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Resilience

The secret of harnessing your inner resources

Two businessmen are bankrupted: how come one of them continues to bubble with new ideas while the other just throws in the towel? Why does a misplaced remark gnaw away at someone for days when others can simply shrug it off?

Stress, burnout and depression are the afflictions of our time.

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I Think, Therefore I am... Mad!

The yo-yo effect is something many have painfully experienced at first hand after a diet, but are you also familiar with the big-fish-little-pond effect, the Mona Lisa syndrome and the TINA syndrome? There are countless psychological principles and phenomena we know little about, and yet on a ...

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How I Set Out to Buy some Milk and Came Home with a Bicycle

The deeper truth behind our decisions

Many of our decisions have no major influence on our lives, while others are a matter of do or die. And some of them are so insane in retrospect that we can hardly believe we took them. A single good or bad decision can change the course of our lives forever. But what influences our decisions?

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Individuation

How We Become the People We Want to Be The Path to the I Who Will Fulfill My Needs

These days, many people are searching for their "true selves". However the "I" isn't a fixed quantity, but in constant flux. Christina Berndt has dedicated herself to the big, intriguing question of how we become what we are. She focuses on the creation and development of our personalities, and on ...
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Emotional Leading

The art of leading yourself and others

How to harness the power of inspirational leadership

Our actions are generally geared towards experiencing as many positive and as few negative emotions as possible. That goes for our work as well as our private lives. But what actually generates emotions? How do they come into being?


Contentment

Contentment is a pretty reliable emotion. It may be less thrilling than the euphoria of happiness, but it has the advantage of being a great deal more stable and enduring. Rooted in in a basically positive mindset - a fundamentally life-affirming attitude - contentment is governed more by the mind ...
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The Art of Making an Impact

The Secret of Self-promotion

We tend to assume that charismatic people are blessed with a natural gift. But Steve Jobs, Madonna and Angela Merkel all started small. Much of what we do on a daily basis - the clothes we wear, the words we choose, our postures, facial expressions and gestures - is a form of self-presentation.

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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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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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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Handbook of Autogenic Training

Basics, Techniques, Applications

This standard handbook has been in print with dtv since 1977 and has gone through thirteen editions. It was first revised and extended in 1981. The subject of autogenic training has undergone considerable changes since then, and Sven Olaf Hoffmann, the son of the author and himself a ...
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