Women Who Think Too Much: How to Break Free of Overthinking and Reclaim Your Life (Abridged / Compact Disc, Abridged)

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From one of the nation's preeminent experts in the study of women and emotion, a breakthrough new book based on the author's award-winning research
It's not a surprise that our fast-paced, overly analytical culture is pushing people--especially women--to spend countless hours thinking about negative ideas, feelings, and experiences. Renowned psychologist Dr. Susan Nolen-Hoeksema calls this "overthinking." Her groundbreaking research shows that an increasing number of women--more than half of those in her extensive study--are doing it too much and too often, hindering their ability to lead a satisfying life. Overthinking can be anything from fretting about big questions such as "What am I doing with my life?" to losing sleep over a friend's innocent comment. It is causing women to feel sad, anxious, or seriously depressed, and she challenges the assumption that constantly expressing and analyzing our emotions is a good thing.
In "Women Who Think Too Much," Nolen-Hoeksema provides concrete strategies that can be used to escape these negative thoughts, move to higher ground, and avoid future traps.

About the Author


Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan. She received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Her award-winning research has been funded by major grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and several private foundations. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her husband and son. Sheryl Bernstein's audiobook credits included narrating for authors such as Alice McDermott, Susan Vreeland, and Susan Nolen-Hoeksema. Bernstein is also an accomplished voice-over actress. She has lent her voice to productions such as "Spider-Man 3, Ultimate Spider-Man, Toy Story 2, " and "Aladdin."
Product Details
ISBN: 9781559278423
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Publication Date: February 1st, 2003