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Using Your Mind

Using Your Mind
Thinking for Personal Power

First Edition
  • Richard Nelson-Jones - Fellow of the British Psychological Society and of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

May 2022 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`At last a practical workbook on self-management from a leading international psychologist illustrating the importance of self-analysis and the benefits to individuals of managing their own careers' - Derek Edwards, Managing Director of Sanders & Sidney

This book is a guide to using one's mind skillfully and creatively which focuses on how to manage oneself rather than other people. Among the thinking skills covered are setting realistic goals, visualizing problems, making accurate decisions, and preventing and managing crises. Fifty exercises are included.

Creating Your Thinking
Creative Thinking
Learning How not to Think Creatively
The STCs of Creative Thinking
Own Responsibility for Choosing
Get in Touch with Feelings
Develop Coping Self-Talk
Choose Realistic Personal Rules
Perceive Accurately
Explain Cause Accurately
Predict Realistically
Set Realistic Goals
Develop Visualising Skills
Make Realistic Decisions
Prevent and Manage Problems
Keep Using Your Mind