Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear

Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear

by Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D., Ann McMurray
Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear

Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear

by Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D., Ann McMurray

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Compassionate, Practical Approach to Coping with and Eliminating Anxiety

Fretting over seemingly inconsequential daily headaches? Constantly worrying about family members' health or safety? Weighed down by negativity from the 24-hour news cycle? It's a wonder anyone can escape anxiety. Unchecked, anxiety can swiftly rob us of our sense of safety, well-being, and peace.

Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear offers a whole-person approach to coping with and eliminating anxiety. This compassionate combination of common sense, biblical wisdom, and therapeutic advice will help readers unchain themselves from constant worry so that they can "be anxious about nothing" (Phil. 4:6). Trusted author Dr. Gregory L. Jantz helps readers identify the causes for their anxiety, assess the severity of their symptoms, and start down avenues for positive change.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800727239
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/19/2016
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 676,792
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Gregory L. Jantz, PhD, is a popular speaker and award-winning author of many books, including Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse. He is the founder of The Center for Counseling & Health Resources, Inc., (www.aplaceofhope.com) in Washington state. Learn more at www.drgregoryjantz.com.

Ann McMurray has coauthored several books, including Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse. She lives in Washington and works at The Center for Counseling & Health Resources, Inc.

Table of Contents

Introduction: One More Tiling to Worry About 9

Part 1 Understanding the Effect of Anxiety, Worry, and Fear

1 Is It Just Me? Anxiety Disorders, Panic Attacks, and Phobias 15

2 The Chicken Little Effect: Thought-Life, Hidden Assumptions, and Mistaken Beliefs 35

3 Life in a Vise: The Effect of Stress 52

4 More Harm than Good: The Effect of Self-Medicating Behaviors 62

5 Better You than Me: The Effect on Relationships 85

6 Never Mind: The Effect of Depression 96

7 Close Your Eyes, Plug Your Ears, and Sing La-La-La: The Effect of Paralysis 106

Part 2 Experiencing Relief from Anxiety, Worry, and Fear

8 Relief through Controlling the Volume: What to Turn Up and What to Turn Down 119

9 Relief through Refusing to Sweat: Say No to the Small Stuff 133

10 Relief through Learning to Relax: How to Work at Not Working 143

11 Relief through Exposure: Make Progress with Baby Steps 158

12 Relief through Being Proactive: Take Care of Business 171

13 Relief through Taking Charge of Your Health: Learn to Make Good Choices 188

14 Relief through Resetting the Stage: Write Your Own Script 199

15 Relief through Trust and Faith in God: Choose Where to Anchor 209

Notes 217

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