Grounded in extensive psychological research, The Power of Agency will give you the tools to help alleviate anxiety, manage competing demands, and help live your version of success.
Dr. Paul Napper and Dr. Anthony Rao, using a method honed in their clinical psychology and consulting practices, will help you break through your state of overwhelm by showing you how to access your personal agency with seven empowering principles: control stimuli; associate selectively; move; position yourself as a learner; manage your emotions and beliefs; check your intuition; and deliberate then act.
Featuring stories of people who have successfully applied these principles to improve their lives, The Power of Agency will give you the insights and skills to build your confidence, conquer challenges, and live more authentically.
"If you’re looking for a read that spotlights exactly how to take control of your life, this book provides a tidy amalgamation of theory and practice that’ll get you up and running with the tools you need."—New York Journal of Books
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The Age of Anxiety and Overwhelm
Leslie and Josh entered the office and sat down on two chairs placed roughly parallel across from the therapist. They thought they were there to fix their son, who’d recently begun...