The Coronavirus crisis uniquely offers dramatic insights into psychology: individual, crowd and political. As a Certified CBT Practitioner, and former barrister and solicitor, with his unique life experience, Paul offers his own insights on this world-changing crisis.
Did Govt UK follow the science? Or were Focus Groups used to decide what the science should say?
This best-selling CBT author now details how we can each cope with the psychological pressures induced by mass-media stories, statistics of doom, the reality of isolation and social distancing. Offering CBT insights and practical exercises, Paul shows how to extract individual comfort and peace from a time of crisis. It is by focusing on the reality of You in the now, with clarity and understanding, that the new worlds formed by the coronavirus crisis can best be lived.
Paul considers kindness, hope and the clarity of thinking which gives these reality. How Realising the Power of You can connect You with reality so that you are able to own it, rather than live in fear.
Showing how messages can be misread, Paul explains simple techniques to relate incoming information to those processes of the mind which are best able to use them. By using the techniques and exercises in this book, You can learn not just to live with isolation, but gain distinct benefits from it. You can learn how physical social distancing can actually bring you closer. Save for those very few who have sadly succumbed, whether of or with this virus, the journey of You has not ended. It now treads unexpected paths. This book is a guide to navigating hope in your lived reality, by realising the Power of You.