• The Emotional Calendar

  • Understanding Seasonal Influences and Milestones to Become Happier, More Fulfilled, and in Control of Your Life
  • By: John R. Sharp
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-14-11
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.4 (7 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

In two decades of psychiatry practice, John R. Sharp has worked with many people who experienced the same emotional distresses at specific times of the year: a young woman who became depressed before Thanksgiving, a middle-aged man who felt anxious about making his summer travel plans, people who made uncharacteristically extreme decisions as spring approached.
In The Emotional Calendar, Sharp reveals how environmental, psychological, and cultural forces profoundly affect the way we feel, and how the enduring effects of personal anniversaries can influence our moods and behavior year after year. Sharp also illustrates a wide range of individual responses to cultural phenomena: some people feel anxious at the start of a new school year or are undone by the prospect of tax season; others are buoyed by the start of a sports season.
Sharp shows us how to recognize the milestones on our own emotional calendars, providing guidance for how to break stifling patterns and remedy destructive moods. This empathetic and deeply resonant book will help listeners reach an emotional balance for the years ahead.
©2011 John R. Sharp, MD (P)2011 Tantor
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Critic Reviews

"Sharp offers an interesting and original way to think about the underpinnings of psychological health. Perceptive and useful." ( Kirkus)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Andrea on 03-20-11

interesting book but dry narration

I really like the idea of listening to my books while I get things done around the house. I really wanted to listen to this book but have only been able to listen for short amounts of time because the voice recording sounds very dry and robotic.

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