Apply practical strategies from the latest expert research to change the way you think and react to feelings of anxiety.
Apply practical strategies from the latest expert research to change the way you think and react to feelings of anxiety.Do you (or does someone you know) have problems with anxiety? Perhaps you're suffering in silence, or perhaps it's affecting your daily life and relationships. Anxiety is a common emotion, and is healthy at times. But when it keeps us from activities and people we once enjoyed, it's a disruptive and terrifying feeling.Using the research of experts in the field of emotional health, this book outlines a basic understanding of anxiety and offers healthy ways to process and change our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to better deal with it. These strategies are based on Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), a widely used method of examining our own thoughts to challenge and change irrational beliefs.In this book, you willDiscover the "anatomy" of anxiety and break it down into its basic elementsLearn the different forms of anxiety so you can better care for your ownUncover your own sources of anxiety and learn how certain coping strategies often make it worseDiscover how you experience anxiety through your own thoughts, feelings, and behaviorsKnow how and when to reach out for professional help, if necessaryReclaim your life from anxiety by making conscious choices in your thinking, feeling, and acting.About Hazelden Quick GuidesHazelden Quick Guides are short, accessible e-books that draw on the original work and best practices of leading experts to help readers address common addiction recovery and emotional health issues. This first four-book collection applies the proven methods of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) to challenge and change the irrational thoughts and beliefs that contribute to the debilitating effects of shame, anger, depression, and anxiety.
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