First featured on a British poster produced during World War II, 'Keep calm and carry on' has become the mantra of millions—but exactly how to keep calm remains a difficult question for most of us.
The next time you are stressed by pressures at work, overwhelmed by life's challenges, or panicked by problems that seem unsolvable, reach for this book. In Little Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On, you'll find twenty short yet powerful lessons and anxiety-reducing techniques that will help you move past stressful moments with grace. Each lesson is so simple to learn and practice, you'll find that this pocket guide is all you really need whenever you need a little help keeping calm.
A gem of a resource for anyone who struggles with anxiety or worry.
—Denise D. Davis, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and assistant director of clinical training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN
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About the Author
Mark A. Reinecke, PhD,, is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and chief of the division of psychology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a distinguished fellow and past president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, a diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He lives in Chicago, IL.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments About the title Introduction Lesson 1 Anxiety: It Works Lesson 2 The Big A”
Lesson 3 We Overestimate Risk When We’re Afraid Lesson 4 The Future Is Uncertain Lesson 5 Influence and Control Lesson 6 You Have the Power to Control Your Level of Anxiety Lesson 7 Perfect Solutions Don’t Exist Lesson 8 Sometimes You Can Take Control of Bad Situationsbut Sometimes Not Lesson 9 Recurring, Intrusive Thoughts Are Normal; It’s the Meaning We Attach to Them That Counts Lesson 10 Dwelling on Problems Impairs Your Ability to Cope Lesson 11 Worrying Is Highly Overrated Lesson 12 Don’t Magnify the Importance of Your Physical Sensations Lesson 13 It’s Time to Relax Lesson 14 Evaluate Your Thoughts and Make Them Account for Themselves Lesson 15 Changing Your Thoughts Lesson 16 When You’re Worried or Anxious, Avoiding Problems Is Among the Worst Things You Can Do Lesson 17 Social Anxiety: Worrying Too Much About What Others Think Lesson 18 What’s Really on Your Mind?
Lesson 19 Flow with the Current of Life Lesson 20 Live Wisely Epilogue: A Final Note Resources for Readers References
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