'I just know this plane is going to run into turbulence and crash!''My mind will go blank when I give my presentation at work and everyone will think I'm an idiot.''Why am I so shy and insecure? I'm such a loser!'We all know what it's like to feel anxious, worried or panicky. If any of these thoughts sound familiar, you can change the way you feel. When Panic Attacks will give you the ammunition to quickly defeat any kind of anxiety, including chronic worrying, shyness, public speaking anxiety, test anxiety and phobias without lengthy therapy or prescription drugs.Bestselling author and behavioural psychiatrist Dr David Burns will teach you 40 powerful new anti-anxiety techniques and show you how to select methods that will work for you. The goal is not just feeling a bit better, but complete recovery. All you need is a little courage and the techniques in this book.
One in 20 adults in the UK will suffer from anxiety at some point in their lives. Are you one of them? This title helps you: learn how to replace negative thoughts and behaviour with positive ones; learn assertiveness skills and boost your self...
"Mastering Anxiety" is a major step forward in the way we understand and deal with a wide range of anxiety disorders - from phobias to post traumatic stress. Based on the human givens approach to psychotherapy, it contains science-based insights into human behaviour, our needs and the ways in which we get those needs met that will help you overcome a wide range of anxiety-led behaviours and take back control of your life. Down-to-earth and easy-to-read, this book gives clear advice and practical steps for anyone wanting to conquer their own over-anxious behaviour - whatever it is - or help others overcome theirs. Full of practical techniques for learning how to relax, it also teaches you how to avoid "black and white thinking" and gives examples of how to change your perspective on something you fear, to reframe your thinking and trick your brain into not making the inevitable catastrophic 'pattern match' which causes your anxiety. And encouraging case studies, covering all kinds of anxious or phobic behaviour show you how others have successfully mastered their anxiety. "The Human Givens Approach" series was launched in October 2004 with How to lift depression...fast.This immediately became a bestseller and has consistently ranked as the topselling book on depression on Amazon since its launch. In May 2005, "Freedom from Addiction" was published to critical acclaim. Each book in the series explores a recognised psychological or behavioural problem and shows in clear, non-jargonistic language how to treat it effectively with psychological interventions. Future titles will cover: anger, psychosis, disturbed children, self-harming, obesity, workplace stress, antisocial behaviour, ageing, disability and saving families.
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