At the outset of my journey into the emotions I touched on some of the ideas of Professor Robert Solomon. I was sad to hear last week that Professor Solomon has passed away. Professor Solomon's philosophical work on the emotions has had a great influence on me. My interest was fired by a series of lectures Professor Solomon recorded for The Teaching Company. Although I never met him, it is clear from these that, amongst his other talents, he was an inspirational teacher. He will be sorely missed.
Making Habits, Breaking Habits
In his new book, Jeremy Dean--psychologist and author of PsyBlog--looks at how habits work, why they are so hard to change, and how to break bad old cycles and develop new healthy, creative, happy habits.
→ "Making Habits, Breaking Habits", is available now on Amazon.Reviews
The Bookseller, “Editor’s Pick,” 10/12/12 “Sensible and very readable…By far the most useful of this month’s New You offerings.”
Kirkus Reviews, 1/1/13 “Making changes does take longer than we may expect—no 30-day, 30-pounds-lighter quick fix—but by following the guidelines laid out by Dean, readers have a decent chance at establishing fulfilling, new patterns.”
Publishers Weekly, 12/10/12 “An accessible and informative guide for readers to take control of their lives.”