This is a collection of essays that first appeared in the Berkeley Daily Planet as the column: "On mental illness." Jack Bragen may be the first person to write as a mental health consumer... More > on the subject of mental illness in a weekly format. These short essays can be extremely educational for caregivers and family members, as well as for fellow sufferers of mental illnesses. The column appeared for a year and was highly praised by numerous individuals.< Less
A highly user friendly guide for people suffering from Schizophrenia. Describes how to stay on medication, deal with job situations, self-esteem and relationships. Parents or family members of... More > psychiatric consumers should purchase this book and read it to their ill relative. Created by an award winning columnist who is also recovered from Schizophrenia, and who is currently maintaining his treatment.< Less
This is a collection of great short stories by a previously published author, Jack Bragen. Many of these stories have previously appeared in small publications. These pieces have a powerful punch,... More > and border on the bizarre.< Less
This book is not related to other works by the author that concern mental illness.
This book is targeted for "the worried well" and for people interested in a different take on... More > meditation.
A meditation and mindfulness manual that shows how to make specific changes while looking inward. Explains the suffering mechanism of the human mind, and offers solutions for minimizing the feeling of emotional pain in a person's day to day living.
Helpful for advanced meditation practitioners who would like to get more gigs from their practice. Helpful in its explanation of the author's interpretation of Buddhist basics.
Offers tools that lead to feeling better and having greater internal discipline.
Sitting cross legged is not necessary for the methods described in this manual.< Less