Title : How to Fix a Broken Heart (TED Books)
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 128 pages
Publisher : small-houses.ru
Language : English
ISBN : 9781501120121

Imagine if we treated broken hearts with the same respect and concern we have for broken arms Psychologist Guy Winch urges us to rethink the way we deal with emotional pain offering warm wise and witty advice for the broken heartedReal heartbreak is unmistakable We think of nothing else We feel nothing else We care about nothing else Yet while we wouldnt expect someone to return to daily activities immediately after suffering a broken limb heartbroken people are expected to function normally in their lives despite the emotional pain they feel Now psychologist Guy Winch imagines how different things would be if we paid attention to this uniue emotionif only we can understand how heartbreak works we can begin to fix it Through compelling research and new scientific studies Winch reveals how and why heartbreak impacts our brain and our behavior in dramatic and unexpected ways regardless of our age Emotional pain lowers our ability to reason to think creatively to problem solve and to function at our best In How to Fix a Broken Heart he focuses on two types of emotional painromantic heartbreak and the heartbreak that results from the loss of a cherished pet These experiences are both accompanied by severe grief responses yet they are not deemed as important as for example a formal divorce or the loss of a close relative As a result we are often deprived of the recognition support and compassion afforded to those whose heartbreak is considered significant Our heart might be broken but we do not have to break with it Winch reveals that recovering from heartbreak always starts with a decision a determination to move on when our mind is fighting to keep us stuck We can take control of our lives and our minds and put ourselves on the path to healing Winch offers a toolkit on how to handle and cope with a broken heart and how to eventually move on