The Happy High Achiever

8 Essentials to Overcome Anxiety, Manage Stress, and Energize Yourself for Success—Without Losing Your Edge


By Mary E Anderson, Ph.D

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Resolve burnout, anxiety, perfectionism, and imposter syndrome with CBT-based strategies to optimize your mental health for sustainable success.

The Happy High Achiever is the roadmap every anxious-yet-ambitious person needs to block the cognitive errors that drain them, refuel for success, and strategically deploy their energy in pursuit of their goals. Grounded in more than a decade of watching her most ambitious clients struggle with the same cognitive errors and destructive habits, Harvard-educated psychologist Dr. Mary E. Anderson has curated eight evidence-based strategies: 

  • Strive For Excellence, Not Perfection
  • Invest In The Ultimate Currency: Your Energy
  • Navigate Uncertainty With Curiosity
  • Cultivate Healthy Connections
  • Transform Shoulds To Cans 
  • Level Up To Gratitude-Based Thinking
  • Celebrate The Victories
  • Curate Meaningful Goals, Create Your Legacy—Start Now! 

If you're struggling with imposter syndrome, perfectionism, chronic stress, or just hoping that maybe there’s a world where success doesn’t come at the expense of happiness, this book is for you.


On Sale
Oct 8, 2024
Page Count
256 pages

Mary E Anderson, Ph.D

About the Author

Dr. Mary Anderson is a licensed psychologist, with over a decade of experience helping patients become happier, healthier, and sustainably high-achieving. Dr. Anderson earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, with a specialty in Health Psychology, from the University of Florida and completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the VA Boston Healthcare System, with appointments at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine. She worked for many years at a private group practice in the Financial District of Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Anderson also previously taught at Boston University. She currently lives and works in sunny Southern California.

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