The newly updated workbook companion for putting the top anxiety management techniques into practice.
Brimming with exercises, worksheets, tips, and tools, this complete how-to workbook companion expands on the top 10 anxiety-busting techniques Margaret Wehrenberg presents in the earlier edition of this book, showing readers exactly how to put them into action.
From panic disorders, generalized anxiety, and social anxiety, to overall worry and stress, manifestations of anxiety are among the most commonand often debilitatingmental health complaints. But thanks to a flood of supporting brain research, effective, practical strategies have emerged that allow us to manage day-to-day anxiety on our own.
Here Dr. Wehrenberg offers us a trove of them, showing just how physical, emotional, and behavioral symptoms can be alleviated with targeted methods. Step-by-step exercises for practicing counter-cognition, mindfulness meditation, thought-stopping, and thought-replacement, "breathing minutes," demand delays, cued relaxation, affirmations, and much, much more are presentedall guaranteed to overcome your anxious thoughts.
The accompanying audio downloads feature an array of calming, author-guided exercises including targeted breath work, muscle relaxation, mindfulness, and much more.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice, a popular public speaker, and international anxiety coach. She is the author of The Anxious Brain, The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques, and The 10 Best-Ever Depression Management Techniques. She lives in St. Charles, Missouri.
Table of Contents
Part I Assess Yourself
Chapter 1 What Kind of Anxiety Do You Have? 17
Chapter 2 Assess Your Stress 39
Part II Managing Your Anxious Body
Chapter 3 Technique #1: Change Your Intake 55
Chapter 4 Technique #2: Breathe 73
Chapter 5 Technique #3: Practice Mindfulness 85
Chapter 6 Technique #4: Rest and Relax 95
Part III Managing Your Anxious Mind
Chapter 7 Technique #5: Stop Catastrophizing 113
Chapter 8 Technique #6: Stop Anxious Thoughts 131
Chapter 9 Technique #7: Contain Your Worry 149
Part IV Managing Anxious Behavior
Chapter 10 Technique #8: Control TMA (Too Much Activity) 173
Chapter 11 Technique #9: Talk Yourself Into Changing Your Behavior 193
Chapter 12 Technique #10: Implement a Plan and Practice the Three Cs 211