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May 04, 2010
| ISBN 9780425234112
May 04, 2010
| ISBN 9781101187517
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May 04, 2010 | ISBN 9780425234112
May 04, 2010 | ISBN 9781101187517
An empowering how-to guide to managing anxiety and limiting the harmful effects worry and stress can have on the body. Worry can take a toll on the body as well as the mind—from weight gain and hair loss to irritable bowel syndrome and nausea, excessive anxiety can upset the natural balance of a person’s body, leaving them with a weakened immune system and susceptible to illness. Worried Sick examines the patterns of worry—and offers practical strategies on how to kick the habit and restore well-being, covering topics such as: • Proven techniques for staying unworried and centered • Exercises that relax tense muscles and unwind the mind • How to identify and avoid toxic people and information that encourages anxiety • Mantras and “thought blockers” to use to prevent negativity from taking over • Which serotonin-boosting foods to reach for and which stress-inducing foods to resist Worried Sick takes a holistic approach to coping with the circumstances and situations that give rise to anxiety and the symptoms that often result, so that readers can start experiencing a better quality of life.
Karol Ward is a licensed psychotherapist, a nationally recognized speaker, and the author of Find Your Inner Voice: Using Instinct and Intuition through the Body-Mind Connection. She lives in New York, New York.
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