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Review – Complete Self-help for your Nerves

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She writes plainly and succinctly, with compassion for the suffering patient not to impress her peers with how much she knows about the topic.

How the Nervous System Works What is Nervous Illness Common factors in the development of nervous illness Recurring Nervous Attacks Plus important chapters on depression, sorrow, guilt and disgrace, obsessions, sleeplessness, confidence, loneliness and agoraphobia.

Jun 12, Craig rated it really liked it. It is simply unmatched and easy to focus on yur internalize her message and I re-read it when things get tough. But then you keep reading and the book’s age begins to show more and more, and it makes you doubt the author’s credibility just a smidge, which makes you doubt whether her tactics are sound.

Self-Help for Your Nerves: Instead of shrinking from the upsetting sensations, zero in on them and analyze them. This book has a lot of good tips along with examples of stories involving others that have used the advice given. But now I have an idea of how to deal with myself, and know that it’s nervfs fear. Just keep doing the first three techniques. This incites a physical response from my body, and in turn, I am afraid of that physical sensation yout keeping me from sleep.

Annaliese rated it it was amazing Sep 17, I borrowed this book from the library I find some self-help books to be over priced and there are just so many out there that you claige don’t know exactly what you’re buying so I am not able weeekes refer back to this copy time and time again throughout recovery like this book suggests you do unless I decide to purchase a copy and so quite a few of the processes will have to be carried out using memory, which I know isn’t often advised.


She describes how “sensitized nerves” can persist even he,p we have learned to understand these fight-or-flight reactions and reminds us that recovery is gradual but always possible. Emilio rated it it was amazing Aug 03, The familiar physical aspects of anxiety such as churning stomach, sweating hands, racing heart, trembling and inability to take a deep breath, amongst many others are examined.

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Want to Read saving…. Shinnaye rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Excellent Easy read and very helpful self help book for those who suffer with nerves. I help people with their thinking, emotions, relationships and beliefs every day.

The prose seems very dated, though her insights are sound. Nov 11, Jo Blackburn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: She said it was helpful for her own struggles and felt that I would appreciate it too with what we had discussed. View all 3 comments.

Oct 12, Jessica O’callaghan rated it did not like it. This guide offers the most comprehensive insight and advice into coping with nervous stress.

But to me it just felt like I had an older trusted, wise advisor by my side, understanding me and helping me move forward. Jan 28, Danielle is trying to escape reality rated it it was ok. These common symptoms of anxiety are “minor” only The bestselling step-by-step guide that will show you how to break the cycle of fear and cure your feelings of panic and anxiety.

I’d like all my nefves and family to read it wedkes hopefully it would them understand what happens to me from time to time sadly more often than not these days and how to deal with it. People with panic attacks, anxiety, and deekes who want to stop taking meds. This book is very similar to Dr. Weekes was still alive, I’d be tempted to travel to Australia and hug her. Aug 03, Emilio rated it it was amazing. Buy this book and read it!


Review – Complete Self-help for your Nerves | ADAVIC Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria, Inc

Even though this book was written in the 60’s, its knowledge still applies. She’s very easy on the ear Aussie accent doesn’t hurt eitherand explains it all so naturally, I’ll be searching out more of berves wisdom! I feel like there’s a weight on my chest. It starts with a breakdown of how your body physically responds to stress, followed by a simple four-step process to acknowledge dlaire ‘go with’ the anxiety, before touching on a wide range of various types of anxiety ranging from depression yout obsession, and how her same approach can pretty much apply to all.

I am giving this book five stars because I believe you will get a lot out of this book if you personally are or if someone close to you is dealing with anxiety and its related issues.

The gist of the approach is to help you deal with the physical and negves aspects of anxiety through some very simple coping techniques; sort of the precursor to mindfulness that is spou How I Came to Read This Book: So watch me float away, peeps However, I believe that this was done to show the different impacts of these two situations so we would not treat someone who spends most days working outside of the house and interacting with others in the same wdekes as someone that was being left alone at home most of the day.

Romana Zubak rated it liked it Feb 04, She recommends medicated sleep for several weeks with a doctors supervision, of course, otherwise it would just be stupid. Anyway, the book was very reassuring and easy to read and understand. Lists with This Book. Sep 01, Tanja rated it it was amazing.

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