What can you really do in 10 minutes? You can make a cup of tea or coffee, walk about 0.6 miles and now, with this book, you can improve your mental health.
No matter how busy or stressful your day, with 10-minute steps and quick exercises, you can better understand your experiences and learn how to survive setbacks. The book covers everything from dealing with worry and anxiety and building your confidence, to creating healthy life habits and positive relationships. It includes sections to read, questions to reflect on, video clips to watch and things to try out in your everyday life. Using evidence-based approaches like CBT and mindfulness, it will help you to get the best out of life and become the person you want to be.
Lee David is a GP and CBT therapist and the author of Managing Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care. She is the founder and director of the organisation 10 Minute CBT, which provides education and training for health professionals working in adult and adolescent mental health. She has authored multiple books surrounding CBT and regularly gives conference presentations and workshops providing training for practitioners. Debbie Brewin is a CBT therapist, trainer, supervisor and occupational therapist with a special interest in personal growth and confidence in young people. She has developed courses for an employment support charity and has written several therapist manuals for behaviour change research programmes focussed on mental health and physical activity. Debbie has trained GPs and health professionals in the UK, Norway and Iceland and continues to work freelance.