The User’s Guide to the Human Mind is a road map to the puzzling inner workings of the human mind, replete with exercises for overriding the mind’s natural impulses toward worry, self-criticism, and fear, and helpful tips for acting in the service of your values and emotional well-being—even when your mind has other plans.
Shawn T. Smith, PsyD, is a psychologist in private practice who has enjoyed a lifelong fascination with the mind. He has done clinical work in diverse locations, including a rape crisis clinic, the International Commission on Missing Persons in Bosnia, and the Colorado prison system. Smith lives in Denver, CO, with his wife, daughter, and their dog.
Growing up in Compton Dollar Bill is an ambitious child always trying to make a dollar by any mean necessary by age eleven he is a look - out man for a drug dealer quickly graduating to selling drugs, and by the age thirteen becoming the richest kid in the neighborhood but despite his hard work it all comes to an abrupt end when his house was raided by cops and he is sentenced to five years in prison.
Back on the streets as a young man he crosses paths with a beautiful mixed African American woman who introduces him to the underworld of prostitution drug deals and murder on the streets of Sunset Blvd. In Hollywood California.