We want everyone to get access to this life changing information. So, a decent premise, but way too long a book. What it did, though, was present to me a different approach on how to deal with anxiety. This book is a life saver. Good luck, you can do it! I read it slowly at first - the I waited until I flew before I rated the book - I have had a fear of flying that has, on occasion, put me in tears just thinking about flying. Another little niggle for me was the insistence that anxiety isn't a mental illness. You only tell them the minimum information needed per regulations and to cool their nerves about your behavior.
I am absolutely positive my life would have been completely different. His accompanying app is also wonderful and extremely helpful when things get really tough and you want to give up. But maybe the repetition helps some people? Most importantly, Barry teaches you to have confidence and love for yourself which are both essential to recover from anxiety. I think that the book could have been written in a few pages and then filled the remainder with case studies and exercises to help people experiment with what works and what doesn't for them and for me. Discrimination is not always easy to prove. The author himself has suffered from anxiety and has managed to break free from it. Boost your confidence and feel like your old self again.
If you suffer from Depression, read The Depression Cure by Stephen S. Imagine my surprise when only after a few days, I noticed a slight decrease in my anxiety level. Notice I said simple, not easy. If you suffer from Depression, read The Depression Cure by Stephen S. I tried everything I could get my hands on.
I had a bout of anxiety in 2008 that I resolved quickly nowhere near as severe as today. It's a bit long for what it is though. Kind of hard to argue with that. And like that it changed my mind on how I see anxiety, how I approach it. Weekes' books can be applied to other issues besides fear of fear. Discrimination is not always easy to prove.
At times when I get all panicky I will read some from the books and it helps almost as much as Xanax. This book gives a person a remarkably clear plan of assertive self-training that resolves the stress of mental anxiety and gets you to a point where the physical manifestations no longer hamper you and even go away. I tried to be a hero and do without medication and work became too much to handle and things declined to the point where I was depressed and had to leave work to recover. Anyone experiencing panic attacks knows the panic loop all too well. Mainly, it might be because I've discovered my issue isn't panic attacks; it's an actual heart stopping I mean that literally issue. The staple that started it all.
I've struggled with anxiety my whole life, but it only got to the point I couldn't function anymore in the past year. When I first tried to apply it, it scared the hell our of me, I'm not going to lie. All providing you stick to the simple steps that Barry outlines. It is not condescending nor does it baby its readers. So, a decent premise, but way too long a book. You can buy a whole bookshelf of books for less than the price of one therapy session nowadays. Long term use of benzodiazepines Xanax, etc.
I'm giving this five stars just for being a method that really seems to understand what I'm experiencing. Highly interactive in the sense that it engages every level and type of anxiety and or stressors and most importantly how to eliminate them for good. It's not always wise for everyone to leave work or school due to lack of organized occupation, but sometimes you have to. Fall asleep faster and with less anxiety each night. A credit to Barry on this book. The first step is a therapist and a psychiatrist for medication.
I hope mental health professionals are aware of this book and method. Notice I said simple, not easy. For me and many others, the anxiety, panic, and depression is simply too overwhelming to do anything. See item 6 on cons. The Author outlines in simple terms the recovery method,and once you start reading,you will find it very Hard to put it down. However, plan to keep the Kindle version on your phone or carry the book with you. You can tell just by looking at the list of chapters.
McDonagh clearly cares about people suffering from anxiety and pan I got this because my young adult daughter and a friend my age both suffer anxiety issues in a way that makes their lives frequently miserable and contributes to suicidal ideation born of hopelessness and frustration. Several sentences are copied and pasted from her book with only a word or so changed. Needs to be read after Book 1, but contains more and updated information. This book comes with a private Facebook group. But what the hell, let's read it! Based on hard science and over 10 years of helping people who suffer from anxiety, Barry McDonagh shares his most effective technique in this new book. What exactly does that mean? At times when I get all panicky I will read some from the books and it helps almost as much as Xanax. If it wasn't for his book, I would have never found Dr.
It is absurd to, in 2015, write a book saying gay thoughts are not normal and are an invasion on our healthy lives. This book gives a person a remarkably clear plan of assertive self-training that resolves the stress of mental anxiety and gets you to a point where the physical manifestations no longer hamper you and even go away. Weekes' books can be applied to other issues besides fear of fear. Weekes' books since she has been dead for 30 years. It took a while to figure out that that was what was happening to me, and I couldn't do anything about it until I have a lot of friends with anxiety and I recommend this book to all of them. Just know a few things.