"ACT is the ground-breaking approach to well-being that promotes embracing your vulnerability and facing your pain in order to find peace and fulfillment. In this landmark book from the originator of ACT, Dr Steven C. Hayes shares the six skills needed to transform your life. Science shows how these can help with various physical and mental health issues--including depression, PTSD, chronic pain and addiction--as well as improve relationships, aid weight loss and boost creativity. Based on 35 years of pioneering research, Dr Hayes' guidance is simple yet powerful: Focus on the present Reconnect with your deepest values Cultivate self-compassion Build habits around what you must want. Filled with practical tips for a range of challenging situations along with moving stories from Dr Hayes' clinical practice, 'A Liberated Mind' is for anyone who wants to understand themselves and others better and realise their true potential"--