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The Wisdom of Anxiety: How worry and intrusive thoughts are gifts to help you heal

The Wisdom of Anxiety: How worry and intrusive thoughts are gifts to help you heal

A practical guide to navigating, understanding and embracing anxiety from a personal, professional and spiritual perspective.

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ISBN 9781783253340
Barcode 9781783253340
Published 25 June 2019 by OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Paul, Sheryl
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ISBN-13 9781783253340
ISBN-10 1783253347
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
Imprint Aster
Publication Date 25 June 2019
International Publication Date 27 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Paul, Sheryl
Category Psychotherapy
Family, Home & Self Help
Family & Health
Coping With Personal Problems
Popular Psychology
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 134mm
Height: 214mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 280g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Anxiety - Popular works
NBS Text Coping with Problems & Illness
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Dewey Code 152.46
Catalogue Code 990089

Description of this Book

'We have to shift from a mindset of shame, which sees anxiety as evidence of brokenness, to a mindset of curiosity, which recognizes that anxiety is evidence of our sensitive heart, our imaginative mind and our soul's desire to grow towards wholeness.' Three million people are thought to suffer from anxiety in the UK, and it is an issue that affects a growing number of people across all ages. For anyone troubled by obsessive thoughts, insomnia and other manifestations of anxiety, counsellor Sheryl Paul offers shelter in the storm. In The Wisdom of Anxiety, Paul reveals that anxiety, like any emotion, is a signal - a clear bodily invitation to heal and renew your trust in your choices, self-image and core values. Weaving together practical exercises with personal stories, Paul offers medication-free approaches for accessing the gifts in different kinds of anxiety, and especially the anxiety summoned by life's transitions, for example a career change, becoming parents or becoming carers for loved ones. Chapters include recognising the symptoms of anxiety, its origins, the myth of 'normal', the expectation of happiness and a timeline of healing that includes exercises for the body and mind. There are also chapters on parenting in an age of anxiety and the vulnerability of connection and relationships.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Sheryl Paul has guided thousands of people worldwide through her private practice, bestselling books and online courses, and has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning America. She lives in Colorado with her husband and two sons. www.conscious-transitions.com

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