"Ten Commitments to Mental Fitness" By Vickie Berkus – Book Review

Ten Commitments to Psychological Health

b Vicki Berkus, MD, PhD


Robert D. Reed Publishers (2005)

ISBN 1931741617

“Ten Commitments to Psychological Health” is a strong little e book. It’s particularly vital to us as a result of we’re in a time when persons are extra centered on being bodily match than emotionally match. It teaches us to place ourselves first, to take accountability for our emotions, to set priorities and to be trustworthy with ourselves. We be taught to extend our consciousness of widespread behaviors and the implications of sustaining them. It was written in order that, “…it’ll empower readers to have the braveness to look at their psychological health, learn to determine and hold behaviors that make sense and let go of behaviors that don’t.”

Step one that we have to take to be on the trail to being mentally match is to make a dedication to place ourselves first, to determine our wants and to appreciate that we rely. The second step includes taking accountability for our emotions. If we be taught to take care of them as them come up, that we will keep away from damaging addictive behaviors.

It is usually vital to set priorities and to make brief time period objectives in order that these commitments are obtainable. By setting priorities we give our lives a way of goal. Having wholesome relationships can also be vital. These contain sharing respect and setting wholesome boundaries. We additionally have to work on rising spiritually. This includes being conscious of the place we’re within the second, not simply on the lookout for the next energy.

Dr. Berkus wrote “Ten Commitments to Psychological Health” in a concise, no nonsense method. She lays out the instruments that you might want to make a dedication to attaining psychological health. She explains all the things in a way that’s straightforward to grasp and has compassion interwoven into it. She supplies you with workouts as a way to acquire extra which means and perception for the steps concerned. I’m so glad that I received to learn this e book earlier than the beginning of the New 12 months. I hope to include these modifications into my life now as a part of my New 12 months’s Decision. If you’re looking for to make constructive modifications in your life, “Ten Commitments to Psychological Health” will provide you with all the things you might want to make these modifications.

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