makes you feel physically and mentally, and what you can do about it if it feels too big or out of control. This is an invaluable book for any teen struggling with strong emotions or anyone who wants to understand more about themselves and their emotion - fuelled life.

About the Author

Mary Lamia, PhD, is a psychologist and psychoanalyst who practices in Kentfield, California. She is also a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. Extending psychological knowledge to the public has been her endeavour for 30 years. For nearly a decade she hosted a weekly call-in talk show, KidTalk with Dr. Mary, on Radio Disney stations, and her opinion has been sought in hundreds of television, radio, and print media interviews and discussions. She is the author of the 2011 Magination Press book Understanding Myself.

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192 pages


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Publication date

15th August 2012



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