The leading voice on emotions offers a revolutionary approach that enables us to understand and embrace difficult emotions without letting them derail us.
Susan David has a PhD in psychology and a post-doctorate in emotions research from Yale. She is a psychologist at the Harvard Medical School and a founder and director at the Harvard/McLean-affiliated Institute of Coaching. Susan is the CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, whose worldwide client list includes Ernst and Young Global, the UN Development Program, JP Morgan Chase and GlaxoSmithKline. She has edited a number of books including the Oxford Handbook of Happiness and her research has featured in the Harvard Business Review, TIME and the Wall Street Journal. Born in South Africa, Susan now lives in Boston with her family.
At a time when it's more difficult than ever to silence the
unending noise that surrounds us, along comes Emotional Agility,
a practical, science-backed guide to looking inward and living
intentionally. By urging us to work with - not against -
our own emotions, Susan David gives us the tools we need to be more
adaptable and more resilient, so that we may not only succeed
but truly thrive * Arianna Huffington, New York
Times-bestselling author of The Sleep Revolution *
An accessible, reader-friendly voyage. Emotional Agility can be helpful to anyone. * Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence *
In Emotional Agility, Susan David teaches us to understand - and to communicate in - the unspoken language of emotion to better align how we feel with what we do. Drawing on her work as one of our leading researchers on the science of emotions, David writes with authority, compassion and insight. Essential reading. * Susan Cain, author of Quiet *
It's one thing to feel an emotion - it's another to gain control over it. Susan David acknowledges the benefits of sadness, anger, guilt, and fear, and then shows us how to make sure they don't take over our lives. This is a self-help book that might actually help. * Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE *
David's words come as a blessed relief * Telegraph *