Best After — Basic Instructions on Being a Human ought to be a part of every human being’s upbringing. No one should be withheld from information on how to cast a solid foundation for one’s mental health and maturation into an authentic adult. This book helps to improve self-worth, straighten distortions in thinking and update the outdated silent assumptions. The section on maturation into an authentic adult reveals that some of us are still in a sticky “pudding,” while some have budded into a “grain of sand”. A brief overview on personality disorders represents information that makes it possible to avoid difficult relationships. This book also helps in finding a purpose in life. That purpose can be found after one first learns to recognize one’s basic desires. The final section of the book describes secrets of positive people and the three types of happiness. The basis of this book rests on the classic literature in psychology.
Keywords: thought distortions, maturation into an authentic adult, cognitive and positive psychology, life purpose, depression