Is worry taking up too much of your time and energy? Or is constant worry literally making you sick? Though a little worry can serve a variety of positive functionsas it does when it helps us identify real problems or motivates us to take needed actionfor some, worry is the problem, leading to difficulty sleeping, muscle tension, headaches or other physical symptoms, such as lack of energy, difficulty concentrating, or depression.
The good news is that you can learn to reduce your anxiety and deal with worry more effectively. The Worry Control Workbook is a supportive and comprehensive guide offering real help to anyone struggling with excessive concerns about health, money, family, or work. Based on an extensive research study, author Mary Ellen Copeland has built a practical self-help program that shares the experiences of those who have developed ways to overcome chronic worry. Combining easy-to-follow strategies and techniques with a step-by-step, interactive format, this workbook can help you come to terms with the unique role that worry plays in your life. You'll identify areas where specific types of worry are likely to reoccur and develop new skills for dealing with them so that you may go on to enjoy life with a renewed sense of freedom and balance.
About the Author:
Mary Ellen Copeland, M.S., M.A., is a distinguished teacher, writer, and lecturer from Brattleboro, Vermont. She is the author of The Depression Workbook, Living Without Depression & Manic Depression, and Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome. Her audiotape, Living With Depression and Manic Depression, and her videotape, Coping With Depression, are widely used by therapists and depression clinics.