The must-read inspirational book of the year designed to combat a global "hope shortage."
Following in the footsteps of successful inspirational books like The Power of Positive Thinking and The Purpose Driven Life comes the definitive guide for understanding, developing, and strengthening our most important emotion: Hope.The timing couldn't be better.
In this engaging self-help 'tour de force' authors Anthony Scioli, Ph.D., and Henry Biller, Ph.D., two renowned clinical psychologists, offer thought-provoking insights, compelling case studies, and practical "hope" exercises rooted in spirituality, religion, psychology, and philosophy, as well as their own personal stories of resilience. The result:A deeper assimilation of hope in daily life.
In The Power of Hope, readers will encounter: Strategies for overcoming 9 kinds of hopelessness as well as for combating depression and suicide Advice on utilizing hope to manage the "day-to-day" from work and relationships to serious illness, grief or loss Ways in which hope can impact overall health, exercise, and diet Hope self-assessments, including a hope provider and spiritual intelligence scale Whether it's a serious health issue, a traumatic past, or just trying to thrive in a time of political and economic unrest, hope is the key to fostering success, love, and survival. The Power of Hope will inspire readers with renewed faith and possibility. "This book is a must read for anyone dealing with adversity and a resource that every healthcare professional should own." Bernie Siegel, M.D., author of Love, Medicine Miracles and Help Me to Heal
"This book is a must-read for anyone dealing with adversity and a resource that every healthcare professional should own..."
About Anthony Scioli
Anthony Scioli, Ph.D., (Boston, MA) is one of the world's leading researchers of hope. He is professor of clinical psychology at the University of New Hampshire's Keene State College and on the graduate faculty of the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Scioli has consulted to various NBC and CNN affiliates as well as WebMD, on such matters as depression, coping and trauma as well as psychological adjustment in the aftermath of September 11th.
About Henry Biller
Henry Biller, Ph.D., (Warwick, RI) is professor of clinical psychology at the University of Rhode Island and has been involved in training mental health professionals for more thanforty years. He has writtenten books, including Father Power, Stature and Stigma, and Creative Fitness. His groundbreaking work on the role of the father led to appearances on The Phil Donahue Show and The Today Show as well as a feature article in Life Magazine.