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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About the Author
Ann McMurray has coauthored several books, including Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse and Every Woman's Guide to Managing Your Anger. She too lives in Washington and works at The Center for Counseling & Health Resources, Inc.
Gregory L. Jantz, PhD, is a popular speaker and award-winning author of many books, including Healing the Scars of Emotional Abuse, Healing the Scars of Childhood Abuse, and Overcoming Anxiety, Worry, and Fear. He is the founder of The Center • A Place of Hope (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 • A Place of Hope.
Table of Contents
Introduction: One More Thing 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 34
3 Life in a Vise: The Effect of Stress 51
4 More Harm than Good: The Effect of Self-Medicating Behaviors 61
5 Better You than Me: The Effect on Relationships 84
6 Never Mind: The Effect of Depression 95
7 Close Your Eyes, Plug Your Ears, and Sing La-La-La: The Effect of Paralysis 105
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 200
15 Relief through Trust and Faith in God: Choose Where to Anchor 210
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