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From the book, You Can Choose To Be Happy, with links to all book chapters

Tom G. Stevens PhD
Psychologist/Professor Emeritus, California State University, Long Beach
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You Can Choose To Be Happy:
"Rise Above" Anxiety, Anger, and Depression

with Research Results

Tom G. Stevens PhD

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INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: OUR SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS AND SELF-ACTUALIZATION

Chapter 2: WE CAN CHOOSE TO BE HAPPY: Internal and external routes to happiness

Chapter 3: DEVELOP YOUR HIGHER SELF: The part that loves you unconditionally

Chapter 4: CREATE A POSITIVE WORLD BY ADOPTING A POSITIVE WORLD VIEW

Chapter 5: DEVELOP GREATER SELF-WORTH AND SELF-CONFIDENCE

Chapter 6: THE TRANSITION FROM EXTERNAL TO INTERNAL CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE

Chapter 7: HARMONIOUS FUNCTIONING CREATES PEAK LEARNING, PERFORMANCE, AND HAPPINESS (And is the root of all emotions)

Chapter 8: "RISE ABOVE" ANXIETY, ANGER, AND DEPRESSION: Adjust your emotions like a thermostat

CHAPTER 9: CREATE A BETTER WORLD FOR YOURSELF AND OTHERS: Get control of your time and yourself 

EPILOGUE

Chapter 10: SUCCESS and HAPPINESS ATTRIBUTES QUESTIONNAIRE (SHAQ) RESEARCH and BOOK CONCLUSIONS

Chapter 10 version including all research results in book

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Index of SHAQ Research Results 

APPENDIX A: THE CHOOSE TO BE HAPPY CHECKLIST

APPENDIX B: OVERCOME ANGER AND AGGRESSION

APPENDIX C: THE RUNAWAY EMOTIONS CYCLE: Overcoming Panic Attacks and Other Runaway Emotions

APPENDIX D: NEGATIVE COGNITIVE STYLES

APPENDIX E: HARMONIOUS ASSERTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS
TO CREATE UNDERSTANDING AND INTIMACY

APPENDIX F: Demographic Factors and Outcomes

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BRIEF BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX OF BOXES, TABLES, AND FIGURES

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE AUTHOR

 

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Book Title: YOU CAN CHOOSE TO BE HAPPY:
“Rise Above” Anxiety, Anger, and Depression (
With Research Evidence)
Author:
Tom G. Stevens PhD

Wheeler-Sutton Publishing Co.
Revised (Second) Edition, 2010; First Edition, 1998; Printings, 2000, 2002. 
Copyright © 2010 by Tom G. Stevens PhD.  All rights reserved.   

Printed in the United States of America. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews; or except as provided by U. S. copyright law.  For more information address Wheeler-Sutton Publishing Co.
      The cases mentioned herein are real, but key details were changed to protect identity.  This book provides general information about complex issues and is not a substitute for professional help. Anyone needing help for serious problems should see a qualified professional.     

 

Publisher’s Cataloging-in-Publication Data 

Stevens, Tom G., Ph.D. 1942-
You can choose to be happy: rise above anxiety, anger, and depression./  Tom G. Stevens Ph.D. –2nd ed.

p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN  978-0-9653377-2-4 
1. Happiness. 2. Self-actualization (Psychology)   I. Title.   
BF575.H27 S84 2010 (pbk.)
158-dc22           

Library of Congress Control Number:  2009943621

 



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