Are you easily overwhelmed by your emotions? Do you long for anxiety and stress relief? In her book, Wise Mind Living: Master Your Emotions, Transform Your Life, esteemed psychologist Dr. Erin Olivo provides you with an owner’s manual to your emotions and managing stress.
Your stress and the related problems it causes all stem from distressing emotions that are being ignored, denied or just poorly handled. In order to manage your stress, you need to learn how to manage your distressing emotions—because that’s what stress really is. When you’re able to get a handle on your emotions, you can get a handle on your problems. Then you’ll find the stress relief you’ve been looking for.
“When you’re living in balance between your emotions and logic, you’re experiencing Wise Mind Living,” explains Dr. Olivo. “It’s when you have the confidence to deal with difficult decisions or situations because you’re in charge—not your emotions.” (Read Dr. Olivo’s post on why she wrote Wise Mind Living here.)
The teachings and practices in this book give you a new understanding of your emotions and the debilitating effects of stress. Dr. Olivo provides mindfulness exercises and lifestyle strategies to help change the way you think, feel, and behave in situations where stress or difficult emotions like anxiety, sadness, anger or shame arise. The book also includes a six-week Wise Mind Living program for practicing these strategies.
Wise Mind Living is the owner’s manual to your emotions that you’ve been waiting for. If you want to learn how to reduce stress once and for all, Wise Mind Living offers a practical roadmap to help you navigate life’s difficulties with confidence so you can build a life you love.
Praise for Wise Mind Living
“An insightful and remarkable book that provides readers with a practical roadmap to emotional well-being.” – Dr. Mehmet Oz, Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller You: An Owner’s Manual
“Wise Mind Living offers brilliant and practical medicine for everyone who feels stressed and out of touch with their innate inner healer!” – Christiane Northrup, M.D., OB/GYN physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
“I am deeply impressed by Dr. Olivo’s insights and practical instructions as to how to steer our emotions in positive ways, instead of being overwhelmed by them with negative outcomes for others and ourselves. This book is a treasury of healing, good for us all. I really enjoyed reading it!” – Robert A.F. Thurman, Ph.D., Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies at Columbia University and author of Infinite Life
“Both insightful and accessible, Wise Mind Living offers a wonderful approach to managing emotions. Erin Olivo distills her years of experience and expertise into a helpful program for anyone seeking guidance in living more easily with their emotions.” – Sharon Salzberg, Co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society
“Down-to-earth and immediately helpful, this creative integration of mindfulness and emotions brings true wisdom and a loving heart to the stresses, worries, frustrations, and hurts of everyday life. With a fresh and lively perspective, this is a truly distinctive contribution.” – Rick Hanson, Ph.D., author of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom
“Erin Olivo is the smartest, most thoughtful practitioner of integrative medicine I know and her book offers a comprehensive guide to using integrative tools for managing emotions.” – Richard P. Sloan, Ph.D., Nathaniel Wharton Professor of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Columbia University
“Erin Olivo’s Wise Mind Living is a straightforward guide to mastering your emotions, managing stress and achieving mindfulness. It is for anyone looking to transform their life by optimizing their mental, emotional and physical well-being.” – Mary E. Charlson, MD, Executive Director of the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University/New York Presbyterian Hospital